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Suchitra Pilli, MB,BS

Assistant Professor

Suchitra Pilli

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School of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
Critical Care Medicine Fellowship
Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship

Suchitra Pilli, MB,BS

Assistant Professor

Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease,

Areas of Interest: Interventional Pulmonology, Lung Nodules, Lung Cancer Screening, Thoracic Oncology, New Techniques In Lung Cancer Diagnosis And Treatment, Linear And Radial EBUS (Endobronchial Ultrasound), and many more
Interventional Pulmonology Fellowship: Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship: University of Texas Health Center, Houston, TX
Residency: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
Medical School: Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India

Department

Medicine

Position

Assistant Professor

Articles

  • Case Reports in Critical Care
    Alali, Pilli, S Alali, Suchitra Pilli et al, Right Ventricular Clot in Transit in a Patient with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pneumonia Successfully Treated with Thrombolytics, Case Rep Crit Care. 2022; 2022: 3483605 June 2022 2022
  • Journal
    Alali, Pilli, S. Alali, Suchitra Pilli et al, Right Ventricular Clot in Transit in a Patient with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pneumonia Successfully Treated with Thrombolytics, Case Rep Crit Care. 2022; 2022: 3483605 – June 2022, Case Report Published in Journal 2022
  • Annals of the American Thoracic Society
    Jagan, N, Ryan W Walters, Fabien Maldonado, Suchitra Pilli, Zachary S DePew Uncovering Objective Improvements in Physical Activity Using Digital Actigraphy after Therapeutic Thoracentesis: A Pilot Study, Nikhil Jagan, Ryan W Walters, Fabien Maldonado, Suchitra Pilli, Zachary S DePew, Annals of the American Thoracic Society, May 19, 2022 2022
  • Annals of the American Thoracic Society
    Jagan, N, Walters, R.; Maldonado, F.; Pilli, S.; DePew, Z. Uncovering Objective Improvements in Physical Activity Using Digital Actigraphy after Therapeutic Thoracentesis: A Pilot Study, Nikhil Jagan, Ryan W Walters, Fabien Maldonado, Suchitra Pilli, Zachary S DePew, Annals of the American Thoracic Society, May 19, 2022, Letter to the Editor 2022
  • Journal of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology
    Kaster, M, Fully covered SEMS are an option for Broncho-pleural fistula, Michael J. Kaster, Zachary Depew, Suchitra Pilli, poster presented at AABIP National Conference, August 2021 and published in Journal of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology supplement, 2021 2021
  • Journal of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology
    Kaster, M, DePew, D.; Pilli, S.; Fully covered SEMS are an option for Broncho-pleural fistula, Michael J. Kaster, Zachary Depew, Suchitra Pilli, poster presented at AABIP National Conference, August 2021 and published in Journal of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology supplement, 2021 2021
  • Pulmonary Core Curriculum
    Pilli, Suchitra , Pulmonary Core Curriculum: Mediastinal disease: non-neoplastic, congenital cysts, foregut anomalies, acquired lesions9/3/2020 2020
  • The Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics
    Suchitra Pilli,, Pleural Diseases, Pulmonary Diseases, Chapter 10, The Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics, April 2019, Suchitra Pilli, author. 2019
  • Case Reports in Pulmonology
    , Right ventricular clot in transit in a patient with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pneumonia, Muhammad E Khan, Suchitra Pilli, MD – case report manuscript in progress -0001

