Kavishwar Wagholikar, MD, PhD

Kavishwar Wagholikar, MD, PhD, is Assistant in Laboratory of Computer Science at MGH and Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School. His  research is focussed on knowledge representation and information extraction for phenotyping applications, which includes clinical decision support (CDS), and quality analysis. Dr. Wagholikar completed clinical training (MBBS) and PhD in Scientific Computing from India, and was post-doctoral fellow at Mayo Clinic (2011-14). 

Dr. Wagholikar is recipient of K99/R00 career development award from NLM (2014-19). The objective of his research is to develop a framework for natural language processing (NLP) enabled CDS. The framework consists of methodologies and tools that will facilitate rapid development of apps for secondary use. Dr. Wagholikar’s  research is in close collaboration with clinical practice.