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Bharathi Upadhya, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

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4.7 out of 5

115 Ratings
21 Comments
 

Bharathi Upadhya, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Interests

Cardiovascular Imaging, Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Cardiology (clinical)

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Additional Languages

Indian (Hindi)

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Education & Training

  • M.D., Mysore University Govt Medical College-India, 1994
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Vijaya Nagar Inst of Med Sci, 1998
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, NC Baptist Hospital, 2005
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, NC Baptist Hospital, 2007
  • Fellowship, Penn State University-Hershey, 2010

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

NPI Number

  • 1730381989
Bharathi Upadhya, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

115 Ratings
21 Comments
 

Bharathi Upadhya, M.D.

Associate Professor, Cardiology
Office of Women in Medicine and Science

Research Interests

Heart Failure; Stroke Volume; Exercise Tolerance; Anemia, Sickle Cell; Heart Ventricles
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Recent Publications

New concepts in an old disease: exercise intolerance in moderate mitral stenosis [editorial comment]. Kitzman DW, Upadhya B, Zhao D.. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2017;10(6):634-636.

Management of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: current challenges and future directions. Upadhya B, Kitzman DW.. Am J Cardiovasc Drugs. 2017;17(4):283-298.

Effect of intensive blood pressure treatment on heart failure events in the Systolic Blood Pressure Reduction Intervention Trial. Upadhya B, Rocco M, Lewis CE, Oparil S, Lovato LC, Cushman WC, Bates JT, Bello NA, Aurigemma G, Fine LJ, Johnson KC, Rodriguez CJ, Raj DS, Rastogi A, Tamariz L, Wiggers A, Kitzman DW.. Circ Heart Fail. 2017;10(4):e003613.

Effects of aging on cardiovascular structure and function. Kitzman DW, Upadhya B, Haykowsky M, Taffet GE. In: Halter JB, Ouslander JG, Studenski S, High KP, Asthana S, Supiano MA, Ritchie C, Hazzard WR, Woolard NF, eds. Hazzard's geriatric medicine and gerontology. 7th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill Education Medical;2017: .

Effect of spironolactone on exercise tolerance and arterial function in older adults with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. Upadhya B, Hundley WG, Brubaker PH, Morgan TM, Stewart KP, Kitzman DW.. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2017;65(11):2374-2382.

Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction in older adults. Upadhya B, Kitzman DW.. Heart Fail Clin. 2017;13(3):485-502.

Healthy lifestyle reduces disability in older adults. Expert analysis [commentary]. Upadhya B.. Am Coll Cardiol. 2017;():.

Evolution of a geriatric syndrome: pathophysiology and treatment of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. Upadhya B, Pisani B, Kitzman DW.. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2017;65(11):2431-2440.

Is atrial fibrillation important for low gradient severe aortic stenosis with preserved ejection fraction?[abstract]. Shen H, Stacey B, Zhao D, Upadhya B, Vasu S, Pu M.. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016;67(13 Suppl):2231.

A novel scoring system may identify high risk patients with low gradient severe aortic stenosis with preserved ejection fraction [abstract]. Shen H, Applegate B, Zhao D, Stacey B, Upadhya B, Gandhi S, Pu M.. Eur Heart J. 2016;37(Suppl 1):746.

Clinical outcomes in different types of aortic stenosis as assessed by Doppler echocardiography. Brandon Stacey R [sic] [Stacey RB], Meng M, Byrum Iii GV, Gilbert ON, Upadhya B, Rodriguez C, Zhao D, Pu M.. J Heart Valve Dis. 2016;25(6):672-678.

Right ventricular stress-induced perfusion defects and late gadolinium enhancement in coronary artery disease. Milks MW, Upadhya B, Hall ME, Vasu S, Hundley WG, Stacey RB.. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2015;39(2):185-188.

What the dead can teach the living: systemic nature of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction [editorial]. Kitzman DW, Upadhya B, Vasu S.. Circulation. 2015;131(6):522-524.

