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Vivek K. Reddy, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Medical Director, Hospital Information Technology, UPMC
Phone: (412) 647-0868

Specialized Areas of Interest
Stroke

Biography
Dr. Reddy is involved in a variety of clinical and educational activities as part of the department of neurology.  His clinical work involves outpatient services, focusing on the continuing care and evaluation of patients with cerebrovascular disease.  He also is very involved in the inpatient clinical stroke service, focusing on standardization of clinical practice and approach to stroke care.  He has been very involved in the creation and enhancement of stroke order sets and protocols at UPMC Presbyterian and UPMC Shadyside, which have served as the basis of order sets for other UPMC hospitals.

In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Reddy is the Medical Director for Hospital Information Technology for UPMC. His role extends across all the UPMC facilities and involves guiding the direction, improving utilization of electronic medical records to improve quality of care.  He has been involved in several implementations of electronic medical records across the system.

Dr. Reddy provides educational supervision to residents and medical students and gives several lectures to medical students and residents during the academic year.  He also participates as a facilitator and presenter in the school of medicine’s annual course, The Basic Science of Care.

Professional Organization Membership
American Academy of Neurology
American Heart Association/American Stroke Association
Association of Medical Directors of Information Systems

Vivek K. Reddy, MD

Dr. Reddy