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Rishika Motiani, MD

Rishika Motiani, MD

Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, Kinesiology
Degrees and Certifications
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, M.P.Shah Medical College, Jamnagar, India, 2005 Master of Science in Kinesiology, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, 2009 Internal Medicine – Pediatrics Resident, University of Missouri – Kansas City (UMKC), MO, 2009-2011 Internal Medicine Resident, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, 2011-2013

Primary Location

HopeHealth Medical Plaza
360 North Irby St., Florence, SC 29501
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Phone: (843) 432-3710

Fax: (843) 407-9722

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About Dr. Motiani

Dr. Rishika Motiani joined HopeHealth in September 2015 and specializes in infectious diseases and internal medicine at HopeHealth Medical Plaza in Florence. Dr. Motiani provides screening and treatment options for infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, and sexually transmitted diseases. She speaks four languages: English, Hindi, Gujarati, and Sindhi.

When not seeing patients, Dr. Motiani enjoys spending time with her daughter traveling, playing outdoor games, jumping on the trampoline, walking on the beach, cooking, gardening, and dancing.


  • School of Medicine: M. P. Shah Medical College, Jamnagar, India
  • Fellowship: Fellow in Infectious Diseases, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
  • Residency: Resident in Internal Medicine, East Tennessee State University (ETSU), Johnson City, TN
  • Resident in Internal Medicine – Pediatrics: University of Missouri – Kansas City (UMKC), MO


  • Motiani RA, Dinakar C. “Types of food causing food allergic reactions in adults and children of Asian Indian population”. Journal of Investigative Medicine, 2013; Volume 61:  No 2.
  • Peiris AN, Sivagnanam K, Motiani RA. “A unique presentation of Normocalcemic Hyperparathyroidism with a Literature Review”. Endocrine Reviews, 2012; Volume 33: SUN 345
  • Motiani RA. Therapeutic Potential of Indian Classical Music. Indian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology. 2005 Dec; 49(5): 84.
  • Kapila A, Motiani R. “Peritoneal Blastomycosis- A hidden mystery unfolds itself”, Connecticut Medicine, volume 78, no 9. October 2014.


  • IDSA (Infectious Disease Society of America)
  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Physicians
  • Tennessee Medical Association
  • American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin

Community Involvement

  • Midwestern Student Association, Texas- student volunteer (2007)
  • School Health Program, Government of India (2004)
  • Polio Eradication Program, India. (2004)
  • Drug Bank Trust, Jamnagar, India (2003)
  • Earth quake relief team, India (2001)
  • Intensified Pulse Polio Program, W.H.O., India (01/ 2000 – 09/2004)

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