Shubha Kerkar, M.D.
Director of Infectious Diseases
Dr. Kerkar has served as Director of Infectious Diseases at Desert Regional Medical Center and Chair of Infection Control since 1991. She is board certified in Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine. She also is credentialed by the American Academy of HIV Medicine and the HIV Medical Association. From 2006 through 2013, Dr. Kerkar was recognized by her peers as being among the area's Top Doctors from survey results published by Palm Springs Life magazine. In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Kerkar is an Associate Professor at the University of Southern California. She received her medical degree from Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal University in India. She completed her internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Temple University, and a fellowship in Infectious Diseases at Hahnemann University Hospital, both in Philadelphia.