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Meet the Weight Reduction Surgery Team

Pratibha Vemulapalli, MD

Gender
Female
Department
Surgery
Practice Specialty
Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Surgical Specialties, Weight Reduction Surgery (Bariatrics)
Medical Education
Jefferson Medical College
Residency
Cooper Hospital
Fellowship
Montefiore Medical Center
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School at Camden
Board Certified
Surgery
Academic Title
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Administrative Title
Director, Bariatric Surgery
Clinical Focus
Revisional Bariatric Surgery, Adolescent Bariatrics, Obese Transplant Patients
Research Focus
Dr. Vemulapalli conducts research investigating new techniques in surgery-- specifically natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery(NOTES). She is studying the impact of transvaginal cholecystectomy on minimizing post operative pain for the patient.
Languages
Spanish
Biography
Dr. Vemulapalli is a board certified surgeon specializing in laparoscopic and bariatric surgery. Upon receiving her medical degree from Jefferson Medical College, she completed her residency in general surgery and her research fellowship at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Dr. Vemulapalli was fellowship trained in both advanced laparoscopy and laparoscopic bariatric surgery at Montefiore Medical Center.