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Rama Suresh, MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine
Division of Oncology
Section, Medical Oncology

Specialty Areas

Breast Oncology
Medical Oncology
Oncology
Gastrointestinal Oncology

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
Medical Oncology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Clinical oncology, breast cancer, GI malignancies

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  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital 
Siteman Cancer Center
Medical Building Two

10 Barnes West Drive
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
Phone: 314-747-7222

Office Phone: 314-747-1171
Fax: 314-362-0338

Center for Advanced Medicine
Siteman Cancer Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: B
Floor: 7
Office Phone: 314-362-8903

Siteman Cancer Center - South County

5225 MidAmerica Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63129

Office Phone: 314-747-1171

Education

Education

Fellowship: Oncology, Washington University School Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2004
Residency: Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Syracuse, New York 1998
Medical Degree: Madras Medical College, India 1993

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Prognostic model to predict postoperative acute kidney injury in patients undergoing major gastrointestinal surgery based on a national prospective observational cohort study.
STARSurg Collaborative.
BJS Open. 2018 Dec; 2(6)400-410. doi: 10.1002/bjs5.86.

PMID:
    30513129
    [PubMed]
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The role of expanded series patch testing in identifying causality of residual facial dermatitis following initiation of dupilumab therapy.
Suresh R, Murase JE
JAAD Case Rep. 2018 Oct; 4(9)899-904. doi: 10.1016/j.jdcr.2018.08.027.

PMID:
    30306123
    [PubMed]
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Variation in the perioperative care of women undergoing abdominal-based microvascular breast reconstruction in the United Kingdom (The optiFLAPP Study).
optiFLAPP Collaborative.
J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2018 Aug 25; pii: S1748-6815(18)30291-2. doi: 10.1016/j.bjps.2018.08.007.

PMID:
    30292696
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Acquired arteriovenous malformation of lip occurring as an occupational hazard: A case report with review of literature.
Pandhare MN, Jyoti DB, Mandale MS, Suresh RB
J Oral Maxillofac Pathol. 2018 May-Aug; 22(2)287. doi: 10.4103/jomfp.JOMFP_4_16.

PMID:
    30158798
    [PubMed]
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Pro-inflammatory cytokine Interleukin-1β (IL-1β) controls Leishmania infection.
Patil T, More V, Rane D, Mukherjee A, Suresh R, Patidar A, Bodhale N, Mosser D, Dandapat J, Sarkar A
Cytokine. 2018 Aug 22; pii: S1043-4666(18)30283-7. doi: 10.1016/j.cyto.2018.06.033.

PMID:
    30145061
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Progression from the Common Lymphoid Progenitor to B/Myeloid PreproB and ProB Precursors during B Lymphopoiesis Requires C/EBPα.
Guo H, Barberi T, Suresh R, Friedman AD
J Immunol. 2018 Sep 15; 201(6)1692-1704. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1800244.

PMID:
    30061199
    [PubMed - in process]
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Methods for Decreasing the Incidence of Moist Desquamation in Patients Undergoing Radiotherapy.
Suresh R, Yuen F, Murase JE
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2018 Jul 23; pii: S0190-9622(18)32317-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2018.07.018.

PMID:
    30048663
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Absence of host NF-κB p50 induces murine glioblastoma tumor regression, increases survival, and decreases T-cell induction of tumor-associated macrophage M2 polarization.
Barberi T, Martin A, Suresh R, Barakat DJ, Harris-Bookman S, Drake CG, Lim M, Friedman AD
Cancer Immunol Immunother. 2018 Oct; 67(10)1491-1503. doi: 10.1007/s00262-018-2184-2.

PMID:
    30030559
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Association between peri-operative angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin-2 receptor blockers and acute kidney injury in major elective non-cardiac surgery: a multicentre, prospective cohort study.
STARSurg Collaborative.
Anaesthesia. 2018 Oct; 73(10)1214-1222. doi: 10.1111/anae.14349.

