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Dr Rakesh Kalapala

Surgical Oncologist

15 Years Exp. Hyderabad

Gastrointestinal Cancer

AIG Hospital, Hyderabad

15 years of experience

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DNB - Gastroenterology

Hyderabad

400 / consultation

About Dr Rakesh Kalapala:

Dr Rakesh Kalapala has done his M.D (Internal Medicine) followed by Diplomate in National Board (D.N.B) in Medical Gastroenterology. With over 10 years of experience and 10,000 cases under his belt, he has made a name for himself in the fields of Endoscopy, Colonoscopy, Interventional EUS, Therapeutic ERCP and Bariatric Endoscopy. His research has been published in over 50 peers reviewed journals all over the world and his extraordinary skills have earned him professional memberships in Indian Society of Gastroenterology, Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India, Asian EUS Club, Asian Neuro Gastroenterology Motility Association and American Association for Bariatric Endoscopy. He has also received the prestigious Advanced Interventional Endoscopy Fellowship at Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan.

Education:

MBBS - Dr.Panjabrao Deshmukh Memorial Medical College, Amravati, 2000 MD - General Medicine - Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, 2003 DNB - Gastroenterology - Diplomate of National Board, New Delhi, 2009

Experience:

Director- Endoscopy (Center for Obesity and Metabolic Therapy), AIG Hospitals, Gachibowli

Memberships:

Indian Society of Gastroenterology (ISG) Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India (SGEI) Asian Neurogastroenterology and Motility Association (ANMA) Association for Bariatric Endoscopy (ABE)

Areas of interest:

Bariatric Endoscopy Endotherapy in GERD GI Motility EUS ERCP

Research publications:

