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Rani Priyanka Vasireddy, MBBS


  • GME Resident

College Unit(s)

Biography and Education

Learner Information

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In her leisure time, she likes to travel, explore new places and spend time with her kiddos.


Rah-nee Pree-yahn-kuh Vah-sih-reh-dee. Before joining the University of Kentucky, she conducted clinical research in neurophysiology (Myasthenia gravis) and movement disorders at Kentucky Neuroscience Institute. Her clinical and research interests include stroke, movement disorders, and epilepsy.


Certifications: NIHSS, ACLS, CITI training- GCP Professional Memberships: • Member of PGY1 orientation Committee- 2021 ° Graduate medical education committee- elected member at UK (2021) ° Member of GME Subcommittee- Review of Research Involving House Staff (2021) • American Academy of Neurology • American Medical Association Awards: • 2019- Summa Cum Laude for Masters In healthcare administration at Colorado State University. • 2010- Gold medal in Internal Medicine, Final MBBS University exam • 2008- Recipient of merit scholarship for Tata Jagriti Yatra 2008. • 2006- Gold Medal in Microbiology, Second MBBS University exam


Current Year: PGY-3
Kamineni Institute of Medical Sciences, Colorado State University


Clinical and Research Interests

Movement disorders and Neurophysiology 


  • Epic handoff to improve resident checkout. Presented at: Epic- signout. 07/02/2021.
  • Is it PRES? IIH? Psychosis. Presented at: Interesting case conference. 06/24/2021.
  • PGY-1 orientation- How to be a Neurology resident. Presented at: PGY-1 orientation. 06/21/2021. Lauren Bojarski, Saniya Pervin, Rani Priyanka Vasireddy.
  • Missed CSF order on a patient with MS. Presented at Unit level Swarm. 04/30/2021. Zhu Zhu, Rani Priyanka Vasireddy
  • On the horizon: advances in Myasthenia gravis. Presented at: Grand Rounds. 09/01/2020 along with Dr. Zabeen Mahuwala. 

Selected Publications

  • Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada Syndrome. AAN- E-pearls, resident and fellows section. Available at: Published07/06/2021. Rani Priyanka Vasireddy
  • New generation VMAT2 inhibitors induced Parkinsonism. Clinical Parkinsonism & Related Disorders Volume 3, 2020, 100078. 11/07/2020; Volume 3 (100078) : 1-2. Rani Priyanka Vasireddy, Brent Sokola, Zain Guduru.
  • Infant presenting with Autoimmune NMDA Positive encephalitis secondary to Herpes Simplex Encephalitis: A Case Report (1103) Rani Priyanka Vasireddy, Zain Guduru, Qutubuddin Khan Neurology Apr 2020, 94 (15 Supplement) 1103
  • Parkinsonism secondary to use of valbenazine and reversal with the addition of levodopa: A Case Report (1183) Rani Priyanka Vasireddy, Zain Guduru Neurology Apr 2020, 94 (15 Supplement) 1183;