Roopa Vemulapalli, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Department: Internal Medicine


Medical School Kakatiya Medical College (1999)
Internship Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital (2003), Internal Medicine
Residency Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital (2005), Internal Medicine
Fellowship University of Chicago Hospital (2007), Clinical Nutrition
Fellowship University of Texas Southwestern Medical School (2010), Gastroenterology/hepatology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interests

  • Blood in Stool
  • Celiac Disease
  • Colon Polyps
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulosis of Colon
  • Epigastric Abdominal Pain
  • Esophageal Cancers, Dysmotility, Perforation & Reflux
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD) - Heartburn
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding (Hemorrhage)
  • Generalized Abdominal Pain
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Related Gastrointestinal Disease
  • Intestinal Bleeding
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Lynch Syndrome
  • Small Bowel Disorders
  • Stool Occult Blood


Featured Publications Legend

Featured Publications

A comparison of palliative stenting or emergent surgery for obstructing, incurable colon cancer

Vemulapalli R, Lara L, Sreenarasimhaiah J, Harford W, Siddiqui A Digestive Diseases and Sciences 2009 Aug 20 s009

Clinico pathologic study of 12 cases.

Carmack S, Vemulapalli R, Spechler SS, Genta RM. American Journal of Surgical pathology 2009 33 (12) 1789-1794

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  • American College of Gastroenterology
    Naomi Nakao Award for gender based research (2006)
  • American College of Gastroenterology
    WE CARE in IBD (2006)