Division Faculty: Sanjaya K. Satapathy, M.D.

Sanjaya K. Satapathy , M.D.

Assistant Professor, Transplant Hepatology
Division of Surgery
Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute
University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Memphis, TN 38104


Medical School

01/11/88 - 09/30/92
Veer Surenda Sai Medical College, Sambalpur University, Sambalpur, India


Internal Medicine (07/01/05 - 06/30/07)
New York Medical College, Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York, NY

Internal Medicine (08/19/95 - 08/19/98)
VSS Medical College, Sambalpur University, Sambalpur, India


Gastroenterology (07/01/08 - 06/30/11)
Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New York

Gastroenterology (05/02/01 - 04/30/04)
Gobind Ballabh Pant Hospital, Delhi University, New Delhi, India

Transplant Hepatology (07/01/07 - 06/30/08)
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

Board Certification

Board certified in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Board eligible in Transplant Hepatology

Clinical Interests

  • Hepatology
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Gastroenterology
  • Advanced therapeutic endoscopy (ERCP, EUS-FNA)

Research Interests

Liver Diseases with special interest in NASH (Nonalcoholic steato-hepatitis), hepatitis C and portal hypertension, liver transplantation

Professional Organizations

  • Member American College of Gastroenterology
  • Member American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Member American Gastroenterology Association
  • Member American Association of Liver Diseases
  • Member American Association of Study of Liver Diseases Special Interest Group (SIG)- Liver Transplantation and Surgery (SIG)
  • Member American Association of Study of Liver Diseases Special Interest Group - Steatosis and Steatohepatitis (SIG)

Additional Clinical Information

  • Extensive clinical experience in gastroenterology in India and the United States; has performed over 3,000 procedures
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) American Heart Association
  • Co-author of over sixty medical articles, presentations, as well as over fouty research publications in the fields of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
  • Reviewer of several prestigious journals including, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hepatology, World Journal of Gastrointestinal pathophysiology, World Journal of Gastroenterology, Hepatology International, American Journal of Kidney Diseases, Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology.
  • Winner of several research awards including poster of distinction at the Digestive Disease week held at Washington D.C ( 2007), Lawrence-Sherr award from North Shore-LIJ Health system, New York ( 2010, 2011); Auxiliary award ( 2009) and Astra-Zenica/Senior Fellow Award as well as presidential poster award from American College of Gastroenterology (2011)

