Ramasubbareddy Dhanireddy, MD

Ramasubbareddy Dhanireddy, MD

Neonat/Perinatology Memphis, TN

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

Office Address

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

Ramasubbareddy Dhanireddy, MD

Neonat/Perinatology Memphis, TN

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

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Neonat/Perinatology: General Neonatology

Education & Training

  • Georgetown University HospitalGeorgetown University Hospital
  • University Medical Center
  • Kurnool Medical CollegeKurnool Medical College
  • Sri Venkateswara Arts College

Certifications & Licensure

  • TN State Medical LicenseTN State Medical License2005 - 2017
  • DC State Medical LicenseDC State Medical License1978 - 2016
  • American Board of PediatricsPediatrics
  • American Board of PediatricsNeonatal-Perinatal Medicine

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • America's Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
    • Memphis Magazine: Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009
    • In Recognition of Outstanding Efforts to Promote and Support Human Milk Feeding in the NICUMemphis Area Lactation Consultant Association, 2010

    Publications & Presentations


    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

    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 Update Chapter: The use of lipid in parenteral nutrition of the newborn. 
      Hamosh M., Dhanireddy R, Zaidan, H., and Hamosh, P.
      Editors: .


    • 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


    • DHA supplementation in infant nutrition Mead 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


    • 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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