Sumathi K. Misra, M.D.

Associate Professor

sumathi.misra@vanderbilt.edu
Faculty Appointments
Associate Professor of Medicine
Education
M.P.H., University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaM.D., University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Office Address
Room A 123 GRECC, VA Hospital 4th Floor
24th Ave South, Nashville TN 37232
TN 8550
Publications
Dans M, Smith T, Back A, Baker JN, Bauman JR, Beck AC, Block S, Campbell T, Case AA, Dalal S, Edwards H, Fitch TR, Kapo J, Kutner JS, Kvale E, Miller C, Misra S, Mitchell W, Portman DG, Spiegel D, Sutton L, Szmuilowicz E, Temel J, Tickoo R, Urba SG, Weinstein E, Zachariah F, Bergman MA, Scavone JL. NCCN Guidelines Insights: Palliative Care, Version 2.2017. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2017 Aug; 15(8): 989-97. PMID: 28784860, PII: 15/8/989, DOI: 10.6004/jnccn.2017.0132.

Levy M, Smith T, Alvarez-Perez A, Back A, Baker JN, Beck AC, Block S, Dalal S, Dans M, Fitch TR, Kapo J, Kutner JS, Kvale E, Misra S, Mitchell W, Portman DG, Sauer TM, Spiegel D, Sutton L, Szmuilowicz E, Taylor RM, Temel J, Tickoo R, Urba SG, Weinstein E, Zachariah F, Bergman MA, Scavone JL. Palliative Care Version 1.2016. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2016 Jan; 14(1): 82-113. PMID: 26733557, PII: 14/1/82.

Monroe TB, Misra S, Habermann RC, Dietrich MS, Bruehl SP, Cowan RL, Newhouse PA, Simmons SF. Specific Physician Orders Improve Pain Detection and Pain Reports in Nursing Home Residents: Preliminary Data. Pain Manag Nurs [print-electronic]. 2015 Oct; 16(5): 770-80. PMID: 26259882, PMCID: PMC4548860, PII: S1524-9042(15)00081-8, DOI: 10.1016/j.pmn.2015.06.002, ISSN: 1532-8635.

Levy MH, Smith T, Alvarez-Perez A, Back A, Baker JN, Block S, Codada SN, Dalal S, Dans M, Kutner JS, Kvale E, Misra S, Mitchell W, Sauer TM, Spiegel D, Sutton L, Taylor RM, Temel J, Tickoo R, Urba SG, Van Zyl C, Weinstein SM, Bergman MA, Scavone JL, . Palliative care, Version 1.2014. Featured updates to the NCCN Guidelines. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2014 Oct; 12(10): 1379-88. PMID: 25313178, PII: 12/10/1379.

Monroe TB, Misra SK, Habermann RC, Dietrich MS, Cowan RL, Simmons SF. Pain reports and pain medication treatment in nursing home residents with and without dementia. Geriatr Gerontol Int [print-electronic]. 2014 Jul; 14(3): 541-8. PMID: 24020433, DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12130, ISSN: 1447-0594.

Stavas M, Arneson K, Friedman J, Misra S. From whole brain to hospice: patterns of care in radiation oncology. J Palliat Med [print-electronic]. 2014 Jun; 17(6): 662-6. PMID: 24673495, DOI: 10.1089/jpm.2013.0549, ISSN: 1557-7740.

Rosenberg M, Lamba S, Misra S. Palliative medicine and geriatric emergency care: challenges, opportunities, and basic principles. Clin. Geriatr. Med. 2013 Feb; 29(1): 1-29. PMID: 23177598, PII: S0749-0690(12)00086-9, DOI: 10.1016/j.cger.2012.09.006, ISSN: 1879-8853.

Volandes AE, Paasche-Orlow MK, Mitchell SL, El-Jawahri A, Davis AD, Barry MJ, Hartshorn KL, Jackson VA, Gillick MR, Walker-Corkery ES, Chang Y, López L, Kemeny M, Bulone L, Mann E, Misra S, Peachey M, Abbo ED, Eichler AF, Epstein AS, Noy A, Levin TT, Temel JS. Randomized controlled trial of a video decision support tool for cardiopulmonary resuscitation decision making in advanced cancer. J. Clin. Oncol [print-electronic]. 2013 Jan 1/20/2013; 31(3): 380-6. PMID: 23233708, PMCID: PMC4090424, PII: JCO.2012.43.9570, DOI: 10.1200/JCO.2012.43.9570, ISSN: 1527-7755.

Levy MH, Adolph MD, Back A, Block S, Codada SN, Dalal S, Deshields TL, Dexter E, Dy SM, Knight SJ, Misra S, Ritchie CS, Sauer TM, Smith T, Spiegel D, Sutton L, Taylor RM, Temel J, Thomas J, Tickoo R, Urba SG, Von Roenn JH, Weems JL, Weinstein SM, Freedman-Cass DA, Bergman MA, . Palliative care. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2012 Oct 10/1/2012; 10(10): 1284-309. PMID: 23054879, PII: 10/10/1284.

Misra A, Misra S. When history really is not applicable or relevant [letter]. Arch. Intern. Med. 2009 Oct 10/26/2009; 169(19): 1817; author reply 1818. PMID: 19858450, PII: 169/19/1817, DOI: 10.1001/archinternmed.2009.364, ISSN: 1538-3679.

Pecot CV, Fuller M, Muldowney JA, Misra S. A very late stent thrombosis in a patient with diabetes: a call for lifelong dual anti-platelet therapy. Tenn Med. 2009 May; 102(5): 37-9. PMID: 19456028, ISSN: 1088-6222.

Levy MH, Back A, Benedetti C, Billings JA, Block S, Boston B, Bruera E, Dy S, Eberle C, Foley KM, Karver SB, Knight SJ, Misra S, Ritchie CS, Spiegel D, Sutton L, Urba S, Von Roenn JH, Weinstein SM. NCCN clinical practice guidelines in oncology: palliative care. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2009 Apr; 7(4): 436-73. PMID: 19406043.

Misra S, Malow BA. Evaluation of sleep disturbances in older adults. Clin. Geriatr. Med. 2008 Feb; 24(1): 15-26, v. PMID: 18035228, PII: S0749-0690(07)00076-6, DOI: 10.1016/j.cger.2007.08.011, ISSN: 0749-0690.

Gammack JK, Rudolph JL, Adedokun A, Hirth V, Kevorkian R, Misra S. Perceptions of geriatric medicine junior faculty on success in academic medicine: the Saint Louis University Geriatric Academy (SLUGA) Faculty Development Program [editorial]. J. Gerontol. A Biol. Sci. Med. Sci. 2004 Oct; 59(10): 1029-35. PMID: 15528774, PII: 59/10/M1029, ISSN: 1079-5006.

Dunn MK, Misra S, Habermann R, Griffin MR. Pneumococcal vaccination in nursing homes: does policy change practice?. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2003 May; 4(3): 135-8. PMID: 12854986, PII: S1525-8610(04)70322-9, DOI: 10.1097/01.JAM.0000064462.55083.DC, ISSN: 1525-8610.