Penn Transplant Institute

Transplant Faculty

K. Rajender (Raj) Reddy, M.D.

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Ruimy Family President's Distinguished Professor
Clinical Assistant Professor in Emergency Medicine , University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Director of Hepatology, HUP, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Medical Director of Liver Transplantation, HUP, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Division of Gastroenterology, 2 Dulles
3400 Spruce Street
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-4276
Fax: 215-349-5915
Education:
M.B.B.S.
Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, India, 1972.
Post-Graduate Training
Rotation House Surgeon, Osmania General Hospital, Hyderabad, India , 1972-1973.
Pre-Registration House Office, Aberdeen Teaching Hospitals, Aberdeen, UK , 1974-1975.
Senior House Officer, St. Edmund’s Hospital, Northampton, UK , 1975-1976.
Resident in Internal Medicine, Misericordia Hospital, Lincoln Hospital Affiliation, New York Medical College, New York, now known as Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center , 1977-1980.
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, East Tennessee State University College of Medicine, Tennessee , 1980-1982.
Fellowship, Hepatology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida , 1982-1983.
Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1980.
American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, 1983.
American Board of Internal Medicine, Certificate of Added Qualification in Transplant Hepatology (CAQ) , 2006.
American Board of Internal Medicine-GI Board appointment, 2009.
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Selected Publications

Yoshida EM, Sulkowski MS, Gane EJ, Herring RW Jr, Ratziu V, Ding X, Wang J, Chuang SM, Ma J, McNally J, Stamm LM, Brainard DM, Symonds WT, McHutchison JG, Beavers KL, Jacobson IM, Reddy KR, Lawitz E : Concordance of Sustained Virologic Response 4, 12, 24 Weeks Post-Treatment With Sofosbuvir-Containing Regimens for Hepatitis C Virus Hepatology October 2014.

Gordon SC, Muir AJ, Lim JK, Pearlman B, Argo CK, Ramani A, Maliakkal B, Alam I, Stewart TG, Vainorius M, Peter J, Nelson DR, Fried MW, Reddy KR: Safety Profile of Boceprevir and Telaprevir in Chronic Hepatitis C: Real World Experience From HCV-Target J Hepatol. HCV-Target Study Group September 2014.

O'Leary, Reddy KR, Wong F, Kamath PS, Patton HM, Biggins SW, Fallon MB, Garcia-Tsao G, Subramanian RM, Malik R, Thacker LR, Bajaj JS: North American Consortium for the Study of End-Stage Liver Disease Long-term Use of Antibiotics and Proton Pump Inhibitors Predict Development of Infections in Patients with Cirrhosis. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol Aug 2014.

Flamm SL1, Muir AJ, Fried MW, Reddy KR, Nelson DR, Bzowej NH, Sullivan JC, Bengtsson L, DeMasi R, Wright CI, Kieffer TL, George S, Adda N, Dusheiko GM.: Sustained Virologic Response Rates With Telaprevir-Based Therapy in Treatment-Naive Patients Evaluated by Race or Ethnicity. J Clin Gastroenterol May 2014.

Reddy KR1, Wirjosemito A, Pavri TM, Sinese L.: HCV therapy with daclatasvir, PEG-IFN, and RBV after boceprevir-based therapy failure post-liver transplantation in hyper-IgM syndrome. Transplantation. April 2014.

Fontana RJ, Hayashi PH, Gu J, Reddy KR, Barnhart H, Watkins PB, Serrano J, Lee WM, Chalasani N, Stolz A, Davern T, Talwakar JA; on behalf of the DILIN network.: Idiosyncratic Drug Induced Liver Injury is associated with Substantial Morbidity and Mortality within 6 months From Onset Gastroenterology. Page: pii: S0016-5085(14)00429-6, March 25 2014 Notes: doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2014.03.045. [Epub ahead of print]

Lo Re V 3rd, Kallan MJ, Tate JP, Localio AR, Lim JK, Goetz MB, Klein MB, Rimland D, Rodriguez-Barradas MC, Butt AA, Gibert CL, Brown ST, Park L, Dubrow R, Reddy KR, Kostman JR, Strom BL, Justice AC.: Hepatic decompensation in antiretroviral-treated patients co-infected with HIV and hepatitis C virus compared with hepatitis C virus-monoinfected patients: a cohort study. Ann Intern Med. March 2014.

Clayton EF, Malik S, Bonnel A, Mu Y, Olthoff K, Shaked A, Abt PL, Peterman H, Reddy KR, Ottmann S, Furth EE, Levine MH. : Liver Transplantation and cirrhotomimetic hepatocellular carcinoma: Classification and outcomes. Liver Transpl. March 25 2014 Notes: doi: 10.1002/lt.23876. [Epub ahead of print]

Hayashi PH, Barnhart HX, Fontana RJ, Chalasani N, Davern TJ, Talwalkar JA, Reddy KR, Stolz AA, Hoofnagle JH, Rockey DC.: Reliability of Causality Assessment for Drug, Herbal and Dietary Supplement Hepatoxicity in the Drug-Induced Liver Injury Network (DILIN) Liver Int. March 2014 Notes: doi: 10.1111/liv.12540. [Epub ahead of print]

Terrault N, Reddy KR, Poordad F, Curry M, Schiano T, Johl J, Shaikh O, Dove L, Shetty K, Millis M, Schiff E, Regenstein F, Barnes D, Barin B, Peters M, Roland M, Stock P; for the HIVTR Investigators. : Peginterferon and Ribavirin for Treatment of Recurrent Hepatitis C Disease in HCV-HIV Coinfected Liver Transplant Recipients Am J Transplant. March 2014 Notes: doi: 10.1111/ajt.12668

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