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Rajesh R. Zacharias, MD Accepting New Patients

Programs + Specialties
Training + Education St John's Medical College, Bangalore, India; Residency: University of Connecticut
Fellowship: University of Massachusetts and Tufts Medical Center
Board Certifications Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
NPI # 1952534364
Gender Male
Language(s) Hindi (Fluent), Kannada and Malayalam (Basic)
Accepted Insurances View Accepted Insurances at Tufts Medical Center

Lowell General Hospital
295 Varnum Avenue
Lowell, MA 01854
Phone #: 978-937-6258, option #2
MelroseWakefield Hospital
585 Lebanon Street
Melrose, MA 02176
Phone #: 781-979-6222
Tufts Medical Center
Biewend Building, 3rd Floor
260 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02111
Phone #: 617-636-6377
Fax #: 617-636-1649

Harold. N.Willard, M.D Award for Excellence in Ambulatory Care, University of Connecticut

Kornfeld H, West K, Kane K, Kumpatla S, Zacharias RR, Martinez-Balzano C, Li W, Viswanathan V. Chest. 2016 Jun;149(6):1501-8.High Prevalence and Heterogeneity of Diabetes in Patients With TB in South India: A Report from the Effects of Diabetes on Tuberculosis Severity (EDOTS) Study.

Zacharias R, Tiru M. Left Atrial Myxoma and Rheumatoid arthritis:A tale of two swellings: ACP 2011,CT chapter. Poster presentation.

Zacharias R, Tadros M. Craniocervical Necrotizing Fasciitis: Connecticut Infectious Disease Society 2010 , Yale University. Poster presentation.

Zacharias R, Kumar A, Foley R. Breathing under pressure: Porto-Pulmonary Hypertension: ACP 2010 CT chapter. Poster presentation. Awarded 2nd place as “ Best Clinical Vignette”

Zacharias R, Ahmad S, Kopec S, Oliveira P. Rapidly Progressive Pulmonary Nodules in Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonia. Chest 2013;144: 614A. doi:10.1378/chest.1704856 . Oral Presentation at CHEST 2013, Chicago, Illinois.

Zacharias R, Fraire A, Shipe R. Double Whammy? Pleuroparenchymal fibroelastosis associated with non-specific interstitial pneumonia. Chest 2014 October 1, 146 (4): 380A.

Zacharias R, Colancecco M, Summers S, Oliveira P, et al . Lungs ablaze: an unusual case of aspiration pneumonitis. Chest. 2014;146(4_MeetingAbstracts):417A. doi:10.1378/chest.1994004. Awarded Best Oral Presentation at CHEST 2014, Austin, Texas.

Ruddy J, Zacharias R. Ascending Air : A case of retrograde cerebral venous embolism. Oral presentation at CHEST 2019. October 2018 Volume 154, Issue 4, Supplement, Page 254A.

RuddyJ ; Boudreau,M; Lizotte R; Brodeur, B, Zacharias,R.Dexmedetomidine induced fever in the ICU.Critical Care Medicine: January 2019 - Volume 47 - Issue 1 - p 446. Oral Presentation at Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) February 2019

Dr. Rajesh Zacharias was born and raised in Bangalore India. He completed medical school at St John's Medical College in Bangalore India, which is ranked as one of India’s top medical schools. He relocated to the United States in 2009 to pursue a Residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Connecticut. This was followed by a Fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University Of Massachusetts Medical Center.

Dr. Zacharias worked for four years as an Attending Physician in Pulmonary and Critical Care at Penobscot Respiratory and Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, Maine, where he served as the Medical Director for Respiratory therapy in his last year there. In 2019, he moved to Boston to pursue an additional fellowship in Sleep Medicine at Tufts Medical Center.

American College of Chest Physicians
American Thoracic Society
American College of Physicians
Society for Critical Care Medicine
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
Massachusetts Medical Society