Lata Cherath, MD, Internal Medicine, Philadelphia, PA


Internal Medicine Philadelphia, PA

Hospital Medicine/Hospitalist

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Hospitalist - Pennsylvania Hospital

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Education & Training

  • UMDNJ-University HospitalResidency, Internal Medicine, 2011 - 2013
  • NYU School of MedicineInternship, Psychiatry/Neurology, 2010 - 2011
  • Rutgers New Jersey Medical SchoolClass of 2010, MD
  • Rutgers UniversityPost baccalaureate program, Pre.Med, 2004 - 2006
  • Rutgers UniversityDiploma, Premedical studies, 2006
  • UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical SchoolPost-Doctoral Fellowship, Molecular Biology, 1993 - 1996
  • Upstate Medical Center, SUNYPh.D., Microbiology, 1988 - 1993
  • Upstate Medical University, State University of New YorkPh.D., Microbiology, 1993
  • University of MumbaiM.S, Microbiology, 1987
  • University of MumbaiB.S., Microbiology, With honors, 1984

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2013 - 2022
  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2013 - Present
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow of the American College of Physicians American College of Physicians, 2019
  • Copello Health Advocacy Fellowship National Physician's Alliance, 2018
  • Gold Humanism Award Arnold Gold Foundation, 2010
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Genomic Structure and Expression of the Murine Hmgic-gene  
    Zhou X., Benson K., Przybysz, K., Hou, Y., Cherath, L., and Chada, K, Nucleic Acids Research, 1/1/1996
  • Characterization of the Human HMGI-C A Member of the Accessory Transcription Factor Family Found At Translocation Points in Lipomas  
    Ashar, HR., Cherath, L., Przybysz, K., and Chada, K, Genomics, 1/1/1996
  • Identification and Characterization of a Novel Conserved DNA Repeat  
    Cherath, L., Benson, KF., and Chada, K, Nucleic Acids Research, 1/1/1995

Books/Book Chapters

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  • Acute Renal Failure and Acute Hemolytic Anemia from Mitral Valve Ring 
  • Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome � Considerations in Anticoagulation Therapy 
  • The Physician as an Advocate: the case for health advocacy training in Residency 
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  • Teaching Science in the Middle School 
    Cherath, L, Tomorrow�s Child
  • Montessori Education Makes A Difference 
    Cherath, L, Tomorrow�s Child
  • Hyperthermia in Cancer Therapy 
    Cherath, L, The Researcher
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Authored Content

  • 'I Have No Stomach for This'March 2020
  • 'I Have No Stomach for This': Reflections on Caring for RefugeesMarch 2020
  • Medical Relief to Sierra LeoneJanuary 2019
  • Medical Relief to Sierra LeoneJanuary 2019
  • An ear and a prayer12/1/2017
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Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Hindi, Urdu, Marathi