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Prateek Gandiga, MD, Rheumatology, Atlanta, GA, Emory University Hospital


Rheumatology Atlanta, GA

Assistant Professor of Medicine

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  • Dr. Prateek Gandiga is a rheumatologist at Emory University Healthcare in Atlanta, GA. He received his undergraduate degree at Johns Hopkins University and his medical degree from RWJMS Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He has been in practice for 11+ years.
    Dr. Gandiga has a professional interest in autoimmune muscle disease (such as dermatomyositis and polymyositis) and inpatient rheumatology. He is also highly involved in profession education and has served in national leadership positions for the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM), American College of Rheumatology (ACR), and Association of Rheumatology Professionals (ARP).
    He completed residency training at Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis and rheumatology fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. He also completed additional training through the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Howard Hughes Medical Institutes (HHMI), and Measey Medical Educators Training Program.

Education & Training

  • University of PennsylvaniaMeasey Medical Educators Training Fellow, 2016 - 2017
  • University of Pennsylvania Health System
    University of Pennsylvania Health SystemFellowship, Rheumatology, 2015 - 2017
  • Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
    Washington University in St. Louis School of MedicineResidency, Internal Medicine, 2009 - 2010
  • Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical SchoolClass of 2006
  • National Institutes of HealthClinical Research Training Program (CRTP), 2004 - 2005
  • Johns Hopkins UniversityBA, Neuroscience, Mathematics, 1997 - 2000
  • John Hopkins UniversityBA, Neuroscience; Minor: mathemaics, The Hopkins Society Merit Scholarship, 1997 - 2000

Certifications & Licensure

  • AL State Medical License
    AL State Medical License 2020 - 2020
  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 2020 - Present
  • GA State Medical License
    GA State Medical License 2017 - 2022
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2015 - 2017
  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 2013 - 2016
  • DC State Medical License
    DC State Medical License 2010 - 2018
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Rheumatology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Nominee, Distinguished Service Award Department of Medicine, Emory University, 2021
  • Nominee, Outstanding Clinician Award Department of Medicine, Emory University, 2021
  • Fellows' Choice Teaching Award for Best Inpatient Faculty of the Year (Emory University Hospital/Emory Midtown Hospital) Division of Rheumatology, Emory University, 2021
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • “In response to "(Re)turning the pages of residency: The impact of localizing resident physicians to hospital units on paging frequency"  
    Gandiga PC, J Hosp Med, 1/1/2014

Books/Book Chapters

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  • Anti-IL6 receptor antibody (tocilizumab) for induction therapy in secondary hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis/macrophage activation syndrome (HLH/MAS)
    Gandiga PC, Quinn K, Broome C, Whelton S, Society of Hospital Medicine, National Meeting, Washington, DC, 1/1/2015
  • Masquerade: Hodgkin's Lymphoma presenting as a fever of unknown origin
    Samtani S, Gandiga PC, Georgetown University School of Medicine Research Day, 1/1/2014
  • Universal opt-out HIV screening in ‘medical’ versus ‘surgical’ inpatients
    Gandiga PC, Montero AR, Fredette MM, Kumar PN, Society of Hospital Medicine, National Annual Meeting, 1/1/2013
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  • Clinical Pathophysiology Conference: "Lupus or Felis", Invited Faculty Discussant 
    ACR/ARP National Scientific Meeting, American College of Rheumatology (Atlanta, GA) - 11/2019
  • A Trainee’s Guide to Wrangling Zebras in Myositis 
    Emory University - 1/1/2017
  • “Toxic and Inflammatory Myopathy in the Setting of Pembrolizumab.” 
    NYRIF-Clinical Congress of Rheumatology (Destin, FL). - 5/2016
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  • Section Editor, Rheumatology/Allergy/Dermatology, SPARK, Society of Hospital Medicine ABIM Board Review 2017 - Present
  • Annual Meeting Planning Committee, Society of Hospital Medicine 2013 - Present

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Kannada

Hospital Affiliations