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Dr. Keerthi Talari Consultant Rheumatologist

Dr. Keerthi Talari

Dr. Keerthi Talari

Department: Rheumatology
Designation: Consultant Rheumatologist
Years Of Experience: 8
Location: Secunderabad
Languages: English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil
Med Reg No: TSMC - 00058
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Education Qualifications

Education Qualifications

  • DM (Rheumatology): Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, 2012 - 2015
  • MD (Internal Medicine): Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Educationa nd Research, Puducherry, 2009 - 2012
  • MBBS: Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, 2003 - 2009
  • 2015 - Present: Consultant Rheumatologist Yashoda Hospitals, Secunderabad
  • 2015 - Present: Honorary Consultant Central Hospital, South Central Railways, Hyderabad
  • 2015 - Present: Visiting Consultant Hope hospital, Nizamabad
  • MD Dattaiah Hospital, Kamareddy
  • Sri Sai Polyclinic, Siddipet
  • Bhavani polyclinic, Gajwel
  • Trust hospital, Kakinada
Services offeredServices offered
  • Management of Musculoskeletal Diseases and Autoimmune Disorders
  • Includes - Rheumatoid arthritis, Spondyloarthritis, Osteoarthritis, Gout, Arthritis in children
  • SLE/LUPUS, Scleroderma, Vasculitis, Dermatomyosistis, Osteoporosis, Vitamin D deficiency
Special Interest and ExpertiseSpecial Interest and Expertise
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus (exclusive lupus clinic on every wednesday)
  • Rheumatoid arthritis and Pediatric rheumatology
Professional MembershipProfessional Membership
  • Indian Rheumatology Association
  • Association of Physicians of India
  • Hyderabad Rheumatology Forum
  • Association of Physicians of India - Hyderabad chapter
Research & PublicationsResearch & Publications
  • Giragani, S., Balani, A., Reddy, V., Bommakanti, K. T., Alwala, S., & Kumar, A. (2018). Spontaneous Isolated Inferior Mesenteric Artery Dissection With Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia: Case Report and Endovascular Management. Vascular and endovascular Surgery, 52(7), 561-564
  • Talari K, Anandh U, Patrick A. Lupus nephritis with coexistent antiphospholipid antibodies associated nephropathy: A case report and literature review. Indian J Nephrol 2018;28:164-6
  • Talari K, Irlapati RV, Uppin M, Rajasekhar L. Outcome of therapy in biopsy proven lupus nephritis with cyclophosphamide or mycophenolate: Registry data from a South Indian tertiary care center. Indian J Rheumatol 2017;12:76-80
  • Sirisha, K. , Keerthi, T. , Habibi, S. , Varaprasad, I. R., Jyotsna Rani, Y. , Narendranath, L. and Rajasekhar, L. (2017), Chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis complicated by hip subluxation: a case report. Int J Rheum Dis, 2017: 1800- 1801
  • Talari K, Bommakanti KT. Internal medicine residents' perception of rheumatology as a subspecilaity: A web-based survey. Indian J Rheumatol 2017; 12:116-7
  • Talari, Keerthi. (2016). Biosimilars in Rheumatology: an Indian Scenario. MOJ Orthopedics & Rheumatology. 5. 10.15406/mojor.2016.05.00180. Talari K, Proteus syndrome: A rare case report Indian J Hum Genet 2012 Sep;18(3):356-8
  • V Vinod, K & Talari, Keerthi & Gopalakrishnan, Maya & K Nisar, K & Dutta, Tarun. (2012). Unusual presentations of vivax Malaria: a report of two cases. Journal of vector borne diseases. 49. 49-51. 
  • A S Kumar, Praveen & Talari, Keerthi & Dutta, Tarun. (2012). Super vasomol hair dye poisoning. Toxicology international. 19. 77-8. 10.4103/0971-6580.94503. 
  • Mahalakshmy T, Soudarssanane M B, Sarkar S, Balaji S, Bharathi B, Talari K, Mahadevan J, Patel B K. Consumption of fallen umbilical cord stump as a treatment for infertility: A case study from Puducherry. Indian J Community Med 2008;33:186
  • Principal Investigator - (Ongoing trial) - A randomised, double blind, multicentric, placebo controlled, phase III study assessing the safety and efficacy of intraraticular administration of stempeucel (adult human bon e marrow derived, cultured, pooled, allogeneic, mesenchymal stromal cells) in patients with osteoarthritis of knee. (CTRI/2018/09/015785 )
  • Backache and osteoporosis - ICP Monograph and backache (2016)
  • Poster at IRACON 2018 Breast feeding and the risk of systemic lupus erythematosus – registry data
  • Poster at IRACON 2018 Contact dermatitis with the nut extract of Semecarpus anacardium
  • Paper at SZIRACON 2017 Platelet indices as a predictor of cardiovascular risk in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a cross sectional, observational study
  • Poster at SZIRACON 2017 - Spontaneous isolated inferior mesenteric artery dissection presenting as acute abdomen in a patient of systemic lupus erythematosus with chronic mesenteric ischemia
