• Dr. Gangaraju comes to our division from the University of Utah and Huntsman Cancer Institute, Salt Lake City, where she completed a Fellowship in Hematology and Oncology and conducted research with Dr. Josef Prchal, a former UAB Hematology member. Originally from India, Dr. Gangaraju received her Bachelors in Medicine and Bachelors in Surgery (M.B.B.S.) degrees from Rangaraya Medical College, Andhra Pradesh. She completed an Internal Medicine Residency in the UAB Montgomery program from 2010-13 and a Fellowship in Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine at UAB Birmingham from 2013-14. Dr. Gangaraju will provide specialized care to patients diagnosed with coagulation disorders, non-malignant hematological disorders, myeloproliferative neoplasms, and sickle cell disease. She will see patients at The Kirklin Clinic and participate in the Hematology and Oncology consult service. She is a member of the Institute for Cancer Outcomes and Survivorship, and will be conducting research related to the thrombotic and hemostatic complications of cancer and cancer treatments.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2019 Late mortality in blood or marrow transplant survivors with venous thromboembolism: report from the Blood or Marrow Transplant Survivor StudyBritish Journal of Haematology.  186:367-370. 2019
    2019 In Reply:Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine.  86:368-368. 2019
    2019 Three neglected numbers in the CBC: The RDW, MPV, and NRBC countCleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine.  86:167-172. 2019
    2019 Fat embolism syndrome due to bone marrow necrosis in patients with hemoglobinopathies: A life-threatening complication mimicking thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpuraAmerican Journal of Hematology.  94:E64-E66. 2019
    2019 Clinical factors and biomarkers predict outcome in patients with immune-mediated thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpuraHaematologica.  104:166-175. 2019
    2019 Revisiting fat embolism in sickle syndromes: diagnostic and emergency therapeutic measuresBritish Journal of Haematology2019
    2017 Regulation of erythropoiesis after normoxic return from chronic sustained and intermittent hypoxiaJournal of applied physiology: respiratory, environmental and exercise physiology.  123:1671-1675. 2017
    2017 Rare complication of treated immune thrombocytopeniaAmerican Journal of Hematology.  92:1262-1266. 2017
    2017 An Unusual Presentation of Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic PurpuraAmerican Journal of Medicine.  130:e323-e326. 2017
    2017 Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Associated With Pegylated Interferon Alfa-2a Use in a Patient With Polycythemia VeraJournal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.  15:757-760. 2017
    2016 Upshaw-Schulman syndrome and pregnancy: successful management with plasma infusionsAnnals of Hematology.  95:1745-1746. 2016
    2016 Fat embolism syndrome secondary to bone marrow necrosis in patients with hemoglobinopathiesSouthern Medical Journal.  109:549-553. 2016
    2015 Adverse Effects of TransfusionCancer Control : Journal of the Moffitt Cancer Center.  22:16-25. 2015
    2015 An unusual case of near-fatal hemolytic anemia treated with erythrocytapheresis and therapeutic plasma exchangeTransfusion.  55:475. 2015
    2014 Perplexity of a fungus in the sinusAmerican Journal of Medicine.  127:e1. 2014
    2013 Primary adrenal lymphoma with paraneoplastic syndromeNorth American Journal of Medical Sciences.  5:721-723. 2013
    2013 Heparin induced thrombocytopenia: ReviewExpert Review of Hematology.  6:419-428. 2013
    2013 Current advances in understanding and managing secondary brain metastasisCNS Oncology.  2:75-85. 2013

    Education And Training

  • Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (MBBS), NTR University of Health Sciences Andhra Pradesh 2005
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham, Internship 2011
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham, Residency 2013
  • University of Utah, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2017
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2014
  • Full Name

  • Radhika Gangaraju