Rajani Rangray, MBBS
Rajani Rangray, MBBS

Rajani Rangray, MBBS

Assistant Professor
Program Director, Associate Program Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship
School of Medicine, Omaha Campus

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Medicine

Position

  • Assistant Professor

Publications and Presentations

Publications

  • Use of over- the- scope clip to improve success, minimize early re-bleeding and decrease cost of endoscopic therapy for severe non- variceal upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding, DDW 2020, 2020
  • Efficacy of endoscopic Ultrasound Guided through- the- needle forceps biopsy vs Endoscopic Ultrasound Guided Fine needle aspiration in the diagnosis of pancreatic cystic lesions: is through- the- needle forceps biopsy ready for prime time? DDW 2020, 2020
  • Safety and Efficacy of Multiband Mucosectomy in Early Barrett’s Neoplasia: A systemic Review and Meta-analysis ACG, San Antonio, 2019, 2020
  • Choice of Sedation in Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography: is Monitored Anesthesia Care Safer than General Anesthesia: A systemic Review and Meta-analysis. Amaninder Dhaliwal, Banreet Dhindsa, Jinendra Satiya, Harmeet Mashiana, Neil Bhogal, Rajani Rangray, Andrew Ofosu, Harlan Sayles, Ishfaq Bhat, Shailender Singh, Douglas G Adler. American Journal of Gastroenterology 114, ACG San Antonio, 2019, 2020
  • Efficacy of Endoscopic Ultrasound Radiofrequency Ablation in the Treatment of Pancreatic tumors: Is it Ready for Prime Time? A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Amaninder Dhaliwal, Banreet Dhindsa, Jacqueline Choa, Robin Jindal, Harlan Sayles, Harmeet Mashiana, Sindhura Kolli, Rajani Rangray, Ishfaq Bhat, Shailender Singh, Douglas G Adler. Oral presentation at ACG, San Antonio, 2019, 2020
  • Treating Acute Hepatitis C Virus Infections: Is It Cost Effective?
    Jahnavi Koppala, Haitam M. Buaisha, Rajani Rangray, Sandeep Mukherjee.
    American Journal of Gastroenterology 114 ACG, San Antonio, 2019

     , 2019
  • Impact of Timing of Paracentesis on Readmission Rates in Patients with Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis: Analysis of National Readmission.
    Jhand A, Dhalliwal A, Rangray R, Walters R, Shailender S. Poster Presentation at ACG, Philadelphia, Oct 2018.
     , 2018

Presentations

  • Optimizing Inpatient Colonoscopy Preparation: A QI Project. Buaisha, H., Rao, S., Koppala, J., Vellanki, M., Abdussalam, A., Machain, J., Rangray, R. ACG Annual Scientific Meeting, San Antonio, TX., 2019
  • Efficacy of endoscopic ultrasound radiofrequency ablation in the treatment of pancreatic tiumors: it is ready for prime time? a systematic review and meta-analysis. Rangray, R. AGA 2019, San Antonio, TX., 2019
  • Treating Acute Hepatitis C Virus Infections: Is It Cost Effective? Koppala, J., Buaisha, H., Rangray, R., Mukherjee, S. ACG Annual Scientific Meeting 2019, San Antonio, TX., 2019
  • Diagnostic Yield of Deep Biopsy via Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection For The Diagnosis of Upper Gastrointestinal Subepithelial Tumors: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Rangray, R. ACG, Philadelphia, PA., 2019