  • Poster at IRACON 2016 - 'Internal medicine residents' perception of rheumatology as a subspeciality: a web based survey
  • Paper presentation at national conference IRACON 2014 – ‘Audit of biologic use in a tertiary care centre in India’
  • Poster presentation – PrheScon 2014 ‘Experience with Tocilizumab in Juvenile Idiopathic arthritis in a tertiary care centre in India’
  • Poster presentation in IRACON 2014 - ‘Translation, cross cultural adaptation and validation of the BRAF-MDQ (Bristol rheumatoid arthritis fatigue multidimensional questionnaire) in telugu for Indian patients with rheumatoid arthritis’
  • Paper presentation at ISN SOUTHCON 2014 – ‘Cyclophosphamide versus Mycophenolate as induction therapy in lupus nephritis: lupus registry data from a South Indian referral centre’
  • Poster presentation: IRACON 2013 – Outcome of therapy in biopsy proven lupus nephritis: results from a South Indian lupus cohort
  • Poster presentation: IRACON 2012- Hip subluxation in chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis
  • Poster presentation at ISHTM 2011 - a. Neuroacanthocytosis: where Hematology meets Neurology b. An unusual presentation of Hereditary Spherocytosis
  • ‘Hemolytic facies and leg ulcers in an adolescent boy’ – co-author in paper presented at JIPMER Scientific society
  • 2018 - Author - Rare metabolic bone diseases in rheumatic rarities
  • 2017 - Co author - Refractory myositis in ICP monograph on myositis
  • 2017 - Author - Differential diagnosis in myositis in ICP monograph on myositis
  • 2016 - Author - Backache and osteoporosis in ICP monograph on backache
  • 2015 - Co author - Imaging in vasculitis - API monograph on vasculitis
Awards and AchievementsAwards and Achievements
  • Total of 26 medals in MBBS and MD
  • Best original article (2nd place) - Indian Journal of Rheumatology (2017)
  • Best poster and best paper in south zone IRA conference 2017
  • Best Outgoing student - Superspeciality examinations - 2015 at Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences
  • Second position in the IRA DM quiz held in October 2013
  • Gold Medal in honour of Dr. S. Chandrasekar for ‘Best P.G. in M.D. Medicine’ in the year 2012 (JIPMER)
  • Shri Abdoul Cader @ Ibrahime Gold medal for Neurology in the year 2012 (JIPMER)
  • Dr. Krishnaswamy Memorial Gold Medal for M.D Medicine in the year 2012 (JIPMER)
  • Third position in the Tamilnadu State level Hematology Quiz, 2011
  • Third place in quiz on ‘Issues in HIV held at the Department of Microbiology, 2011 (JIPMER)
  • First place in the Neurology quiz held at ‘TROPICON 2010’, National conference of Tropical Neurology, (JIPMER)
  • Dr Samir C. Mitra and Mrs. Geeta Mitra Endowment Prize for ‘Best Intern’ for the year 2008 (JIPMER)
  • Dr. Vikrant Gupta Memorial Medal for ‘Best Outgoing M.B,B.S Graduate’ for the year 2008 (JIPMER)
  • ‘Brigadiar A Nilakantan Memorial Prize’ for Best student of Final MBBS - 2007
  • ‘Mrs Subhadra Devi and Dr K.V. K Rao Memorail Endowment Prize in Oncology’ for best UG student in Oncology - 2007
  • ‘Dr Vijay Kumar Moorthy Endowment Prize’ for Orthopedics – 2007
  • ‘Mrs Susheela Selvadrajoulu Memorail prize’ for Pediatrics – 2007
  • ‘Dr S N Mukherjee Gold Medal’ for Obstetrics and Gynaecology – 2007
  • ‘Smt Nishamani Parija Endowment Prize’ for Surgery – 2007
  • ‘Dr V Udayaraj Gold Medal’ for Medicine – 2007
  • ‘Dr V Murali Memorial Endowment Prize’ for Best student of MBBS in the subject of Medicine’ – 2007
  • Institute Medal for ENT – 2007
  • ‘Sri N Selvadrajoulu Chettiar Memorial Prize’ for P&SM - 2006
  • ‘M/S South Arcot District Co-operative Supply and Marketing society ltd prize’ for Ophthalmology – 2006
  • ‘Dr Vijay Kumar Moorthy Endowment Prize’ for Microbiology – 2006
  • Best Ougoing MBBS Graduate – 1st, 2nd, 3rd and final MBBS

LUPUS: Symptoms, Diagnose, Treatment and Self-care by Dr. Keerthi Talari

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Joint pains after a viral fever

Joint pains after a viral fever…

Oct 31, 2019 18:01

With the recent epidemic of viral illnesses in our city, especially dengue, chikungunya, the number of people visiting the OPD with joint pains with or without joint swelling is on an acute rise.

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the most frequently asked questions about lupus

13 of the most frequently asked questions about lupus

May 24, 2019 10:58

Lupus is an autoimmune disorder which is caused when the immune system of the body starts attacking its own organs and causes inflammation. Lupus is often known as a mystery disease owing to its uncertain characteristics

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