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Our Physicians




January 1993

MB BS Diploma

TN Dr. MGR Medical University, India

October 1997 

MRCP Diploma

Royal College of Physicians of United Kingdom

August 2003

Diplomate of The American Board

American Board of Internal Medicine

October 2006 

Diplomate of The American Board


May 1991 

M.D., State University of New York

Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY


Connecticut Medical License: #44072


2003  American Board of Internal Medicine

2006  American Board of Gastroenterology


1999 – 2000

Honorary Clinical Tutor

University of Sheffield, UK

2006 – 2007

Resident Clinical Competence Committee

2010 – present

Clinical Instructor

University of Connecticut  


Professional Memberships:

  • American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

  • American Gastroenterology Association

  • American College of Gastroenterology


  • Guide to America’s Top Physicians 

  • America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals

  • The Pasquale Perillie, MD Award

  • Numerous certificates of merit from Stanley Medical College, India


1994 – 1995
Senior House Officer (PGY -1) in Internal Medicine

Stanley Medical College & University Teaching Hospital Madras, INDIA 600001

1995 – 1995

Senior House Officer (PGY-1) in SurgeryStanley Medical College & University Teaching Hospital Madras. INDIA 600 001

1996 – 1996

Senior House Officer (PGY-2) in ER Medicine

Hinchingbrooke Hospital, Huntingdon, UK PE18 8NT

1996 – 1997

Senior House Officer (PG Y -2) in Int. Med / Geriatrics

Sandwell Health Care, West Bromwhich, UK B71 4HJ

1997 – 1997

Senior House Officer (PGY-3) in Internal Medicine

Mayday Hospital, University of London, SURREY, UK CR7 7YE

1998 – 1998

Senior House Officer (PGY-4) in Rheumatology

Selly Oak Hospital, University of Birmingham, BIRMINGHAM, UK B29 6JD

1998 – 1999

Senior House Officer (PGY-4) in Gastroenterology

Selly Oak Hospital, University of Birmingham, BIRMINGHAM, UK B29 6JD

1999 – 1999

Registrar (Fellow Equivalent) in Gastroenterology 

Northern General Hospital, University of Sheffield Herries Road, SHEFFIELD UK S5 7AU

1999 – 2000

Registrar (Fellow Equivalent) in Gastroenterology

Royal Hallamshire Hospital, University of Sheffield, Glossop Road, SHEFFIELD UK SlO 2F

2000 – 2003

Yale University Internal Medicine Residency Program

Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, Connecticut

2003 – 2006

Yale University Gastroenterology Fellowship Program 

Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, Connecticut

2006 – 2007

Registrar (Fellow Equivalent) in Gastroenterology

Section of Digestive Diseases, Yale University


2007 – to date

Clinical Practice


Anxiety and perception of cancer risk in patients undergoing endoscopic ultrasonography for pancreas cystic lesions - 

Pancreas. 2013 April;42(3):548-9

Shieh FK, Siddiqui UD, Padda M, Dharan M, Rossi F, Aslanian HR.


EUS-guided FNA of solid pancreatic masses: a prospective, randomized trial comparing 22-gauge and 25-gauge

Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 2009 Dec; 70(6):1093-7. . Epub 2009 Jul 28.

Siddiqui UD, Rossi F, Rosenthal LS, Padda MS, Murali-Dharan V, Aslanian HR.


Fluid Balance and Weaning Outcomes - 

Intensive Care Medicine 2005; 31(12): 1643-7. Epub 2005 Sep 29

Upadya A, Tilluckdharry L, Muralidharan V, Amoateng-Adjepong Y, Manthous CA.


Anticoagulation in hospitalized patients with renal insufficiency – 

A comparison of bleeding rates with unfractionated heparin vs enoxaparin.

Chest 2003, 125: 856-863

Thorevska N, Amoateng-Adjepong Y, Sabahi R, Schiopescu I, Salloum A, Muralidharan V, Manthous CA.


Patient, Physician and Family Member Understanding of Living Wills

American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2002, 166: 430-5. Epub 2002 Sep 11. 

Upadya A, Muralidharan V, Thorevska N, Amoateng-Adjepong Y, Manthous CA.

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