Dr Deepti Vepakomma

Dr Deepti Vepakomma


Designation : Professor

Qualification :

MBBS (1997) from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore

MS in General Surgery (2001) from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore

MCh in Pediatric Surgery (2005) from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore

DNB in Pediatric Surgery (2006) from National Board, New Delhi

NTTC in Medical Education (2016) from JIPMER, Puducherry

MET in Medical Education (2016) from St John’s Medical College, Bangalore

Email :drvepakomma@aiimsmangalagiri.edu.in

Research Profile

Area of Interest

    • Pediatric urology
    • Management of spina bifida including tethered cord


  • Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons

Honors / Awards

Trained in Robotic assisted Surgery (CHOP, USA)


1) M Basavaraju, A Alladi, D Vepakomma. Outcome of restricted antibiotic policy in a tertiary-level paediatric surgical unit. African Journal of Paediatric Surgery: AJPS 18 (1), 28

2) DA Manjunath, V Radhakrishna, D Vepakomma. Transureterouretrostomy in children: a retrospective study. American Journal of Clinical and Experimental Urology 9 (2), 163

3) D Vepakomma. Pediatric pancreatitis: Outcomes and current understanding.
Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons 25 (1), 22

4) D Vepakomma, N Kumar, A Alladi. Tethered cord syndrome- role of early surgery.
Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons 24 (2), 124

5) Vepakomma Deepti, Alladi Anand. Complete laparoscopic removal of gastric trichobezoar. Journal of minimal access surgery 10 (3), 154

6) Vepakomma Deepti, Alladi Anand. Current status of minimal access surgery in children. Apollo Medicine 10 (4), 260-264

7) Raghu SR, Alladi A, Vepakomma D et al. Embryogenesis and types of subcostal hernia-a rare entity. J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Mar;48(3):533-7

8) Vepakomma D et al. Modified Koyanagi Repair for severe hypospadias. J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg 2013;18:96-9

9) Vepakomma Deepti, Alladi A. Vesicoureteric Reflux in Children-Current Concepts; Apollo Medicine 2011 8(4) 276-80

10) Rao Sanjay, Vepakomma Deepti, D’cruz Ashley J. Bilateral Spontaneous Asymptomatic Urinoma: report of an unusual case. J Pediatr Urol 2007;3(6):507-8.

11) Kumar V, Rao PL, Vepakomma D. Low anorectal malformation associated with ‘ano-urethro-cutaneous’ fistula. Pediatr Surg Int 2005 Oct;21(10):829-830

12) Kumar V, Kini P, Vepakomma D, Basant M. Vaginal Endodermal Sinus Tumor. Indian J Pediatr 2005;72(9):797-798

13) Chattopadhyay A, Vepakomma D, Prakash B, Kumar V. Is gastropexy required for all cases of gastric volvulus in children? Int Surg 2005 Jul-Aug;90(3):151-4

14) Kumar V, Chattopadhay A, Vepakomma D, Shenoy D, Bhat P. Anovestibular Fistula in Adults: A Rare Presentation. Int Surg 2005;90:27-29

15) Kumar V, Nagendhar Y, Prakash B, Chattopadhyay A, Vepakomma D. Lingual thyroid gland: Clinical evaluation and management. Indian J Pediatr 2004 Dec;71(12):e62-64

16) A Chattopadhyay, B Prakash, D Vepakomma, Y Nagendhar, Vijayakumar: A prospective comparison of two regimes of bowel preparation for pediatric colorectal procedures: normal saline with added potassium vs. polyethlene glycol. Pediatr Surg Int 2004;20:127-129