OUR PEOPLE

Vivek Rudrapatna, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor
School of Medicine
490 Illinois Street, #21E
San Francisco, CA 94158
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Vivek Rudrapatna
Education and Training

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, A.B. - 05/2006 Biophysics

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, M.D., Ph.D. - 05/2014 Medicine, Cancer Biology

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, Residency - 06/2016 Internal Medicine

University of California, San Francisco, Fellowship - 06/2020 Gastroenterology, Clinical Data Science

Awards and Honors

Vivli Pioneer Award, 2020
Overview
Vivek Rudrapatna is a physician-scientist and Inflammatory Bowel Disease specialist in the Division of Gastroenterology. His research group develops methods for analyzing healthcare data with the goal of improving clinical decision making. Towards these goals, his team draws inspiration from a variety of disciplines within the data sciences, including biostatistics, natural language processing, machine learning, and artificial intelligence.

Current areas of focus include:
-Information extraction from clinical notes, particularly using deep learning models like BERT and GPT
-Methods for integrating data across potentially heterogenous cohorts to reduce bias in individual participant data meta-analyses
-External control arms using EHR data
-Methods for improving treatment recommendations to account for patient level factors (precision medicine)
-Computer vision algorithms for endoscopy photos
-Reinforcement learning