Ratna Acharya

Ratna Acharya, M.D.

Associate Professor

Department: MD-PEDS-GENERAL
Business Phone: (352) 265-7019
Business Email: racharya@ufl.edu

About Ratna Acharya

Ratna Acharya MD is a clinical associate professor in the Division of General Pediatrics in the Department of Pediatrics. She joined the UF Health in 2013 after serving as an assistant professor at Frederick Memorial Hospital, Maryland; Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital at St Louis University, and State University of New York at Stony Brook. Dr Acharya completed her pediatric residency at Children’s National Health System, Washington DC in 2010. She is board certified in General Pediatrics. She is interested mainly in adolescent health issues including normal growth and development, ADHD, anxiety, depression, sexually transmitted infections, contraception, mental health and various other pediatric and adolescent issues.

Accomplishments

Exemplary Teacher Award
2020 · University of Florida
Exemplary Teacher Award
2018 · University of Florida

Board Certifications

  • Board Certification
    American Board of Pediatrics

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Pediatrics
Subspecialties
  • Adolescent Medicine
Areas of Interest
  • Adolescent depression
  • Adolescent development
  • Emergency contraception
  • Generalized anxiety disorder
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)

Publications

2021
An Unusual Occurrence of Erythrocytosis in a Child with Nephrotic Syndrome and Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease.
Pediatric reports. 13(3):463-469 [DOI] 10.3390/pediatric13030053. [PMID] 34449692.
2021
Concomitant nephrotic syndrome and tubulointerstitial nephritis in a child with Epstein-Barr virus mononucleosis.
BMJ case reports. 14(2) [DOI] 10.1136/bcr-2020-240108. [PMID] 33541950.
2021
Delayed Onset Minimal Change Disease as a Manifestation of Lupus Podocytopathy.
Clinics and practice. 11(4):747-754 [DOI] 10.3390/clinpract11040089. [PMID] 34698110.
2021
Disparities in Pediatric Patient Portal Activation and Feature Use.
JAMIA open. 4(3) [DOI] 10.1093/jamiaopen/ooab086. [PMID] 34604712.
2021
End-stage renal disease in a child with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis associated with a homozygous NUP93 variant.
Clinical case reports. 9(11) [DOI] 10.1002/ccr3.5111. [PMID] 34815884.
2021
Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia presenting as a recurrent epistaxis in an adolescent: A case report.
World journal of clinical pediatrics. 10(1):1-6 [DOI] 10.5409/wjcp.v10.i1.1. [PMID] 33511041.
2021
Renal Transplant Hydroureteronephrosis as a Manifestation of Rejection: An Under-Recognized Entity?
Case reports in nephrology and dialysis. 11(1):87-94 [DOI] 10.1159/000514199. [PMID] 33829046.
2020
Efficacy of Antihypertensive Therapy in a Child with Unilateral Focal Fibromuscular Dysplasia of the Renal Artery: A Case Study and Review of Literature.
Medicines (Basel, Switzerland). 7(2) [DOI] 10.3390/medicines7020009. [PMID] 32093171.
2020
Gross Hematuria as a Presenting Feature of Posterior Urethral Valves in a Neonate with Normal Antenatal Sonograms.
Medicines (Basel, Switzerland). 7(1) [DOI] 10.3390/medicines7010005. [PMID] 31936198.
2020
Mild COVID-19 in a pediatric renal transplant recipient
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2020
Mild COVID-19 in a pediatric renal transplant recipient.
American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons. 20(10):2942-2945 [DOI] 10.1111/ajt.16003. [PMID] 32406181.
2020
Persistent viral shedding despite seroconversion in a kidney transplant recipient with severe extrapulmonary COVID-19.
BMJ case reports. 13(11) [DOI] 10.1136/bcr-2020-239612. [PMID] 33168542.
2020
Renal dysplasia masquerading as a renal mass in a child on hemodialysis
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2020
Renal dysplasia masquerading as a renal mass in a child on hemodialysis.
Hemodialysis international. International Symposium on Home Hemodialysis. 24(2):E23-E26 [DOI] 10.1111/hdi.12818. [PMID] 31975517.
2020
Subjective social status in adolescents with asthma: Psychosocial and physical health outcomes.
Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association. 39(3):172-178 [DOI] 10.1037/hea0000822. [PMID] 31789561.
2020
The use of internet sources for nutritional information is linked to weight perception and disordered eating in young adolescents.
Appetite. 154 [DOI] 10.1016/j.appet.2020.104782. [PMID] 32544467.
2019
Adolescent-Reported Sleep/Wake Patterns in the Relationships Between Inhibitory Control and Internalizing and Externalizing Problems
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2019
A painless nodule on the gingiva of a 14-year-old girl
. 59(11):327-328
2019
Adolescent-Reported Sleep/Wake Patterns in the Relationships Between Inhibitory Control and Internalizing and Externalizing Problems.
Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP. 40(9):679-685 [DOI] 10.1097/DBP.0000000000000707. [PMID] 31299032.
2019
Decidual Cast
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2019
Isolated abdominal nocardiosis in a pediatric renal transplant recipient.
Pediatric transplantation. 23(4) [DOI] 10.1111/petr.13392. [PMID] 30888108.
2019
Scabies
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2018
Novel Interventions and Assessments Using Patient Portals in Adolescent Research: Confidential Survey Study.
Journal of medical Internet research. 20(3) [DOI] 10.2196/jmir.8340. [PMID] 29563077.
2014
A neonate with a head-to-toe maculopapular rash
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Grants

Jul 2016 ACTIVE
FLDOH CMS Disease Management Contract – COQWY
Role: Project Manager
Funding: FL DEPT OF HLTH CHILDRENS MED SERVS

Education

Residency – Pediatrics
2010 · Children's National Medical Center
Internship – Pediatrics
2008 · Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center
MBBS(Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery)
2003 · College of Medical Sciences, Bharatpur, Nepal

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2016-2018
MDT7400 Elect Top/Pediatrics
2018
MDC7400 Pediatric Clerkship

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 265-7019
Emails:
Business:
racharya@ufl.edu