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Bharathi Upadhya, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

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4.6 out of 5

123 Ratings
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Bharathi Upadhya, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Interests

Cardiovascular Imaging, 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

4.6 out of 5

123 Ratings
15 Comments
 

Bharathi Upadhya, M.D.

Associate Professor, Cardiology

Research Interests

Anemia, Sickle Cell; Death, Sudden, Cardiac; Ventricular Function, Left; Stroke Volume; Heart Failure
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Recent Publications

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.

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, Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Cardiology (clinical)
Bharathi Upadhya, M.D.

Bharathi Upadhya, M.D.

Associate Professor, Cardiology

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Doctor Rating

4.6 out of 5

Bharathi Upadhya, M.D.123 Ratings
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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
4.5
Wait time at clinic
4.4



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.

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.

7/21/2016

I have recommended her.

7/16/2016

Very good doctor and person she really cares about patients that she sees.

6/27/2016

Very competent, caring doctor.

4/14/2016

She only spent about 1 minute with me and then ran out and said she was late.

3/29/2016

*Dr. Upadhya was terrific! #1. Awesome!

3/3/2016

*Dr. Upadhya was very personable and caring.

1/7/2016

I have a high degree of confidence in my doctor.

1/7/2016

One of the best doctors, I have ever had: very competent but also genuinely kind; and concerned for my well being... A++.

1/6/2016

*Dr. Upadhya was amazing... the best I've had after 37 years of being a tetralogy of fallot patient.

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