Ketevan Kobaidze, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Emory University School of Medicine


Ketevan Kobaidze, MD, PhD, FSHM, FACP joined the Emory University Division of Hospital Medicine in 2006. She is located at Emory University Hospital Midtown (EUHM). Dr. Kobaidze earned her MD at Tbilisi State Medical University (Tbilisi, Georgia), where she graduated cum laude. She also holds a PhD in immunology and allergy medicine. Her PhD work was dedicated to hepatitis B immunology.

In 1995, she worked with the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as a director of field epidemiology on a diphtheria outbreak in the republic of Georgia, and she was offered an opportunity to work as a guest researcher at CDC Atlanta, where she remained until 2001. She completed her internship at Mercer University School of Medicine and her internal medicine residency at Atlanta Medical Center in 2006.

Dr. Kobaidze is actively involved in medical student and resident teaching. She received Emory University School of Medicine’s Golden Apple Teaching Award in 2011 and 2016. She currently serves as an associate site director for HMS service at EUHM. She is engaged in research, has multiple publications and has given presentations at a number of national and international meetings.

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