Medarapalem, Jahangeer & Lakhtakia, Sundeep & Pal, Partha & Gupta, Rajesh & Ramchandani, Mohan & Kalapala, Rakesh & Nabi, Zaheer & BVN, Kumar & Talukdar, Rupjyoti & Tandan, Manu & Rampal, Jagdish & Rao, G.V. & Reddy, Nageshwar. (2017). 214 Disconnected Pancreatic Duct After Drainage of Pancreatic Fluid Collections Is Frequent but Has Minor Clinical Significance -A Large Experience From a Single Tertiary Care Center. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 85. AB62. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2017.03.068 Talukdar, Rupjyoti & Kamal, A. & Akshintala, Venkata & Goud, Rajesh & Lakhtakia, Sundeep & Ramchandani, Mohan & Tandan, Manu & Rao, G.V. & Bukhari, Majidah & Nabi, Zaheer & Gupta, Rajesh & Kalapala, Rakesh & Goenka, Mahesh & Kochhar, Rakesh & Basha, Jahangeer & Reddy, Manohar & Sinha, Saroj & Rai, Vijay & Elmunzer, Badih & Reddy, Nageshwar. (2017). Sa1371 Periprocedural Fluid Type and Volume Reduce the Risk of Post-ERCP Pancreatitis in High Risk Patients: A Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Controlled Trial. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 85. AB213. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2017.03.474 Nabi, Zaheer & Lakhtakia, Sundeep & Basha, Jahangeer & Chavan, Radhika & Gupta, Rajesh & Ramchandani, Mohan & Kalapala, Rakesh & Pal, Partha & Darisetty, Santosh & Rao, Guduru & Reddy, Nageshwar. (2017). Endoscopic Drainage of Pancreatic Fluid Collections - Long Term Outcomes in Children. Digestive endoscopy : official journal of the Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society. 29. https://doi.org/10.1111/den.12884 Nabi, Zaheer & Ramchandani, Mohan & Chavan, Radhika & Basha, Jahangeer & Kalapala, Rakesh & Reddy, Nageshwar. (2017). Comparison of Gastroesophageal Reflux After Anterior Versus Posterior Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy. Gastroenterology. 152. S691. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0016-5085(17)32421-6 Chavan, Radhika & Kalapala, Rakesh & Nabi, Zaheer & Lakhtakia, Sundeep & Reddy, Nageshwar. (2017). Reverse sphincterotomy of the minor papilla via the major papilla for chronic pancreatitis with incomplete pancreas divisum. Endoscopy. 49. E119-E120. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0043-100759 Lakhtakia, Sundeep & Medarapalem, Jahangeer & Gupta, Rajesh & Ramchandani, Mohan & Kalapala, Rakesh & Nabi, Zaheer & Reddy, Nageshwar. (2016). Su1301 EUS Guided Drainage of Walled off Necrosis Using Large Diameter Fully Covered Metal Stent - A Large Experience From a Single Tertiary Care GI Centre. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 83. AB343. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2016.03.875 Nabi, Zaheer & Ramchandani, Mohan & Reddy, Nageshwar & Darisetty, Santosh & Kotla, Rama & Kalapala, Rakesh & Chavan, Radhika. (2016). Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy in Children with Achalasia Cardia. Journal of neurogastroenterology and motility. 22. https://doi.org/10.5056/jnm15172 Hritz, Istvan & Basha, Jahangeer & Kalapala, Rakesh & Ramchandani, Mohan & Gupta, R & Reddy, Daka & Lakhtakia, Sundeep. (2015). The diagnostic yield of endoscopic ultrasonography in patients with suspected Choledocholithiasis. Zeitschrift fџr Gastroenterologie. 53. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0035-1551861 Lakhtakia, Sundeep & Ramchandani, Mohan & Galasso, Domenico & Gupta, Rajesh & Kalapala, Rakesh & Wai, Tin & Tandan, Manu & Baron, Todd & Reddy, Nageshwar. (2015). Mo1455 WOPN Drainage With Bfms: Clinical Outcome Is Determined According to the Amount of Debris. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 81. AB426. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2015.03.1619 Kalapala, Rakesh & Reddy, Nageshwar & Ramchandani, Mohan & Darisetty, Santosh. (2015). ТEndoFLIPУ in assessment of esophagogastric junction distensibility prior to and during per oral endoscopic myotomy. Indian journal of gastroenterology : official journal of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology. 34. