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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

  • Maps & Directions
  • 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
Phone: 314-747-7222

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

Siteman Cancer Center - South County

5225 MidAmerica Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63129
Phone: 314-747-7222

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

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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A Review of 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 Apr 2; doi: 10.1097/DER.0000000000000362.

PMID:
    29613858
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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 Mar 13; pii: S0028-3908(18)30101-1. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2018.02.035.

PMID:
    29548686
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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 - in process]
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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 - in process]
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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 - in process]
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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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Pacritinib to inhibit JAK/STAT signaling in refractory metastatic colon and rectal cancer.
Regenbogen T, Chen L, Trinkaus K, Wang-Gillam A, Tan BR, Amin M, Pedersen KS, Park H, Suresh R, Lim KH, Ratchford E, Brown A, Lockhart AC
J Gastrointest Oncol. 2017 Dec; 8(6)985-989. doi: 10.21037/jgo.2017.08.16.

PMID:
    29299358
    [PubMed]
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Serum Cortisol Level in Indian Patients with Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock.
Suresh R, Wig N, Panda PK, Jyotsna VP, Chaturvedi PK, Pandey RM
J Emerg Trauma Shock. 2017 Oct-Dec; 10(4)194-198. doi: 10.4103/JETS.JETS_123_16.

PMID:
    29097858
    [PubMed]
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Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the posterior-lateral border of tongue: a rare presentation.
Mathew L, Janardhanan M, Suresh R, Savithri V
BMJ Case Rep. 2017 Oct 24; 2017pii: bcr-2017-221521. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2017-221521.

PMID:
    29066652
    [PubMed - in process]
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Dysrhythmias in Laypersons During Centrifuge-Simulated Suborbital Spaceflight.
Suresh R, Blue RS, Mathers CH, Castleberry TL, Vanderploeg JM
Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 2017 Nov 1; 88(11)1008-1015. doi: 10.3357/AMHP.4910.2017.

PMID:
    29046176
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Self-Efficacy and Health-Related Quality of Life Among Heart Failure Patients in Singapore: A Descriptive Correlational Study.
Suresh R, Wang W, Koh KWL, Shorey S, Lopez V
J Transcult Nurs. 2017 Jul 1; 1043659617723437. doi: 10.1177/1043659617723437.

PMID:
    28826350
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Sustained Accelerated Idioventricular Rhythm in a Centrifuge-Simulated Suborbital Spaceflight.
Suresh R, Blue RS, Mathers C, Castleberry TL, Vanderploeg JM
Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 2017 Aug 1; 88(8)789-793. doi: 10.3357/AMHP.4896.2017.

PMID:
    28720191
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Utility of real-time three-dimensional echocardiography in improved assessment of a mitral valve papillary fibroelastoma.
Suresh R, Boor PJ, Al-Dossari GA, Abu-Sharifeh T, Venkatachalam S, Berbarie RF
Clin Case Rep. 2017 Jul; 5(7)1193-1195. doi: 10.1002/ccr3.996.

PMID:
    28680627
    [PubMed]
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A Prospective Study on Role of Supplemental Oral Calcium and Vitamin D in Prevention of Postthyroidectomy Hypocalcemia.
Ravikumar K, Sadacharan D, Muthukumar S, Sundarram T, Periyasamy S, Suresh RV
Indian J Endocrinol Metab. 2017 Jul-Aug; 21(4)498-503. doi: 10.4103/ijem.IJEM_402_16.

PMID:
    28670529
    [PubMed]
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A simple method to compare firing pin marks using stereomicroscope and Microsoft office (Windows 8) tools.
Suresh R
Forensic Sci Int. 2017 Aug; 277e1-e10. doi: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2017.05.024.

PMID:
    28629615
    [PubMed]
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Identifying the risk of producing aneuploids using meiotic recombination genes as biomarkers: A copy number variation approach.
Suresh RV, Lingaiah K, Veerappa AM, Ramachandra NB
Indian J Med Res. 2017 Jan; 145(1)39-50. doi: 10.4103/ijmr.IJMR_965_14.

PMID:
    28574013
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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NeoPalAna: Neoadjuvant Palbociclib, a Cyclin-Dependent Kinase 4/6 Inhibitor, and Anastrozole for Clinical Stage 2 or 3 Estrogen Receptor-Positive Breast Cancer.
Ma CX, Gao F, Luo J, Northfelt DW, Goetz M, Forero A, Hoog J, Naughton M, Ademuyiwa F, Suresh R, Anderson KS, Margenthaler J, Aft R, Hobday T, Moynihan T, Gillanders W, Cyr A, Eberlein TJ, Hieken T, Krontiras H, Guo Z, Lee MV, Spies NC, Skidmore ZL, Griffith OL, Griffith M, Thomas S, Bumb C, Vij K, Bartlett CH, Koehler M, Al-Kateb H, Sanati S, Ellis MJ
Clin Cancer Res. 2017 Aug 1; 23(15)4055-4065. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-16-3206.

PMID:
    28270497
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Breast cancer