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Bharathi Upadhya, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

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4.7 out of 5

137 Ratings
19 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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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
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

NPI Number

  • 1730381989
Bharathi Upadhya, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

137 Ratings
19 Comments
 

Bharathi Upadhya, M.D.

Associate Professor, Cardiology

Research Interests

Stroke Volume; Heart Failure; Anemia, Sickle Cell; Death, Sudden, Cardiac; Ventricular Function, Left
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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;():.

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;():.

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.

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

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Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

Bharathi Upadhya, M.D.137 Ratings
19 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
4.7
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.6
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.7
CP spoke using clear language
4.7
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.8
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.7
Patients' confidence in CP
4.7
Time CP spent with patient
4.6
Wait time at clinic
4.5



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.

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!

4/14/2017

Bharathi Upadhya is without a doubt the very best doctor I have ever seen.

4/3/2017

I like to see the doctor. She was very friendly and kind and ease to understand.

3/17/2017

Love *Dr. Upadhya. She is kind & concerned about what is going on with me. I e-mailed thru MyWakeHealth portal & she answered me right away.

3/2/2017

*Dr. Upadhya was the best I could have chosen as a cardiologist. She is an excellent, caring professional. We need more physicians just like her!

1/31/2017

Wonderful dr.!!! Great care.

1/30/2017

I live at the beach (4 1/2 hrs. away) since retiring and I still come back for my appt.'s.

1/30/2017

Very personable and caring provider.

12/27/2016

The Doctor was very caring and knew the entire medical history. I have extreme confidence in this Doctor and was very pleased with the treatment she provided.

12/21/2016

*Dr. Upadhya is very knowledgeable, we trust her. Her personality is so bubbly and positive.

11/29/2016

The doctor is wonderful, very knowledgeable and includes me in any decision making. She acts with a Mother's love and not just a Doctor.

10/19/2016

Absolutely superb physician extremely knowledgeable, instructive, and empathetic. Have seen many _____ physicians & staff - *Dr. Upadhya is the very best all round of an excellent group.

9/27/2016

"Very good".

9/7/2016

I drive here from Asheville because of care & concern shown by staff & doctors.

8/1/2016

One of the best physicians I have ever seen!

7/30/2016

*Dr. Upadhya gave impression of true concern over my health issues. She inspired trust & confidence. Truly liked her!

7/29/2016

Very good.

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