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Nischita Reddy, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor, Division of Gastroenterology and Hetapology



Nischita Reddy, M.D., M.P.H.

Nischita Reddy, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine

University of Texas Medical Branch
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-0764
Phone: 409.772.1501
Fax:409.772.4789
nkreddy@utmb.edu

Biosketch

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.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Reddy's clinical interest include inflammatory bowel disease (Ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease) and pancreatobiliary disease.

Publications

Reddy NK, Ioncică AM, Săftoiu 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.

»Pub Med Search

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
  • 111 - Stroke Alert
  • 112 - Stroke Activation
  • 300086 - Stroke Floor Admission
  • 3000000001 -  Stroke Critical care without tPA
  • 300088 Stroke - Transfer from Critical care to floor
  • 3004002 - Stroke Discharge

All protocols can be found in the EPIC order set section.

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