Baptist Health Welcomes Several Specialty, Family Practice Physicians

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Baptist Health recently welcomed several new providers including an interventional cardiologist, vascular neurologist, endocrinologist, and family physician to the healthcare system.

Dr. Mohan Edupuganti is an interventional and general cardiologist at Baptist Health Cardiology and Medicine Clinic located in Little Rock. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Baptist Health System in Birmingham, Alabama, and a General and Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. His areas of specialization include peripheral vascular disease, nuclear cardiology, transthoracic echo and trans-esophageal echo, vascular ultrasound, arrhythmia/pacemaker/defibrillator management, congestive heart failure management, lipid (cholesterol) management and preventive cardiology, venous disease, valvular heart disease and of course interventional and general cardiology.

Dr. Sushrut Dharmadhikari is the newest vascular interventional neurologist to join Baptist Health Neurosurgery Arkansas in Little Rock. Dharmadhikari completed his residency at the University of Miami, as well as two fellowships – one in Vascular Neurology and the other in Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology. His specialties include acute ischemic stroke, subarachnoid hemorrhage, hemorrhagic stroke, cerebral venous sinus thrombosis, cerebral angiography, acute ischemic stroke interventions, cerebral aneurysm embolization, arteriovenous malformation embolization, arteriovenous fistula embolization, carotid angioplasty and stenting, intracranial angioplasty and stenting, head and neck tumor embolization, epistaxis embolization, cerebral venous sinus sampling, cerebral venous sinus thrombectomy and stenting, spinal angiography and transcranial doppler.

Across the river, Dr. Sowmya Chandra Reddy joined Baptist Health Specialty Clinic-North Little Rock. She completed her residency in internal medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and a fellowship in Endocrinology at the University of Alabama in Birmingham. Reddy’s areas of specialization include diabetes mellitus and its subtypes, insulin pump therapy and its management, benign thyroid disorders and thyroid cancer, ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration of thyroid nodules, disorders of lipid metabolism, adrenal disorders, bone health and osteoporosis, pituitary disorders, hypogonadism and polycystic ovarian syndrome, parathyroid disease and obesity and metabolic syndrome.

Dr. Stephanie Cody is the new provider at Baptist Health Family Clinic-Hillcrest in Little Rock. She has practiced family medicine in Arkansas for the past 13 years. Cody and the clinic offer a wide range of medical services for the entire family including adult wellness exams, allergy testing, pediatric care, dermatological procedures, imaging, immunizations, lab testing, management of acute and chronic illnesses and preventive health.

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