best Gastroenterologist Dr Raghavendra Yarlagadda

Dr Raghavendra Yarlagadda Share Profile Citizens Hospitals


Citizens Specialty Hospital, Nallagandla, Hyderabad.


MBBS, MD (General Medicine), DM (Gastroenterology)


4 Years

Available Timings

Monday - Saturday: 9 AM - 6 PM

Dr Raghavendra Yarlagadda

About :

Dr Raghavendra Yarlagadda is one of the top Gastroenterologists in India. He has over 4 years of experience as a Gastroenterologist. He is working as a Consultant - Medical Gastroenterologist at the Citizens Specialty Hospital, Hyderabad.

Dr. Raghavendra possesses eight years of valuable teaching experience. He has been actively involved in training numerous DNB trainees and has served as a co-guide for their thesis.

Qualifications :
  • MBBS – Guntur Medical College, Guntur (2003)
  • MD (General Medicine) - Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam (2008)
  • DM (Gastroenterology) - Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad (2013)

Other Certifications

Interventional EUS Procedures – Juntendo University, Japan

Areas Of Expertise :
  • Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • ERCP
  • Interventional EUS (Endoscopic Ultrasound)
  • Narrow Band Imaging (NBI), Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR) and Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD) for early cancers
  • Endoscopic Full Thickness Resection (EFTR)
  • Pancreatic and Biliary Diseases
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Liver Diseases
  • Heartburn and Ulcer
Awards :
  • Selected for the "Train the Trainers" programme by the ASIAN EUS GROUP
  • Received a university medal - Dr NTR UHS for being the Topper in DM examination (2013)
  • Awarded "Vaidya Sree" for services in the Medical field
Languages :
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Telugu
Publications :
  • Raghavendra Y, Sukanya B, Ajit Kumar; Endoscopic ultrasound-guided cystogastrostomy without fluoroscopy. Indian J Gastroenterol (2018) 37(Suppl 1): 33-34.
  • Nikhil Shirole, B Sukanya, Raghvendra Y, Sandip S, Kunal V, Maidur R, Ajit Kumar: Outcome of Savary Gilliard dilatation in Esophageal strictures without fluoroscopy guidance. Clinical Gastroenterology & Hepatology. Dol:
  • V Kunal, K Ajit, B Sukanya, Y Raghavendra, N Joshi, S Nikhil, R MaidurKP BUbun: Serum Cholinesterase- An old wine in a new bottle: A marker to differentiate Cirrhotic from non-Cirrhotic Portal hypertension Clinical Gastroenterology & Hepatology Dol:
  • Diagnostic utility of EUS-guided tissue acquisition in children: A tertiary care center experience. Nabi Z, Lakhtakia S, Chavan R, Asif S, Basha J, Gupta R, Yarlagadda R, Reddy PM, Kalapala R, Reddy DN.Endosc Ultrasound. 2021 Jul-Aug;10(4):288-293
  • Impact of the transmural plastic stent on recurrence of the pancreatic fluid collection after metal stent removal in a disconnected pancreatic duct: a randomized controlled trial. Chavan R, Nabi Z, Lakhtakia S, Gupta R, Jahangeer B, Talukdar R, Singh AP, Karyampudi A, Yarlagadda R, Ramchandani M, Kalapala R, Jagtap N, Reddy M, Tandan M, Rao GV, Reddy ND.Endoscopy. 2022 Feb 18
  • EUS versus MRCP to perform ERCP in patients with an intermediate likelihood of choledocholithiasis: a randomized controlled trial. Jagtap N, Kumar JK, Chavan R, Basha J, Tandan M, Lakhtakia S, Kalapala R, Nabi Z, Gupta R, Ramchandani M, Talukdar R, Reddy M, Yarlagadda R, Singh J, Memon SF. Venkat Rao G. Reddy DN. Gut. 2022 Feb 10:autinl-2021-325080
  • EUS-GE in ascites: Swim carefully lest your patient drowns! Jahangeer B, Lakhtakia S, Yarlagadda R, Nabi Z, Reddy N.Endosc Int Open. 2022 Apr 14;10(4):E295-E296
  • Gastric outlet obstruction with ascites: EUS-guided gastro-enterostomy is feasible.
  • Basha J, Lakhtakia S, Yarlagadda R, Nabi Z, Gupta R, Ramchandani M, Chavan R, Jagtap N, Asif S, Rao GV, Reddy N.Endosc Int Open. 2021 Dec 14;9(12):E1918- E1923
  • Eus-Guided Liver Biopsy Scores Over Radiology-Guided Percutaneous Liver Biopsy: A multicenter Randomised Controlled Trial
  • Jayanta Samanta*, Radhika Chavan, Pankaj Gupta,Lakshmi K. Chalamarla, Jahnvi Dhar, arup choudhury, Ipsita Panda, Suvradeep Mitra, Anuradha Sekaran, Ashim Das, Gaurav Muktesh, Mehboob Sayyed, Zaheer Nabi, Jahangeer B. Medarapalem, Raghavendra Yarlagadda, Rajesh Gupta, Jagdish Singh, Sundeep Lakhtakia, Rakesh Kochhar, Nageshwar R. Duvvur GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY Volume 95, No. 6S: 2022 AB9