Scholarly Activity - Crozer-Keystone Health System - PA

Scholarly Activity

Scholarly Publications

  1. Increasing advance directives in a teaching internal medicine practice. Shirley Jayakumar, D.O., William Zirker, M.D. The Gerontologist 2004; 44: 548-549
  2. Level of Adherence to National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP); Adult Treatment Panel III Guidelines: Are we doing it right? Sujeeth R. Punnam, M.D., Mayar Jundi, M.D.; Mohammad Abolhassani, M.D., Daljit Badhesa, M.D.; Meenal Padgaonkar, M.D.; Ashish Rana, M.D. Preventive Cardiology, Winter 2005
  3. Pituitary Hyperplasia Secondary to Primary Hypothyroidism, A Case Report and Review of the Literature; Ami Sharad Joshi, D.O., Paul D. Woolf, M.D. Pituitary September 2005; Volume 1 
  4. EUS-guided FNA diagnosis of recurrent follicular lymphoma in the transverse colon; Amanda Fehring, D.O., Nathan Schmulewitz, M.D. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy October 2006; Volume 64, No. 4
  5. Left Ventricular Wall Motion Abnormalities Induced by Squatting: A New Echocardiographic Stress Test for the Diagnosis of Coronary Artery Disease; P. Anthony N. Chandraratna, M.D., FRCP, FACC, Rajiv Maraj, M.D., Ghasan Tabel, M.D., Arash Vahdat, M.D. and Lalkrushna Malaviya, M.D.
  6. Comparision of Capillary and Venous Glucose Measurement in an ICU Setting; Imaran Sethi M.D., RuthAnne Fitzpatrick M.D., Paul Woolf, M.D.; Submitted for publication to Chest
  7. Thyroid Storm Caused by Partial Hydatidiform Mole; Niyati Chiniwala, M.D., Ruth Anne Fitzpatrick, M.D.; Paul Woolf, M.D.: THYROID April 2008; Volume 18, No. 4: 479-481 
  8. 3 for 1: How to Meet Faculty Scholarly Activity, Residency Scholarly Activity, and PBL Competency Requirements. Andrew Weber (Faculty), Ashish Rana, M.D., David Lainoff, MD; and Andrew Weber, M.D. Academic Internal Medicine Insight, 2008, 6:2.
  9. Colistin is Associated with Increased Nephrotoxicity in Burn Patients. N. Rastogi, M.D., Faculty: S. Arora, M.D.; JOURNAL OF AMERICAN SOCIETY OF NEPHROLOGY, JASN 2008.
  10. Autologous Transplantation in De Novo Non-Promyelocytic Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) Patients in First Complete Remission (CRI) with Peripheral Blood Stem Cell (PBSC) Collection Following Consolidation with High-Dose Cytarabine and Etoposide: A Single Institution Experience; V. Kaveti, M.D., et al. from other institution; Journal of American Society of Hematology, Dec 2008
  11. Pseudomembranes of Colostomy; Pankaj Jawa, M.D., Frederick Conlin, M.D., Mayo Clinic Proceedings March 2009; Volume 84, No.3: 214.
  12. Journal of Gastroenterology Oncology “Cholangiocarcinoma: Treatment with Sorafinib Extended Life Expectancy to Greater than Four Years” (JGO-13-80) Hareesha Chakunta, MD; Ravi Sunderkrishnan, MD; Reza Mostofi, MD; Mark Kaplan, MD
  13. Idiopathic bilateral adrenal hemorrhage in a 63-year-old male: a case report and review of the literature,² Kshitij Thakur, MD, Bodukam, Vijay, MD, Jenkins, Don; Case Rep Urol. 2015;2015:503638. doi: 10.1155/2015/503638. Epub 2015 Apr 21.
    Pubmed ID: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25973281.