Publications

  • Chest
    Schiff, R, Pilli, S Abstract - IGG4-RELATED LUNG DISEASE MASKING LUNG CANCER, Rosina Schiff, Suchitra Pilli, et al, Abstract publication, Journal CHEST 2022 – June 2022 2022
  • Chest
    Dehal, N, Pilli, S BRONCHOPULMONARY CARCINOID AND TYPE 1 MULTIPLE ENDOCRINE NEOPLASIA (MEN) - 10/18/2022, 12:25 pm - 1:25 pm, Navdeep Dehal, Suchitra Pilli, Abstract Publication, Journal CHEST 2022 – June 2022 2022
  • Chest
    Dehal, N, Pilli, S A rare bronchopulmonary carcinoid tumor in MEN1 syndrome, a great mimicker of asthma? Navdeep Dehal MD, Suchitra Pilli, MD MPH DAABIP, Oral presentation at national conference, CHEST Conference 10/18/2022, Abstract publication in Journal CHEST 2022 – accepted in June 2022 2022
  • Chest
    Schiff, R, Waters, M; Pilli, S. IgG4-Related Lung Disease Masking Lung Cancer, Rosina Schiff DO, Mitchell Waters MD, Suchitra Pilli MD MPH DAABIP, Case Report poster presentation at national conference, CHEST Conference, 2022, Abstract publication in Journal CHEST 2022 – accepted in June 2022 2022
  • Annals of Thoracic Surgery
    Jagan, N., TIME TO MOVE Study, Time to Improvement in Symptoms in Pleural Effusions, Nikhil Jagan MD, Zachary Depew MD, Venketraman Sahasranaman MD, Suchitra Pilli MD, Ryan Walters , abstract submitted to Annals in Thoracic Surgery, 2022 2022
  • Chest
    Dehal, N, A rare bronchopulmonary carcinoid tumor in MEN1 syndrome, a great mimicker of asthma? Navdeep Dehal MD, Suchitra Pilli, MD MPH DAABIP, Case Abstract submitted to CHEST Conference, 2022 2022
  • Chest
    Schiff, R, IgG4-Related Lung Disease Masking Lung Cancer, Rosina Schiff DO, Mitchell Waters MD, Suchitra Pilli MD MPH DAABIP, Case Report submitted to CHEST Conference, 2022 2022
  • Chest
    Chung, J, DePew, Z; Pilli, S. Pulmonary Venous Thrombosis, a rare entity, in the setting of Ulcerative Colitis, Jacqueline Chung, Zachary DePew, Suchitra Pilli, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska – Accepted for Poster Presentation, CHEST 2020 2020
  • Chest
    Moulton, N, Pilli, S.; Chen, A Refining Radial EBUS: Characterizing Imaging Interpretation and Proposal for a Standardized Grading System, Nathaniel Moulton, Suchitra Pilli, Alexander Chen et al, Poster Presentation, CHEST 2020 2020

Presentations

  • IGG4-RELATED LUNG DISEASE MASKING LUNG CANCER, Rosina Schiff, Suchitra Pilli, et al, Case Poster presentation at National Conference, American College of Chest physicians, CHEST 2022 – Oct 17, 2022, Abstract accepted in June 2022 2022
  • BRONCHOPULMONARY CARCINOID AND TYPE 1 MULTIPLE ENDOCRINE NEOPLASIA (MEN) - 10/18/2022, 12:25 pm - 1:25 pm, Navdeep Dehal, Suchitra Pilli, Case Oral presentation at National Conference, American College of Chest physicians, CHEST 2022 – Oct 17, 2022, Abstract accepted in June 2022 2022
  • Severe Emphysema and Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction, 10/4/22 , Midlands Hospital Primary Care Provider Meeting - Invited Speaker 2022
  • Zephyr Valves: A New Treatment for Severe Emphysema, Oral Presentation for Pulmonologists in Omaha, 8/22/22, Invited Speaker for Pulmonx for Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction, The Peregrine Hotel, Omaha 2022
  • Severe Emphysema and Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction, 7/18/22 , Lakeside Hospital Primary Care Provider Meeting - Invited Speaker 2022
  • Invited faculty Speaker: State of the Art Evidence in Covid 19 and Health care Advocacy, July 31st,2021 Indian Medical Association, IMA Telangana, India 2021
  • Invited Faculty Speaker: Yashoda Hospital Interventional Pulmonology CME Program, Invited Faculty for Hands on Bronchoscopy Simulation Training, Hyderabad, India: State of the Art in Interventional Pulmonology, July 25, 2021 2021
  • Trends in Interventional Pulmonology, Cardiovascular and Pulmonary forum, contributed to oral presentation, 06/03/2021 2021
  • Respiratory Therapy Department Grand Rounds: Severe Emphysema and Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction, 02/18/2021 2021
  • CHI Health – Creighton University Medical Center – Bergan Mercy, ECMO Training Course: Pre-ECMO Procedures, January 26, 2021 2021
  • Internal Medicine Grand Rounds: Necrotizing fasciitis: Identification and Management combined Pulmonary Critical Care and Infectious Disease Presentation, 11/4/2020 2020
  • Pulmonary and Critical Care Department Grand Rounds: Advances in the Approach to Solitary Pulmonary Nodule,10/26/2020, Creighton University School of Medicine, 2020. 2020
  • Pulmonary Venous Thrombosis, a rare entity, in the setting of Ulcerative Colitis, Jacqueline Chung, Zachary DePew, Suchitra Pilli, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska – Accepted for Poster Presentation, CHEST 2020 2020
  • Refining Radial EBUS: Characterizing Imaging Interpretation and Proposal for a Standardized Grading System, Nathaniel Moulton, Suchitra Pilli, Alexander Chen et al, Poster Presentation, CHEST 2020 2020
  • Internal Medicine Grand Rounds: Advances in Lung Cancer: CT Scan Screening, Stereotactic Radiation, Systemic Therapy, 12/18/2019, Zahra, Hadi, Pilli, Suchitra, Silberstein, Peter, Creighton University School of Medicine, 12/18/2019 2019
  • Pulmonary and Critical Care Department Grand Rounds: A flood of Blood in the Airway: Management of Airway Bleeding in the Modern Era, 10/28/2019, Creighton University School of Medicine, 2019 2019
  • A Flood of Blood in The Airway: Management of Hemoptysis in the Modern Era, Pulmonary and Critical Care Grand Rounds, June 2018, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas. 2018
  • Suchitra Pilli, Brandy J Mc Kelvy B, Benign Nodular Adenomatous Hyperplasia of the Thyroid: An Unusual Cause of Pleural Effusion? Dept of Internal Medicine, Divisions of Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, University of Texas McGovern Medical School. Poster Presentation at American Thoracic Society International Conference, 5/18-23/2018, San Diego, CA 2018
  • Suchitra Pilli, Praveen Vijhani, Sujith V Cherian, Rosa M Estrada-Y-Martin, Pulmonary Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (PLCH): A rare cause of chronic cough, Dept of Internal Medicine, Divisions of Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, University of Texas McGovern Medical School. Poster Presentation at American Thoracic Society International Conference, 5/1823/2018, San Diego, CA. 2018

