Renuga Vivekanandan, MD
Renuga Vivekanandan, MD

Renuga Vivekanandan, MD

Associate Professor
School of Medicine

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Medicine

Position

  • Associate Professor

Education

  • University of Waterloo,Science,1998-2002
  • Medical University of Americas,M.D.,

Publications and Presentations

Articles

  • Mahfood Haddad, Toufik; Vallabhajosyula, Saraschandra; Sundaragiri, Pranathi; Vivekanandan, Renuga. Mycotic pseudoaneurysm by vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcal aureus: A rare cause of persistent bacteremia. BMJ Care Report 2015. Apr 1, 2015., BMJ Case Report, Apri 1, 2015, 2015
  • Destache C, Vivekanandan R et al, Hepatitis C Therapy: Looking Toward Interferon-Sparing Regimens. Journal of American Pharmacist Association 2015., Journal of American Pharmacists Association, March 2015, 2015
  • Case Report, BMJ Case Report -in the review process for submission 2014, Kandasamy. V, Vivekanandan. R et al 2014, Multidrug resistant Nocardia pseudobrasiliensis presenting as multiple muscle abscesses: A case report and a brief review
  • Case Report, Vallabhojosyula S, Vivekanandan R et al. BMJ Case Report. 2014, False-Positive tuberculous meningitis due to laboratory contamination: importance of holistic clinical evaluation.
  • Destache C, Vivekanandan R., et al. Hepatitis C Therapy: Looking Toward Interferon-Sparing Regimens. Review in process and expected publication in Journal of American Pharmacist Association 2015.
  • Abstract submitted to ACP Unusual Presentation of a Genital Lesion
  • Abstract submitted to Society of Hospital Medicine, Mycotic Pseudoaneusysm by Vancomycin Intermediate Staphylococcal Aureus
  • Submitted abstract to ATS, Meta Analysis for Early Surgical Intervention with Improved Outcome for Endocarditis
  • Submitted to ACP, Pseudomonas Osteomyelitis of Skull Base Presenting as Intractable Headache and Nasopharyngeal Abscess
  • Submitted to ATS, Bivalvular Endocarditis due to MRSA Managed with Daptomycin and Ceftaroine

Publications

  • Prathipati PK, Mandal S, Pon G, Vivekanandan R and Destache CJ. (2017) Pharmacokinetic and Tissue 
    Distribution Profile of Long Acting Tenofovir Alafenamide and Elvitegravir loaded nanoparticles in 
    Humanized Mice Model. doi:10.1007/s11095-017-2255-7 [doi], Pharm Res, 2017
  • Bhatty O, Waters D, Wilka N, Samuel S, Horne J and Vivekanandan R. Case Rep Infect Dis. 2016;2016:8216040. doi: 0.1155/2016/8216040. Epub , Case Reposrts in Infectious Diseases, 2016
  • Velagapudi M, Onaiwu C, Gupta V, Anthone J, Bricker L, Ameri A and Vivekanandan R. Cytomegolovirus 
    (CMV) Encephalistis in HIV patients.  DOI: 10. 4172/2329-6895. 1000314., Journal of Neurological Disorders, 2016
  • Foral P, Anthone J, Destache C, Vivekanandan R, Preheim L, Gorby G, Horne J, Dobronski L, Syed J, Mindru C, Ali M, Ali K, Neeman K & Bittner M. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2016 Sep 1;116(9):588-93. doi: 10.7556/jaoa.2016.116, Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, 116 (9), 588-93, 2016
  • Ashry H, Mansour G, Kalil A, Walters R & Vivekanandan R. Burns. 2016 Sep;42(6):1193-200. doi: 10.1016/j.burns.2016.02.024. Epub 2016 Mar 26.
     , Burns, 42(6), 1193-200, 2016
  • Narayanan M, Kukreja R, Bell B,Barak V,Baskaran J and Renuga Vivekanandan, Aspergillosis Carries Hight Mortality in Heart Transplant Patients. Presented at ATS Annual Meeting, Denver CO, May 15-20, 2015., American Thoracic Society, Abstract, 2015
  • Narayanan M, Kukreja R, Baskaran J and Vivekanandan R, Pseudomonas Osteomyelitis of Skull Base Presenting as Intractable Headache and Nasopharyngeal Abscess. Presented at ATS Annual Meeting, Denver CO, May 15-20, 2015., American Thoracic Society, Abstract, 2015
  • Narayanan M, Haddad M, Mansour G, Destache C and Vivekanandan R, Evidence of Lower Mortality in Early Surgical Intervention for Infective Endocarditis: Meta-Analysis. Presented at ATS Annual Meeting, Denver CO. May 15-20, 2015., American Thoracic Society, Abstract, 2015
  • Vallabhajosyula S, Sundaragiri P,Vincent G, Vivekanandan R and Esterbrooks D. Bivalvular Endocardidit due to Methicillin-Resistant Stapylococcus aureus Mananged with Daptomycin and Ceftaroline. Presented at 2015 Meeting of American Thoracic Society. Denver CO. May 15-20, 2015., American Thoracic Society, Abstract, 2015
  • Thimmisetty R, Syed J and Vivekanandan R, Does Bisphosphonates causes Osteomyelitis in addition to Osteonecrosis of Jaw? Presented at SGIM Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada. April 22-25, 2015., Society of General Internal Medicine, Abstract, 2015
  • Goyal Gaurav, Kendric K and Vivekanandan R, A Peculiar case of Multicentric Castleman Disease. Presented at 2015 Society of General Internal Medicine SGIM. Toronto, Canada. April 22-25, 2015., Society of Hospital Medicine, Abstract, 2015
  • Haddad T, Sundaragiri P, Vallabhajosyula S, Alsuwaidan A and Vivekanandan R, Mycotic pseudo aneurysm by vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus: a rare cause of persistent bacteremia. presented at Society of Hospital Medicine 2015 Annual Meeting, National Harbor, MD. March 29-April 1, 2015., Society of Hospital Medicine, Abstract, 2015
  • Kukreja R, Narayanan M, Barak V, Bell B and Vivekanandan R, An Uncommon Case of Genital Ulcer. presented at Society of Hospital Medicine 2015 Annual Meeting, National Harbor, MD. March 29-April 1, 2015., Society of Hospital Medicine, Abstract, 2015
  • Thimmisetty R, Vivekanandan R. Descending Necrotizing Mediastinitis. Abstract presented at 2014 Annual American Medical Association, November 2014. Dallas TX. Nov 2014., American Medical Association, Abstract, 2014
  • Foral P, Jamieson E, Bittner M, Gorby G, Horowitz E, Ali K , Neeman K, Vivekanandan R., et al. Provider acceptance and impact of a consultative, non-coercive antimicrobial stewardship program at Veterans Affairs Medical center. (Abstract accepted to be presented at 2014 Annual Meeting of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, October 15, 2014), American College of Clinical Pharmacy, Abstract, 2014
  • Anthone J, Vivekanandan R., et al. Evaluation of Antimicrobial Stewardship in an Academic Medical Center Emergency Department. Abstract accepted and presented at 2014 IDSA meeting. Philadelphia, PA. Oct 8-12, 2014., Infectious Diseases Society of America, Abstract, 2014
  • Mourya R, Vivekanandan R et al. SGIM 2014, Brain Abscess: An Unusual Complication of Odontogenic Infection, Society of General Internal Medicine, Abstract, 2014