  14. Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding as a Manifestation of Metastasis from Laryngeal Cancer Amandeep Singh, MD, Hammad Nazeer, MD, Kshitij Thakur, MD, and Monica Zeitz, MD; 
    ACG Case Rep J 2015;2(3):155-157. doi:10.14309/crj.2015.39. Published online: March, 2015; ACG Case Reports Journal is a peer-reviewed, open-access publication

  15. Wire in the Heart: Fracture and Fragment Embolization of Retrievable Inferior Vena Cava Filter into the Right Ventricle;Kshitij Thakur, MD, Vijay Bodukam, MD; Case Reports in Cardiology, vol. 2015, Article ID 938184, 2 pages, 2015. doi:10.1155/2015/938184.

  16. The Case of an Unusual Defibrillation Vector in the Management of High Defibrillation Threshold; Nasir Nawaz, MD, David Kleinman, MD; The Journal of Innovations in Cardiac Rhythm Management, (2015), 1942–1948; ISSN 2156-3977 (print)

  17. Elderly Nursing Home Resident with Head; Abel, R , Zirker W Journal of the American Medical Directors Association- Accepted for publication; JAMDA-D-15-00031

  18. 16 y/o female with “Watermelon Stomach”?; Singh A, Khan A, Krall R, Mirza Z; Abstract will be published in October edition of ACG 2014

  19. Shigellosis. Medscape Reference; Kroser J, Singh A . Updated December 18, 2014. Available at: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/182767-overview.

  20. Onset of Celiac Disease in a Patient Associated with Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C using Interferon Based Triple Therapy. Singh A, Zaeri N, Ho Immanuel; American Journal of Gastroenterology, October 2014

  21. Identifying Risk Factors Associated with Inappropriate Use of Acid Suppressive Therapy at a Community Hospital; Amandeep Singh, MD, Immanuel Ho, MD; American Journal of Gastroenterology Annual October 2014

Poster Presentations 2015

  1. Failure Of Directly Observed Treatment Due To Pyrazinamide Resistance- A Case Report; Rishik Vashisht, MD, Wei Bin, MD; 2015 ATS International Conference in Denver, Colorado
    Thematic Poster Session
  2. Crack Cocaine Induced Laryngeal Injury; Kshitij Thakur, MD, Amandeep Singh, MD; Gary Wendell, MD; 2015 ATS International Conference in Denver, Colorado, May 2015
    Thematic Poster Session
  3. Wire in the Heart: Fracture and Fragment Embolization of Retrievable Inferior Vena Cava Filter into the Right Ventricle; Kshitij Thakur, MD, Vijay Bodukam, MD
    B41-DON'T LET ME DOWN: ADVANCES IN THORACIC SURGERY
    Thematic Poster Session
    MONDAY, MAY 18, 2015
  4. Skeletal muscle metastasis; Kshitij Thakur, MD, Rashmika Potdar, MD, Christina Clay, MD; Poster Presentation Mid-Atlantic Society of General Internal Medicine Meeting, March 13, 2015 in Hershey, PA.
  5. Onset of Celiac Disease in a Patient Associated with Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C using Interferon Based Triple Therapy. Singh A, Zaeri N, Ho Immanuel; American College of Gastroenterology Annual meeting in Philadelphia, November 2014
  6. Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding as a Manifestation of Metastasis from Laryngeal Cancer; Singh A, Nazeer H, Zaeri N, Thakur K, Zeitz M; American College of Gastroenterology Annual meeting in Philadelphia, Novemeber 2014.
  7. Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding as a Manifestation of Metastasis from Laryngeal Cancer; Singh A, Nazeer H, Zaeri N, Thakur K, Zeitz M; PA Society of Oncology and Hematology in Philadelphia for Poster presentation
  8. 16 y/o female with “Watermelon Stomach”?; Singh A, Khan A, Krall R, Mirza Z; PA Societ of Oncology and Hematology in Philadelphia for Poster presentation
  9. Chronic Kidney Disease Management among Primary Care Physicians in a Residency Program; Jia Ng, MD, Nathan Okechukwu, MD; American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Nov 2014
  10. Confidence Level, Knowledge and Practices of Primary Care Physicians in Chronic Kidney Disease Management; Jia Ng, MD, Nathan Okechukwu, MD; American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Nov 2014
  11. Role of Arterial line in Septic Shock (R.A.S.S): A quality improvement study; Thakur K, MD, Mishra C, MD, Bin W, MD; Critical Care Canada Forum 2014 Conference
  12. Warfarin induced venous gangrene in the setting of anti-phospholipid anibody syndrome; Chaitanya Mishra M.D., Kshitij Thakur M.D., Atul Kapoor M.D., T.Kelly, Christina Clay M.D.; ACP regional meeting, November 8, 2014
  13. Eptifibatide Induced Profound Thrombocytopenia- a rare side effect; Vashisht R, MD; ACP regional meeting, November 8, 2014
  14. Retroperitoneal Hemorrhage as a Consequence of ‘Tazing’ – An Unusual Cause; Vashisht R, MD; Critical Care Canada Forum 2014 Conference
  15. Identifying Risk Factors Associated with Inappropriate Use of Acid Suppressive Therapy at a Community Hospital; Amandeep Singh, MD, Immanuel Ho, MD; American College of Gastroenterology Annual meeting Nov 2014
  16. Role of Arterial line in Septic Shock (R.A.S.S.); Thakur K, MD; Mishra C, MD, Bin W, MD 2015 Critical Care Congress in Phoenix, Arizona
  17. Hydralazine-induced vasculitis manifesting in alveolar hemorrhage; Thakur K, MD, Zaveri S, DO, Vashisht R, MD, Bergman M, MD; 2015 Critical Care Congress in Phoenix, Arizona
  18. The V-Project: Vancomycin dosing and therapeutic monitoring in adults; Tahseen M, MD; Singh A, MD, Jerome M, DO, Mishra C, MD, Kapoor A, MD, Thakur K, MD, Bhattacharrya R, MD; 2015 Critical Care Congress in Phoenix, Arizona
  19. Rhombencephalitis; Tahseen M, MD, Bhattacharrya R; 2015 Critical Care Congress in Phoenix, Arizona

