Department Directory

  • Madhuri Sopirala
  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Academic Office:
    Medical Sciences Building
    231 Albert Sabin Way
    Cincinnati, OH 45267
  • Phone: (513) 558-4704
  • Email:

    Research/Clinical Interests:

  • Clinical Interests: Bacterial infections, Healthcare acquired infections, Bone and Joint infections
    Reasearch interests: Transmission of Multidrug resistant organisms, Prevention of Healthcare acquired infections, Multidrug resistant gram negative organisms, MRSA transmission, development of drug resistance.


  • Medical Degree: Sri Venkatesvara Medical College
  • Residency: Mount Carmel Medical Center
  • Fellowship: The Ohio State University

Board Certifications & Licenses:

  • Diplomat, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2005
  • Diplomat, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2007, Infectious Diseases

Peer Reviewed Publications (in chronological order):

  • Abandeh, F. I., Drew, M. E., & Sopirala, M. M. (2012). Carbapenem-hydrolyzing gram-negative bacteria: current options for treatment and review of drugs in development. . Recent Patents on Anti-infective Drug Discovery , 7 (1) , 19-27.
  • Rotz, S., & Sopirala, M. M. (2012). Assessment beyond central line bundle: audits for line necessity in infected central lines in a surgical intensive care unit. . American Journal of Infection Control , 40 (1) , 88-9.
  • Sopirala, M. M., Wininger, D. A., & Ayers, L. W. (2011). Acute leprosy in Ohio during treatment of HIV-AIDS. . The New England Journal of Medicine , 365 (16) , 1549-51.
  • Riscili, B. P., Anderson, T. B., Prescott, H. C., Exline, M. C., Sopirala, M. M., Phillips, G. S., & Ali, N. A. (2011). An assessment of H1N1 influenza-associated acute respiratory distress syndrome severity after adjustment for treatment characteristics. . PloS One , 6 (3) , e18166.
  • Sopirala, M. M., Mangino, J. E., Gebreyes, W. A., Biller, B., Bannerman, T., Balada-Llasat, J., & Pancholi, P. (2010). Synergy testing by Etest, microdilution checkerboard, and time-kill methods for pan-drug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii. . Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy , 54 (11) , 4678-83.
  • Sopirala, M. M., Pope-Harman, A., Nunley, D. R., Moffatt-Bruce, S., Ross, P., & Martin, S. I. (2008). Multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii pneumonia in lung transplant recipients. . The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation : the Official Publication of the International Society For Heart Transplantation , 27 (7) , 804-7.
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More Information

For more information on the UC Department of Internal Medicine, please contact us at:

UC Department of Internal Medicine
231 Albert Sabin Way
Medical Sciences Building Room 6065
PO Box 670557
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0557

Phone: 513-558-4231
Fax: 513-558-0852