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Pulmonary

Houston, Texas

The Alkek Building at Baylor College of Medicine
Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
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Kalpalatha K. Guntupalli, M.D.

Kalpalatha K. Guntupalli, M.D.Professor of Medicine and Chief
Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine

Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza, BCM 620
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: 713-798-2677
Fax: 713-798-2777
E-mail: kkg@bcm.edu

Education

  • M.D., Institute of Medical Sciences, Osmania Medical College, Hydrabad, A.P., India
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, District of Columbia General Hospital, Washington, D.C.
  • Fellowship, Pulmonary Medicine, Georgetown University, District of Columbia General Hospital, Washington, D.C.
  • Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Health Science Center, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Clinical and Research Interests

Dr. Guntupalli's clinical and research interests include acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), sepsis and physician/patient education.

Awards and Honors

  • President, American College of Chest Physicians, 2009-2010
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine, 2010
  • Master of the American College of Physicians - MACP, American College of Physicians, 2008
  • Parker J. Palmer Courage to Teach Award, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, 2008
  • Distinguished Scholar in Critical Care, The CHEST Foundation, 2006
  • World Lung Health Award, American Thoracic Society, 2004
  • Barbara and Corbin J. Robinson, Jr., Presidential Award for Teaching Excellence, 2004
  • Fulbright and Jaworski Academic Excellence Award, Enduring Materials, 2004
  • Fulbright and Jaworski Academic Excellence Award, Teaching and Evaluation, 2004
  • Fulbright and Jaworski Academic Excellence Award, Educational Leadership, 2003
  • Award for Excellence in Education, Dept. of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, 2003
  • Most Distinguished Physician, American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI), 2003
  • Presidential Citation, Society of Critical Care Medicine, 2003
  • Most Distinguished Alumnus, Osmania University Medical Alumni Association, 2002
  • Oscar Friedman Endowed Professor of Pulmonary Medicine, 2013
  • American College of Chest Physicians, "College Medalist Award, 2012
  • "Master Clinician" Lifetime Achievement Award, 2013
  • "Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award" 2013
  • Fulbright and Jaworski Academic Excellence Award, Research and Teaching, 2013

Selected Publications

  • Guntupalli. KK, Dean N., Morris PE, et al, Phase 2 randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of the safety and efficacy of talactoferrin in patients with severe sepsis. Crit Care Med. 2013 Mar, 41(3):706-16
  • Zhu J, Bandi V, Qiu S, Figueroa DJ, Evans JF, Barnes N, Guntupalli KK, Jeffery PK. Cysteinyl leukotriene 1 receptor expression associated with bronchial inflammation in severe exacerbations of COPD.; Chest. 2012 Aug; 142(2): 347-57
  • Tonelli MR., Curtis JR, Guntupalli KK., et al, An official multi-society statement: the role of clinical research results in the practice of critical care medicine proceedings. American Thoracic Society 2012
  • Le Roux PD, Cooper J, Guntupalli KK, Silbergleit R, Daily J, Geocadin R, Wijman CAC, Suarez JI; The critical care research networks experience; Neurocrit Care; 28 July 2011
  • Munnur U, Bandi V, Guntupalli KK. Management principles of the critically ill obstetric patient. Clin Chest Med. 2011 Mar;32(1):53,60, viii.
  • Kulkarni HS, Kulkarni KR, Mallampalli A, Parkar SR, Karnad DR, Guntupalli KK. Comparison of anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress symptoms in relatives of ICU patients in an American and an Indian public hospital Ind J of critical care 15:147-156 July 2011
  • Arroliga AC, Guntupalli KK, Beaver JS, Langholff W, Marino K, Kelly K. Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of six epoetin alfa dosing regimens in anemic critically ill patients without acute blood loss. Crit Care Med. 2009; 37(4):1299-307. Erratum in: Crit Care Med. 2009; 37(7):2330.
  • Kao CC, Bandi V, Guntupalli KK, Wu M, Castillo L, Jahoor F. Arginine, citrulline and nitric oxide metabolism in sepsis. Clin Sci (Lond). 2009; 117(1):23-30.
  • Kao CC, Guntupalli KK, Bandi V, Jahoor F. Whole-body CO2 production as an index of the metabolic response to sepsis. Shock. 2009; 32(1):23-8.
  • Reddy R, Guntupalli K, Alapat P, Surani S, Casturi L, Subramanian S. Sleepiness in medical ICU residents. Chest. 2009; 135(1):81-5.
  • Arroliga AC, Thompson BT, Ancukiewicz M, Gonzales JP, Guntupalli KK, Park PK, Wiedemann HP, Anzueto A; Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Network. Use of sedatives, opioids, and neuromuscular blocking agents in patients with acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome. Crit Care Med. 2008; 36(4):1083-8.
  • Guntupalli KK, Alapat PM, Bandi VD, Kushnir I. Validation of automatic wheeze detection in patients with obstructed airways and in healthy subjects. J Asthma. 2008; 45(10):903-7.
  • Guntupalli KK, Reddy RM, Loutfi RH, Alapat PM, Bandi VD, Hanania NA. Evaluation of obstructive lung disease with vibration response imaging. J Asthma. 2008; 45(10):923-30.
  • Kao CC, Jain S, Guntupalli KK, Bandi V. Mechanical ventilation for asthma: a 10-year experience. J Asthma. 2008; 45(7):552-6.
  • Robertson TE, Mann HJ, Hyzy R, Rogers A, Douglas I, Waxman AB, Weinert C, Alapat P, Guntupalli KK, Buchman TG; Partnership for Excellence in Critical Care. Multicenter implementation of a consensus-developed, evidence-based, spontaneous breathing trial protocol. Crit Care Med. 2008; 36(10):2753-62.
  • Guntupalli. KK, Dean N., Morris PE, et al, Phase 2 randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of the safety and efficacy of talactoferrin in patients with severe sepsis. Crit Care Med. 2013 Mar, 41(3):706-16

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