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Latha Achanta

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
DepartmentInternal Med, College of Medicine
DivisionInternal Med General Medicine
Address7D Central Building (old hospital)
4301 W.Markham
Mail Slot # 641
Little Rock AR 72205
Phone501-686-5236
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    After graduating from medical school in 2004 with honors in 9 subjects including distinction in four, Dr. Achanta came to the United States to pursue a Masters of Public Health (MPH) degree at the University of Texas (UT) at Houston. While there, Dr. Achanta worked in clinical and basic science research in the MD Anderson Cancer center and the UT School of Medicine in Gynecologic Oncology and Gastroenterology respectively. Upon completing the coursework for her MPH, Dr. Achanta joined the residency program at Abington Memorial Hospital. During her residency, she was an active participant in the Medical Jeopardy competitions held by the local ACP chapter and was a finalist in 2008. Dr. Achanta also submitted many clinical vignette posters to both the local chapter and at the National ACP competitions in 2009 and 2010. Dr. Achanta came to UAMS after completing her residency. Her research interests include quality and safety improvement in the hospital settings and ways to promote healing relationships between residents and patients. Currently, Dr. Archanta only sees patients admitted to the UAMS Medical Center.Some of Dr. Achanta's awards include: Lana Lehman award in Ambulatory Medicine at Abington Memorial Hospital, 2010 Gold Medals in Physiology, Pathology and Surgery in MBBS


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    1. Lowry M, Achanta L. Image Diagnosis: Aortic Thrombus in Severe Hypercortisolemia. Perm J. 2019; 23:18-167. PMID: 30624201.
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    2. Parajuli S, Achanta L, Hopkins RH, Post G. Neutrophilic leukemoid reaction in a patient with high grade sarcoma. J Ark Med Soc. 2014 Sep; 111(4):66-7. PMID: 25255689.
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    3. Klair JS, Kaur A, Achanta LM. A rare cause of rash in elderly: diagnostic dilemma. BMJ Case Rep. 2014 Jul 11; 2014. PMID: 25015170.
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    4. Achanta L, Bhaskar N, Lavender R. Perioperative risk assessment. J Ark Med Soc. 2014 Jun; 110(13):278-9. PMID: 25004668.
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    5. Achanta L, Bhaskar N, Ledoux S. Splenomegaly in adult sickle cell disease patients. J Ark Med Soc. 2014 Apr; 110(11):236-7. PMID: 24783363.
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    6. Achanta L, R Lavender, N Bhaskar. Perioperative risk assessment - a review. Ark Medical Journal. 2014.
    7. Achanta L, Kelkhoff AJ. Cannabinoid hyperemesis--is it more common than we think? J Ark Med Soc. 2013 Jan; 109(8):158. PMID: 23367686.
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    8. Achanta L, Kelkhoff A. Cannabinoid Hyperemesis – more common than you think. Journal of Arkansas Medical Society. 2013; 109(8):158.
    9. N Bhaskar, Achanta L, R Patel, D ramaraju, R Eisenstaedt. Initiation of "sepsis alert protocol" and its effects on mortality at a community hospital. 2010.
    10. Achanta L, N Bhaskar. Pyridium induced hemolytic anemia. 2010.
    11. Achanta L. Tophaxeous gout masquerading as epidural abscess. 2009.
    12. Achanta L, R shah. Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura treated with Rituxan. 2009.
    13. R Shah, Achanta L. All-trans Retinoic Acid syndrome presenting with bradyarrhythmia. SE ACP. 2009.
    14. R Shah, Achanta L. Gemcitabine induced TTP. SE ACP. 2009.
    15. Achanta L, N Bhaskar, J Ediae. Primary Mediastinal Chondrosarcoma. 2009.
    16. Achanta L. Ceftriaxone induced neutropenia. 2009.
    17. N Bhaskar, Achanta L. Adult onset Rheumatic fever - forgotten but not gone. 2009.
    18. Achanta L. A Simplified Protocol for the treatment of Acue Radiation Overexposures from sources external to the body. 2007.
    19. Achanta L, N Bhaskar, S Ledoux. Splenomegaly in Adult Sickle cell disease patients.
    20. S Parajuli, Achanta L, G post, R Hopkins. Neutrophilic Leukemoid reaction in patient with high grade sarcoma. 2014.
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