Poorani Sekar, MD

Poorani Sekar, MD

Infectious Disease Specialist
4.90 out of 5 (69 ratings)

Clinical Assistant Professor
Internal Medicine
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"I decided to become an infectious disease specialist because I saw many people die of infections growing up in India. I knew this didn't have to be the case if we were able to educate patients about risk factors for infections. If despite this patients do get infected, my training allows me to be able to quickly diagnose and treat patients and in most cases to cure infections. There aren't too many specialties in medicine where treatment is curative and that is something I enjoy about my specialty." — Poorani Sekar


  • Tamil
  • English

Services and Clinics


Adult Specialties

  • Infectious disease

Diseases and Conditions

  • Bone and joint infections
  • HIV (human immunodeficiency virus)
  • Infectious diseases


200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242



  • American Board of Medicine
  • American Board of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)


  • MD, University of Nebraska, Omaha, Neb.
  • BS, Marshall University, Huntington, W.Va.


Internal Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis


Infectious Diseases, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis


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Overall Rating

4.90 out of 5 (69 ratings)