Sandeep R Rahangdale M.D.

Sandeep R Rahangdale M.D.

Regional Campus Dean, Tallahassee

Tallahassee Regional Campus

Dr. Rahangdale is responsible for overseeing the clinical education of third- and fourth-year medical students at the FSU Regional Medical School Campus in Tallahassee. He works closely with the clerkship directors for each specialty, the Tallahassee medical community, and faculty and staff to ensure the quality of the clinical education program.

Dr. Rahangdale has focused on the practice and administration of medicine in Florida since 1997, and teaching at FSU COM since 2003.  As an advocate for both patients and organized medicine throughout his career, he has worked to improve Veteran's healthcare, Correctional HealthCare, and Public Health at the state and national level.  He is a fellow of the American Society for Preventive Cardiology with expertise in practice and education of preventive cardiology and internal medicine.  He has taught M1-M4 students in the inpatient and outpatient settting since 2003 and is a Professor of Medicine in the Department of Clinical Sciences at FSU COM.

B.S. Behavioral Neuroscience – Cum Laude, University of Pittsburgh
B.A. History & Philosophy of Science – Cum Laude, University of Pittsburgh
Doctor of Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Residency (partial), University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC, Diagnostic Radiology
Internship, University of North Carolina, Moses Cone Memorial Hospital, Greensboro, NC, Internal Medicine
Residency, University of North Carolina, Moses Cone Memorial Hospital, Greensboro, NC, Internal Medicine

Capital Medical Society
OEF/OIF Veterans' Advocacy, including Vera Institute for Justice programs, PTSD/TBI/Substance Abuse Treatment
Florida NAMI; SOF Office of Suicide Prevention programs

Chancellor's Scholar, University of Pittsburgh
UNC Alternative Third-Year Research Curriculum, 1 of 5 students selected
Dean’s Foreign Fellowship Research Grant, 1 of 10 students selected
UNC-NIH Summer Research Grant
MacArthur Foundation Research Grant
Honors in Internal Medicine, Ob-Gyn, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Family Medicine Third-Year Clerkships
Prudential-Davis Productivity Awards, State of Florida
Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare I-CARE Award Recipient

American Board of Internal Medicine
American Society for Preventive Cardiology
Capital Medical Society
Florida Medical Association, American Medical Association

American College of Physicians

Preventive Cardiology & Vascular Biology

Pathophysiological Relations in Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases
Neurogenic Control of Arterial Blood Pressure
Quantification of Coercion in Psychiatric Patient Settings
Analysis of Primary Health Care Services in Rural Settings


Rahangdale, S. (2018). A Comparison of Two Regional Campus Systems and their Impact on Addressing Health Care Needs of the Underserved. Journal of Regional Medical Campuses, 1(2), 1-6. Retrieved from doi:


Rahangdale SRN, Castillo M, Shockley W. MR IN Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lacrimal Sac. AJNR 16:1262-64, 1995 June.

Hunter T, Bragg D. Radiographic Guide to Medical Devices and Foreign Bodies. Book Review, Rahangdale SRN. Investigative Radiology, 1994 November.



Presentations at numerous clinical symposia including Sacred Heart Hospital (Pensacola) APPFP Annual Symposia, West Florida Hospital Geriatrics Conference (Pensacola), Tallahassee Memorial Hospital Cardiology Grand Rounds, Capital Area Physician Assistants Meetings, Capital Nurse Practitioner Association Meetings, Annual Southeastern Retinal Associates Symposia, and others.