Serin Edwin Erayil, MBBS

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine

Serin Edwin Erayil

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Mailing Address:
420 Delaware Street SE
MMC 250, Room D416 Mayo
Memorial Building
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Administrative Assistant Name
Rebecca Johnson

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Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine

Infectious Disease Specialist

MBBS, St John’s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India

Residency, Loyola Medicine MacNeal Hospital, Chicago, IL

Fellowship, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN


Dr Edwin Erayil grew up in India and completed medical school at St. John’s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore. She pursued a Master Thesis in Public Health at Umea University, Sweden, before moving to the United States for her residency training In Internal Medicine at Loyola Medicine MacNeal Hospital. She then completed her fellowship in Infectious Diseases at University of Minnesota Medical School, where she served as the Chief Fellow in her final year of training. Her primary research focus is on Candidemia and resistant Candida infections, including molecular epidemiology of these infections. Dr. Edwin Erayil takes care of patients with general infectious diseases and HIV in her clinical practice, and is particularly interested in the care of vulnerable populations. Her academic interests also include social determinants of health and Narrative Medicine.

Awards & Recognition

  • Chief Fellow, UMN Infectious Disease Fellowship Program (2020-2021)
  • ID Week Trainee Award (2020)
  • Linnaeus Palme Award (2013)

Professional Associations

  • Infectious Disease Society of America
  • HIV Medicine Association
  • Society of Hospital Epidemiologists of America
  • American Medical Association


Research Summary/Interests

  • Molecular Epidemiology of Candidemia and resistant Candida Infections
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Narrative Medicine
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship


Academic Interests and Focus

General Infectious Diseases; Antimicrobial Stewardship; Narrative


Clinical Interests

Infections in Vulnerable Populations, Orthopedic Infections; Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections; Tickborne Illnesses; HIV