Raj Dasgupta was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. Dr. Raj is Southern California’s Official Hometown MD, practicing medicine at the University of Southern California (USC). Dr. Raj’s life mission is to educate patients, students and aspiring doctors to better patient care. Other than that, he’s just a regular dude.

Dr. Raj completed his Internal Medicine residency at Michigan State University, Pulmonary/Critical Care fellowship at Columbia University, Saint Lukes & Roosevelt Hospital and Sleep Medicine fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital. During his training, Dr. Raj received numerous awards including: resident and fellow of the year and the Director’s Award for research. After his training, Dr. Raj worked at Abington Hospital which is affiliated with Jefferson University where he received the faculty teacher of the year. Dr. Raj is currently a Professor at the University of Southern California (USC) and received the faculty teaching award for the last three consecutive years. He is quadruple board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine.

Dr. Raj is an active clinical researcher and has taught USMLE Step 1, 2, 3, and Internal Medicine Board Review around the world. His 1st book in a series titled “Medicine Morning Report: Beyond the Pearls” is published by Elsevier. Dr. Raj currently appear on various media platforms and television shows such as the “The Doctors”, “Bill Nye Saves the World,” “ESPN,” “Larry King Now,” and “You Can Do Better.” For more information check out his websites: rajdasgupta.com and beyondthepearls.net.