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Rama Suresh, MD

Associate 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

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Location(s)

Location(s)

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

Rapidly growing cutaneous nodules on the scalp.
Suresh R, Sugarman J
Cutis. 2019 Jun; 103(6)E16-E18.

PMID:
    31348465
    [PubMed - in process]
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Balantidiasis in an Asiatic elephant and its therapeutic management.
Thakur N, Suresh R, Chethan GE, Mahendran K
J Parasit Dis. 2019 Jun; 43(2)186-189. doi: 10.1007/s12639-018-1072-1.

PMID:
    31263322
    [PubMed]
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Supplying a pharmacy for NASA exploration spaceflight: challenges and current understanding.
Blue RS, Bayuse TM, Daniels VR, Wotring VE, Suresh R, Mulcahy RA, Antonsen EL
NPJ Microgravity. 2019; 514. doi: 10.1038/s41526-019-0075-2.

PMID:
    31231676
    [PubMed]
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Randomized controlled trial of high-dose versus standard-dose vitamin D3 for prevention of aromatase inhibitor-induced arthralgia.
Niravath P, Hilsenbeck SG, Wang T, Jiralerspong S, Nangia J, Pavlick A, Ademuyiwa F, Frith A, Ma C, Park H, Rigden C, Suresh R, Ellis M, Kent Osborne C, Rimawi MF
Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2019 Sep; 177(2)427-435. doi: 10.1007/s10549-019-05319-4.

PMID:
    31218477
    [PubMed - in process]
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Escitalopram-induced extrapyramidal symptoms.
Kumar PNS, Krishnan AG, Suresh R
Indian J Psychiatry. 2019 May-Jun; 61(3)318-319. doi: 10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_331_18.

PMID:
    31142916
    [PubMed]
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An immunohistochemical evaluation of podoplanin expression in oral leukoplakia and oral squamous cell carcinoma to explore its potential to be used as a predictor for malignant transformation.
Aiswarya A, Suresh R, Janardhanan M, Savithri V, Aravind T, Mathew L
J Oral Maxillofac Pathol. 2019 Jan-Apr; 23(1)159. doi: 10.4103/jomfp.JOMFP_272_17.

PMID:
    31110440
    [PubMed]
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Streptococcus Mutans Strains in Mother-Child Pairs of Children with Early Childhood Caries.
Subramaniam P, Suresh R
J Clin Pediatr Dent. 2019; 43(4)252-256. doi: 10.17796/1053-4625-43.4.5.

PMID:
    31094631
    [PubMed - in process]
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Meta-analysis of mammary RNA seq datasets reveals the molecular understanding of bovine lactation biology.
Vijayakumar P, Bakyaraj S, Singaravadivelan A, Vasanthakumar T, Suresh R
Genome. 2019 Jul; 62(7)489-501. doi: 10.1139/gen-2018-0144.

PMID:
    31071269
    [PubMed - in process]
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Reticular Erythematous Mucinosis: A Rare Cutaneous.
Almohssen AA, Suresh RV, Schwartz RA
Acta Dermatovenerol Croat. 2019 Mar; 27(1)16-21.

PMID:
    31032786
    [PubMed - in process]
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Treatment of moist desquamation for patients undergoing radiotherapy.
Suresh R, Raffi J, Yuen F, Murase JE
Int J Womens Dermatol. 2019 Jun; 5(2)124-125. doi: 10.1016/j.ijwd.2018.12.002.

PMID:
    30997386
    [PubMed]
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The relationship between menopausal hormone therapy and keratinocyte carcinoma: A review.
Suresh R, Twigg A, Murase JE
Int J Womens Dermatol. 2019 Feb; 5(1)8-13. doi: 10.1016/j.ijwd.2018.07.002.

PMID:
    30809572
    [PubMed]
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Retrospective Analysis of Treatment Patterns and Effectiveness of Palbociclib and Subsequent Regimens in Metastatic Breast Cancer.
Xi J, Oza A, Thomas S, Ademuyiwa F, Weilbaecher K, Suresh R, Bose R, Cherian M, Hernandez-Aya L, Frith A, Peterson L, Luo J, Krishnamurthy J, Ma CX
J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2019 Feb; 17(2)141-147. doi: 10.6004/jnccn.2018.7094.

PMID:
    30787127
    [PubMed - in process]
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Extranodal diffuse large B cell lymphoma of maxillary sinus presenting as a palatal ulcer.
Janardhanan M, Suresh R, Savithri V, Veeraraghavan R
BMJ Case Rep. 2019 Feb 9; 12(2)pii: bcr-2018-228605. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2018-228605.

PMID:
    30739092
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Benign osteoblastoma of the palate: a rare clinical presentation.
Sam DM, Kumar SP, Varma B, David AP, Suresh R
Oral Radiol. 2019 Jan 25; doi: 10.1007/s11282-019-00370-9.

PMID:
    30684212
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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A study to explore the factors related to treatment seeking delay among adults diagnosed with acute myocardial infarction at KMCH, Coimbatore.
Venkatesan VCK, Madhavi S, R SK, P K
Indian Heart J. 2018 Nov - Dec; 70(6)793-801. doi: 10.1016/j.ihj.2018.01.007.

PMID:
    30580847
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Critical care usage after major gastrointestinal and liver surgery: a prospective, multicentre observational study.
STARSurg Collaborative.
Br J Anaesth. 2019 Jan; 122(1)42-50. doi: 10.1016/j.bja.2018.07.029.

PMID:
    30579405
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Metastatic adenocarcinoma of mandible: in search of the primary.
Savithri V, Suresh R, Janardhanan M, Aravind T
BMJ Case Rep. 2018 Dec 14; 11(1)pii: e227862. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2018-227862.

PMID:
    30567274
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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. 2019 Jan; 72(1)35-42. doi: 10.1016/j.bjps.2018.08.007.

PMID:
    30292696
    [PubMed - in process]
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Areas of Research Interest

Breast cancer