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Meghana Vellanki, MD

Assistant Professor

Meghana Vellanki

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Meghana Vellanki, MD

Assistant Professor

Department

Medicine

Position

Assistant Professor

Articles

  • Institute of Physics Publishing
    Vellanki, M, Rao S, Mukherjee S. 'Pancreative regulatory physiology and medical assessment' (in press). Pancreatic System and Glucose-Insulin Regulatory System Engineering and Medical Assessment. Editor: D Ghista. Institute of Physics. Publishing 2021 2021
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
    Vellanki, M, Gapp J, Chandra S. Hemostatic spray powder TC-325 for endoscopic hemostasis, bridge, and intervention. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Volume 91, Issue 4, April 2020, Page 956
    91, p. 956 2020
  • Oxner, A., Vellanki M and Myers A et al. Reducing Mortality from Severe Malaria in Sierra Leonean Children by Applying the World Health Organization's Standard Malarial Protocol with Additional Sublingual Glucose: A Continuous Quality Improvement Report. November 22, 2019 2019
  • Gastroenterology and Hepatology
    Narayanana S, Patel B, Bromberg D, Vellanki M et al. investigating the Prevalence and Progression of Serrated Polyps - Tampa VA Experience. Gastroint Hepatol Dig Dis. 2018; 1(2): 1-5. 2018
  • The American Journal of Medicine
    Patel H, Stibbe J, Vellanki M, Paul H. Hepatocellular Carcinoma Screening in Patients Treated for Hepatitis C. (2017, September 29). [Letter to the Editor]. The American Journal of Medicine 2017
  • Consultant
    Vellanki, M, Gill J. Neoesophagus from Colonic Interposition: A Now Uncommon Procedures. Consultant, July 2017 2017
  • World Journal of Gastroenterology
    Andrade CM, Patel B, Vellanki M, Kumar A, Vidyarthi G: The safety of gastrointestinal endoscopy with conscious sedation in obstructive sleep apnea. A systematic review and meta-analysis. World J Gastrointest Endosc 2017
  • J Clin Gastroenterol
    Vellanki, M., Clayton SB, Brady P (2015) Buried balloon: A Novel Complication from Percutaneous Radiologic Gastrostomy Tube Placement. J Clin Gasteroenterol Treat 1:007 doi: 10.23937/2469-584X/1510007 2015
  • Success in Academic Surgery: Developing a Career in Surgical Education
    Vellanki, M., Horn, G., Goldin, S.; 'Getting Promoted as a Surgical Educator' Success in Academic Surgery: Developing a Career in Surgical Edcucation. Ed C M. Pugh. London: Springer-Verlag, 2013. Page 46-56; Print, p. 46-56 2013
  • Infectious Disease in Clinical Practice
    Vellanki, M., Sethi S, Nanjappa S, Green J, (2017) Rare Cases in Neutropenic Diverticulitis. Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. doi: 10.1097/IPC.0000000000000526. -0001
  • J Clin Gastroenterol
    Vellanki, M., Clayton SB. The role of wide area trans epithelial sampling WATS 3D as an adjunct to standard forceps biopsy in Barrett's. J Clin GAstroenterol Treat. 3:051. doi: 10.23937/2469-584X/1510051 -0001

