Vandana Pai, MD


  • Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee
  • Doctor of Medicine, St. George’s University, Grenada, Magna Cum Laude
  • Bachelor of Science, Biomedical Science, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


  • Quillen College of Medicine Milestone Award, Interpersonal and Communication Skills
  • Chief Fellow, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine


  • Nguyen, K. P. L., Pai, V., Rashid, S., Treece, J., Moulton, M., & Baumrucker, S. J. (2018). Prognostication in anoxic brain injury.
  • Ugoeke, N., Onweni, C., Treece, J., Pai, V., Arikapudi, S., Kulbacki, E., & Bajaj, K. (2017). Inflammatory breast cancer and warm antibody autoimmune hemolytic anemia: a rare paraneoplastic syndrome. Journal of investigative medicine high impact case reports, 5(4), 2324709617740905.
  • Sethi, P., Treece, J., Pai, V., Onweni, C., Rahman, Z., & Singh, S. (2017). The mystery of multiple masses: a case of anaplastic astrocytoma. Cureus, 9(6).
  • Sethi, P., Treece, J., Onweni, C., Pai, V., Arikapudi, S., Kallur, L., ... & Moorman, J. (2017). Acute Kidney Injury, Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura, and the Infection That Binds Them Together: Disseminated Histoplasmosis. Journal of investigative medicine high impact case reports, 5(4), 2324709617746193.
  • Sethi, P., Treece, J., Onweni, C., & Pai, V. (2017). Antidote or Poison: A Case of Anaphylactic Shock After Intra-Articular Corticosteroid Injection. Cureus, 9(8).
  • Pai, V., Nguyen, K. P., Balagoni, H., Treece, J., & Locke, A. (2017). Recurrent Pneumonia of Unknown Etiology: A Difficult Diagnosis to Swallow. Chest, 152(4), A102.
  • Pai, V., Nguyen, K. P., Treece, J., Siddiqui, B., & McKinney-Smith, L. (2017). Paraneoplastic Cushing Syndrome: A Sign of Occult Malignancy. Chest, 152(4), A674.
  • Nguyen, K. P., & Pai, V. (2017). An Uncommonly Diagnosed Complication of Hepatic Hydrothorax: Spontaneous Bacterial Empyema. Chest, 152(4), A513.
  • Nguyen, K. P., & Pai, V. (2017). Sternoclavicular joint (SCJ) septic arthritis presenting as excruciating cervical and chest pain with intractable hiccups. Chest, 152(4), A115.

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