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Kavitha Thudi, MD

Kavitha Thudi, MD

Transplant Hepatology
Transplant Hepatologist Dr. Kavitha Thudi is drawn to her field of expertise by the opportunity to treat patients with complex and challenging liver disease and to see them do well. Dr. Thudi has a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery from Rangaraya Medical College in India and she completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at St. Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri. She completed a fellowship in transplant hepatology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. After moving to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where she served as a clinical instructor in internal medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, she completed a fellowship in gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition there. She worked as a transplant hepatologist at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh and Nazih Zuhdi Transplant Institute in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma prior to joining Texas Transplant Institute at Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital in San Antonio, Texas in late 2017. Dr. Thudi is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association and American College of Gastroenterology. She is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology.
Care Philosophy

Transplant Hepatologist Dr. Kavitha Thudi enjoys the blend of clinical skill and human interaction. Being able to spend a lot of time with her patients is particularly gratifying.

Abnormal Liver Chemistries

Alcoholic Cirrhosis

Alcoholic Liver Disease

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

Autoimmune Hepatitis

Benign liver tumors: tumor, cysts, hemangioma

Budd-Chiari Syndrome

Care of Liver Transplant Patients

Cholangiocarcinoma

Cirrhosis

Cirrhosis Complications

Colonoscopy

Elevated Liver Function Tests - LFTs

End-Stage Liver Failure

Endoscopic Glue Injection (Sclerotherapy) of Gastric Varices

Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)

FibroScan® (Transient elastography)

Focal Nodular Hyperplasia

Fulminant Liver Failure

Hemochromatosis

Hepatic Adenoma

Hepatitis A

Hepatitis B

Hepatitis C

Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Hepatology

Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma

Liver Biopsy

Liver Cancer

Liver Cysts and Polycystic Disease

Liver Disease

Liver Failure

Liver Lesions or Cysts

Liver Transplantation

Medication-Induced Liver Toxicity

Metastatic Liver Tumors

NAFLD

NASH

Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)

Polycystic Liver Disease

Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

Radiofrequency and microwave ablation (laparoscopic and open)

Second-opinion consultations

Surgery For Portal Hypertension

Transplant Hepatology

Viral Hepatitis

Wilson's Disease

Abnormal Liver Chemistries

Alcoholic Cirrhosis

Alcoholic Liver Disease

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

Autoimmune Hepatitis

Budd-Chiari Syndrome

Care of Liver Transplant Patients

Cholangiocarcinoma

Cirrhosis

Cirrhosis Complications

Colonoscopy

Elevated Liver Function Tests - LFTs

End-Stage Liver Failure

Endoscopic Glue Injection (Sclerotherapy) of Gastric Varices

Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)

FibroScan® (Transient elastography)

Fulminant Liver Failure

Hemochromatosis

Hepatitis A

Hepatitis B

Hepatitis C

Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Hepatology

Liver Cancer

Liver Disease

Liver Lesions or Cysts

Medication-Induced Liver Toxicity

Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)

Polycystic Liver Disease

Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

Second-opinion consultations

Transplant Hepatology

Viral Hepatitis

Wilson's Disease