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Gopal A. Ramaraju, M.D.

Cancer, Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Organ Transplant

Clinical Interests

Chronic Liver Disease; Colon Cancer Screening; Colonoscopy; Gastrointestinal, Foregut, Stomach, Liver Cancer; General Gastroenterology; General Hepatology; Hepatitis & Abnormal Liver Function Test; Hepatology, Liver; Liver Masses, Tumors; Liver, Hepatology; Transplant Hepatology/Liver Transplant; Upper Endoscopy

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-4711

Fax: (585) 276-0101

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

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Biography

I chose the field of hepatology/hepatic oncology because it is very near and dear to my heart. It allows me to think critically in all aspects of medicine as I deal with treating liver disease and liver cancer.

It is my belief that there is a human being and feeling behind every disease. This is why my patients can depend on me to be considerate and empathetic. I am also a human being first – and a caring person next.

Conditions I Treat:

- Hepatocellular/liver cancer
- Liver failure
- Chronic liver diseases

Professional Background

Dr. Ramaraju is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at URMC and the Associate Director of Transplant Hepatology. He attended medical school at Guntur Medical College in India and completed fellowships in the Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology at University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey. He worked as a transplant hepatologist in the Liver Transplant Center at University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey before joining URMC. He is experienced in the management of Hepatitis C, pre and post liver transplant patients and hepato-biliary malignancies. He regularly participates in clinical trials and other research activities in gastroenterology and hepatology.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine - Department of Medicine, Gastroenterology/Hepatology (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Transplant Hepatology - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

1977-1980
Bachelor of Science | Andhra Christian College
Chemistry

1981-1986
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery | Guntur Medical College

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2006 - 06/30/2009
Fellowship in Gastroenterology at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School

07/01/2001 - 08/31/2004
Fellowship in at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School

07/01/2006 - 06/30/2009
Fellowship in Gastroenterology at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School

07/01/2001 - 08/31/2004
Fellowship in at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School

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Awards

2000
Best PGY-III Research Award
Sponsor: North General Hospital
Location: New York, New York

1979
First Rank in Organic Chemistry
Sponsor: Andhra Christian College
Location: Guntur Andhra INDIA

Publications

Journal Articles

1998
Weinberg, Guy L.; VadeBoncouer, Timothy; Ramaraju, Gopal A.; Garcia-Amaro, Marcelo F.; Cwik, Michael J. ""Pretreatment or Resuscitation with a Lipid Infusion Shifts the Dose - Response to Bupivacaine-Induced Asytole in Rats"". Anesthesiology. 1998; 88(4): 1071-1075.

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Kashyap,R.; Safadjou,S.; Chen,R.; Mantry,P.; Sharma,R.; Patil,V.; Maloo, M.; Ryan,C.; Marroquin,C.; Barry, C.; Ramaraju,G.; Maliakkal,B.; Orloff,M.;. "Living Donor and Deceased Donor Live Transplantation for Autoimmune and Cholestatic Liver Disease- An Analysis of the UNOS Database." Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. DOI 10.1007/s11605-010-1256-1.

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