Lavanya Kondapalli, MD
Assistant Professor, Medicine-Cardiology

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine (2006)
Undergraduate School:
  • AB, Harvard University (MA) (2002)
Internship:
  • University of Chicago Program (2007)
Residency:
  • University of Chicago Program, Internal Medicine (2009)
Fellowships:
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Cardiovascular Disease (2014)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Cardiology

Professional Titles

  • Director of Cardio-Oncology

Publications

  • Kondapalli L, Moslehi J, Bonaca MP. Inflammation begets inflammation: cancer and acute MI. Eur Heart J. 2020 Feb 18. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32068786
  • Dent SF, Kikuchi R, Kondapalli L, Ismail-Khan R, Brezden-Masley C, Barac A, Fradley M. Optimizing Cardiovascular Health in Patients With Cancer: A Practical Review of Risk Assessment, Monitoring, and Prevention of Cancer Treatment-Related Cardiovascular Toxicity. Am Soc Clin Oncol Educ Book. 2020 Mar;40:1-15. PubMed PMID: 32213102
  • Kondapalli L, Worth S, Hawi R, Vachhani P, Arora G, Bhatia R, Lenneman CG. Collaborative cardiovascular management of patients with chronic myeloid leukemia on tyrosine kinase inhibitors. Vasc Med. 2020 Jun;25(3):246-254. PubMed PMID: 32303152
  • Graffagnino J, Kondapalli L, Arora G, Hawi R, Lenneman CG. Strategies to Prevent Cardiotoxicity. Curr Treat Options Oncol. 2020 Apr 8;21(4):32. PubMed PMID: 32270293
  • Kondapalli L, Medina T, Groves DW. Practical cardiovascular imaging approach to diagnose immune checkpoint inhibitor myocarditis. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2020 Dec 24. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33367684
  • Kondapalli L, Bottinor W, Lenneman C. By Releasing the Brakes With Immunotherapy, Are We Accelerating Atherosclerosis?. Circulation. 2020 Dec 15;142(24):2312-2315. PubMed PMID: 33315491
  • Sadler D, DeCara JM, Herrmann J, Arnold A, Ghosh AK, Abdel-Qadir H, Yang EH, Szmit S, Akhter N, Leja M, Silva CMPDC, Raikhelkar J, Brown SA, Dent S, O'Quinn R, Thuny F, Moudgil R, Raez LE, Okwuosa T, Daniele A, Bauer B, Kondapalli L, Ismail-Khan R, Lax J, Blaes A, Nahleh Z, Elson L, Baldassarre LA, Zaha V, Rao V, Lara DS, Skurka K. Perspectives on the COVID-19 pandemic impact on cardio-oncology: results from the COVID-19 International Collaborative Network survey. Cardiooncology. 2020 Nov 27;6(1):28. PubMed PMID: 33292763
  • Alvarez-Cardona JA, Ray J, Carver J, Zaha V, Cheng R, Yang E, Mitchell JD, Stockerl-Goldstein K, Kondapalli L, Dent S, Arnold A, Brown SA, Leja M, Barac A, Lenihan DJ, Herrmann J. Cardio-Oncology Education and Training: JACC Council Perspectives. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2020 Nov 10;76(19):2267-2281. PubMed PMID: 33153587
  • Kondapalli L, Worth S, Hawi R, Vachhani P, Arora G, Bhatia R, Lenneman CG. Collaborative cardiovascular management of patients with chronic myeloid leukemia on tyrosine kinase inhibitors. Vasc Med. 2020 Jun;25(3):246-254. PubMed PMID: 32303152
  • Graffagnino J, Kondapalli L, Arora G, Hawi R, Lenneman CG. Strategies to Prevent Cardiotoxicity. Curr Treat Options Oncol. 2020 Apr 8;21(4):32. PubMed PMID: 32270293
  • Dent SF, Kikuchi R, Kondapalli L, Ismail-Khan R, Brezden-Masley C, Barac A, Fradley M. Optimizing Cardiovascular Health in Patients With Cancer: A Practical Review of Risk Assessment, Monitoring, and Prevention of Cancer Treatment-Related Cardiovascular Toxicity. Am Soc Clin Oncol Educ Book. 2020 Mar;40:1-15. PubMed PMID: 32213102
  • Kondapalli L, Moslehi J, Bonaca MP. Inflammation begets inflammation: cancer and acute MI. Eur Heart J. 2020 Jun 14;41(23):2194-2196. PubMed PMID: 32068786
  • Ryan TD, Border WL, Baker-Smith C, Barac A, Bock MJ, Canobbio MM, Choueiter NF, Chowdhury D, Gambetta KE, Glickstein JS, Kondapalli L, Mital S, Peiris V, Schiff RJ, Spicer RL, Towbin JA, Chen MH. The landscape of cardiovascular care in pediatric cancer patients and survivors: a survey by the ACC Pediatric Cardio-Oncology Work Group. Cardiooncology. 2019;5:16. PubMed PMID: 32154022
  • Mehta LS, Watson KE, Barac A, Beckie TM, Bittner V, Cruz-Flores S, Dent S, Kondapalli L, Ky B, Okwuosa T, Piña IL, Volgman AS. Cardiovascular Disease and Breast Cancer: Where These Entities Intersect: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2018 Feb 20;137(8):e30-e66. PubMed PMID: 29437116
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Professional Memberships

  • American College of Cardiology (ACC), Member
  • American Heart Association, Member
  • American Society of Echocardiography, Member

Practice Locations

UCHealth Heart & Vascular Center - Anschutz
12505 E. 16th Ave
Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2, 3rd floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-5300

UCH - Cancer Center
1665 Aurora Ct
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0300

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Internal Medicine, Board Certification (2009)
  • Cardiovascular Disease, Board Certification (2012)
  • Adult Echocardiography, Board Certification (2013)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Heart and Circulation - Coronary Disease
  • Heart and Circulation - Heart Diseases - Prevention
  • Heart and Circulation - Cardiomyopathy
  • Heart and Circulation - Heart Valve Diseases
  • Heart and Circulation - High Blood Pressure
  • Heart and Circulation
  • Heart and Circulation - Cardio-oncology
Clinical Interests
I am a cardiologist who specializes in managing the cardiac complications of cancer treatment and also in the long-term heart health of survivors of childhood and adult cancer.

Public Speaking
Yes

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine (2006)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • AB, Harvard University (MA) (2002)
Internships:
  • University of Chicago Program (2007)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Chicago Program, Internal Medicine (2009)
Fellowships:
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Cardiovascular Disease (2014)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Cardiology
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