Neesha Choma, M.D.

Assistant Professor

neesha.choma@vanderbilt.edu
Faculty Appointments
Associate Chief of Staff VUH, Executive Medical Director of Quality and Safety, VU Hospital and Clinics Assistant Professor of Medicine
Education
M.P.H., Public Health , Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TennesseeM.D., Medicine, Albany Medical College, Albany, New YorkB.S., Biology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York
Office Address
1161 21st Avenue North
Medical Center North, Dept of Medicine, D-3100
Nashville, TN 37232
Publications
Choma NN, Griffin MR, Kaltenbach LA, Greevy RA, Roumie CL. Blood pressure control among patients with hypertension and newly diagnosed diabetes. Diabet. Med. 2012 Sep; 29(9): 1126-33. PMID: 22175281, PMCID: PMC4671509, DOI: 10.1111/j.1464-5491.2011.03548.x, ISSN: 1464-5491.

Roumie CL, Liu X, Choma NN, Greevy RA, Hung AM, Grijalva CG, Griffin MR. Initiation of sulfonylureas versus metformin is associated with higher blood pressure at one year. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf [print-electronic]. 2012 May; 21(5): 515-23. PMID: 22431419, PMCID: PMC4667555, DOI: 10.1002/pds.3249, ISSN: 1099-1557.

Denny JC, Choma NN, Peterson JF, Miller RA, Bastarache L, Li M, Peterson NB. Natural language processing improves identification of colorectal cancer testing in the electronic medical record. Med Decis Making [print-electronic]. 2012 Jan; 32(1): 188-97. PMID: 21393557, PII: 0272989X11400418, DOI: 10.1177/0272989X11400418, ISSN: 1552-681X.

Kolnick L, Harris BD, Choma DP, Choma NN. Hypercalcemia in pregnancy: a case of milk-alkali syndrome. J Gen Intern Med [print-electronic]. 2011 Aug; 26(8): 939-42. PMID: 21347876, PMCID: PMC3138978, DOI: 10.1007/s11606-011-1658-0, ISSN: 1525-1497.

Denny JC, Peterson JF, Choma NN, Xu H, Miller RA, Bastarache L, Peterson NB. Extracting timing and status descriptors for colonoscopy testing from electronic medical records. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2010 Jul; 17(4): 383-8. PMID: 20595304, PMCID: PMC2995656, PII: 17/4/383, DOI: 10.1136/jamia.2010.004804, ISSN: 1527-974X.

Roumie CL, Choma NN, Kaltenbach L, Mitchel EF, Arbogast PG, Griffin MR. Non-aspirin NSAIDs, cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors and risk for cardiovascular events-stroke, acute myocardial infarction, and death from coronary heart disease. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2009 Nov; 18(11): 1053-63. PMID: 19637402, DOI: 10.1002/pds.1820, ISSN: 1099-1557.

Denny JC, Peterson JF, Choma NN, Xu H, Miller RA, Bastarache L, Peterson NB. Development of a natural language processing system to identify timing and status of colonoscopy testing in electronic medical records. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2009; 2009: 141. PMID: 20351837, PMCID: PMC2815478, ISSN: 1942-597X.