Poster Presentations 2014

APDIM - Spring 2014, Nashville, TN

  1. “Medical grand rounds: A step forward”, Kshitij Thakur, MD; Nadia Ali, M.D.

American Thoracic Society – 2014, San Diego, CA

  1. Time Bomb in Trachea - Mediastinal fistula development in patient with NSCL, Kshitij Thakur, MD,; Anna Thomas, MD; Gary Wendell, MD; Asad U. Khan, MD
American Society of Nephrology, 2014 Kidney Week - November 11-16, 2014, Philadelphia, PA
  1. "Chronic Kidney Disease among primary care physicians in a residency program". Jia Hwei NG, MD; Robert Schoepe, DO; Aaroop Haridas, MD; Shaila Smith, DO; Rashmika Potdar, MD; Sonia Zaveri, DO; C. Nathan Okechukwu, MD. Abstract accepted. 

American Society of Nephrology, 2014 Kidney Week - November 11-16, 2014, Philadelphia, PA

  1. "Confidence Level, Knowledge and Practices of Primary Care Physicians in Chronic Kidney Disease Management." Jia Hwei Ng, MD; Robert Schoepe, DO; Aaroop Haridas, MD; Shaila Smith, DO; Rashmika Potdar, MD; Sonia Zaveri, DO; C. Nathan Okechukwu, MD. Abstract accepted.

Pennsylvania Society of Oncology and Hematology's 2014 ASCO/ASTRO Highlights & ASH Preview - September 19-20, Lafayette Hill, PA

  1. "Upper gastrointestinal bleeding as a manifestation of metastasis from Laryngeal Cancer," Abstract presentation. Amandeep Singh, MD; Hammad Nazeer, MD; Kshitij Thakur, MD; Nayere Zarei, MD: Monica Zeitz, MD

Pennsylvania Society of Oncology and Hematology's 2014 ASCO/ASTRO Highlights & ASH Preview - September 19-20, Lafayette Hill, PA

