Ramasubbareddy Dhanireddy, MD

Ramasubbareddy Dhanireddy, MD

Neonat/Perinatology Memphis, TN

Professor, Pediatrics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine

Office Address

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  • 853 Jefferson Ave, rm 201
    Univ Tennessee, Div Neonatology
    Memphis, TN 38163
    Phone: (901) 448-5950
    Fax: (901) 448-1691

Dr. Dhanireddy's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Neonat/Perinatology: General Neonatology

Dr. Dhanireddy's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Director of NeonatologyLeBonheur Children's Medical Center
    Memphis, TN
  • Director of Nurseries, and Chief of PediatricsRegional Medical Center at Memphis
    Memphis, TN
  • Faculty MemberUniversity of Tennessee Health Science Center
    Chief, Division of Neonatology (2005-Present); Sheldon B. Korones Endowed Professor in Neonatology (2005-Present); Faculty Member, Epidemiology Program, College of Graduate Health Sciences (2006-Present)
  • Director of NeonatologyMethodist Hospital South
    Memphis, TN
  • Chief, Division of NeonatologyLouisiana State University Health Sciences Center
    Shreveport, LA
    Chief (1999-2005); Director, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Program (1999-2005)
  • Director of NurseriesLouisiana State University Health Sciences Center
    Shreveport, LA
  • ProfessorLouisiana State University Health Sciences Center
    Shreveport, LA
    Professor of Pediatrics, Obstetrics, and Gynecology.
  • National SurgeonReserve Officers Association
    Department Air Force Vice President (1997-1998); Surgeon (1998-1999); National Surgeon (2004-2005)
  • ColonelUnited States Air Force Reserve
    Captain (1983 1987); Major (1987 1993); Lieutenant Colonel (1993 1997); Colonel (1997-2004); Consultant to the Surgeon General, Air Force Command (1999-2004)
  • Adjunct ScientistNIH, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development,
    Bethesda, MD
  • Director, Neonatal Intensive Care UnitGeorgetown University Hospital
    Washington, DC
    Director, Term Newborn Nursery (1987-1992); Co-Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (1992-1994); Medical Director, Neonatal Pulmonary Function Testing Laboratory (1991-1999); Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (1994-1999)
  • Professor of PediatricsGeorgetown University Medical Center
    Washington, DC
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (1982-1984); Assistant Professor (1984-1997); Professor (1997-1999)
  • Assistant Professor of PediatricsLouisiana State University Medical Cente
    Shreveport, LA
    Instructor in Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics (1980-1981); Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (1981-1982)

Dr. Dhanireddy's Education & Medical Training

  • Georgetown University HospitalGeorgetown University HospitalFellowship, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • University Medical Center (Lafayette LA)University Medical Center (Lafayette LA)Residency, Pediatrics
  • Kurnool Medical CollegeKurnool Medical CollegeMedical School
  • Sri Venkateswara Arts CollegeSri Venkateswara Arts CollegeOther Training, Bachelor, Pre-University Course

Dr. Dhanireddy's Certifications & Licensure

  • TN State Medical LicenseTN State Medical LicenseActive through 2013
  • DC State Medical LicenseDC State Medical LicenseActive through 2012
  • American Board of PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsPediatrics
  • American Board of PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsNeonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Dr. Dhanireddy's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Memphis Area Lactation Consultant AssociationIn Recognition of Outstanding Efforts to Promote and Support Human Milk Feeding in the NICUMemphis Area Lactation Consultant Association, 2010
  • Memphis Business JournalFinalist for Health Care Provider: Physician, Health Care Heroes Awards ProgramMemphis Business Journal, 2009
  • America's Top Pediatricians2008, 2010-2012
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Dr. Dhanireddy's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • The prevalence of platelet activating factor acetylhydrolase single nucleotide polymorphisms in relationship to necrotizing enterocolitis in Northwest Louisiana Infants.Sankararaman S, Yanamandra K, Napper D, Caldito G, Dhanireddy R., SpringerPlus, 1/1/2013
  • Association of bronchopulmonary dysplasia and hypervarbia in ventilated infants with birth weights of 500-1499.Siva Subramanian KN, El-Mohandes A, Dhanireddy R, Koch MA, Matern Child Health J, 1/1/2011
  • A randomized study of monoclonal antibody (pagibaximab) to prevent staphylococcal sepsis in premature infants.Weisman L, Thackray H, Steinhorn R, Walsh W, Lassiter H, Dhanireddy R, Brozanski B, Palmer K, Trautman M, Escobedo M, Meissner H, Sasidharan P, Fretz J, Kun J, Kramer ..., Pediatrics, 1/1/2011
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Books/Book Chapters

  • Neonatology Principles and Practice.Chapter: Fetal conditions which jeopardize fetus during pregnancy.Page 258 - 266
    Dhanireddy R
    Editors: Guha DK, Saili A, Bhat S, Shenoi A.Jaypee Brothers, New Delhi, India.
    Edition 3rd ,2005
  • Neonatal Intensive Care.Chapter: Exosurf, Part III.Page 22 - 24
    Dhanireddy R
    Editors: .
  • Pediatrics UpdateChapter: The use of lipid in parenteral nutrition of the newborn.
    Hamosh M., Dhanireddy R, Zaidan, H., and Hamosh, P.
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  • Do eNOS haplotypes influence PDA risk in premature infants?Yanamandra K, Pramanik A, Dhanireddy R, Pediatric Academic Societies, Washington, DC., 5/5/2013
  • Medication Use in NICU.Gulati R, Talati AJ, Dhanireddy R, Pediatric Academic Societies, Washington, DC., 5/5/2013
  • Maternal and Fetal Characteristics associated with Survival of Neonates with Birth Weight < 500 gm.Upadhyay, K, Dhanireddy R, Mari G, Emeremni CA, Talati AJ, Pediatric Academic Societies, Washington, DC., 5/5/2013
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  • DHA supplementation in infant nutritionMead Johnson Nutritionals, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013. - 1/1/2013
  • A 22 Year Review of Major Congenital Malformations in a Level III NICU.Boston, MA. - 5/2/2012
  • Neonates Born after Multiple Gestations at the Edge of Viability-A Review of Mortality and Morbidity over 20 Years.Boston, MA. - 5/1/2012
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  • Program Addresses Neonatologist Shortage.Dhanireddy R
    Memphis Daily News, Memphis, TN. - 4/16/2013
  • It's time to stem tide of premature births: Infant mortality and long-term health and developmental disabilities are just part of the huge costs to society.Dhanireddy R
    Special to Viewpoint, Memphis Commercial Appeal, Memphis, TN. - 11/13/2010

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Qualchoice PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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