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Dr. Yelka Rami Reddy
Consultant

Sr.Consultant, Gastroenterology

Designation:
Senior Consultant

Speciality
Interventional & Therapeutic Gastroenterology

Experience
10 years.
Assistant Professor, Department of Gastroenterology
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) Chandigarh.
Consultant Gastroenterologist and Therapeutic Endoscopist
Yashoda Hospitals, Secunderabad.
Consultant Interventional Gastroenterologist and Therapeutic Endoscopist
Gleneagles Global Hospital, Lakdikapul.

Education Qualifications
M.B.B.S. – Osmania Medical College (OMC), Hyderabad, Telangana.
M.D. – Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh.
D.M. – Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh

Field of Expertise
ERCP (Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography)
EUS (Endoscopic Ultrasound)
Diagnostic
Therapeutic (Cystogastrostomy, SEMS, Biliary drainage, Celiac plexus block, FNAC/FNB)
3rd Space Procedure
ESD (Endoscopic submucosal dissection)
POEM
ESG (Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty)
Spiral Enteroscopy
Double Balloon Enteroscopy
EMR (Endoscopic Mucosal resection)
Capsule Endoscopy
Colonoscopy, Endoscopy
Acute Pancreatitis & Chronic Pancreatitis
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Treatment
IBD (Ulcerative Colitis & Crohn’s Disease)
Corrosive Poisoning
PEG Tube Placement
Innovations in Gastrointestinal endoscopy
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Treatment

