Anusha Govind, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center and a member of the Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine

Originally from Chennai, India, Dr. Govind holds a bachelor's degree in psychology with a minor in biology from Austin College in Sherman, Texas, where she graduated cum laude. Dr. Govind earned her medical degree at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine in College Station. She completed both her residency in internal medicine and fellowship in infectious diseases at the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia.

A Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine in infectious diseases, Dr. Govind joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2020. She specializes in human immunodeficiency virus and opportunistic infections, pre-exposure prophylaxis of HIV, viral hepatitis infections such as hepatitis B and hepatitis C, and general infectious disease management. She has published numerous academic articles on her research findings.

Dr. Govind is a member of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the American Medical Association, and the American College of Physicians.


Medical School
Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine (2013)
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (2014)
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (2016), Internal Medicine
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (2018), Infectious Diseases

Research Interest

  • Climate Change Impacts on Health and Well-being
  • HIV and Pre-exposure Prophylaxis


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

A Case of Polymicrobial, Gram-Negative Pulmonic Valve Endocarditis.
Bekker T, Govind A, Weber DM, Case Rep Infect Dis 2019 2019 6439390
When an infected meniscus portends a perforated viscus
Michelle Hannon, Stephen Zacariah, Neha Bansal Etherington, Anusha Govind, Devin Weber, Bryan Hess Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice 2019 27 4 228-230
The First Reported Case of Majocchi's Granuloma with Malbranchea sp. in an Immunocompetent Patient.
Govind A, L'Etoile N, Vasquez G, Case Rep Infect Dis 2017 2017 9196528
Sporotrichoid-Like Spread of Cutaneous Mycobacterium chelonae in an Immunocompromised Patient.
Kemp DM, Govind AG, Kang J, Brugger CC, Kauh YC, Case Rep Dermatol Med 2017 2017 8219841
Tracheobronchitis in a Patient With Crohn's Disease.
Yeung V, Govind AG, Arastu S, Henry CH, ACG Case Rep J 2016 Apr 3 3 181-3

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American College of Physicians (2013)
  • American Medical Association (2013)
  • Infectious Disease Society of America (2016)