Dr. Prathibha Rao Potharlanka is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, trained in Integrative Medicine, and has over 10 yrs. of experience as an Internist, a Hospitalist and an Office based Practice.
She completed her Internal Medicine Residency at Hahnemann, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA. In addition to practicing at Premier Medicine, she is a Hospitalist at University Medical Center at Princeton (UMPC) Plainsboro, New Jersey and Centerstate Medical Center, Freehold, NJ. She was a Medical Director, Physician Advisor, Occupational Health Physician, at UMPC where she initiated and led the Hospitalist program. Before that, she was the Associate Medical Director & Lead Hospitalist at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Mt. Holly, and Shore Memorial Center, Somers Point, NJ. She was also a Medical Director at Genesis Healthcare-Park Place, Monmouth Center, NJ.
She is regarded by her patients as compassionate, caring, and dedicated. She has won a number of awards including Patients Choice Award 2008-11 and Compassionate Doctor Recognition 2011, and NJ Top Docs 2014. She is a member of American Medical Association and American College of Physicians. She is affiliated with Society of Hospital Medicine, American College of Physicians of Indian origin and South Asian Physicians. She published several medical research articles.