Pradeep V. Kadambi, M.D., M.B.A.
Associate Professor, Division of Nephrology
Pradeep V. Kadambi, M.D., M.B.A.
Medical Director, Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation
Division of Nephrology
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Texas Medical Branch
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-0764
Dr. Kadambi completed his MBBS training at Bangalore Medical College and then trained at the Hospital of Saint Raphael, a Yale affiliate, in Internal Medicine and Nephrology. Due to his passion for kidney transplantation, he pursued a Transplant Nephrology fellowship at the University of Chicago, where he was the first fellow to undergo this training under the guidance of Dr. Michelle Josephson. He subsequently stayed on as faculty at the University of Chicago till UTMB was able to recruit him. He held leadership positions including the Director of the Nephrology Outpatient Practice, and the Director of the Medicine Inpatient Bed Flow Control. He was able to successfully improve the clinic practice both in terms of patient satisfaction and revenue. His interest in the business aspect of healthcare led him to successfully complete an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management with majors in Leadership in Organizations and Marketing.
He has also served on the Executive Committee of the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois, the Membership Committee of the American Society of Transplantation and the Abstract Review Committee of the American Transplant Congress. He has also given many lectures all over the country. He received the Best Teacher Award, the Mentorship Award by the Nephrology Fellows and the Community Leadership Award by the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois during his tenure at the University of Chicago. He is also an active researcher and has published in many reputed journals.
Currently, Dr. Kadambi is the Medical Director of the Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Program at UTMB, and is also an active member of the Clinical Enterprise Marketing Committee. He is committed to improving the service to our patients and our referring physicians.
He is also very active in the community and currently serves at the President of the Executive Committee of the India Center of Clear Lake (ICCL).
The UTMB Center for Global Health Education (CGHE) is dedicated to the training of tomorrow's global health work force to improve health for the people of Texas and around the world. Check out their website for more information on the global health programs and education going on in our department.
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.