004 im resident spotlight 2015
Harini Lakshman W

Harini Lakshman



Internal Medicine, Graduating Class of 2022

Originally from:



  • Medical school: Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Why did you come to Michigan?

I came in 2017 because I'm married to a person staying in US - and I came for my career.

Why did you choose your specialty?

I'm very very passionate about internal medicine, since it involves a lot of putting together of pieces of puzzles.


  • Husband- Bharath Reddy, research scientist, plant breeding, stays in California.
  • Parents- Mother, retired teacher; father, businessman, retired. Both stay in India.

When you're not working, what do you do for fun?

  • Travelling!!! Love to explore places and cultures.
  • Cooking - a new-found passion.

What do you love about Hurley and Mid-Michigan?

Soo many lakes around. Michigan is really pure because of the nature; it is such a beautiful place! Especially summers. Hurley has given me the opportunity to do my dream job and make lots of friends!!

What inspires you?

Making people smile, be it a patient, colleague, anyone.


  • Book: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
  • Film: A Beautiful Mind