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Vinod Kaushik, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine

Vinod Kaushik, M.D.

Vinod Kaushik, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine-Geriatrics

University of Texas Medical Branch
301 University Blvd.
Galveston Texas, 77555-0460
Phone: 409.772.1987
FAX: 409.747.3585
Email: vpkaushi@utmb.edu


Degree/Training Completed Year Name & Location
Fellowship–Internal Medicine 2004 University of Texas Medical Branch,
Galveston TX
Residency–Internal Medicine 2003 University of Texas Medical Branch,
Galveston TX
B.S. 1987 Vikram University Ujjain, India
M.B.B.S. 1983 Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College Devi Ahilya University, Indore, India

Geriatric Medicine
Internal Medicine

Fellow, The Sealy Center of Aging, 2007
Division of Geriatrics/ Sealy Center of Aging
Department of Internal Medicine
The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston
Best Intern – Civil Hospital, Ujjain, India 1984
Arts and Exhibition Secretary – MGM Medical College, Indore, India, 1981-82


  1. Kaushik, V. Factors associated with seven-year incidence of diabetes complications among older Mexican Americans. Gerontology 2007; 53(4):194-9. Epub 2007 Mar.
  2. Al Snih S, Kaushik V, Eschbach K, Markides K. Ethnic differences in physical performance in older Americans: data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (1988-1994). Aging Clin Exp Res. 2008 Apr;20(2):139-44.

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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 Order set
  • 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 Medications
  • 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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