Biography

Dr. Patibandla is originally from Peoria, Illinois. She received her initial medical training at the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine. She completed her Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Missouri - Kansas City in Kansas City, Missouri and a Clinical Hepatology Fellowship at Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois. She joined UT Southwestern for the opportunity to integrate her clinical experience and interest in Internal Medicine, Hepatology, and medication education, as faculty in Hospitalist Medicine. She has contributed to peer-reviewed publications, abstracts, and presentations on cancer and fatty liver diseases. She follows the philosophy that it is important to treat the patient as an individual, and not just treat the medical condition. Dr. Patibandla is a member of the American College of Physicians and the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, and baking.

Education

Medical School
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine (2013)
Residency
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine (2016), Internal Medicine
Fellowship
Loyola University Medical Center (2017), Clinical Hepatology

Research Interest

  • Cancer Biology and Pharmacology
  • Fatty Liver Diseases
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
  • Liver Transplants

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Epigenetic inactivation of the tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase-2 (TIMP-2) gene in human prostate tumors.
Pulukuri SM, Patibandla S, Patel J, Estes N, Rao JS Oncogene 2007 Aug 26 36 5229-37

Honors & Awards

  • Gold Humanim Award
    University of Missouri, Kansas City (2016)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (2018)
  • American College of Physicians (2018)