Publications

  • Gastroenterology
    Koppala, J., Alam, M., Osman, A., Rao, S., Vellanki, M., Walters, R., Baker, E., Buaisha, H., Chandra, S., Mukherjee, S. Comparison of Outcomes of Treatment with Direct-Acting Antiviral Agents for Infection with Hepatitis C Virus Genotype 1-6 in an Ambulatory Setting Among Gastroenterology, Infectious Disease and Primary Care Clinics. [abstract]. Gastroenterology: May 2020, Volume 158, Issue 6, S-878. Presented at Digestive Disease Week, 2020, Virtual
    158, p. 878 2020
  • Gastroenterology
    Vellanki, M., Koppala, J., Walters, R., Chandra, S. Anorectal manometry in upright position with water filled balloon versus a probe in left lateral position to assess for anorectal dyssynergia in functional constipation. [abstract]. Gastroenterology: May 2020, Volume 158, issue 6, S-386-S-387. Presented at Digestive Disease Week, 2020, Virtual.
    158, p. S-386-387 2020
  • American Journal of Gastroenterology
    Stefaniwsky, L., Sethi, S., Vellanki, M., Kulkarni, P. Colonoscopy Findings in Patients with Development of Esophageal Carcinoma, American Journal of Gastroenterology: October 2018- Volume 113 - Issue - p S76 2018
  • ACP Nebraska Chapter Scientific Meeting
    Beck, E. Vellanki, M., Kizer, R. Checkpoint Inhibitor-Induced Collagenous Colitis. Presented at the 2018 ACP Nebraska Chapter Scientific Meeting in October 2018 2018
  • American Journal of Gastroenterology
    Vellanki, M., Rosario M, Bromberg, D., Slone, S., Narayanan, S., Foulis, P., Chae, S., Laffer, D., Goldsmith, S., Vaccinate the Veterans! Immunization Rates in Veterans with Inflammatory Bowel Disease at the James A. Haley Veterans Hospital. [abstract]. Supplement to the February 2018 issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology. Presented at Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, 2017, Orlando, FL 2018
  • 1st Annual Africa Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare
    Oxner, A., Vellanki, M., Reddy R., et al. The Use of a Hypoglycemia Protocol to Reduce Mortality in Children Under Five Admitted with Severe Complicated Malaria in Sierra Leone. 1st Annual Africa Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare, February 2018, Durban, South Africa. 2018
  • ACP Florida Chapter
    Vellanki, M; Hewitt, H, Stefaniwsky, L; Friedman, M. Primary Malignant Melanoma: It's Not Always Skin Cancer. Presented at the Florida Chapter ACP Annual Scientific Meeting, 2017, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 2017
  • Annual Poster Symposium - Florida Medical Association
    Vellanki, M., Picascio, V, Wilson, M. Giant Fibrovascular Polyp: A Deadly Complication in the Endoscopy Suite. Florida Medical Association David A. Paulus, M.D. Annual Poster Symposium, 2017, Orlando, FL 2017
  • Gastroenterology
    Sethi, S., Vellanki, M., & Kulkarni, P. Comparative Outcomes of Esophageal Cancer Treatment at VA Versus Non VA Hospitals. Gastroenterology, 152(5), S883. doi: 10.1016/S0016-5085(17)33017-2. Presented at Digestive Diseases Week, 2017, Chicago, IL. 2017
  • American Journal of Gastroenterology
    2017
  • American Journal of Gastroenterology
    Stefaniewsky, L; Vellanki, M; Ledford,R; Severe Hydroureteronephrosis From a Fecal Impaction; American Journal of Gastroenterology: October 2017 - Volume 112 - Issue - s S843-S844 2017
  • American Journal of Gastroenterology
    Patel B, Vellanki, M; Kulkani P, Prevalence of Hyperplastic/Serrated Polyp in the Veteran Population. [abstract]. Supplement to the 2017 issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology 2017
  • American Journal of Gastroenterology
    Vellanki, M; Reed, J; Gill, J. The Elusive Sessile Serrated Adenoma, American Journal of Gastroenterology: October 2017 - Volume 112 - Issue - p S873-S874 2017
  • American Journal of Gastroenterology
    Vellanki, M; Patel, B; Kulkarni, P. Laryngeal Descent: A Novel Complication of Self-expanding Plastic Stents, American Journal of Gastroenterology: October 2017 - Volume 112 - Issue - p S915-S916 2017
  • American Journal of Gastroenterology
    Vellanki, M; Clayron, S. The Role of Wide Area Trasnepithelial Sampling in Screening for Esophageal Adenocarcinoma, American Journal of Gastroenterology: October 2017 - Volume 112 - Issue - p S1541 2017
  • American Journal of Gastroenterology
    Vellanki, M. Stefaniwsky, L; Taunk, P. A Novel Use of SpyGlass Cholangioscopy to Traverse and Manage a Completely Occlusive Post-Liver Transplant Anastomotic Stricture, American Journal of Gastroenterology: October 2017 - Volume 112 - Issue - p S1133, S1135 2017
  • American Journal of Gastroenterology
    Davis-Yadley, A, Vellanki, M; Lipka, S; Kumar, A; Brady, P; (2017). A Comparison of SIF-Q180 versus SIF-Y0005 Single Balloon Enteroscopes: 784. American Journal of Gastroenterology. 112. S439. 10.14309/00000434-201710001-00785. 2017
  • American Journal of Gastroenterology
    Vellanki, M; Davis-Yadley, A; Kulkarni, P. Duodenal Metastatis From Colonic Carcinoma, American Journal of Gastroenterology: October 2017 - Volume 112 - Issue - p S803-S804 2017
  • American Journal of Gastroenterology
    Buaisha, H., Rao, S., Koppala, J., Vellanki, M. et al. Optimizing Inpatient Colonoscopy Preparation: A QI Project. [abstract] American Journal of Gastroenterology: October 2017, Volume 114, p S300-301. 2017
  • Journal of General Internal Medicine
    Vellanki, M., Sethi S, Nanjappa S, Greene J. Rare Cases of Neutropenic Diverticulitis. Abstracts from the 2017 Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting. (2017) Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2017: 32(2):83-808. Presented at Society of General Internal Medicine 2017, Washington DC 2017
  • Society of Hospital Medicine
    Bitezakis, C; Bassilly E, Vellanki, M, Huang J. Left Ventricular Noncompaction Cardiomyopathy: A Rare Case Presentation. Accepted to the Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL -0001

Awards

  • Visiting Inflammatory Bowel Disease Fellowship
    Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, Visiting Inflammatory Bowel Disease Fellowship, Completed in April 2021 at the University of Pittsburgh
    Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America
  • Honorable Mention - Quality Improvement Symposium 2021
    Honorable Mention for poster on Improving Depressing and Anxiety Screening in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients at the 2021 Quality Improvement Symposium
    QI Symposium
  • Third Place, Fellows Research
    Third Place, Fellows Research at the Department of Medicine Research Day
  • Presidential Poster Award
    Presidental Poster Award at ACG for Optimizing Inpatient Colonoscopy QI Project
    ACG