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Kashyap V. Panganamamula, MD

Kashyap V. Panganamamula, MD Physician

Director of Therapeutic Endoscopy, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

Languages spoken:

  • Telugu

Dr. Panganamamula is employed by Penn Medicine.

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

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Clinical Specialties


  • Gastroenterology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Gastroenterology, 2005

Clinical Expertise:

  • Anal Cancer
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Bile Duct Cancer (Cholangiocarcinoma)
  • Biliary Stenosis
  • Biliary Stricture (Bile Duct Stricture)
  • Biliary Tract Disorders
  • Colon Cancer
  • Double Balloon Endoscopy
  • Esophageal Achalasia
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophagus Biopsy
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumor
  • Liver Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer (Gastric Cancer)

Description of Clinical Expertise

Upper GI Endoscopy, Colonoscopy, Endoscopic Ultrasound and ERCP, Esophageal/Duodenal and Colonic Stenting, Small Bowel endoscopy, Capsule Endoscopy

Endoscopic Mucosal Resection- Lower GI

General Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Biliary and Pancreatic disorders and Pancreatic cysts

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: Osmania Medical College
Residency: Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences
Residency: Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research
Residency: Temple University Hospital
Fellowship: Fox Chase Cancer Center
Fellowship: Temple University Hospital


American Association for Physician Leadership, National American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, National Delaware Valley Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Local Pennsylvania Cancer Control Prevention and Research Advisory Board (CAB) and the Pennsylvania Cancer Coalition (PCC), Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Panganamamula is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Medicine Radnor: Has privileges to perform procedures.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Sherif Elhanafi1, Nadim Mahmud1, Gregory G Ginsberg1, Nuzhat Ahmad1, Michael Rajala1, Kashyap Panganamamula1, Immanuel Ho1, Michael L. Kochman1, and Vinay Chandrasekhara2.: The Role of EUS-Guided Tissue Acquisition for Genomic Analysis of Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: Implications for Personalized Medicine DDW 2018 : 2018.

Thiruvengadam NR, Forde KA, Ma GK, Ahmad N, Chandrasekhara V, Ginsberg GG, Ho IK, Jaffe D, Panganamamula KV, Kochman ML.: Rectal Indomethacin Reduces Pancreatitis in High- and Low-Risk Patients Undergoing Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography. Gastroenterology 151 (2): 288-297,2016.

McConnell RA, Kim S, Ahmad NA, Falk GW, Forde KA, Ginsberg GG, Jaffe DL, Makar GA, Long WB, Panganamamula KV, Kochman ML: Poor discriminatory function for endoscopic skills on a computer-based simulator. . 76(5):993-1002, November 2012 Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 76 (5): 993-1002,2012.

Ryan McConnell*, Stephen Kim, Nuzhat A. Ahmad, Gary W. Falk, Kimberly A. Forde, Gregory G. Ginsberg, David L. Jaffe, George, Makar, Willaim B. Long, Kashyap Panaganamamula, Michael L., Kochman: Lack of Discriminatory Function for Endoscopy Skills on a Computer-Based Simulator Presented at DDW 2011 : 2011.

Anandappa HK, Korimilli A, Panganamamula K, Friedenberg F, and Miller L.: Acoustic liver biopsy using endoscopic ultrasound. Dig Dis Sci. 53 (4): 1078-83,2008.

Parkman HP and Disher RS: Gastroparesis: Presentation, Evaluarion, and Management In: The Clinician's guide to Acip/Peptic Disorders and Motility Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract. : 2006.

Panganamamula KV and Parkman HP: Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction Current Treatment Options in Gastroenterology 8 (1): 3-11,2005.

Hrair P. Simonian, Kashyap Panganamamula, Henry P. Parkman, Xiaohong Xu, Jiande Z. Chen, Greger Lindberg, Hui Xu, Chi Shao, Mei-Yun Ke, Michael Lykke, Per Hansen, Bjorn Barner and Henrik Buhl: Multichannel Electrogastrography (EGG) in Normal Subjects: A Multicenter Study Dig Dis Sci 49 (4): 594-601,2004.

Hrair P Simonian, Kashyap Panganamamula, Jiande Z Chen, Robert S Fisher and Henry P Parkman: Multichannel Electrogastrography (EGG) in symptomatic patients: A single center Study Am J Gastoenterol 99 (3): 478-485,2004.

Larry Miller, Felice L Banson, Khalid Bazir, Anapurna Korimilli, Ji-Bin Liu, Richa Dewan, Michael Wolfson, Kashyap V Panganamamula, Jose Carrasquillo, Jonathan Schwartz, Albert E Chaker and Martin Black: Risk of esophageal variceal bleeding based on endoscopic ultrasound evaulation of the sum of esophageal variceal cross-sectional surface area. Am J Gastroenterol 98 (2): 454-459,2003.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
218 Wright Saunders Building
51 North 39th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-8900
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)