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Claudia Gaviria Agudelo, MD

Claudia Gaviria Agudelo, MD

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Contact Info

  • 2 Tampa General Circle
    TAMPA FL 33606
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  • Academic Phone: (813) 259-8800
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  • PID, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, UT Southwestern, 2014
  • MS, Masters of Science, UT Southwestern, 2014
  • Peds, Pediatrics, Driscoll Children's Hospital, 2011
  • MD, Medical School, Universidad del Valle, 2006


  • Member (Florida Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics, 2020 - Present)
  • Member (Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, 2011 - Present)
  • Member (American Academy of Pediatrics, 2008 - Present)

Recent Publications

  • Hakim A, Gaviria-Agudelo C, Edwards K, Olson D. Pre-Coronavirus Disease 2019 Telehealth Practices Among Pediatric Infectious Diseases Specialists in the United States. Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society. 10(4) : 485-491, 2021.
  • Gaviria-Agudelo CL, Jordan-Villegas A, Garcia C, McCracken GH. The Effect of 13-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine on the Serotype Distribution and Antibiotic Resistance Profiles in Children With Invasive Pneumococcal Disease. Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society. 6(3) : 253-259, 2017.
  • Cantey JB, Gaviria-Agudelo C, McElvania TeKippe E, Doern CD. Lack of clinical utility of urine gram stain for suspected urinary tract infection in pediatric patients. Journal of clinical microbiology. 53(4) : 1282-5, 2015.
  • Lawson A B Copley 1 Theresa Barton Carla Garcia David Sun Claudia Gaviria-Agudelo William T Gheen Richard H Brown. A proposed scoring system for assessment of severity of illness in pediatric acute hematogenous osteomyelitis using objective clinical and laboratory findings Pediatric Infectious Diseases Journal. 2014, 2015.
  • Gaviria-Agudelo C, Aroh C, Tareen N, Wakeland EK, Kim M, Copley LA. Genomic Heterogeneity of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Associated with Variation in Severity of Illness among Children with Acute Hematogenous Osteomyelitis. PloS one. 10(6) : e0130415, 2015.
  • Gaviria-Agudelo C, Carter K, Tareen N, Pascual V, Copley LA. Gene expression analysis of children with acute hematogenous osteomyelitis caused by Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: correlation with clinical severity of illness. PloS one. 9(7) : e103523, 2014.

Positions Held

  • Assistant Professor (Pediatrics, UAB 2018 - 2020)