Reddy, Rajender

Reddy, Rajender 2013Rajender Reddy, MD is Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology/Hepatology at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the Director of Hepatology and the Director of the Viral Hepatitis Center.

Dr. Reddy received his medical education from Osmania Medical College in Hyderabad, India. He then completed a residency in internal medicine at NewYork Medical College Hospitals, a fellowship in Gastroenterology at East Tennessee State University College of Medicine, and a fellowship in Hepatology at the University Of Miami School Of Medicine. Subsequently he joined the faculty at the University of Miami and in October 2001, Dr.Reddy moved to the University of Pennsylvania to the current position.

A Fellow of the American College of Physicians, American College of Gastroenterology, and the Royal College of Physicians (UK), Dr. Reddy is also a member of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the American Gastroenterological Association. He has held several Visiting Professorships at Medical Schools throughout the World.

Dr. Reddy has authored or co-authored over 300 peer-reviewed papers on a spectrum of hepatobiliary topics that include liver transplantation, chronic C viral hepatitis, HIV and the liver, and hepatocellular carcinoma.  In addition, he has edited and contributed to several text books, and has participated in numerous scientific presentations at National and International meetings. He serves on the editorial boards of prestigious journals such as Liver Transplantation, Gastroenterology, and is an ad-hoc reviewer for several journals.

Dr. Reddy also has participated in a number of clinical trials that have advanced the understanding of the therapy of chronic viral hepatitis. He has been the recipient of both federal and non-federal funding for clinical research. His current research interests include areas of liver transplantation, viral hepatitis, drug induced liver injury, and hepatocellular carcinoma.