Vithyalakshmi Selvaraj, MB,BS
Vithyalakshmi Selvaraj, MB,BS

Vithyalakshmi Selvaraj, MB,BS

Associate Professor
School of Medicine

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Psychiatry

Position

  • Associate Professor

Education

  • Stanley Medical College,M.B.,B.S.,1996-2001

Publications and Presentations

Books

  • Vithyalakshmi Selvaraj M.D, Sriram Ramaswamy M.D. “Psychopharmacology: 501 questions to Help You Pass the Boards” – Book published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins June 2012., Not Applicable, June 2012, 2012
  • Petty, F; Selvaraj V. Management and Treatment of Nicotine Dependence: Substance Use and Addictive Disorders: Current Diagnosis and Treatment. May 2012, Jaypee Brothers, Medical Publishers (P) LTD, Not Applicable, May 2012, 2012

Articles

  • Vithyalakshmi Selvaraj M.D, Madabushi JS, Palanikumar Gunasekar, Singh SP. Levetiracetam associated acute hepatic failure requiring liver transplantation: case report. doi: 10.1007/s00415-015-8011-1. Epub 2016 Feb 22, J Neurol, 263 (4), 814-5, 2016
  • Vithyalakshmi Selvaraj M.D, Madabushi JS, Palanikumar Gunasekar, Singh SP.                                     Levetiracetam associated acute hepatic failure requiring liver transplantation: case                                   report.  doi: 10.1007/s00415-015-8011-1. Epub 2016               , J Neurol, 2016 Apr;263(4), 814-5, 2016
  • Selvaraj V, Madabushi JS, Gunasekar P, Singh SP. Levetiracetam associated acute                                   hepatic failure requiring liver transplantation: case report.. [Epub int] PubMed PMID: 26902232. , J Neurol, 2016, 2016
  • Selvaraj V, Gunasekar P, Kumar S, Alsakaf I. Urinary Incontinence due to Overactive                           Detrusor Muscle: A Rare Side Effect of Venlafaxine. doi: 10.1155/2015/690931. Epub 2015 Sep 27. PubMed PMID: 26491599; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4600539., Case Reports in Urology, 2015, 690931, 2015
  • Vithyalakshmi Selvaraj M.D, Palanikumar Gunasekar, Suneel Kumar, and Imad Alsakaf, “Urinary Incontinence due to Overactive Detrusor Muscle: A Rare Side Effect of Venlafaxine,” Case Reports in Urology, vol. 2015, Article ID 690931, 2 pages, 2015. doi:10.1155/2015/690931., Case Reports in Urology, vol. 2015, 2015
  • Kannan Baskar; Swastika Sur: Vithyalakshmi Selvaraj; Devendra Agrawal, “Functional Constituents of Local Serotonergic System Intrinsic to Human Coronary Artery Smooth Muscle Cells”. Mol BiolRep. 2015 Aug; 42(8): 1295-307. Doi: 10.107/s11033-015-39740-x., Molecular Biology Reports, 2015 Aug; 42(8): 1295-307. Doi: 10.107/s11033-015-39740-x. , 2015
  • Sriram Ramaswamy, MD, Vithyalakshmi Selvaraj M.D, David Driscoll, PhD, Jayakrishna M Madabhushi, MD, Subhash C. Bhatia, MD. Vikram Yeragani, M.B.B.S., D.P.M., F.R.C.P.(C), “Effects of escitalopram on autonomic function in posttraumatic stress disorder among veterans of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF) Innov Clin Neurosci. 2015 May-Jun;12(5-6):13-9, Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience, 2015 May-Jun, 2015
  • Vithyalakshmi Selvaraj M.D, Madabushi Jayakrishna M.D, Ashish Sharma M.D, “Cocaine induced Myopathy”. May 2013 Prim Care Companion CNS Disord 2013;15(3):doi:10.4088/ PCC.12l01451, The Primary Care Companion For CNS Disorders, May 2013 , 2013
