Faculty Profile

Kapuluru Reddy
Section of Gastroenterology
Associate Professor of Medicine
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730
Director,GI Fellowship Program

Academic Interests

Dr. Reddy's research interests include novel therapeutic medications for liver disease, improving endoscopic quality. He currently serves as the Training Director for the the Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology Fellowship.

Clinical Interests

Liver disease, general gastroenterology, colon cancer screening, endoscopy, hepatitis C, liver cirrhosis and fatty liver disease/NASH


  • Desai A, Reau N, Reddy K, Te, H, Mohanty S, DeVoss A, Satoskar R, Jensen D: Persistent Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis and a High Score in the Model for End-Stage Liver Disease. Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology 2012; 5: 275-283.
  • DeMarco DC, Odstrcil E, Lara LF, Bass D, Herdman C, Kinney T, Gupta K, Wolf L, Dewar T, Deas TM, Mehta MK, Anwer MB, Pellish R, Hamilton JK, Polter D. Reddy KG, Hanan I. Impact of Experience with a Retrograde-Viewing Device on Adenoma Detection Rates and Withdrawal Times During Colonoscopy: The Third Eye Retroscope Study Group. Gastrointest Endosc 2010 Mar; 71(3):542-50.
  • Reau N, Satoskar R, Te H, DeVoss A, Elsen C, Reddy G, Mohanty S, Jensen DM: Evaluation of Early Null Response to Pegylated Interferon and Ribavirin as a Predictor ofTherapeutic Nonresponse in Patients Undergoing Treatment for Chronic Hepatitis C. Amer J Gastroenterol 2011; 106: 452-458.
  • Young V, Raffals L, Huse S, Vital M, Dai D, Schloss P, Brulc J, Antonopoulos A, Arrieta R, Kwon J, Reddy K, Hubert N, Grim S, Vineis J, Dalal S, Morrison H, Eren A, Meyer F, Schmidt T, Tiedje J, Chang E, Sogin M: Multiphasic Analysis of the Temporal Development of the Distal Gut Microbiota in Patients Following Ileal Pouch Anal Anastamosis. Microbiome 4 March 2013. 1:9. doi:10.1186/2046-2618-1-9
  • Rockey DC Vierling, JM Mantry, P, Ghabril, M, Brown, RS Jr, Alexeeva O, Zupanets IA, Grinevich V, Baranovsky A, Dudar L, Fadieienko G, Kharchenko N, Klyaryts’ka I, Morozov V, Grewal P, McCashland T, Reddy KG, Reddy KR, Syplyviy, V, Bass NM, Dickinson K, Norris C, Coakley D, Mokhtarani M, Scharschmidt BF: Randomized, Double-Blind, controlled Study of Glycerol Phenylbutyrate in hepatic encephalopathy. Hepatology. 2013 Jul 11. doi:10.1002/hep.26611. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23847109
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  • BS, 1994, University of Tennessee, Biology
  • MD, 1998, University of Tennessee,
  • Residency, 2001, University of Tennessee, Internal Medicine
  • Fellowship, 2004, University of Tennessee, Gastroenterology