Nischita Reddy, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor, Division of Gastroenterology and Hetapology
Nischita Reddy, M.D., M.P.H.
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Texas Medical Branch
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-0764
Dr. Reddy is currently an Assistant Professor in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston. Dr. Reddy earned her MD degree, with honors, in 2001 from Guntur Medical College, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India. She received her MPH degree in 2004 from Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas. She completed her Internal Medicine residency training and GI/Hepatology fellowship training at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas.
Dr. Reddy is Board Certified in Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
Dr. Reddy's clinical interest include inflammatory bowel disease (Ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease) and pancreatobiliary disease.
Reddy NK, IoncicÄƒ AM, SÄƒftoiu A, Vilmann P, Bhutani MS. Contrast-enhanced endoscopic ultrasonography. World J Gastroenterol. 2011 January 7; 17(1): 42-48
A Singh, Reddy NK, Kuo YF, Raju GS, Goodwin JS. Early Repeat Colonoscopy within 5 Years After a Normal Screening Colonoscopy in Medicare Patients. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy April 2010; 71 (5), AB130
Reddy NK, Bhutani MS. Pancreatic Cancer and Radon Exposure: A correlation Study of Racial Disparities. Pancreas. 2009 May; 38(4): 391-5
Reddy NK, Markowitz AB, Abbruzzese JL, Bhutani MS. Knowledge of Indications and Utilization of EUS: A survey of Oncologists in the USA. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2008 Sep;42(8):892-6.
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The department of internal medicine is developing evidence based clinical protocols which will be available in EPIC (as order sets) for use when admitting patients with these diagnoses. Their AIM is to standardize care and decrease length of stay and readmission rates.Currently available protocols are:
- CAP - Community Acquired Pneumonia Orderset
- Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Diabetic Ketoacidosis Adult, ICU
- General Medicine Admission
- Immunodeficiency Flow Panel
- MICU/CCU Admission Order Set
- Oral Analgesic Medicaitons
- Parenteral Opioids
- Sepsis, Adult ICU
All protocols can be found in the EPIC order set section.
The department of Internal Medicine has a large role in the Meaningful Use Initiative. Our participation is key for the success of the initiative. Please visit the meaningful use website for important communication and updates from the Meaningful Use Initiative.