A photo of Bhargava Mullapudi.

Pediatric Surgeon, Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery

Pediatric Transplant Surgeon

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Surgery


Board Certified

My Biography & Research

Additional Languages

Hindi, Tamil, Telugu

Clinical Interests

Pediatric liver, kidney, intestinal & multi-visceral transplantation; mid-aortic syndrome; renal auto transplantation; reno-vascular hypertension; hepatobiliary surgery; pediatric general and thoracic surgery; minimally invasive approach to lung malformations; tracheo-esophageal fistulas; duodenal atresia; choledochal cysts; other complex problems

Research Interests

Pediatric transplant outcomes

Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Surgery

Clinical Divisions

Surgery - General and Thoracic

Research Divisions

General and Thoracic Surgery

My Locations

My Education

Medical School: Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, India, 2009.

Residency: General Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, 2015.

Fellowship: Pediatric Colorectal Surgery, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2016.

Fellowship: Pediatric Surgery, University of California San Diego/ Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, CA, 2018.

Fellowship: Abdominal Transplant Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 2020.

Certifications: American Board of Surgery, 2015; American Society of Transplant Surgery, 2020.

My Publications

Carinal Resection and Reconstruction for an Obstructing Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor in a Child. Nawalaniec, J; Mullapudi, B; Jiang, W; Brigger, M; El-Said, H; Saenz, N; Murthy, R. World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Hearth Surgery. 2020; 11:226-228.

Disparities in surgical care for children across Brazil: Use of geospatial analysis. Vissoci, JR N; Ong, CT; de Andrade, L; Hernandes Rocha, TA; da Silva, NC; Smith, ER; Rice, HE; Wright, N; Jensen, G; St-Louis, E; et al. PLoS ONE. 2019; 14:e0220959-e0220959.

A comparison of surgical complications after appendicostomy and neoappendicostomy in pediatric patients. Goddard, GR; Rymeski, B; Jenkins, T; Mullapudi, B; Dickie, BH; Bischoff, A; Pena, A; Levitt, MA; Frische, JS. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2019; 54:1660-1663.

The contribution of pediatric surgery to poverty trajectories in Somaliland. Smith, ER; Concepcion, TL; Mohamed, M; Dahir, S; Ismail, EA; Rice, HE; Krishna, A; Wright, N; Jensen, G; St-Louis, E; et al. PLoS ONE. 2019; 14:e0219974-e0219974.

Global Initiative for Children's Surgery: A Model of Global Collaboration to Advance the Surgical Care of Children. Wright, N; Jensen, G; St-Louis, E; Grabski, D; Yousef, Y; Kaseje, N; Goodman, L; Anderson, J; Ameh, E; Banu, T; et al. World Journal of Surgery. 2019; 43:1416-1425.

Optimal Resources for Children's Surgical Care: Executive Summary. Grabski, D; Ameh, E; Ozgediz, D; Oldham, K; Abantanga, FA; Abdel-malak, M; Abdulraheem, N; Ade-Ajayi, N; Ismail, A; Ademuyiwa, A; et al. World Journal of Surgery. 2019; 43:978-980.

Estimates of number of children and adolescents without access to surgical care. Mullapudi, B; Grabski, D; Ameh, E; Ozgediz, D; Thangarajah, H; Kling, K; Alkire, B; Meara, JG; Bickler, S. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2019; 97:254-258.

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Prevent Early Pancreatic Carcinogenesis via Repression of the AKT Pathway. Ding, Y; Mullapudi, B; Torres, C; Mascarinas, E; Mancinelli, G; Diaz, AM; McKinney, R; Barron, M; Schultz, M; Heiferman, M; et al. Nutrients. 2018; 10:1289-1289.