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Cecilia Chung Nakandakari, MD, Rheumatology, Nashville, TN, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

CeciliaPilarChung NakandakariMD

Rheumatology Nashville, TN

Associate Professor of Medicine

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Education & Training

  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Johns Hopkins University School of MedicineResidency, Internal Medicine, 2008 - 2010
  • Vanderbilt University
    Vanderbilt UniversityM.P.H., 2005
  • National University of San Marcos
    National University of San MarcosClass of 1998
  • Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos
    Universidad Nacional Mayor de San MarcosB.S., 1998
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Johns Hopkins University School of MedicineFellowship, Rheumatology

Certifications & Licensure

  • TN State Medical License
    TN State Medical License 2012 - 2023
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Rheumatology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Rheumatology CHORD Fellowship 2004

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • GlycA, a novel marker of inflammation, is elevated in systemic lupus erythematosus  
    Chung CP, Ormseth MJ, Connely MA, Oeser A, Solus J, Otvos JD, Raggi P, Stein CM, Lupus, 1/1/2016
  • The causes of creatine kinase levels greater than 1,000 IU/L in patients referred to rheumatology  
    Leverenz D, Zaha OE, Crofford LJ, Chung CP, Clin Rheumatol, 1/1/2016
  • PCSK9 variants are associated with LDL cholesterol response to statin therapy  
    Feng Q, Wei W, Chung CP, Levinson RT, Bastarache L, Denny JC, Stein CM, Pharmacogenomics J, 1/1/2016
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Books/Book Chapters

Abstracts/Posters

  • Comparative Safety of Fentanyl vs. Morphine SR for Non-Cancer Pain.
    Chung CP, Dupont WD, Murray KT, Hall K, Stein CM, Ray WA, Pharmacoepidemiolol Drug Saf, 1/1/2016
  • Prescribed Opioid Poisoning/Overdose in Children.
    Chung CP, Callahan ST, Cooper WO, Stein CM, Murray KT, Dupont WD, Hall K, Ray WA, Pharmacoepidemiolol Drug Saf, 1/1/2016
  • Utility of a novel inflammatory marker, GlycA, for assessment of rheumatoid arthritis disease activity and coronary atherosclerosis.
    Ormseth MJ, Chung CP, Oeser A, Connely MA, Sokka T, Raggi P, Solus J, Otvos JD, Stein CM, Ann Rheum Dis, 1/1/2015
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Lectures

  • "Opioid epidemic: Lessons from pharmacoepidemiologic studies" 
    Nashville, TN - 1/1/2016
  • "Opioid toxicity in children: Insights from pharmacoepidemiology" 
    University of Alabama, Birmingham - 1/1/2016
  • Opioid toxicity in children. 
    Dublin, Ireland - 1/1/2016
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Other

  • Work disability in rheumatoid arthritis: differences in patients with early disease in Finland and the United States. 
    Chung CP, Master Thesis, Vanderbilt University
    1/1/2005

Authored Content

  • Genomics for Rheumatologists: Lessons from the 2019 ACR Annual MeetingNovember 2019
  • Genomics for Rheumatologists: Lessons from the 2019 ACR Annual MeetingNovember 2019

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations