Nikhil Vatti, MD

Fellow Physician
Sports Medicine - Carbondale and Quincy (Family Medicine)
Family Medicine

    About me

    Dr. Vatti was born and raised in the state of California. He lived in multiple cities such as Anaheim in Orange County and Sacramento. Currently, Dr. Vatti's hometown is Sacramento. His hobbies include playing soccer, watching football, playing video games, attending conferences, and researching topics of medicine,

    Dr. Vatti's grandfather is one of the reasons he chose medicine. His grandfather inspired Dr. Vatti to become a physician. He picked SIU Family Medicine Residency Program Decatur because of the unopposed program medical experience, and the well-established program history of over 50 years. Dr. Vatti plans to pursue a fellowship in Primary Care Sports Medicine after his residency.



    Education & training

    Medical School
    NRI Medical College Guntur, AP, India
    Southern Illinois University SOM Family and Community Medicine - Decatur
    Resident Graduation Year


    Long Term Effects of Covid-19-Mayo Clinic Proceedings: Shreeya Joshee, Dr. Nikhil Vatti, Dr Chistopher Chang



    Presidential Academic Excellence Award (High School)
    High School Honor Roll
    Medical School Soccer State Champion

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