Varsha Taskar


Varsha Taskar


Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine: Pulmonary

  • (706) 721-4308
  • (706) 721-3069
  • BB R5514A


  • MBBS, Medicine Seth GS Medical College, 1988


  • Georgia Board of Medical Examiners License 2017

  • ABIMPD State of GA, 2017

  • PHY GA Composite Medical Brd, 2017

  • Texas Medical License 1999

Awards & Honors

  • 2018 Exemplary Teaching Award for Demonstrating Excellence in Medical Education 2018

  • Quality Care Award Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 2012

  • Women's Health Award of the Chest Foundation American College of Physicians, 2006

  • Best Resident Award 1995

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • RMED 5000

  • RPUL 5000

    Pulmonary & Critical Care
  • PHAS 5222

  • GMED 5077

    Ambulatory Adult Select
  • GMED 5023

    Pulmonary Externship

Teaching Interests

Pulmonary, Sleep and Cystic Fibrosis


Selected Recent Publications

  • Exosome secretome and mediated signaling in breast cancer patients with nontuberculous mycobacterial disease, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Improving women's diet quality preconceptionally and during gestation: effects on birth weight and prevalence of low birth weight--a randomized controlled efficacy trial in India (Mumbai Maternal Nutrition Project)., 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Exposures and idiopathic lung disease., 2008
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Is idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis an environmental disease?, 2006
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Characterization of key residues in the subdomain encoded by exons 8 and 9 of human inducible nitric oxide synthase: a critical role for Asp-280 in substrate binding and subunit interactions., 2001
    Journal Article, Academic Journal