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12664-014-0529-0 Wee, Eric & Lakhtakia, Sundeep & Gupta, Rajesh & Sekaran, Anuradha & Shetty, Mahesh & Kalapala, Rakesh & Monga, Amitabh & Saravanan, Arjunan & Re, Pradeep & Ramchandani, Mohan & Rao, Guduru & Reddy, Duvvuru. (2012). The diagnostic accuracy and strength of agreement between endoscopic ultrasound and histopathology in the staging of ampullary tumors. Indian journal of gastroenterology : official journal of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology. 31. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12664-012-0248-3 Chaudhari, Hrushikesh & Kalapala, Rakesh & Reddy, Nageshwar. (2012). Familial Pain Abdomen Syndrome: A Rare Entity. Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2012.07.016 Wee, Eric & Lakhtakia, Sundeep & Gupta, Rajesh & Sekaran, Anuradha & Kalapala, Rakesh & Monga, Amitabh & Arjunan, Saravanan & Reddy, Duvvuru. (2012). Endoscopic Ultrasound Guided Fine-needle Aspiration of Lymph Nodes and Solid Masses. Journal of clinical gastroenterology. 46. 487-93. https://doi.org/10.1097/MCG.0b013e31824432cb Kalapala, Rakesh & Lakhtakia, Sundeep & Reddy, Nageshwar. (2011). Endoscopic Ultrasonography-Guided Core Biopsy Diagnosis of Giant Adrenal Myelolipoma. Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 10. e36-7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2011.10.035 Lakhtakia, Sundeep & Wee, Eric & Gupta, Rajesh & Sekaran, Anuradha & Shetty, Mahesh & Kalapala, Rakesh & Monga, Amitabh & Saravanan, Arjunan & Re, Pradeep & Rao, Guduru & Reddy, Nageshwar. (2011). Mo1408 Diagnostic Accuracy & Strength of Agreement Between EUS and Histopathology in the Staging of Ampullary Tumor. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy - GASTROINTEST ENDOSCOP. 73. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2011.03.706 Lakhtakia, Sundeep & Wee, Eric & Gupta, Rajesh & Sekaran, Anuradha & Kalapala, Rakesh & Monga, Amitabh & Saravanan, Arjunan & Reddy, Nageshwar. (2011). Sa1484 Do We Really Need ТOnsite PathologistУ for EUS Guided FNA of Solid Mass?. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 73. AB184. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2011.03.218 Pratap, Nitesh & Kalapala, Rakesh & Darisetty, Santosh & Joshi, Nitin & Ramchandani, Mohan & Banerjee, Rupa & Lakhtakia, Sundeep & Gupta, Rajesh & Tandan, Manu & Rao, G & Reddy, Nageshwar. (2011). Achalasia Cardia Subtyping by High-Resolution Manometry Predicts the Therapeutic Outcome of Pneumatic Balloon Dilatation. Journal of neurogastroenterology and motility. 17. 48-53. https://doi.org/10.5056/jnm.2011.17.1.48 Pratap, Nitesh & Kalapala, Rakesh & Ramchandani, Mohan & Banerjee, Rupa & Lakhtakia, Sundeep & Gupta, Rajesh & Tandan, Manu & Rao, Guduru & Reddy, Nageshwar. (2010). T1899 Achalasia Cardia Subtyping Based on Pressure Topography on High Resolution Manometry Can Predict Therapeutic Outcome of Endoscopic Pneumatic Dilatation. Gastroenterology. 138. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0016-5085(10)62776-X Banerjee, Rupa & Reddy, Daka & Rao, G. & Kalapala, Rakesh. (2008). T1064 Oral Buffered Esomeprazole (BE) in Twice Daily Doses Can Maintain a Sustained pH >6 in Patients with Acute Non Variceal Bleed (ANVB) After Endotherapy: A Clinical Trial with Continuous Intragastric pH Monitoring. Gastroenterology. 134. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0016-5085(08)62225-8 Lingareddy, Sunitha & Reddy, Nageshwar & Rao, Guduru & Lakhtakia, Sundeep & Kalapala, Rakesh. (2007). Dorsal agenesis of pancreas: CT and ERCP. Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 65. 157-8; discussion 158. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2006.08.007 Basha, Jahangeer & Lakhtakia, Sundeep & Nabi, Zaheer & Pal, Partha & Chavan, Radhika & Talukdar, Rupjyoti & Ramchandani, Mohan & Gupta, Rajesh & Kalapala, Rakesh & Rao, Guduru & Reddy, Nageshwar. (2020). Impact of disconnected pancreatic duct on recurrence of fluid collections and new-onset diabetes: do we finally have an answer?. Gut. gutjnl-2020. https://doi.org/10.1136/gutjnl-2020-321773 Karyampudi, Arun & Nabi, Zaheer & Ramchandani, Mohan & Darisetty, Santosh & Goud, Rajesh & Chavan, Radhika & Kalapala, Rakesh & Rao, Guduru & Reddy, Nageshwar. (2020). Gastroesophageal reflux after per-oral endoscopic myotomy is frequently asymptomatic, but leads to more severe esophagitis: A case-control study Study highlights. United European Gastroenterology Journal. 