  • Vithyalakshmi Selvaraj M.D, Harmit Singh M.D, Sriram Ramaswamy M.D “Chlorella induced psychosis”. Psychosomatics. 2013 May-Jun;54(3):303-4. doi: 10.1016/j.psym.2012.06.012., Psychosomatics, 2013 May-Jun, 2013
  • Vithyalakshmi Selvaraj M.D, Petty, F, Mona Skaf, Wilson, DR, “Zolpidem induced psychosis”. Innov Clin Neurosci. 2012 October; 9(10): 11, Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience, 2012 October, 2012
  • Vithyalakshmi Selvaraj M.D, Sriram Ramaswamy M.D, Teri L. Gabel, Pharm.D, BCPP, ”How plasma donation can affect your patient’s pharmacotherapy”. Current Psychiatry Vol. 11, No. 05 / May 2012 http://www.currentpsychiatry.com/article_pages.asp?AID=10425, Current Psychiatry, Vol. 11, No. 05 / May 2012, 2012
  • Vithyalakshmi Selvaraj M.D, Sriram Ramaswamy M.D., Subash Bhatia, M.D “Transient ischemic attack associated with Trazodone therapy”. Sep 2011 issue, Primary Care Companion to the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry http://www.psychiatrist.com/private/pccpdf/article_wrapper.asp?art=2011/10l010 93/10l01093.htm, Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, Sep 2011 , 2011
  • Vithyalakshmi Selvaraj M.D “An Efflorescence of Autism: Mr. C From a Child to Man”. American Journal of Psychiatry: The resident’s journal. January 2011 volume 6, issue 1, page 14-15, American Journal of Psychiatry, January 2011 volume 6, issue 1, 2011
  • Vithyalakshmi Selvaraj M.D, Ramaswamy S, Sharma A, Wilson D. New-onset psychosis and emergence of suicidal ideation with aripiprazole. Am J Psychiatry. 2010 Dec;167(12):1535-6, American Journal of Psychiatry, 2010 Dec;167(12), 2010
  • Vithyalakshmi Selvaraj M.D, Snehamala Veeravalli, M.D, Sriram Ramaswamy M.D, Richard Balon, M.D, Vikram K. Yeragani, M.B.B.S., D.PM., F.R.C.P.(C). “Depression, Suicidality and Antidepressants: A Coincidence?”Indian J Psychiatry 2010; 52:17-20., Indian Journal of Psychiatry, 52, 2010
  • Vidhya Selvaraj M.D, “The Economic Depression: Have you considered the $ 4 generic prescription ‘bailout plan’ for your patients”? Psychiatric News September 17, 2010 Volume 45 Number 18 Page 16 http://pn.psychiatryonline.org/content/45/18/16.2.full, Psychiatric News, September 17, 2010 Volume 45 Number 18 , 2010
  • Vithyalakshmi Selvaraj M.D, Prasad R Padala M.D. “Dementia Secondary to Hyperparathyroidism”. Psychiatry (Edgmont) Aug / 2010., Psychiatry, Aug / 2010, 2010
  • Vithyalakshmi Selvaraj M.D, Sriram Ramaswamy M.D, Dainel Wilson, M.D “Treating insomnia across women’s life stages” Current Psychiatry Vol. 9, No. 7 / July 2010, Current Psychiatry, Vol. 9, No 7 / July 2010, 2010
  • Vidhya Selvaraj M.D “Managing Difficult Patients During Residency: “Challenges and Opportunities” Psychiatric News April 2, 2010 Volume 45 Number 7 Page 11: http://pn.psychiatryonline.org/content/45/7/11.2.full?sid=69f61132-0c17-4998- a933-b946d731cde4, Psychiatric News, Vol. 45, No. 7, 2010
  • Vithyalakshmi Selvaraj M.D, Snehamala Veeravalli, M.D, Sriram Ramaswamy M.D, Richard Balon, M.D, Vikram K. Yeragani, M.B.B.S., D.PM., F.R.C.P.(C). “Depression, Suicidality and Antidepressants: A Coincidence?”Indian J Psychiatry 2010; 52:17-20., Not Applicable, 52, 2010