Presentations

  • Vivekanandan, R, Destache, C and Dayla Boldt. Guidelines and Applications to Sepsis Management. . CHI Health St Fransis Hospital., 2017
  • Vivekanandan, R, and Horne J. Antibiotic Stewardship. Kentucky Hardin Memorial., 2017
  • Vivekanandan, R, Gorgy G, Horne J and Anthone J. Fired up and not Burned out: Provider Burnout. Nebraska Pharmacy Association. , 2017
  • Vivekananda, R and Destache, C. Antibiotics Stewardship. CHI Health St. Francis Hospital, 2017
  • R. Vivekanandan. Tuberculosis. Internal Medicine Grand Rounds given Jan 21, 2015, 2015
  • R. Vivekanandan. Tuberculosis. CUMC Pulmonary Grand Rounds given Jan 9 2015, 2015
  • Vivekanandan, R, Schaefer, J and Laurie Baedke. Women in Medicine 2017. Annual American College of Physician Meeting 2017. Nebraska
  • Vivekanandan R, Procalcitonin and Sepsis Dec 2016. Creighton University Medical Center Grand Rounds.
  • Vivekanandan R, Antibiotics Stewardship. Nov 2015. Creighton University Medical Center Grand Rounds
  • Vivekanandan R, Clostridium difficile in 2015. CHI Annual Primary Care GI Conference. Omaha, NE 2015.
  • Vivekanandan R, Mycobacterium bovis. 2015 National Tuberculosis Conference. CDC.
  • Vivekanandan R, Mycobacterium bovis case presentation at Nebraska Health Department Annual Meeting April 2015.
  • Vivekanandan R, Mycobacterium bovis case presentation at Nebraska Health Department Annual Meeting April 2015.
  • Vivekanandan R, Infectious Disease Board Review. Creighton University Medical Center. 2014 and 2015.
  • Vivekanandan R, Grand Rounds Speaker: Childhood and Adolescent Obesity –July 2011 Children’s Hospital and Medical Center Omaha, NE

Awards and Honors

  • Best Doctor 2016, Best Doctors of America, 2016
  • James F. Sullivan Award, Creighton University Department of Medicine, 2015
  • Best Doctor 2015, Best Doctors of America, 2015