Publications
Yalaka RR, Kedarisetty CK, Narayankar SM e al. A novel technique of migrated biliary stent retrieval. Endoscopy 2022;54:E522-E523.
Rami Reddy Yalaka et al, “A novel method of Esophageal impacted sharp foreign body retrieval. J Digest Endosc 2022;13:44–45.
Rami Y Reddy, Pankaj Gupta, Saroj K Sinha, Rakesh Kochhar. A novel method of evaluating corrosive stricture during endoscopy. Gastrointest Endosc 2015;81:486-487.
Rami Y Reddy, Arunachalam C Arun, Saroj K Sinha, Rakesh Kochhar. Inflammatory Gastric outlet obstruction after acute pancreatitis – A novel method of treatment. Gastrointest Endosc 2015;81:775-776.
Rami Reddy Y, Sinha SK, Kochhar R. Endoscopic biopsy: A simple guide for beginners (Got accepted in Tropical gastroenterology, 2015)
Yalaka Rami Reddy, Surinder Singh Rana, Chapathi Rao, Deepak Kumar Bhasin. New technique of rail roading procedure for transnasal placement of devices following transoral endoscopy. Tropical Gastroenterology 2014;35:61-62.
Rami Y Reddy , Harpal S Dhaliwal, Pankaj Gupta, Saroj K Sinha, Rakesh Kochhar. Retrieval of migrated pancreatic stent: “stent-in-stent” technique. ( Endoscopy 2015; 47: E339
Reddy YR, Gupta P, Malik S, Mallick B, Lal A, Sinha SK, Kochhar R. Endoscopic esophageal perforation extending upwards along the carotid arteries. 2016;48:E240-1.
Rana SS, Bhasin DK, Reddy YR, Sharma V, Rao C, Sharma RK, Gupta R. Morphological features of fluid collections on endoscopic ultrasound in acute necrotizing pancreatitis: Do they change over time? Ann Gastroenterol 2014;27:258-261.
Vishal Sharma, Puneet Chhabra, Yalaka R. Reddy, Surinder S. Rana, Deepak K. Bhasin. Catastrophic complication of ingestion of corrosive substance. Endoscopy 2014; 46: E299–E300.
Pankaj Gupta, Uma Debi, Yalaka Rami Reddy, Babu Ram Thapa, Kaushal Kishore Prasad.Pinpoint densities on abdominal X ray- The Indian Journal of Paediatrics.
Siddappa P, Reddy YR, Gupta P, Gulati A, Gupta V, Sinha SK, Kochhar R. Application of a diathermic dilator for negotiating near-total antropyloric strictures. .2016 ;48:E365-E366.
Rakesh Kochhar, Munish Ashat, Yalaka Rami Reddy et al.A Novel Method of Esophageal Remodeling: Thinking Outside the Box. ACG Case Rep J. 2019 Jul; 6(7): e00100.
Rakesh Kochhar, Munish Ashat, Yalaka Rami Reddy, Narender Dhaka, Manish Manrai, Saroj K Sinha, Usha Dutta, Thakur D Yadav, Vikas Gupta. Relook endoscopy predicts the development of esophageal and antropyloric stenosis better than immediate endoscopy in patients with caustic ingestion. Endoscopy 2017;49:643-650.
Pankaj Gupta, Ajay Gulati, Yalaka R Reddy et al. Does esophageal wall thickness on computed tomography predict response to endoscopic dilatation in patients with corrosive esophageal strictures? JGH Open 2019; 3: 405–408.
Kochhar R, Malik S, Reddy YR, et al. Outcomes of Endoscopic Dilation in Patients with Esophageal Anastomotic Strictures: Comparison Between Different Etiologies. Dysphagia. 2020 ;35:73-83.
Kochhar R, Malik S, Gupta P, Reddy YR, Dhaka N, Sinha SK, Gupta V, Noor MT, Mallick B.Etiological spectrum and response to endoscopic balloon dilation in patients with benign gastric outlet obstruction.Gastrointest Endosc. 2018;88:899-908.
Munish Ashat, Yalaka R. Reddy, Saroj Sinha, Atul Rana, Sarthak Malik, Usha Dutta, Raghavendra Prasad, Narendra Dhaka, Vikas Gupta, Thakur Deen Yadav, Rakesh KochharRole of Relook Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy in Acute Corrosive Injury.2017;5:S887–S888.
Revaiah PC, Kochhar R, Rana SV, Berry N, Ashat M, Dhaka N, Rami Reddy Y, Sinha SK. Risk of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth in patients receiving proton pump inhibitors versusproton pump inhibitors plus prokinetics. JGH Open. 2018;2:47-53.
Munish Ashat, Yalaka R. Reddy, Saroj Sinha, Usha Dutta, Narendra Dhaka, Vikas Gupta, Thakur Deen Yadav, Anmol Bhatia, Rakesh Kochhar. Anastomotic Strictures Following Esophagectomy for Corrosive Esophageal Strictures are More Difficult to Treat than Those Following Other Etiologies 2017;5: S888.
Gupta P, Gulati A, Reddy YR, Samanta J, Kochhar R. Does esophageal wall thickness on computed tomography predict response to endoscopic dilatation in patients with corrosive esophageal strictures? JGH Open 2019;3:405-408. 
Kochhar, Rakesh MD1; Ashat, Munish MD2; Reddy, Yalaka Rami MD1; Gulati, Ajay MD3; Lileswar, Kaman MS4; Sinha, Saroj Kant MD1. A Novel Method of Esophageal Remodeling: Thinking Outside the Box. ACG Case Reports Journal 2019;6:e00100.
Shah J, Reddy Y.R, Gupta P. et al. Can computed tomography-antral wall thickness predict response to endoscopic balloon dilation in patients with caustic-induced gastric outlet obstruction? Indian J Gastroenterol2022;41;190-197.

