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Dr. Raja Vadlamudi is board certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine, and joins WakeMed Physician Practices - Gastroenterology after serving as an advanced gastroenterology fellow at the Carilion Clinic in Roanoke, VA. WakeMed’s Strategic Plan, which puts patients and their family first in all we do, is what led Dr. Vadlamudi to WakeMed Physician Practices.
Dr. Vadlamudi believes in providing the best, comprehensive care available to the patient by understanding his/her condition and circumstances with an active involvement of the patient and his/her family.
“Many marvel at how our bodies are created as elegant machinery – one that seems to function with minimal errors,” said Dr. Vadlamudi. “Nowhere is this truer than within the GI tract, which is why I pursued gastroenterology. After watching my first endoscopy, I had the ability to visualize this “machinery” with great ease and treat patients with minimal discomfort.”
Dr. Vadlamudi is experienced in treating bile duct and pancreatic diseases as well as general gastrointestinal disorders. He is skilled in performing endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), spyglass cholangioscopy, and endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) with fine needle aspiration, and celiac plexus blocks.
Dr. Vadlamudi earned his medical degree at Kurnool Medical College, India. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University. He also completed a Master’s in Public Health while at East Tennessee State University.
Prior to his fellowship, Dr. Vadlamudi served as Research Chair of Section of Hospital Medicine and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC. During this time he was honored with “Fellow of American College of Physicians (FACP)”, a mark of distinction representing the pinnacle of integrity, professionalism, and scholarship for those who aspire to pursue careers in Internal Medicine.
His fellowship training in gastroenterology was completed at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY where he was awarded “The Best Fellow of The Year”. His advanced endoscopy (ERCP/EUS) fellowship was completed at Carilion Clinic Gastroenterology, Roanoke, VA.
Dr. Vadlamudi is a reviewer for several journals and published multiple articles in national and international journals in this area, with one considered as one of the “highly accessed article” of the journal.
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