Ajitha Raju, M.D., is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center and a member of its Division of Hospital Medicine. She specializes in hospital medicine.

Dr. Raju earned her medical degree at Andhra Medical College in India. She completed internal medicine residency training at Michigan State University’s McLaren Regional Medical Center.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2023.

Prior to UT Southwestern, Dr. Raju previously served as Physician’s Lead at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth.

Personal Note

Dr. Raju enjoys travel, movies, and music when not at work. She also loves exercise and fitness-related activities.


Medical School
Andhra Medical College, India (1999)
McLaren Regional Medical Center (2005), Internal Medicine

Research Interest

  • Effective documentation and reducing patient length of stay
  • Hospital medicine
  • Obesity and sudden cardiac death in young South Asians
  • Obesity medicine in cardiology
  • Oncology