Sandeep Kodityal


Sandeep 'Kodi' Kodityal, MD, FACP

Medical Oncology and Hematology

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About

Dr. Sandeep Kodityal is known to his patients as ‘Dr. Kodi’. He is a native of San Antonio and attended Duke University, where he graduated on the Dean’s List with Distinction and garnered a Howard Hughes Fellowship in Biochemistry. He graduated from the Texas Tech School of Medicine in the top quartile of his class and received the Osler Award, given to the exemplary senior medical student in Internal Medicine.

Dr. Kodi completed his Internal Medicine Residency and Hematology-Oncology Fellowships at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.  His Oncology training included 10 months of clinical duty with an intense focus on lung cancer, colorectal cancer, pancreatic cancer and sarcoma during one year of Oncology Fellowship rotations at The MD Anderson Cancer Center.  During his training, Dr. Kodi lectured frequently at the Houston Hematology Citywide Conference and published articles in prominent journals such as Blood, Journal of Intensive Care Medicine, Grand Rounds and European Journal of Hematology. He has spoken for such companies as Sanofi-Aventis, Eli Lilly, Foundation One, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Takeda and Astra Zeneca as an expert in his field.

Education

Undergraduate School: Bachelor of Arts at Duke University in Durham, NC

Medical School: Texas Tech University HSC

Residency: Internal Medicine Residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX

Fellowship: Hematology-Oncology Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX

Areas of Expertise

  • Anemia
  • Brain Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Leukemia
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Thrombocytopenia

Awards, Honors & Recognition

  • H Texas Top Doc - Honored by his patients as one of Houston’s top physicians in the specialty of Oncology by the Magazine H Texas. 2008, 2009,  2010,  2011
  • Physician Liaison to the American College of Surgeon’s Commission on Cancer - Memorial Hermann Hospital in The Woodlands. 2008-2009
  • 2006 ASCO Fellow Travel Grant - Awarded funding to attend the 2006 American Society Clinical Oncology conference in Atlanta, GA
  • Community Service Award - Awarded to senior medical students in recognition of promotion of the medical profession in the El Paso community, Texas Tech School of Medicine
  • Osler Award - Awarded to the exemplary senior medical student in recognition of dedication to excellence in medical education during the third year core Internal Medicine rotation, Texas Tech School of Medicine
  • Physician Oncology Education Program (POEP) Scholar - Awarded funding to attend TMA sponsored oncology conferences, Texas School of Medicine. 1998-1999 and 1999-2000
  • Dean’s List with Distinction - Awarded for academic excellence at Duke University
  • Howard Hughes Scholarship in Biochemistry - Duke University
  • Texas Medical Association (TMA) Delegate - Student delegate to the Committee on Professional Liability. Attended meetings and published 2 articles in Grand Rounds, the TMA Medical Student Section (MSS) newsletter
  • Texas Medical Association (TMA) Delegate - Student delegate to the Committee on Cardiovascular Diseases. Attended meetings and published an article in Grand Rounds
  • Awarded a prestigious fellowship to conduct research
  • Undergraduate Research Support Grant - Received an undergraduate grant to conduct research, Duke University

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Physicians (ACP)
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • American Society of Hematology (ASH)
  • MD Anderson Alumni Society
  • Montgomery County Medical Society (MCMS)
  • Texas Medical Association (TMA)