Originally from the northeast, Dr. Gadepalli has found a home in Ann Arbor. He completed his undergraduate education at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY and medical school at Albany Medical College in Albany, NY. His general surgical residency was at Morristown Memorial Hospital in Morristown, NJ. While in training, he obtained an MBA through the University of Phoenix Online program concentrating on Health Care Management. His educational accolades included Resident Teacher of the Year awards twice during residency, culminating in being a Finalist for the Resident Award for Exemplary Teaching, in 2007, given by the American College of Surgeons. He is currently obtaining a Masters in Health and Health Care Research at the Institute for Health Policy and Innovation, in the North Campus Research Center.
With interests in critical care and pediatric surgery, Dr. Gadepalli completed fellowships in both Surgical Critical Care and Pediatric Surgery at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is board certified in General Surgery, Critical Care and Pediatric Surgery. His practice encompasses all aspects of pediatric surgery, including minimally invasive surgery, non-cardiac thoracic surgery, neonatal surgery, hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery, surgical oncology, abdominal, colorectal and genitourinary abnormalities, trauma and critical care. His unique background allows expertise in the critical care needs of the surgical neonatal and pediatric populations, including the use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) in children. His research interests are in health care delivery and improving disparities, health care financing and cost-effectiveness of surgical interventions, and improving outcomes through quality consortiums, evidence-based guidelines and policy.
He is a member of the following professional societies: American Pediatric Surgical Association (APSA), Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM), American Heart Association (AHA), American College of Surgeons (ACS), American Medical Association (AMA), and Association for Academic Surgery (AAS). He is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and as an instructor in Adult and Pediatric Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).