  1. "Superwarfarin poisoning: a case report and analysis of safety measures in patient management." Abstract presentation. Kshitij Thakur, MD; Ravi Sunderkrishan, MD; Dhawan N, MD; Vijay Bodukam, MD

Poster Presentations 2013

American Society of Hypertension Annual Scientific Meeting, San Francisco, CA May 15-18, 2013

  1. “Management of Uncontrolled Hypertension in the Outpatient Setting”Salma Baksh, MD; Ahmed Shawkat, MD; Alyson Dobracki, DO; Cleopatra Laicer, DO; Ahad Lodhi, MD; Christian Glaser, DO

ACP – Internal Medicine 2013, San Francisco, CA April 12, 2013

  1. Latex Allergy Presenting as Nephrotic Syndrome. Effat Rasul, MD; Anza Saleem, MD; Ahad Lodhi, MD
  2. Massive Gastrointestinal Bleeding from a Traumatic Gastric Injury. Anza Saleem, MD; Muhammad Tahseen, MD; Arun Kanmantha Reddy, MD

ACP - April 11, 2013

  1. Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents (ESAS) Order Set Usage: Improvement in Utilization & Cost Savings Across Crozer Keystone Health System. Comparing Pre and Post Implementation Era. Ahad Lodhi, MD; C. Nathan Okechukwu, MD, Richard Pacitti, PharmD; David Showalter, PharmD

5th Annual Health Literacy Research Conference - October 2013, Washington, DC

  1. Does medical training equip residents with skills needed to communicate with low health literacy? Jia Hwei NG, MD; Nadia Ali, MD; Nadia Ali, MD; Mitha S; Rashid, B.

ACAAI 2013 Annual Scientific Meeting - November 7-11, 2013, Baltimore, MD

  1. "Omalizumab Therapy in Severe Adolescent Atopic Dermatitis." Shalia Smith, DO; Anthony Rooklin, MD

World Congress on Sleep Medicine - October 2013, Spain

  1. "OSA Outpatient Screening Study." Effat Rasul, MD; Aashay Patel, MD; Arun Kanmantha Reddy, MD; Harsh Patel, MD; Shaila Smith, DO; Aarop Haridas, MD; Asad Khan, MD. Abstract Presented.

ACP SE PA Regional Meeting - October 2013

  1. Utilization of FRAX in osteoporosis screening: Are we failing our patients? Shailia Smith, DO; Jia Hwei Ng, MD; Aaroop Haridas, MD; Robert Schoepe, DO; Effat Rasul, MD; Ashley Patel, MD; Ritu Khurana, MD. Third place winner.
 

Poster Presentations 2012

SGIM annual meeting - Orlando,FL - May 10,2012, National

  1. Assessing the accuracy and completeness of resident signouts for improving patient handoffs. S. Baksh, M.D., K. Chapman, M.D., N. Law, D.O., S. Thomas, D.O., A. Lodhi, M.D., (Faculty) Nadia Ali, M.D.

National Kidney Foundation - Washington, D.C., May 9-12, 2012

  1. CKD Management in primary care setting: Evaluation of KDOQI clinical practice guidelines. Y. Sharma, M.D., S. Flynn, D.O., L. Lonappan, M.D., S. Banssal, M.D., S. Thomas, D.O., K. Bekal, D.O., (Faculty) C. Nathan Okechukwu, M.D.

American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting, October 21, 2012

  1. Massive Gastrointestinal Bleeding from a Traumatic Gastric Injury. Muhammad Tahseen, MD; Anza Saleem, MD; Arun Kanmantha Reddy, MD; Monica Zeitz, MD 

ACP PA Chapter, SE Regional Meeting, November 10, 2012

  1. Is CURB 65 Score Being Overlooked as an Appropriate Screening Modality for Triaging of Patients with CAP? Atul Kapoor, MD; Michael Jerome, DO; Prasanna Tadi, MD; Muhammad Tahseen, MD; Ahad Lodhi, MD; Christian Glaser, DO; Gustavo Vasquez, MD