Sarcopenic obesity and the pathogenesis of exercise intolerance in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. Upadhya B, Haykowsky MJ, Eggebeen J, Kitzman DW.. Curr Heart Fail Rep. 2015;12(3):205-214.

Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction in the elderly: scope of the problem. Upadhya B, Taffet GE, Cheng CP, Kitzman DW.. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2015;83():73-87.

Hospitalizations and prognosis in elderly patients with heart failure and preserved ejection fraction: time to treat the whole patient [editorial comment]. Kitzman DW, Upadhya B, Reeves G.. JACC Heart Fail. 2015;3(6):442-444.

Exercise intolerance in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: more than a heart problem. Upadhya B, Haykowsky MJ, Eggebeen J, Kitzman DW.. J Geriatr Cardiol. 2015;12(3):294-304.

Do real-time three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiographic images actually reflect what we directly visualize? [abstract]. Cheng JW, Vasu S, Cheng P, Upadhya B, Stacey B, Pu M.. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2015;28(6):B114.

Calculation of left ventricular stroke volume by Doppler echocardiography: is one method better than the other? [abstract]. Gilbert ON, Bradford N, Vasu S, Upadhya B, Pu M.. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015;65(10 Suppl):A1322.

Transthoracic echocardiography. Yeboah J, Upadhya B. In: Lefebvre C, O'Neill JC, Cline DM, eds. The atlas of cardiovascular emergencies. New York: McGraw-Hill Education;2015: 43-45.

Role of diastolic function in preserved exercise capacity in patients with reduced ejection fractions. Ohara T, Iwano H, Thohan V, Kitzman DW, Upadhya B, Pu M, Little WC.. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2015;28(10):1184-1193.

Clinical significance of intermediate left ventricular trabeculations in cardiac magnetic resonance. Stacey RB, Milks MW, Deutsch C, Upadhya B, Hundley WG, Thohan V.. Acta Cardiol. 2015;70(5):588-593.

Importance of stroke volume index assessed by echocardiography for stratification of low gradient severe aortic stenosis with normal left ventricular function [abstract]. Shen H, Stacey B, Applegate B, Zhao D, Vasu S, Upadhya B, Gandhi S, Pu M.. Circulation. 2015;132(Suppl 3):A10881.

Utility of stroke volume index for stratification of patients with low gradient severe aortic stenosis and normal left ventricular ejection fraction [abstract]. Shen H, Stacey B, Applegate B, Zhao D, Vasu S, Upadhya B, Gandhi S, Liu R, Wei M, Pu M.. Circulation. 2015;132(Suppl 3):A19826.

Right ventricular morphology and systolic function in left ventricular noncompaction cardiomyopathy. Stacey RB, Andersen M, Haag J, Hall ME, McLeod G, Upadhya B, Hundley WG, Thohan V.. Am J Cardiol. 2014;113(6):1018-1023.

Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: a heterogenous disorder with multifactorial pathophysiology [editorial comment]. Kitzman DW, Upadhya B.. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014;63(5):457-459.

Echocardiography-derived tricuspid regurgitant jet velocity is an important marker for the progression of sickle-cell disease. Upadhya B, Stacey RB, Ntim W, Knovich MA, Pu M.. Acta Haematol. 2014;132(2):152-158.

Delay of left ventricular longitudinal expansion with diastolic dysfunction: impact on load dependence of e' and longitudinal strain rate. Iwano H, Pu M, Upadhya B, Meyers B, Vlachos P, Little WC.. Physiol Rep. 2014;2(7):e12082.

Mitral regurgitation in left ventricular noncompaction cardiomyopathy assessed by cardiac MRI. Stacey RB, Haag J, Hall ME, McLeod G, Upadhya B, Hundley WG, Thohan V.. J Heart Valve Dis. 2014;23(5):591-597.

Prolongation of QTc intervals and risk of death among patients with sickle cell disease. Upadhya B, Ntim W, Brandon Stacey R, Henderson R, Leedy D, O'Brien FX, Knovich MA.. Eur J Haematol. 2013;91(2):170-178.

