Uttam Gummadi Reddy

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Medical Director Kidney Transplant Program

Associate Clinical Professor, Division of Nephrology, Hypertension & Kidney Transplantation, Medicine
School of Medicine

M.D., New York Medical College, 2006

Phone: 714-456-5142
Fax: 714-456-6034
Email: ureddy@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
333 City Boulevard West
Suite 1200
Mail Code: 4088
Orange, CA 92868
Research Interests
Renal Transplantation
Yusuke O, Streja E, Rhee C, Tantisattamo E, Reddy U, Laster M, Tang U, Rajpoot D, Molnar M, Ichii H, Obi Y, Kalantar-Zadeh K (2020). Association of Age with Risk of First and Subsequent Allograft Failure and Mortality Among Young Kidney Transplant Recipients. Transplant International. Aug 2020. DOI: 10.1111/tri.13717
Tantisattamo, Reddy U, Dang D, Ferrey A, Ichi H, Dafoe D, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Hyponatremia: A Possible Immuno-Neuroendocrine Interface with COVID-19 in a Kidney Transplant Recipient. Transpl Infect Dis. June 2020. https://doi.org/10.1111/tid.13355
Tantisattamo E, Ferrey A, Reddy U, Ichii H, Dafoe, D, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Haddon Matrix for Kidney Transplantation During COVID-19 Pandemic: A Problem Solving Framework for Present and Future. Transpl Infect Dis. 2020 Jun 20;e13373. DOI: 10.1111/tid.13373.
Tantisattamo E, Molnar MZ, Ho BT, Reddy UG, Dafoe DC, Ichii H, Ferrey AJ, Hanna RM, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Amin A. Approach and Management of Hypertension After Kidney Transplantation.
Front Med (Lausanne). 2020 Jun 16;7:229. DOI: 10.3389/fmed.2020.00229.
Bima H, Fujitani R, Chen S, Donayre C, Kuo I, Raza A, Reddy U, Ichii H, Kabutey Nii-Kabu (2019). Utilization of Carbon Dioxide Angiography and Percutaneous Balloon Angioplasty for Treatment of Transplant Renal Artery Stenosis. Annals of Vascular Surgery. 2020 May;65:10-16.DOI: 10.1016/j.avsg.2019.11.009
Ferrey, A. J., Choi, G., Hanna, R. M., Chang, Y., Tantisattamo, E., Ivaturi, K., Park, E., Nguyen, L., Wang, B., Tonthat, S., Rhee, C. M., Reddy, U., Lau, W. L., Huang, S. S., Gohil, S., Amin, A. N., Hsieh, L., Cheng, T. T., Lee, R. A., & Kalantar-Zadeh, K. (2020). A Case of Novel Coronavirus Disease 19 in a Chronic Hemodialysis Patient Presenting with Gastroenteritis and Developing Severe Pulmonary Disease. American journal of nephrology, 51(5), 337–342. https://doi.org/10.1159/000507417’
Tantisattamo E, Hanna R, Reddy U, Ichii H, Dafoe D, Danovitch G, Kalantar-Zadeh K (2020). Novel Options for Failing Allograft in Kidney Transplanted Patients to Avoid or Defer Dialysis Therapy. Current Opinions Nephrol Hypertension. Jan 2020. DOI: 10.1097/MNH.0000000000000572
Tantisattamo, E., Dafoe, D. C., Reddy, U. G., Ichii, H., Rhee, C. M., Streja, E., Landman, J., & Kalantar-Zadeh, K. (2019). Current Management of Patients With Acquired Solitary Kidney. Kidney international reports, 4(9), 1205–1218. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ekir.2019.07.001
Dafoe DC, Tantisattamo E, Reddy U. Precision Medicine and Personalized Approach to Renal Transplantation. Semin Nephrol. 2018 Jul;38(4):346-354.
Yu, JZ, Rhee CM, Ferrey A, Li A, Jin A, Chang Y, Reddy U, Lau WL, Chou J, Inrig J, Kalantar-Zadeh K. There’s no place like home: 35-year patient survival on home hemodialysis. Semin Dial. May 2018.
Shen, JI, Hercz D, Barba LM, Wilhalme H, Lum EL, Huang E, Reddy U, Salas L, Vangala S, Norris KC. Association of Citizenship Status with Kidney Transplantation in Medicaid Patients. American Journal of Kidney Disease. 2018 Feb;71(2):182-190.
Dosch AR, Pahl M, Reddy U, Foster CE, Ichii H. Post transplantation nephroptosis causing recurrent episodes of acute renal failure and hypertension secondary to intermittent vascular torsion of intraperitoneal renal allograft. J Surg Case Report. May 2017.
Obi Y, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Streja E, Rhee CM, Reddy UG, Soohoo M, Wang Y, Ravel, You AS, Jing J, Sim JJ, Nguyen DV, Gillen DL, Saran R, Robinson B, Kovesdy CP. Seasonal variations in transition, mortality and kidney transplantation among patients with ESRD in the USA. Nephrol Dial Transplant. May 2017.
Ghahremani-Ghajar M, Rojas-Bautista V, Lau WL, Pahl M, Herndandez M, Jin A, Reddy U, Chou J, Obi Y, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Rhee CM. Incremental hemodialysis: The University of California Irvine Experience. Semin Dial. May 2017.
Laster M, Soohoo M, Hall C, Streja E, Rhee CM, Ravel VA, Reddy U, Norris KC, Salusky IB, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Racial ethnic disparities in mortality and kidney transplant outcomes among pediatric dialysis patients. Pediatric Nephrol. April 2017.
Gahagan JV, Whealon MD, Reddy U, Foster CE, Ichii H. Hand assisted laparoscopic donor nephrectomy in complete situs inversus. J Endourol Case Rep. 2016; 1: 2(1): 108-10.
Schaenman JM, Korin Y, Sidwell T, Kandarian F, Harre N, Gjerston D, Lum EL, Reddy U, Huang E, Pham PT, Bunnapradist S, Danovitch GM, Veal J, Gritsch HA, Reed EF. Increased Frequency of BK Virus-Specific Polyfunctional CD8+ T Cells Predict Successful Control of BK Viremia After Kidney Transplantation. Transplantation. June 2016.7.
Ahmadi SF, Streja E, Zahmatkesh G, Streja D, Kashyap M, Moradi H, Molnar MZ, Reddy U, Amin AN, Kovesdy CP, Kalantar-Zadeh K. Reverse Epidemiology of Traditional Cardiovascular Risk Factors in the Geriatric Population. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2015; 16 (11):933-9.
Reddy UG, Danovitch GM. Transplantation. T-cell depletion--balancing acute rejection and cancer risk. Nat Rev Nephrol. 2014 Jun;10(6):301-2. doi: 10.1038/nrneph.2014.61. Epub 2014 Apr 8.

Pham PT, Reddy UG. Transplantation: Immunosuppression and risk of polyomavirus BK replication. Nat Rev Nephrol. 2013 Mar;9(3):135-6. doi: 10.1038/nrneph.2013.17. Epub 2013 Feb 12

Lum EL, Schaenman JM, DeNicola M, Reddy UG, Shen JI, Pullarkat ST. A case report of CMV lymphadenitis in an adult kidney transplant recipient. Transplant Proc. 2015 Jan-Feb;47(1):141-5. doi: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2014.09.105.
Professional Societies
American Society of Nephrology
American Society of Transplantation
National Kidney Foundation
Advisory Board, One Legacy
Committee Member, UNOS Region 5
Graduate Programs
Nephrology (IM)

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