ACP PA Chapter, SE Regional Meeting, November 10, 2012

  1. Mild Therapeutic Hypothermia (MTH) Outcomes After In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in a Community Hospital. Vijay Bodukam, MD; Sean Flynn, DO; Yuvraj Sharma, MD; Nancy Law, DO; Hammad Nazeer, MD; Gary Wendell, MD

Poster Presentations 2011

Resident Research Day, Crozer-Chester Medical Center, May 2011

  1. CKD in Primary Care Setting: Evaluation of the implementation of KDOQI clinical practice guidelines; Yuvraj Sharma, MD; Faculty: Nathan Okechukwu, MD. QIP first place winner.

American College of Osteopathic Internist ACOI, October 2011, San Antonio, Texas

  1. Sean Flynn, DO; Finalist in the Annual Abstrat Poster/Case Presentation Contest: Utlization of Sepsis Protocol and Propriety of Antibiotics; S. Flynn, Y. Sharma, L. Lonappan, S. Bansal, S. Thomas, K. Bekal

ENDO 2011: The 93rd Annual Meeting & Expo, June 4-7 in Boston, Massachusetts

  1. Sustainability of Resident Education in Follow-up of Newly Diagnosed Hyperglycemia; Linet Lonappan, MD, Soni Srivastav, MD, Ruth Ann Fitzpatrick, MD (faculty)

ATS 2011*Denver, The International Conference of the American Thoracic Society, May 13-18 in Denver, Colorado

  1. Case Report - Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension in a Patient with Sickle Cell Trait; Ahmed Shawkat, MD; Faculty: Hussein Killidar, MD

American College of Physicians National Meeting, Spring 2011, San Diego, CA

  1. Management of Uncontrolled Hypertension in the Outpatient Setting; S. Baksh, MD, A, Shawkat, MD, N. Chiniwala, MD, N. Patel, MD, C. Laicer, DO, A. Dobracki, DO; Poster Finalist Presentation, Associate Research Competition 
  2. Spontaneous Benign Pneumoperitoneum in Patient with Scleroderma; Clinical Vignette Competition Poster Finalist; A. Saleem, E. Rasul, MD
  3. House staff efficiency in ordering VTE prophylaxis Phase 1: among the ten research abstracts selected as winners in the 2011 National Associates Competition and podium presentation; Harsh Patel, MD (presented); group members include: K. Parthasarthy, D. Kalisetti, MD, V. Kaveti, MD, N. Patel, A. Reddy
  4. House staff efficiency in ordering VTE prophylaxis-Phase 2: among ten research abstracts selected as winners in the 2011 National Associates Competition and podium presentation; Keshav Parthasarthy, MD (presented); group members include: H. Patel, D. Kalisetti, MD, V. Kaveti, MD, N. Patel, A. Reddy

National Kidney Foundation (NKF) 2011 Spring Clinical Meetings

  1. Erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAS) Order Set Usgae: Improvement in Utilization & Cost Savings Across Crozer Keystone Health System. Comparing Pre and Post Implementation Era; Poster Presentation; A. Lodhi (personal project with Dr. Okechuku as faculty)