6-9. https://doi.org/10.1177/2050640620947645 Talukdar, Rupjyoti & Kamal, A. & Akshintala, Venkata & Goud, Rajesh & Lakhtakia, Sundeep & Ramchandani, Mohan & Tandan, Manu & Rao, G. & Nabi, Zaheer & Gupta, Rajesh & Kalapala, Rakesh & Basha, Jahangeer & Reddy, Manohar & Rai, Vijay & Goenka, Mahesh & Sinha, Saroj & Kochhar, Rakesh & Elmunzer, B. & Khashab, Mouen & Reddy, Nageshwar. (2020). Fluid type and volume reduce risk of post-ERCP pancreatitis and length of hospital stay in high-risk patients: a secondary analysis of the INDIEH trial. Endoscopy International Open. 08. E834-E839. https://doi.org/10.1055/a-1149-1359 Jagtap, Nitin & Kalapala, Rakesh & Reddy, DNageshwar. (2020). Assessment of Pyloric Sphincter Physiology Using Functional Luminal Imaging Probe in Healthy Volunteers. Journal of Neurogastroenterology and Motility. 26. https://doi.org/10.5056/jnm19200 Chavan, Radhika & Gupta, Rajesh & Lakhtakia, Sundeep & Nabi, Zaheer & Medarapalem, Jahangeer & Ramchandani, Mohan & Kalapala, Rakesh & Duvvur, Nageshwar. (2020). 727 DOES TRANSMURAL PLASTIC STENTING PREVENT THE RECURRENCE OF PANCREATIC FLUID COLLECTION AFTER METAL STENT REMOVAL IN WALLED OFF NECROSIS WITH DISCONNECTED PANCREATIC DUCT SYNDROME? РPROSPECTIVE RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL AN INTERIM ANALYSIS. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 91. AB63-AB64. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2020.03.591 Jagtap, Nitin & H S, Yashavanth & Kalapala, Rakesh & Katakwar, Abhishek & Ramchandani, Mohan & Ajmere, Vaibhav & Tandan, Manu & Darisetty, Santosh & Rao, Guduru & Reddy, Nageshwar. (2020). Endoscopic Management of Postlaparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Leaks: A Single-Center Experience. Journal of Digestive Endoscopy. 11. 134-137. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0040-1712342 Jagtap, Nitin & H S, Yashavanth & Tandan, Manu & Basha, Jahangeer & Chavan, Radhika & Nabi, Zaheer & Kalapala, Rakesh & Reddy, P. & Ramchandani, Mohan & Gupta, Rajesh & Lakhtakia, Sundeep & Darisetty, Santosh & Rao, Guduru & Reddy, Nageshwar. (2020). Clinical utility of ESGE and ASGE guidelines for prediction of suspected choledocholithiasis in patients undergoing cholecystectomy. Endoscopy. 52. https://doi.org/10.1055/a-1117-3451 Jagtap, Nitin & Kalapala, Rakesh & Rao, Guduru & Reddy, Nageshwar. (2019). Endoscopic suturing for refractory bilious reflux after gastroduodenostomy and gastrojejunostomy. Endoscopy. https://doi.org/10.1055/a-1063-6251 Bhatia, Shobna & Makharia, Govind & Abraham, Philip & Bhat, Naresh & Kumar, Ajay & Reddy, Nageshwar & Ghoshal, Uday & Ahuja, Vineet & Rao, G & Krishnadas, Devadas & Dutta, Amit & Jain, Abhinav & Kedia, Saurabh & Dama, Rohit & Kalapala, Rakesh & Alvares, Jose & Dadhich, Sunil & Dixit, Vinod & Goenka, Mahesh & Wadhwa, Rajkumar. (2019). Indian consensus on gastroesophageal reflux disease in adults: A position statement of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology. Indian journal of gastroenterology : official journal of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology. 38. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12664-019-00979-y Jagtap, Nitin & Nabi, Zaheer & Tandan, Manu & Ramchandani, Mohan & Sharma, Mithun & Lakhtakia, Sundeep & Rao, P.N. & Gupta, Rajesh & Kalapala, Rakesh & Basha, Jahangeer & Darisetty, Santosh & Rao, G.V.. (2019). Is It Safe to Perform Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography in Decompensated Cirrhosis?. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hepatology. 9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jceh.2019.01.006 Kalapala, Rakesh & Karyampudi, Arun & Nabi, Zaheer & Goud, Maragoni & Darisetty, Santosh & Duvvur, Nageshwar. (2019). Tu1984 RANDOMIZED SHAM CONTROLLED TRIAL OF ENDOSCOPIC FULL THICKNESS PLICATION FOR THE TREATMENT OF PPI DEPENDANT GERD. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 89. AB643. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2019.03.1128 Nabi, Zaheer & Basha, Jahangeer & Lakhtakia, Sundeep & Shava, Upender & Pal, Partha & Ramchandani, Mohan & Gupta, Rajesh & Kalapala, Rakesh & Darisetty, Santosh & Tandan, Manu & Reddy, Nageshwar. (2019). Disconnected Pancreatic Duct In Children With Walled OFF Necrosis: Impact on Outcomes of Endoscopic Drainage. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 69. 1. https://doi.org/10.1097/MPG.0000000000002367 Medarapalem, Jahangeer & Lakhtakia, Sundeep & Pal, Partha & Nabi, Zaheer & Gupta, Rajesh & Ramchandani, Mohan & Kalapala, Rakesh & Talukdar, Rupjyoti & Chavan, Radhika & Rampal, Jagdish & Rao, G.V. & Duvvur, Nageshwar. (2018). Mo1337 MORPHOLOGY OF PANCREATIC FLUID COLLECTIONS CAN PREDICT THE INTEGRITY OF PANCREATIC DUCT Р ANALYSIS FROM A LARGE COHORT. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 87. AB452. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2018.04.1987 Kalapala, Rakesh & Karyampudi, Arun & Nabi, Zaheer & Chavan, Radhika & Darisetty, Santosh & Duvvur, Nageshwar. (2018). Sa1952 ENDOSCOPIC FULL THICKNESS PLICATION (GERD-X) FOR THE TREATMENT OF PPI DEPENDENT GERD: A RANDOMIZED, SINGLE BLINDED, SHAM CONTROLLED TRIAL. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 87. AB263-AB264. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2018.04.1566 Talukdar, Rupjyoti & Duvvur, Nageshwar & Tandan, Manu & Gupta, Rajesh & Lakhtakia, Sundeep & Ramchandani, Mohan & Kalapala, Rakesh & Medarapalem, Jahangeer & Nabi, Zaheer & Re, Pradeep & Rao, G.V.. (2018). 1060 - Ductal Clearance of Calculi Delays the Development of Diabetes in Patients with Idiopathic Chronic Pancreatitis. Gastroenterology. 154. S-202. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0016-5085(18)31075-8 Nabi, Zaheer & Ramchandani, Mohan & Chavan, Radhika & Kalapala, Rakesh & Darisetty, Santosh & Reddy, DNageshwar. (2018). Outcome of peroral endoscopic myotomy in Achalasia cardia: Experience with a new triangular knife. Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology. 24. 18. https://doi.org/10.4103/sjg.SJG_361_17 Nabi, Zaheer & Ramchandani, Mohan & Chavan, Radhika & Tandan, Manu & Kalapala, Rakesh & Darisetty, Santosh & Lakhtakia, Sundeep & Rao, Guduru & Reddy, Nageshwar. (2017). Peroral endoscopic myotomy in treatment-na•ve achalasia patients versus prior treatment failure cases. Endoscopy. 50. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0043-121632 Kalapala, Rakesh & Shah, Harshal & Nabi, Zaheer & Darisetty, Santosh & Talukdar, Rupjyoti & Reddy, Nageshwar. (2017). Treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease using radiofrequency ablation (Stretta procedure): An interim analysis of a randomized trial. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology. 36. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12664-017-0796-7 Kalapala, Rakesh & Chavan, Radhika & Nabi, Zaheer & Lakhtakia, Sundeep & Reddy, Nageshwar. (2017). Reply to Goetz et al. Endoscopy. 49. 1014-1014. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0043-117409 Nabi, Zaheer & Ramchandani, Mohan & Chavan, Radhika & Tandan, Manu & Kalapala, Rakesh & Darisetty, Santosh & Reddy, Nageshwar. (2017). Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy in Children: First Experience With a New Triangular Knife. Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition. 66. https://doi.org/10.1097/MPG.0000000000001636. Nabi, Zaheer & Ramchandani, Mohan & Chavan, Radhika & Kalapala, Rakesh & Darisetty, Santosh & Rao, Guduru & Reddy, Nageshwar. (2017). Per-oral endoscopic myotomy for achalasia cardia: outcomes in over 400 consecutive patients. Endoscopy International Open. 5. E331-E339. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0043-105517zz Jagtap, Nitin & Kalapala, Rakesh & Katakwar, Abhishek & Darisetty, Santosh & Reddy, DNageshwar. (2018). Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty for obesity Р First Indian experience: Case series and review of literature. Journal of Digestive Endoscopy. 9. 165. https://doi.org/10.4103/jde.JDE_51_18

Specialisation

Bariatric Endoscopy Endotherapy in GERD GI Motility EUS ERCP