Presentations

  • Selvaraj, Vidhya: “A survey of psychiatric trainee’s attitudes towards improving direct supervision session” iposter abstract. Royal College of Psychiatrists International Congress 2016. London, England June 27 – 30, 2016., 2016
  • Lindsey Smith, D.O., Nathan Maeser, M.D., Chien Shien Yang, M.D., Hind Mary, M.D., Siv Hour, M.D., Vithyalakshmi Selvaraj, MBBS, “Quality Improvement: Improving Supervision Using Templates in Forensic Psychiatry”. Creighton University Graduate Medical Education Quality Improvement Symposium Selvaraj, Vidhya: “A survey of psychiatric trainee’s attitudes towards improving direct supervision session” iposter abstract. Royal College of Psychiatrists International Congress 2016. London, England June 27 – 30, 2016., 2016
  • Madhuri Pulluri M.D., Chien Shien Yang M.D., Rachel Faust M.D., Nathaniel Reich M.D., Soniya Marwaha M.D., MPH , Siv Hour, M.D., Vithyalakshmi Selvaraj M.D., “QUALITY IMPROVEMENT -Improving the Quality of Supervision in Psychiatry Outpatient Rotation”. Creighton University Graduate Medical Education Quality Improvement Symposium, 2016
  • Andrew R. Smith, Chien Shien Yang, Siv Hour, Vithyalakshmi Selvaraj, “Quality Improvement: Improving Resident Supervision – Inpatient Psychiatry Rotation”. Creighton University Graduate Medical Education Quality Improvement Symposium, 2016
  • Nicholas Basalay M.D., Paula Jo Malin M.D, Chien Shien Yang M.D., Siv Hour M.D., Vithyalakshmi Selvaraj M.D, “Consult and Liaison Psychiatry: Improving the Quality of Supervision of Resident Physicians ”. Creighton University Graduate Medical Education Quality Improvement Symposium, 2016
  • Siv Hour, M.D., DeAndre Bluitt, M.D., Rick Yang, M.D., Paula Jo Malin, M.D., Imad Alsakaf, M.D., Vithyalakshmi Selvaraj M.D. “Improving the Quality of Supervision between Residents and Attendings: Geriatric Outpatient Rotation”. Creighton University Graduate Medical Education Quality Improvement Symposium, 2016
  • Madhuri Pulluri M.D., Srinivas Dannaram M.D.,Vithyalakshmi Selvaraj M.D., “ QUALITY IMPROVEMENT : Evaluation and Management of Chronic Insomnia in Adult Psychiatric Patients”, Creighton University Graduate Medical Education Quality Improvement Symposium, 2016
  • Maria Mojica-Rangel. MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC, Palanikumar Gunasekar, MBBS, Imad Alsakaf, MD, Vithyalakshmi Selvaraj MD: Venlafaxine induced neutropenia. 11th Annual NEI Psychopharmacology Congress in Orlando, Florida November 12-15 2015, 2015
  • Vithyalakshmi Selvaraj M.D, Babuji Gandra, M.D, Palani Kumar MBBS, Imad Alsakaf, M.D. “Lamotrigine for the treatment of restless leg syndrome”. 11th Annual NEI Psychopharmacology Congress in Orlando, Florida November 12-15 2015, 2015
  • Selvaraj, Vidhya: 1.) Poster Abstract has been accepted for presentation at the 2015 NEI Scientific Poster Session. “Lamotrigine for the Treatment of Restless Leg Syndrome”. 2.) Abstract accepted by Urology 2015 panel. (July), 2015
  • Dr. Joshua Lotfallah, Dr. Siv Hour, Dr. Venkata Kolli, Dr. Christopher S. Wichman, Dr. Vithyalakshmi Selvaraj: Metabolic Monitoring for Adult Patients on Antipsychotics at Creighton University, Graduate Medical Education Quality Symposium, Omaha, NE May 15 2015, 2015
  • Siv Hour MD, Joshua Lotfallah MD, Venkata Kolli MD, Vithyalakshmi Selvaraj MD: Hematological and weight monitoring in (adult) patients on Lithium, Valproate, and Carbamazepine at Creighton University, Graduate Medical Education Quality Symposium, Omaha, NE May 15 2015, 2015
  • Yon J. Chong, MD, MPH, MBA, Rahul Sharma, MD, Christopher S. Wichman, Ph.D, Vithyalakshmi Selvaraj M.D: Monitoring of Stimulant Use in Child and Adolescent Patients with ADHD at Creighton University, Graduate Medical Education Quality Symposium, Omaha, NE May 15 2015, 2015
  • “The Difficult Patient: Recommendations for frustrated clinicians”. Creighton Psychiatry Grand Rounds. Omaha, NE, January 21, 2015, 2015
  • “The Difficult Patient”, Mid-Summer Lyceum Conference. Omaha, NE August 1, 2014, 2014
  • Sriram Ramaswamy MD, Vithyalakshmi Selvaraj, MD, David Driscoll PhD Jayakrishna M Madabhushi, MD, Subhash C. Bhatia, MD. Vikram Yeragani, M.B.B.S., D.P.M., F.R.C.P.(C), “Effects of escitalopram on autonomic function in posttraumatic stress disorder among veterans of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF)” Accepted by European Atherosclerosis Society May 2014 but not presented., 2014
  • Selvaraj V, Baskar K, Sur S, Agrawal DK: Intrinsic Serotonergic System in Human Coronary Artery Smooth Muscle Cells: Potential Implication in Coronary Artery Disease. Presented at the 81st annual meeting of the European Atherosclerosis Society, Lyon, France 2-5 June 2013. The abstract was published in June/July 2013 issue of Atherosclerosis, 2013
  • Umer Farooq MD, Jayakrishna Madabushi MD, Venkata Kolli MD, Vithyalakshmi Selvaraj M.D: Survey of Physician Attitudes towards Psychogenic Non Epileptic Seizures and Driving at APA- IPS meeting, October 2012., 2012
  • “Primary Care Update in Psychiatry”, CME Presentation Omaha, NE January, 2011, 2011
  • “An Efflorescence of Autism: From a Child to Man”, Clinical Study Days by the Committee of the World Association of Psychoanalysis. New York, New York October, 2009, 2009
  • “Motivating the motivator: An overview of motivational enhancement therapy”, American Psychiatry Association. San Francisco, CA, May, 2009, 2009