ACP Southeastern PA Regional Competition October 2011

  1. CT Angiogram Used or Abused; A. Reddy, MD, D. Kalisetti, MD, K. Parthasarthy, MD, A. Patel, MD, E. Rasul, MD, H. Chakunta, MD; Faculty: Wei Bin, MD, poster presentation
  2. Anticoagulation in Atrial Fibrillation Patients in a Community Hospital; A. Reddy, MD, D. Kalisetti, MD, K. Parthasarthy, MD, A. Patel, MD, E. Rasul, MD, H. Chakunta, MD; Faculty: David Kleinman, MD, poster presentation
  3. Use of Antiplatelet and Antihyperlipidemics in CAD and PVD: A cross-sectional and contrast study; C. Glaser, DO, S. Baksh, MD, A. Shawkat, MD, A. Kapoor, MD, M. Jermone, DO; Faculty: S. COnrad, MD, poster presentation
  4. CKD: Under utilization of Phosphate Binders, Monitoring iPTH and Malnutrition; A. Lodhi, MD, C. Glaser, DO, S. Baksh, MD, A. Shawkat, MD, A. Kapoor, MD, M. Jerome, DO; Faculty: Kevin Sperling, MD, poster presentation
  5. Prevalence of Chronic Kidney Disease in Patients with Sleep Apnea; A. Lodhi, MD; Faculty: Nathan Okechuku, MD, poster presentation
  6. Erythropoiesis-stimulating agents(ESAS) order set Usgae: Improvement in Utlization & Cost Savings Across Crozer Keystone Health System. Comparing Pre and Post Implementation Era; A. Lodhi, MD; Faculty: Nathan Okechuku, MD, poster presentation
  7. CKD in Primary Care Setting: Evaluation of the implementation of KDOQI clinical practice guidelines; Y. Sharma, MD, S. Flynn, DO, L. Lonappan, MD, S. Bansal, MD, S. Thomas, DO, K. Bekal, DO; Faculty: Nathan Okechuku, MD, poster presentation
  8. Spontaneous Benign Pneumoperitoneum in Patient With Scleroderma; A. Saleem, MD; Faculty: Mike Farber, MD, poster presentation
  9. Hypokalemic Paralysis: A rare presentation of undiagnosed hyperthyroidism in a young Hispanic male; S. Sharma, MD; Faculty: Kevin Sperling, MD, poster presentation

Poster Presentations 2010

Small-Cell Carcinoma With an Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Mutation in a Never-Smoker with Gefitinib-Responsive Adenocarcinoma of the Lung; Atul Kapoor, MD(part author); September 2010, Clinical Lung Cancer, Vol. 11, No. 5, E1-E4, 2012; Case Report

Yolk Sac Tumor of the Ear; published in Journal of Clinical Oncology, April 2012, Vamshi Kaveti, MD

American College of Physicians Southeast Pennsylvania Poster Competition, Saturday, October 9, 2010

  1. House staff efficiency in ordering VTE prophylaxis; H. Patel, MD, K. Parthasarthy, D. Kalisetti, MD, V. Kaveti, MD, N. Patel, A. Reddy; Faculty: Alan Zweban, MD; WINNER QUALITY IMPROVEMENT CATEGORY SECOND PLACE WINNERS
  2. Assessment of Appropriateness of PRBC transfusion; L. Lonappan, MD, P. Jawa, Shalini Verma, Y. Sharma, S. Flynn; Faculty: Mike Soojian, MD; WINNER QUALITY IMPROVEMENT CATEGORY THIRD PLACE WINNERS
  3. Parvovirus B19 Infection-Associated Collapsing Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis; Y. Sharma, MD; Faculty: Alan Barman, DO; WINNER CASE VIGNETTE SECOND PLACE WINNER
  4. Prophylactic Use of Anitbiotics in Cirrhotic Patients with Upper GI Bleed-Is It Being Implemented?; S. Baksh, A. Shawkat, A. Dobracki, C. Laicer, A. Lodhi, C. Glaser; Faculty: Brian Copeland, DO, Poster Presentation
  5. A case of partial empty sella syndrome with panhypopituitarism; S. Srivastav; Faculty: Lubna Zuberi, MD, Poster Presentation
  6. Management of Uncontrolled Hypertension in the Outpatient Setting; S. Baksh, A. Shawkat, A. Dobracki, C. Lacier, N. Patel, N. Chiniwala; Faculty: Dr. Capalongo; Poster Presentation
  7. Pulmonary Hypertension in a Patient with Autoimmune Hepatitis; A. Reddy; Poster Presentation
  8. Resident education improves follow up of newly diagnosed hyperglycemia in hospitalized patients; S. Srivastav, L. Lonappan; Faculty: Ruth Ann Fitzpatrick, MD; Poster Presentation