  • Diagnostic Yield of Deep Biopsy via Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection For The Diagnosis Of Upper Gastrointestinal Subepithelial Tumors: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
    Dhaliwal A, Jhand A, Rangray R, Shailender S. American Journal of Gastroenterology 113, S426
    Poster Presentation at ACG, Philadelphia, Oct 2018
     , 2018
  • Recent Trends in Performance of Early Esophagogastroduodenoscopy in Patients with Non-Variceal Gastrointestinal Bleeding: A Nationwide Study. Kassim T, Hall A, Walters RW, Gapp J, Buddam A, Ahmad DS, Rangray R, Reddymasu S. Gastroenterology 154 (6), S-700. Poster Presentation at DDW, Washington, D.C, June 2018, 2018
  • Efficacy of Mucosal Incision Assisted Biopsy For The Diagnosis of Upper Gastrointestinal Subepithelial Tumors: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Dhaliwal A, Jhand A, Rangray R, Shailender S. Poster Presentation at DDW, Washington, D.C, June 2018, 2018
  • Efficacy and Safety of Endoscopic Resection for the Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Dhaliwal A, Jhand A, Rangray R, Shailender S. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 87 (6), AB256-AB257. Poster Presentation at DDW, Washington, D.C, June 2018, 2018
  • Risk of Post- ERCP pancreatitis in Liver Transplant Patients: Single Center Experience. . Rangray R, Clemens D, Shailender S. Poster Presentation at DDW, Washington, D.C, June 2018, 2018
  • Does Timing of Paracentesis on Patients with Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis Impact 30-Day Readmission Rates ? A National Database Analysis. Jhand A, Dhalliwal A, Rangray R, Walters R, Shailender S. American Journal of Gastroenterology 113, S549. Poster Presentation at DDW, Washington, D.C, June 2018, 2018
  • Hospital Resource Utilization with Donation after Cardiac Death in Liver Transplantation: A Single Center Experience. Kothadia J, Samant H, Qiu F, Rangray R, McCashland T, Martinez M. Poster presentation at American Association of Liver Diseases, Boston, MA, November, 2016. , 2016
  • Post- operative Complications with Donation after Cardiac Death in Liver Transplantation: A single Center Experience. Kothadia J, Samant H, Qiu F, Rangray R, McCashland T, Martinez M. Poster presentation at American College of Gastroenterology, Las Vegas, NV, October 2016., 2016
  • Hepatotoxicity Associated with Garcinia Cambogia used as a weight loss supplement. Kothadia J, Rangray R, Martinez M. American Journal of Gastroenterology 111, S881. Poster presentation at American College of Gastroenterology, Las Vegas, NV, October 2016., 2016
  • Sustained Viral Response with Direct-acting Antivirals in Patients with Recurrent Hepatitis C with Genotype 1 After Liver Transplant: A Single Center Experience. Samant H, Kothadia J, Rangray R, McCashland T, Martinez M. Poster presentation at American College of Gastroenterology; Las Vegas, NV, October 2016.  , 2016

Research and Scholarship

Grant Funding Received

  • Clinical Efficacy and Safety of Mucosal Incision Assisted Biopsy for the Diagnosis of Upper Gastrointestinal Sub epithelial Tumors- A systemic review and Meta- Analysis Aalysis Amaninder Dhaliwal 1 , Sindhura Kolli 2 , Banreet Singh Dhindsa 3 , Kalpit Devani 4 , Daryl Ramai 5 , Harlan Sayles 6 , Rajani Rangray 7 , Ishfaq Bhat 1 , Shailender Singh 1 , Douglas G Adler 8 Annals of Gastroenterology Mar-Apr 2020;33(2):155-161.
  • Incidence of Post-Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography Pancreatitis in Liver Transplant Patients: A Meta-Analysis and Literature Review A Dhaliwal, R Rangray, H Mashiana, I Bhat, H Sayles, S Singh AMERICAN JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY 112, S10-S10, 2017
  • Colonic Amyloidoma: A Rarely Encountered Finding A Canning, C Enweluzo, R Rangray, A Hewlett AMERICAN JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY 112, S869-S869,2017
  • Hospital Resource Utilization with Donation after Cardiac Death in Liver Transplantation: A Single Center Experience P Kothadia, H Samant, F Qiu, R Rangray, TM McCashland, MA Olivera HEPATOLOGY 63 (1 SUPP), 502A-502A, 2016
  • Post-operative Complications with Donation After Cardiac Death in Liver Transplantation: A Single Center Experience JP Kothadia, H Samant, F Qiu, R Rangray, T McCashland AMERICAN JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY 111, S378-S379, 2016
  • IMMEDIATE VERSUS LATER ENDOSCOPIC NECROSECTOMY IN PATIENTS WITH WALLED OFF PANCREATIC NECROSIS: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS Amaninder J Dhaliwal, Banreet S Dhindsa, Harmeet S Mashiana, Harlan Sayles, Rajani Rangray, Mohit Girotra, Shailender Singh, Ishfaq Bhat Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 89 (6)
  • Efficacy of Endoscopic Ultrasonography-Guided Gastroenterostomy (EUS-GE) in Gastric Outlet Obstruction (GOO): A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Amaninder Jeet Singh Dhaliwal, Ian Cormier, Aravdeep S Jhand, Rajani Rangray, Elizabeth Lyden, Ishfaq Bhat, Mohit Girotra, Shailender Singh American Journal of Gastroenterology 111, S881

Awards and Honors

  • Top Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist,2020, Women in Medicine, 2020
  • ACG Presidential Poster on Optimizing Inpatient colonoscopy preperation, San Antonio Texas , 2019