PMID:
    29984818
    [PubMed - in process]
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An Improved Tobacco Mosaic Virus (TMV)-Conjugated Multiantigen Subunit Vaccine Against Respiratory Tularemia.
Mansour AA, Banik S, Suresh RV, Kaur H, Malik M, McCormick AA, Bakshi CS
Front Microbiol. 2018; 91195. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.01195.

PMID:
    29922267
    [PubMed]
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Body mass index and complications following major gastrointestinal surgery: a prospective, international cohort study and meta-analysis.
EuroSurg Collaborative.
Colorectal Dis. 2018 Aug; 20(8)O215-O225. doi: 10.1111/codi.14292.

PMID:
    29897171
    [PubMed - in process]
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Deciphering the incognito role of water in a light driven proton coupled electron transfer process.
Thiyagarajan SK, Suresh R, Ramanan V, Ramamurthy P
Chem Sci. 2018 Jan 28; 9(4)910-921. doi: 10.1039/c7sc03161k.

PMID:
    29629158
    [PubMed]
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The Medical Necessity of Comprehensive Patch Testing.
Zhu TH, Suresh R, Warshaw E, Scheinman P, Mowad C, Botto N, Brod B, Taylor JS, Atwater AR, Watsky K, Schalock PC, Machler BC, Helms S, Jacob SE, Murase JE
Dermatitis. 2018 May/Jun; 29(3)107-111. doi: 10.1097/DER.0000000000000362.

PMID:
    29613858
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Do not fear the Framingham: Practical application to properly evaluate and modify cardiovascular risk in commercial divers.
Suresh R, Pavela J, Kus MS, Alleman T, Sanders R
Undersea Hyperb Med. 2018 Jan-Feb; 45(1)75-82.

PMID:
    29571235
    [PubMed - in process]
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Activation of adenosine A<sub>2A</sub> or A<sub>2B</sub> receptors causes hypothermia in mice.
Carlin JL, Jain S, Duroux R, Suresh RR, Xiao C, Auchampach JA, Jacobson KA, Gavrilova O, Reitman ML
Neuropharmacology. 2018 Sep 1; 139268-278. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2018.02.035.

PMID:
    29548686
    [PubMed - in process]
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Survey of Patch Test Business Models in the United States by the American Contact Dermatitis Society.
Zhu TH, Suresh R, Farahnik B, Jeon C, Warshaw E, Scheinman P, Mowad C, Botto N, Brod B, Taylor JS, Atwater AR, Watsky K, Schalock PC, Machler BC, Helms S, Jacob SE, Murase JE
Dermatitis. 2018 Mar/Apr; 29(2)85-88. doi: 10.1097/DER.0000000000000355.

PMID:
    29494395
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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MANAGEMENT OF DIABETES DURING AIR TRAVEL: A SYSTEMATIC LITERATURE REVIEW OF CURRENT RECOMMENDATIONS AND THEIR SUPPORTING EVIDENCE.
Pavela J, Suresh R, Blue RS, Mathers CH, Belalcazar LM
Endocr Pract. 2018 Feb; 24(2)205-219. doi: 10.4158/EP171954.RA.

PMID:
    29466062
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A Catalytic Enantioselective Iodocyclization Route to Dihydrooxazines.
Suresh R, Simlandy AK, Mukherjee S
Org Lett. 2018 Mar 2; 20(5)1300-1303. doi: 10.1021/acs.orglett.8b00002.

PMID:
    29431444
    [PubMed]
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Characterization of a Unique Outer Membrane Protein Required for Oxidative Stress Resistance and Virulence of Francisella tularensis.
Alqahtani M, Ma Z, Ketkar H, Suresh RV, Malik M, Bakshi CS
J Bacteriol. 2018 Apr 15; 200(8)pii: e00693-17. doi: 10.1128/JB.00693-17.

PMID:
    29378894
    [PubMed - in process]
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Absence of myeloid Klf4 reduces prostate cancer growth with pro-atherosclerotic activation of tumor myeloid cells and infiltration of CD8 T cells.
Barakat DJ, Suresh R, Barberi T, Pienta KJ, Simons BW, Friedman AD
PLoS One. 2018; 13(1)e0191188. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0191188.

PMID:
    29324844
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Breast cancer