Resident Research Day, Crozer-Chester Medical Center, May 2010

  1. Parvovirus B19 Infection-Associated Collapsing Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis; Y. Sharma, MD; Faculty: Alan Barman, DO, Glenn Landinsky, MD; Case Report, WINNER FIRST PLACE

ENDO 2010: The 92nd Annual Meeting and Expo, June 19-22 in San Diego, California

  1. Resident Education Improves Follow Up of Newly Diagnosed Hyperglycemia in Hospitalized Patients; S. Srivastav, MD, L. Lonappan, MD; Faculty: Ruth Ann Ftizpatrick, MD; Presidential Poster Presentation Competition given to the abstract with the highest score

ACP national meeting, Toronto, April 2010

  1. Prolonged Suppression of the HPA Axis follwoing epidural steroid injections; S. Srivastav, MD; Faculty: Lubna Zuberi, MD, Poster Presentation

Poster Presentations 2009

Academic Internal Medicine Week, APDIM 2009

  1. Outcomes and Use of Unnecessary Interventions in ACE versus Non-ACE Unit Geriatric Admissions; A. Dobracki, DO, C. Lacier, DO; Faculty: William Zirker, MD, Poster Presentation

ACP Pennsylvania Chapter, 2009 Southeast Regional Meeting

  1. Arterial thrombosis in PNH; Keshav Parthasarthy, MD; Faculty: Sat Arora, MD; Poster Presentation Case Report
  2. Outcomes in the Management of Diabetic Ketoacidosis in a Community Teaching Hospital; S. Neeli, MD, B. Barnes, DO, S. Saeed, MD, B. Varadaraju, MD, S. Srivastav, MD, A. Ali, MD; Faculty: Lubna Zuberi, MD, Poster Presentation QIP
  3. Aortic Root Pseudo-Aneurysm Causing Coronary Artery Compression and Myocardial Ischemia; S. Baksh, MD; Faculty: John Godfrey, DO, Poster Presentation
  4. Physician efficiency at downgrading stable patients; V. Kaveti, MD, N. Patel, MD, S. Kaur, MD, C. Seltzer, MD, D. Kalisetti, MD, K. Parthasarthy, MD; Faculty: R. Mesmer, MD, Poster Presentation
  5. Osteoporosis Screening and Management in an Out-patient Setting; C. Fernandes, MD, B. Barnes, DO, S. Saeed, MD, B. Varadaraju, S. Srivastav, MD, A. Ali, MD; Faculty: D. Capalongo, DO; Poster Presentation

Poster Presentations 2008

2008 Annual POMA Clinical Assembly/Convention, May 1, 2008

  1. Outcomes and Use of Invasive Interventions in Geriatric ACE vs. Non-ACE Floor Admissions; A. Dobracki, DO, C.Laicer, DO, N. Patel, MD, N. Chiniwala, MD, A. Shawkat, MD, S. Baksh, MD; Faculty: William Zirker, MD. Poster Presentation.
  2. Effective treatment of Low HDL Cholesterol; B. Varadaraju, MD, S. Donthu, MD, L. Malaviya, MD, S. Neeli, MD, V. Kaveti, MD, S. Saeed, MD.

American College of Physicians Annual Spring meeting, April 2008

  1. Screening for Microalbuminuria and Subsequent use of ACEI/ARB in non-Hypertensive Diabetics; Lalkrushna Malaviya, M.D., Niyata Chiniwala, M.D., Soujanya Donthu, M.D., Bhargarv Varadaraju, M.D., Ashok Mandala, M.D., Mansoor Tiwana, M.D. (selected after winnign first place at the SE ACP competition on Oct. 13th, 2007 at TJUH.)