Relation of early diastolic mitral annular velocity, mitral flow velocity, and left ventricular strain rate on intraventricular pressure difference [abstract]. Iwano H, Pu M, Upadhya B, Meyers B, Vlachos P, Little WC.. Circulation. 2013;128(22 Suppl):A13311.

Myocardial infarction in thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura: a single-center experience and literature review. Wahla AS, Ruiz J, Noureddine N, Upadhya B, Sane DC, Owen J.. Eur J Haematol. 2008;81(4):311-316.

Late outcomes after intervention of vein grafts in diabetics with abciximab use. Applegate RJ, Upadhya B, Little WC, Xenakis M, Gandhi SK, Baki TT, Kahl FR, Kutcher MA.. Int J Cardiol. 2006;111(1):136-141.

Unfractionated heparin reduces the anti-platelet effects of abciximab but not eptifibatide during PCI. Deliargyris EN, Upadhya B, Melton LG, Thompson C, Fisher M, Gabriel DA, Dehmer GJ, Sane DC.. Clin Appl Thromb Hemost. 2006;12(4):458-464.

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Associate Professor, Cardiology

Clinical Interests

Cardiovascular Imaging, Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Cardiology (clinical)
Bharathi Upadhya, M.D.

Bharathi Upadhya, M.D.

Associate Professor, Cardiology
Office of Women in Medicine and Science

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Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

Bharathi Upadhya, M.D.115 Ratings
21 Comments


 

Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
4.8
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.7
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.8
CP spoke using clear language
4.7
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.9
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.7
Patients' confidence in CP
4.7
Time CP spent with patient
4.7
Wait time at clinic
4.6



Patient Comments

Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.

3/15/2018

OUTSTANDING Provider

3/7/2018

She is the best of the best. She sent me a message concerning the incident with the CMA.

1/23/2018

She made both my wife & I feel very good about the care she was providing & her concern for me.

1/10/2018

I trust the Dr completely. She is very good

12/13/2017

she is excellent

10/27/2017

This was my daughter's first time seeing this doctor. My daughter is a "special needs" adult. The doctor was excellent in talking with my daughter & me. She was very knowledgeable of the syndrome my daughter has. She was able to pull up all past test results in the electronic chart, even the ones done at another facility not related to Wake Forest Baptist. We never felt rushed. She answered my questions & addressed my concerns regarding my daughters syndrome, her B/P, some medication she takes that could cause her B/P to be elevated & the test that would be ordered to check her heart & vessels. I would definitely recommend her to others.

10/24/2017

No issues at all.

10/19/2017

pls see my earlier response. The dr was exemplary. highly recommend

10/12/2017

all good

9/26/2017

Dr. Upadhya is very friendly and probably one of the most compassionate physicians I've ever met. I'm very glad that I am a patient at this practice. I am very lucky!

8/3/2017

*Dr. Upadhya always shows she cares.

7/20/2017

*Dr. Upadhya was excellent. I was impressed, that she listened to me first - before looking at computer/chart. She was attentive & understanding & told me she will see her patients even if they are late. She was interested in me & me as a whole person, not just my issue.

7/12/2017

I appreciated the physician's knowledge about my uncommon illness, gastroparesis. I personally benefitted from her knowledge and was impressed that she came into the exam room familiar with my family history that related to this visit. The physician easily established rapport and explained things in an easy manner.

7/9/2017

Very good dr. I would very much recommend any time.

7/3/2017

Very pleased with everything. Thank everyone so much, & for being very kind & patient with *Gregory. God bless you all.

6/29/2017

really caring and nice just did not seem to have time to show it during this visit.

6/28/2017

Bharathi Upadhya, MD was very knowledgeable and kind.

6/14/2017

*Dr. Upadhya is excellent.

5/24/2017

GREAT DOCTOR.

5/9/2017

*Dr. Upadhya is great! She has great bedside manor and truly cares for her patients. She's the best!!

4/24/2017

Dr Upadhya has been a great Dr to me. She remembers my medical history and treats me almost like family. I trust her as my Dr and have the greatest confidence in her abilities. Her staff have always been competent and pleasant to work with. I would not want to have to change Drs...if she left, if possible, I would follow her!

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