Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences

(A University Established Under State Act)

Hyderabad - 500082, Telangana, India


Dr.Liza Rajasekhar, MD (Internal Medicine)
PGIMER, Chandigarh
Email: dean[at]nims[dot]edu[dot]in
Phone: 040-23489352, Fax: 040-23310076
Professor and Head, Dept. of Clinical Immunology & Rheumatology

Dr.Liza Rajasekhar has taken charge as Dean of Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences on 17th June, 2023.

Her MBBS training was at Kolkata Medical College during which she received many awards including the prestigious Jagdish Bose National Sciences Talent Scholarship.  She completed her post-graduation in MD (Internal Medicine) and Senior Residency in Rheumatology from Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India.  After joining the institute in 1998 as Assistant Professor in General Medicine, she did Laboratory Research Fellowship in Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Tao Yuan, Taiwan.  She returned to NIMS in 2002 and since then has served the institute in the capacity of faculty, Convenor of Examinations, Head of the Department and the Associate Dean-Academics.

As Head of the Department of Clinical Immunology & Rheumatology since 2012, she has built up patient services, student training and research to a high standard of credibility.  The department now trains four Rheumatologists per year.  Her students are encouraged to improve their core skills while developing confidence to deal with the many challenges of their chosen field.  Patients visiting the department feel empowered to deal with their illness.  She has published more than 60 research articles in national and international journals and has numerous investigator initiated and industry sponsored research projects for studying lupus, myositis, primary immune deficiency disorders and new drugs in the field of rheumatology.  Using her vast experience of working with limited resources, she is committed to bringing to patients the best medical technology in tertiary care.

      She is passionate about enabling each individual to realize their potential.

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