ACP Pennsylvania Chapter, 2008 Southeast Regional Meeting

  1. Effective Treatment of Low HDL Cholesterol; B. Varadaraju, MD, S. Donthu, MD, L. Malaviya, MD, S. Neeli, MD, V. Kaveti, MD, S. Saeed, MD; Faculty: D. Lainoff, MD; Poster Presentation WINNER #3 QIP
  2. Comparison of Endoscopic Ultrasound and Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Evaluation of Idiopathic Acute Pancreatitis; S. Donthu, MD; Faculty: Immanuel Ho, MD; Poster Presentation
  3. Poor Bowel Preparation in Colonoscopy is a Costly Problem: Prospective Randomized Study of Urban Inpatient Population; S. Donthu, MD, Faculty: Immanuel Ho, MD; Poster Presentation
  4. Use of Erythropoetic Stimulating Agents in CKD Patients with Anemia; B. Varadaraju, MD, S. Saeed, MD, L. Malaviya, MD, S. Neeli, MD, V. Kaveti, MD, S. Donthu, MD; Faculty: S. Arora, MD; Poster Presentation
  5. Blood Glucose Control in Patients Receiving Parental Nutrition; N. Chiniwala, MD, S. Kaur, MD, C. Seltzer, MD, A. Kalanuria, MD, C. Fernandes, MD, A. Dobracki, DO, F. Anjum, MD; Faculty: Ruth Ann Fitzpatrick, MD; Poster Presentation
  6. Head Computered Tomography: Are We Overutilizing It?; N. Rastogi, MD, P. Jawa, MD, W. Siddiqui, MD, A. Kochhar, MD, S. Rawal, MD, K. Yacono, DO; Faculty: Bruce Nisbet, MD, Poster Presentation. WINNER #2 QIP
  7. The Impact of Beta-Blocker Administration on Hospital Length of Stay in Acute Heart Failure Patient; N. Rastogi, MD, K. Yacono, DO, W. Siddiqui, MD, A. Kochhar, MD, P. Jawa, S. Rawal, MD; Faculty: J. Godfrey, MD, Poster Presentation
  8. Are We Ordering Too Many Echocardiograms?; N. Patel, MD, B. Barnes, DO, K. Asokan, MD, N. Maouelanin, MD, C. Lacier, DO; Faculty: R. Mesmer, Poster Presentation
  9. Hepatic Adenomatosis in an African-American, American Journal of Gastroenterology, September 2008, volume 103 number s1, Abstract number 610; Nayan Patel, MD; Faculty: Immanuel Ho, MD

Hepatic Adenomatosis in an African-American, American Journal of Gastroenterology September 2008, volume 103 number s1, Abstract number 610; Nayan Patel, MD; Faculty: Immanuel Ho, MD

The Endocrine Society's 90th Annual Meeting, June 2008

  1. Blood Glucose Control in Patients Receiving Parenteral Nutrition; N. Chiniwala, MD, S. Saur, MD, A. Kalanuria, MD, C. Fernandes, MD, A. Dobracki, DO, F. Anjum, MD; Faculty: Ruth Ann Fitzpatrick, MD, Poster Presentation

Health Science Research March 2008 Scranton, PA

  1. The Impact of Beta-Blocker Administration on Hospital Length of Stay in Acute Heart Failure Patient: A Retrospective Analysis; P. Jawa, MD, N. Rastogi, MD, W. Siddiqui, MD, A. Kochhar, MD, S. Rawal, MD, K. Yacono, DO; Faculty: J. Godfrey, DO, Poster Presentation
  2. Blood Glucose Control in Patients Receiving Parenteral Nutrition; N. Chiniwala, MD, S. Kaur, MD, A. Kalanuria, MD, C. Fernandes, MD, A. Dobracki, DO, F. Anjum, MD; Faculty: Ruth Ann Fitzpatrick, MD, Poster Presentation

Book Chapter

Book Chapter - 1

  1. Use of ACE-inhibitors and angiotensin-2 receptor blockers in the management of the cardiorenal syndrome. Muhammad Tahseen, MD; C. Nathan Okechukwu, MD. ACE inhibitors: Medical use, Mechanisms of action, potential adverse effect and related topics. Vol. 2, Ch. 15 (2013).

Oral Presentation

Book Chapter - 1

  1. Superwarfarin poisoning: a case report and analysis of safety measures in patient management; Kshitij Thakur, MD; Pennsylvania Society of Oncology and Hematology 2014

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