Selected Publications

  1. Satapathy SK, Lingisetty CS, Williams SE. Acute Kidney Dysfunction in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection: Analysis of Viral and Non-viral Factors. J Clin Exp Hepatol 2014; 4 (1):8-13.
  2. Nair S, Lingala S, Satapathy SK, Eason JD, Vanatta JM A Clinical Algorithm to Guide the Need for ERCP for Evaluation of Early Post Liver Transplant Cholestasis. Exp Clin Transplant (Article in press, Accepted in Aug 2014).
  3. Satapathy SK, Fiel MI, Vanatta JM, Martin JD, Schiano TD. Recurrent Hepatitis C Virus Infection and Outcome After Living-Donor Liver Transplant. Exp Clin Transplant. 2013 Jul 30.
  4. Vanatta JM, Dean AG, Hathaway DK, Nair S, Modanlo KA, Campos L, Nezakatgoo N, Satapathy SK, Eason JD. Liver transplant using donors after cardiac death: a single-center approach providing outcomes comparable to donation after brain death. Exp Clin Transplant. 2013 Apr;11(2):154-63.
  5. Satapathy SK, Nair S, Vanatta JM. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease following liver transplantation. Hepatol Int. 2013; 7(2): 400-412.
  6. Satapathy SK, Kim YJ, Kataria A, Shifteh A, Bhansali R, Cerulli M, Bernstein D. Higher Prevalence and More Severe Coronary Artery Disease in Hepatitis C Virus-infected Patients: A Case Control Study 2013; 3(3): 186-191.
  7. Sohail U, Satapathy SK. Diagnosis and management of alcoholic hepatitis. Clin Liver Dis. 2012 Nov;16(4):717-36.
  8. Ashish Kataria, Sanjaya K. Satapathy, Richard Straus, Silvat Sheikh-Fayyaz, Ronald Greenberg. Mesenteric Pannicultis Presenting as Recurrent Small Bowel Obstruction in an Elderly Male. Practical Gastroenterol 2011; Vol XXXVI (9): 56-59.
  9. Satapathy SK, Sanyal AJ. Novel treatment modalities for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. Trends Endocrinol Metab. 2010 Nov;21(11):668-75.
  10. Kim YJ, Satapathy SK, Law L, Volfson A, Friedman B, Yang S, Sung C, Siegel DS, DeVito B. Hematemesis from ruptured aberrant right hepatic artery aneurysm eroding through the duodenal wall. Endoscopy. 2011;43 Suppl 2 UCTN:E323-4.
  11. Satapathy SK, Ochani M, Dancho M, Hudson LK, Rosas-Ballina M, Valdes-Ferrer SI, Olofsson PS, Harris YT, Roth J, Chavan S, Tracey KJ, Pavlov VA. Galantamine alleviates obesity, inflammation and other obesity-associated complications in high-fat diet-fed mice. Mol Med. 2011;17(7-8):599-606.
  12. Satapathy SK, Lingisetty CS, Williams S. Higher prevalence of chronic kidney disease and shorter renal survival in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection. Hepatol Int. 2011 Jun 23.
  13. Satapathy SK, Sclair S, Fiel MI, Del Rio Martin J, Schiano T. Clinical characterization of patients developing histologically-proven fibrosing cholestatic hepatitis C post-liver transplantation. Hepatol Res. 2011 ;41:328-39.
  14. Satapathy SK, Isabel Fiel M, Del Rio Martin J, Aloman C, Schiano TD. Hemophagocytic syndrome occurring in an adult liver transplant recipient having Still's disease. Hepatol Int. 2010 24;5:597-602.
  15. Satapathy SK, Bernstein D. Dermatologic disorders and the liver. Clin Liver Dis. 2011; 15:165-82.
  16. Satapathy SK, Shifteh A, Kadam J, Friedman B, Cerulli M, Yang SS. Acute Cholangitis Secondary to Biliary Ascariasis. Practical Gastroenterol 2011; Jan; Vol XXXV (1): 36-37.
  17. Satapathy SK, Kadam J, Sideridis K. Congenital type 1 choledochal cyst in an adult male presenting with primary invasive cholangiocarcinoma. Practical Gastroenterol 2011; Vol. XXXV (3):44-46
  18. Satapathy SK, Charlton MR. Posttransplant metabolic syndrome: new evidence of an epidemic and recommendations for management. Liver Transpl. 2011 ;17:1-6.
  19. Satapathy SK, Sanyal AJ. Novel treatment modalities for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. Trends Endocrinol Metab. 2010; 21:668-75.
  20. Satapathy SK, Lingisetty CS, Proper S, Chaudhari S, Williams S. Equally Poor Outcomes to Pegylated Interferon-based Therapy in African Americans and Hispanics With Chronic Hepatitis C Infection. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2010; 44:140-145.
  21. Satapathy SK, Kurtz LE, Sheikh-Fayyaz S, Bank S, Yang SS. Gastric amyloidosis presenting as massive upper gastrointestinal bleeding. Am J Gastroenterol. 2009 ; 104(8):2113-5.
  22. Kumar M, Satapathy S, Monga R, Das K, Hissar S, Pande C, Sharma BC, Sarin SK. A randomized controlled trial of lamivudine to treat acute hepatitis B. Hepatology. 2007 ; 45:97-101.
  23. Satapathy SK, Sakhuja P, Malhotra V, Sharma BC, Sarin SK. Pentoxifylline decreases hepatic steatosis, fibrosis and necro-inflammation in patients with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis. J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2007 ;22:634-8.
  24. Satapathy SK, Sakhuja P, Malhotra V, Sharma BC, Sarin SK. Pentoxifylline decreases hepatic steatosis, fibrosis and necro-inflammation in patients with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis. J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2007 ;22:634-8.
  25. Satapathy SK, Garg S, Chauhan R, Malhotra V, Sakhuja P, Sharma BC, Sarin SK. Profile of chronic hepatitis B virus in children in India: experience with 116 children. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2006 21: 1170-6.
  26. Puri AS, Monga R, Garg S, Sharma BC, Satapathy S, Sarin SK. Diaphragm disease of duodenum following long-term NSAIDs use: Endoscopic management. Indian J Gastroenterol. 2004 Sep-; 23: 189-90.
  27. Satapathy SK, Garg S, Chauhan R, Sakhuja P, Malhotra V, Sharma BC, Sarin SK. Beneficial effect of Tumor necrosis factor-? inhibition by Pentoxifylline on clinical, biochemical and metabolic parameters of patients with Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH): a novel approach. Am J Gastroenterol. 2004; 99: 1946-52
  28. Kumar R, Chawla YK, Garg SK, Dixit RK, Satapathy SK, Dhiman RK, Bhargava VK. Pharmacokinetics of omeprazole in patients with liver cirrhosis and extrahepatic portal venous obstruction.[Original article] Methods Find Exp Clin Pharmacol. 2003; 25: 625-30.
  29. Sarin S, Satapathy S, Chauhan R. Hepatitis B e-antigen negative chronic hepatitis B. J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2002; 17 (Suppl 3): S311-S321
  30. Shiv K Sarin, Sanjay K Satapathy. Endoscopic Management of Oesophageal and Gastric Varices. Bombay Hospital Journal 2002; 44(4), 517-533
  31. Satapathy SK, Dixit RK, Chawla YK, Kumar R, Garg SK, Dhiman RK, Bhargava VK. Pharmacokinetics of ciprofloxacin in extrahepatic portal venous obstruction. Indian J Gastroenterol, 2002; 21: 166-7
  32. Dixit RK, Satapathy SK, Kumar R, Dhiman RK, Garg SK, Taneja S, Bhargava VK. Pharmacokinetics of ciprofloxacin in patients with liver cirrhosis. Indian J Gastroenterol 2002; 21: 62-3
  33. Satapathy SK, Narayan S, Varma N, Dhiman RK, Varma S, Chawla Y. Hyposplenism in alcoholic cirrhosis, facts or artifacts? A comparative analysis with non-alcoholic cirrhosis and extrahepatic portal venous obstruction. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2001; 16: 1038-43.
  34. Singh H, Masih B, Satpathy SK, Duseja A, Chawla Y. Financial burden of alcohol abuse in patients with alcoholic liver disease. Trop Gastroenterol 2001; 22: 172.
  35. Satapathy SK, Chawla Y. Pharmacotherapy of portal hypertension. Drugs Bulletin 2000; XXIV : 25-52.

Selected Book Chapter

  1. Sarin SK, Satapathy SK, Shanmuganathan S. Portal hypertension in Noncirrhotic patients. [Book chapter]. Tropical Surgery (Westminster publishing company 2004, Chapter 124).
  2. SK Satapathy, SK Sarin. Current status of HCV vaccination, Medicine Update (The Association of Physicians of India), 2003; 13: 307-314
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