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Rajesh R. Yadav, M.D.

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Associate Professor, Section of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Dual/Joint/Adjunct Appointment

Associate Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Alliance, Baylor College of Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX

Office Address

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Blvd.
Unit Number: 1414
Houston, TX 77030
Room Number: FCT5.6096
Phone: 713-745-2327
Email: ryadav@mdanderson.org

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1992 Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans, LA, MD, National Board of Medical Examiners I, II, III
1988 The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, B.S.E.E., (One Semester), Electrical Engineering
1987 The University of Texas, Austin, TX, BS, Electrical Engineering with a subspecialty in Biomedical and Computer Engineering

Postgraduate Training

2/2003 Clinical Research Training Program, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
6/2002 Legal & Compliance Issues, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
5/2002 Discrimination Training, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
1/2002 Principles and Federal Regulations in Clinical Research, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
7/1992-6/1997 Residency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Internal Medicine, Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans, LA, Joseph J. Biundo, M.D.
1/1988-7/1988 M.S.E.E., The University of Texas, Austin, TX

Board Certifications

6/2008 American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Experience/Service

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor, Section of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 9/1999-8/2009
Assistant Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Alliance, Baylor College of Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX, 9/1999-6/2006
Instructor, Department of Medicine, Section of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans, LA, 7/1997-8/1999
Member, Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center, Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans, LA, 7/1997-8/1999
Physiatrist, Woodland Village Nursing Home, New Orleans, LA, 7/1997-12/1997

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Shin KY, Guo Y, Konzen B, Fu J, Yadav R, Bruera E. Inpatient Cancer Rehabilitation: The Experience of a National Comprehensive Cancer Center. Am J Phys Med Rehabil 90(90):(suppl):S63-S68, 5/2011. PMID: 21765265.
2. Asher A, Palmer JL, Yadav RR, Yusuf SW, Konzen B, Bruera E, Guo Y. The Effects of a Brief Relaxation Program on Symptom Distress and Heart Rate Variability in Cancer Patients. PM&R 2(7):636-641, 7/2010. PMID: 20659719.
3. Fu JB, Parsons HA, Shin KY, Guo Y, Konzen BS, Yadav RR, Smith DW. Comparison of Functional Outcomes in Low and High Grade Astrocytoma Rehabilitation Inpatients. Am J Phys Med Rehabil 89(3):205-12, 3/2010. PMID: 20068429.
4. Caban M, Yadav R. Rehabilitation of Breast Cancer-Related Functional Deficits. Critical Reviews in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 20(1):1-23, 1/2008.
5. Yadav R. Rehabilitation of Surgical Cancer Patients at University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. J Surgical Oncology 95:361-369, 2007. PMID: 71345588.
6. Montoya M, Fossella F, Palmer JL, Kaur G, Pace EA, Yadav R, Simmonds M, Gillis T, Bruera E. Objective Evaluation of Physical Function in Patients with Advanced Lung Cancer: A Preliminary Report. J Palliat Med 9(2):309-16, 4/2006. PMID: 16629561.
7. Guo Y, Yadav R. Improving function after total sacrectomy by using a lumbar-sacral corset. Am J Phys Med Rehabil 81(1):72-6, 2002. PMID: 11807338.

Invited Articles

1. Yadav RR. Rehabilitation of surgical cancer patients at a major cancer center. J Surg Oncol 95(5):361-9, 4/2007.
Other Articles
1. Yadav R. Neoplastic Lumbosacral Plexopathy. emedicine: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. emedicine: an on-line medical reference, http://www.emedicine.com, 2007. e-Pub 2007.
2. Yadav R. Neoplastic Lumbosacral Plexopathy. emedicine: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. emedicine: an on-line medical reference, www.emedicine.com, 2005. e-Pub 2005.
3. Yadav R. Radiation Induced Lumbosacral Plexopathy. emedicine: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. emedicine: an on-line medical reference, www.emedicine.com, 2005. e-Pub 2005.

Abstracts

1. Yadav R, Fosella F, Palmer JL, Simmonds M, Kaur G, Willey J, Bruera E. An Objective Evaluation of Functional Ability (OEF) in Patients with Advanced Lung Cancer. ASCO ID#102231, 2003.

Book Chapters

1. Yadav R, Shin KY, Guo Y, Konzen B. Cancer Rehabilitation. In: Medical Care of Cancer Patients. Ed(s) Yeung SCJ, Escalante C, Gagel RF. BC Decker: USA, 563-70, 2009. ISBN: 9781607950080.
2. Caban M, Yadav R. Rehabilitation of Breast Cancer-Related Functional Deficits. In: Critical Reviews in Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine. 20, 1, 1-22, 2008.
3. Gillis T, Yadav R. Rehabilitation of the Patient with Soft Tissue Sarcoma. In: Atlas of Clinical Oncology Soft Tissue Sarcomas. 28. Ed(s) Pollock, 391-407, 2002.
4. Gillis T, Yadav R, Guo Y. Rehabilitation of Patients with Neurological Tumors and Tumor-Related Disabilities. In: Cancer in the Nervous System. 22, 2nd. Ed(s) Levin, Victor, 470-92, 2000.

Manuals, Teaching Aids, Other Teaching Publications

1. Yadav R. Stroke and Related Medical Complications. 1998.
2. Yadav R, Siddiqui F, Biundo J. Potential Use of Erythropoietin in Patients Undergoing Elective Spine Surgery, and Their Rehabilitation Outcomes. 1997.
3. Yadav R, Filiberto J, Siddiqui F, Biundo J. Role of Platelet Derived Growth Factor in Healing of Diabetic Foot Ulcers. 1995.
4. Yadav R, DeBoisblanc B, Svec F, Summer W. Admission Dehydroepiandesterone/Cortisol Ratio Correlates with Severity of Illness and Need for Mechanical Ventilation. 1992.

Last updated: 8/27/2013