Industry/Corporation

  • Co- Investigator (Robert Plambeck MD, Suchitra Pilli, MD) - Grifols GC2006 clinical trial – 2020 to present - Grifols Therapeutics LLC / “A Multicenter, Randomized, Open-label Parallel Group Pilot Study to Evaluate Safety and Efficacy of High Dose Intravenous Immune Globulin (IVIG) plus Standard Medical Treatment (SMT) versus SMT alone in Subjects with COVID-19 Requiring Admission to the Intensive Care Unit – STUDY CLOSED

  • Co-Investigator – Time to Improvement in Symptoms in Pleural Effusions: TIME TO MOVE STUDY, IRB Approved, Enrollment ongoing, Nikhil Jagan, MD, Suchitra Pilli, MD, Zachary DePew, MD – STUDY CLOSED, Abstract Published

Other

  • Principal Investigator, Creighton University site, Multi center trial, A Phase 2 randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind, dose-ranging study evaluating LTI-01 (single-chain urokinase plasminogen activator, scuPA) in patients with infected, non-draining pleural effusions - Study closed, data being analyzed.

  • Principal investigator - Quality Improvement Project - Critical Care Equipment Access Improvement Project, Jason Lambrecht (Fellow), Kathleen McGill, Suchitra Pilli. Creighton University School of Medicine – August 2020 - Jan 2021 – improved access to critical care equipment in the ICU’s across all CHI hospitals in Omaha - Completed

Awards

  • ‘The Conscious Physician’ Leadership Program
    ‘The Conscious Physician’ Leadership Program, CHI Health, ‘The Conscious Physician Leadership Development Program’, CHI Health, Omaha, Nebraska, August 2021 to May 2022
    CHI Health
  • Recognition: ‘Top Doctor' Omaha edition – July 2021
    Recognized in ‘Top Doctor, 2021 – Omaha edition – July 2021

Consulting

  • CHEST Faculty moderator for oral presentation sessions
    Faculty moderator for oral presentation sessions
    Faculty moderator for oral presentation sessions, CHEST National Conference 10/2022
    CHEST
    2022 - 2022
  • CHEST Conference Fellow and Resident Abstract and Case Report Reviewer
    Case Report Reviewer
    CHEST Conference Fellow and Resident Abstract and Case Report Reviewer 10/2020
    CHEST
    2020 - 2022