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Shalika Katugaha, MD, FACP

Infectious Disease Specialist

Shalika Katugaha, MD, FACP Office and Other Patient Information

Primary Office

Office 1: Baptist Infectious Disease Consultants

820 Prudential Drive , Suite 515
, Jacksonville, FL 32207



Dr. Katugaha on COVID-19 vaccines for children

Shalika Katugaha, MD, FACP Biography and Info

Shalika Basnayake Katugaha, MD, FACP, is a board-certified and fellowship-trained infectious diseases specialist with more than 10 years of experience. Dr. Katugaha is a former medical director of transplant infectious diseases, associate professor of medicine and clinical researcher who has been published in numerous professional medical journals and presented at international specialty meetings. Her areas of expertise include:

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Transplant
  • Immunocompromised Hosts
  • Vaccine Research, Development and Delivery
  • Infection Control
  • Multi-Drug Resistant Organisms

About Me

My family is excited to be moving to beautiful Jacksonville and looking forward to exploring the culture of the city.

I believe that trust, understanding, and compassion are the foundation of the physician-patient relationship. I teach and learn from my patients every day. I utilize my expertise in infectious diseases to ensure my patients receive the best care and advocacy.

Other matters dear to me include diversity, inclusion, and community. I sincerely hope to give back to the Jacksonville community in as many ways as I possibly can.


  • Infectious Diseases
  • Internal Medicine


  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Infectious Disease)


  • English
  • Singhalese
  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliation

  • Baptist Medical Center Beaches
  • Baptist Medical Center South
  • Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville
  • Baptist Clay Medical Campus
  • Baptist Medical Center Nassau

Legal Practice Name

  • Baptist Primary Care Inc


Dr. Katugaha on COVID-19 vaccines for children

Shalika Katugaha, MD, FACP Additional Information

Education & Training

  • Doctor of Medicine - Medical School

    Georgetown University - Washington , DC

    2000 – 2004

  • Residency

    Georgetown University Hospital - Washington , DC

    2004 – 2007

  • Fellowship

    Georgetown University Hospital - Washington , DC

    2007 – 2009

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