Abstracts
Deepak Kumar Bhasin, Rao Chalapathi, Surinder S Rana, Yalaka R Reddy, Ravi Sharma. Fluid resuscitation in acute severe pancreatitis: A Randomized Trial comparing intravenous with a nasojejunal method of hydration. Gastroenterology 144 (5), S-111.
Amit R. Sharma, Yalaka R. Reddy, Saroj K. Sinha, Chetana Vaishnavi, Kaushal K. Prasad, Manik L. Thakur, Pradeep K. Siddappa, Kartar Singh, Rakesh Kochhar. Randomized controlled trial comparing the efficacy of mesalamine and oral steroids in patients with moderately active ulcerative colitis. (United European Gastroenterology Week-2014, Vienna, Austria)
Munish Ashat, Yalaka R. Reddy, Saroj Sinha, Usha Dutta, Narendra Dhaka, Vikas Gupta, Thakur Deen Yadav, Anmol Bhatia, Rakesh Kochhar. Anastomotic Strictures Following Esophagectomy for Corrosive Esophageal Strictures are More Difficult to Treat than Those Following Other Etiologies. Gastroenterology 2017;152 :S-888.
Munish Ashat, Yalaka R. Reddy, Saroj Sinha, Atul Rana, Sarthak Malik, Usha Dutta, Raghavendra Prasad, Narendra Dhaka, Vikas Gupta, Thakur Deen Yadav, Rakesh Kochhar.Role of Relook Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy in Acute Corrosive Injury. Gastroenterology 2017;152:S-887-8.
Narendra Dhaka, Jayanta Samanta, Yalaka R. Reddy, Munish Ashat, Vikas Gupta, Thakur D. Yadav, Saroj K. Sinha, Rakesh Kochhar.Does Outcome of Isolated Extrapancreatic Necrosis (EPN) in Patients With Acute Pancreatitis Differs From Both Pancreatic Parenchymal Necrosis (PPN) and EPN? Single Center Experience.Gastroenterology 2016;150 :S-703.
Raghavendra Prasad, Jayanta Samanta, Sukhwinder Singh, Narendra Dhaka, Yalaka R. Reddy, Munish Ashat, Sunil K. Arora, Raja Ramachandran, Vikas Gupta, Thakur D. Yadav, Saroj K. Sinha, Rakesh Kochhar. Can Development of Acute Kidney Injury in Acute Pancreatitis Be Predicted? Gastroenterology 2016;150 :S-710.
Jayanta Samanta, Munish Ashat, Raghavendra Prasad, Narendra Dhaka, Yalaka R. Reddy, Ashutosh N. Aggarwal, Vikas Gupta, Thakur D. Yadav, Saroj K. Sinha, Rakesh Kochhar. Study of Lung Function Tests to Predict Development of Acute Lung Injury in Patients With Acute Pancreatitis. Gastroenterology 2016;150 :S-712-713.
Pradeep K. Siddappa, Arun AC, Narendra Dhaka, Jayanta Samanta, Yalaka R. Reddy, Munish Ashat, Saroj K. Sinha, Thakur D. Yadav, Vikas Gupta, Rakesh Kochhar. Patients With Repeat Attacks of Acute Pancreatitis Follow a Milder Course of Illness Than Those With First Attack. Gastroenterology 2015;148 :S-682.
Saroj K. Yadav, Yalaka R. Reddy, Harpal S. Dhaliwal, Mukesh Jaysawal, Jayanta Samanta, Saroj K. Sinha, Thakur D. Yadav, Vikas Gupta, Rakesh Kochhar. Significance of Intra-Abdominal Pressure in the Course and Outcomes of Acute Pancreatitis. Gastroenterology 2015;148 :S-114.
Surinder S. Rana, Deepak K. Bhasin, Yalaka R. Reddy, Rao Chalapathi, Ravi Sharma, Rajesh Gupta. Endoscopic Ultrasound Follow up Study of Fluid Collections in Acute Necrotizing Pancreatitis: Are They Pseudocysts, Walled off Pancreatic Necrosis or Need a New Name? Gastroenterology 2013;144 :S-273.

Clinical Research
Interested in Field of endoscopy and Endoscopy devices and Clinical research in Acute and Chronic pancreatitis.
Capable of doing various endoscopic procedures like Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio Pancreaticography (ERCP), Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS), Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (UGIE) and Lower Gastrointestinal endoscopy (LGIE).
Working as an investigator in the following trials at PGIMER.
Comparative efficacy of intralesional triamcinolone Vs mitomycin C in the management of refractory gastric outlet obstruction: a randomized controlled study.
Comparative efficacy of intralesional triamcinolone Vs mitomycin C in the management of refractory esophageal strictures: a randomized controlled study
Effect of abdominal fat distribution in patients with acute pancreatitis: Role of Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) scan
Prevalence of atherosclerosis in patients with chronic pancreatitis

Awards & Achievements
First prize in the Plenary Presentation at Indian Society of Gastroenterology Conference (ISGCON) 2012, “New Method of Rail Roading Technique”
Gold Medal in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in final year MBBS

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