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Dr. Deepika Koganti

Deepika Koganti, MD

Dr. Deepika Koganti received her MD degree from the University of Miami-Miller School of Medicine in 2012. She completed a general surgery residency at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University in 2018, which included one year of clinical and basic science research, and an acute care surgery/surgical critical care fellowship at Grady Memorial Hospital/Emory School of Medicine in 2020. Her articles have been published in a number of leading journals including Annals of Vascular Surgery, The American Journal of Surgery, and The American Surgeon. Her Emory clinical practice will be as a trauma surgeon, emergency/elective general surgeon, and surgical critical care intensivist based at Grady Memorial Hospital in the Department of Surgery.


  • Acute Care Surgery

Board Certifications

  • ABMS Surgery


  • Emory University Hospital


  • Emory

Education & Training

  • Medical School: University of Miami Miller
  • Residency: Thomas Jefferson University

Honors & Awards

Third Place, Delaware Valley Vascular Society 37th Annual Meeting, 2015

Resident Teaching Award voted by medical students: 2015, 2017, 2018

Honorable Mention, Johnson-Beerman Competition, Section of Dermatology, College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 2016

First Place in Basic Science, Pennsylvania Committee on Trauma, American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma, Harrisburg, PA, 2016

Second Place in Basic Science, Region III meeting, American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma, Baltimore, MD, 2016

Excellence in Trauma Residency Award, 2017

AAS Resident/Fellow Competition at Academic Surgical Congress, 2017

House Staff Organization Professionalism Excellence (HOPE) Award Winner, Emory University, 2020


Caban-Martinez AJ, Halder GE, Tellechea L, Fajardo M, Kaltman J, Anand J, Prendes S, Penyak V, Koganti D, Chavoustie S, Fleming LE. Health status and behaviors among adults residing in rural Dominican Republic. Rural Remote Health 2012;12:1956.

Koganti D, Ryan SP, Kwon J, Abai B, Dimuzio PJ, Salvatore DM. Atypical Mycotic Aortic Aneurysms. Annals of Vascular Surgery. 2016;36:296.e13-296.e18.

Koganti D, Doane S, Palazzo F, Pucci MJ. Cholecystotomy with Stone Retrieval: A Novel Approach for the Management of Gallstone Ileus. The American Surgeon. 2017;83(1):30-32.

Macarak EJ, Lotto CE, Koganti D, et al. Trametinib prevents mesothelial-mesenchymal transition and ameliorates abdominal adhesion formation. J Surg Res. 2018;227:198-210.

Li W, Sethi S, Christopher A, Koganti D, Yeo, C. Duodenal Adenocarcinoma in a Patient with Partial Intestinal Malrotation. Journal of Pancreatic Cancer. 2018;4(1):30-32.

Callahan Z, Gadomski S, Koganti D, Patel P, Beekley A, Williams P, Donnelly J, Cohen M, Marks J. Geriatric Patients on Antithrombotic Therapy as a Criterion for Trauma Team Activation Leads to Over Triage. Am J Surg. 2020;219(1): 43-48.

Johnson A, Koganti D, Stake S, Wallace A, Cowan S, Cohen M, Marks J. Asymptomatic Trauma Patients Screened for Venous Thromboembolism have a higher risk profile with lower rate of pulmonary embolism: 5-year single institution experience. Am Surg. 2020;86(2):104-109.

Melmer P, Carlin M, Castater C, Koganti D, Hurst S, Tracy B, Grant A, Williams K, Smith R, Dente C, Sciarretta J. Mass casualty and emergency preparedness: A multi-disciplinary approach for an unpredictable event. J Multidiscip Healthc. 2019;12:1013-1021.

Hoard R, Butler C, Sola R, Koganti D, et al. Successful Treatment of Dual Juxtahepatic Inferior Vena Cava Injuries Using Formal Atriocaval Shunt: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Journal of Surgical Case Reports 2020.

Koganti D, Hazen B, Dente CJ, Nguyen J, Gelbard R. The Role of Diagnostic Laparoscopy for Trauma at a High-Volume Level One Trauma Center. Surg Endosc 2020;1-4.

Koganti D, Grady Z, Nguyen J, Butler C, Todd SR, Sciarretta J, Arroyo-Archer K, Grant AA. Is Blush On CT Scan In Patients With Pelvic Fracture Associated With Embolization Rates And Outcomes? American Surgeon, in press.

Soelling S, Koganti D, Padilla I, Goodman M, Prakash P, Smith R. Suicide Attempts and Adolescents: The Need for Specialized Resources at Adult Trauma Centers. Adolescent Psychiatry. 2020, in press.

Koganti D, Rittenhouse D, Weinstein M. Surgical Care in the Elderly. Reichel's Care of the Elderly: clinical aspects of aging. Cambridge University Press 2016;7:607-12.

Koganti D, Beekley A. Fundamentals of Exploratory Thoracotomy for Trauma. Fundamentals of General Surgery. Springer 2018; 1(1):275-288.