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Vedula, Satyanarayana

Assistant Research Professor
Computer Science

Malone Hall 340
(410) 516-5117
swaroop@jhu.edu

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About

Education
  • Ph.D. 2012, The Johns Hopkins University
  • Master of Public Health 2004, Harvard School of Public Health
  • Doctor of Medicine 2002, Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada, India
Research Areas
  • Evaluation of healthcare interventions
  • Machine learning applications to safety and quality of surgical patient care
  • Surgical skill assessment

Publications

Journal Articles
  • Vedula SS, Hager GD (2020).  Surgical data science: The new knowledge domain.  Innovative Surgical Sciences.  2(3).  109-121.
  • Walline JJ, Lindsley KB, Vedula SS, Cotter SA, Mutti DO, Ng SM, Twelker JD (2020).  Interventions to slow progression of myopia in children.  The Cochrane database of systematic reviews.  1.  CD004916.
  • DiPietro R, Ahmidi N, Malpani A, Waldram M, Lee GI, Lee MR, Vedula SS, Hager GD (2019).  Segmenting and classifying activities in robot-assisted surgery with recurrent neural networks.  International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery.  14(11).  2005-2020.
  • Mayo-Wilson E, Fusco N, Li T, Hong H, Canner JK, Dickersin K, Bertizzolo L, Cowley T, Doshi P, Ehmsen J, Gresham G, Guo N, Haythornthwaite J, Heyward J, Pham D, Payne J, Rosman L, Stuart E, Suarez-Cuervo C, Tolbert E, Twose C, Vedula S (2019).  Harms are assessed inconsistently and reported inadequately part 1: systematic adverse events.  Journal of Clinical Epidemiology.  113.  20-27.
  • Mayo-Wilson E, Fusco N, Li T, Hong H, Canner JK, Dickersin K, Bertizzolo L, Cowley T, Doshi P, Ehmsen J, Gresham G, Guo N, Haythornthwaite J, Heyward J, Pham D, Payne J, Rosman L, Stuart E, Suarez-Cuervo C, Tolbert E, Twose C, Vedula S (2019).  Harms are assessed inconsistently and reported inadequately Part 2: nonsystematic adverse events.  Journal of Clinical Epidemiology.  113.  11-19.
  • Kim TS, O’Brien M, Zafar S, Hager GD, Sikder S, Vedula SS (2019).  Objective assessment of intraoperative technical skill in capsulorhexis using videos of cataract surgery.  International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery.  14(6).  1097-1105.
  • Yu F, Silva Croso G, Kim TS, Song Z, Parker F, Hager GD, Reiter A, Vedula SS, Ali H, Sikder S (2019).  Assessment of Automated Identification of Phases in Videos of Cataract Surgery Using Machine Learning and Deep Learning Techniques.  JAMA network open.  2(4).  e191860.
  • Solomon SD, Lindsley K, Vedula SS, Krzystolik MG, Hawkins BS (2019).  Anti-vascular endothelial growth factor for neovascular agerelated macular degeneration.  Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.  2019(3).
  • Tseng YW, Vedula SS, Malpani A, Ahmidi N, Boahene KDO, Papel ID, Kontis TC, Maxwell J, Wanamaker JR, Byrne PJ, Malekzadeh S, Hager GD, Ishii LE, Ishii M (2019).  Association between Surgical Trainee Daytime Sleepiness and Intraoperative Technical Skill When Performing Septoplasty.  JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery.  21(2).  104-109.
  • Levine M, De Silva T, Ketcha MD, Vijayan R, Doerr S, Uneri A, Vedula S, Theodore N, Siewerdsen JH (2019).  Automatic vertebrae localization in spine CT: A deep-learning approach for image guidance and surgical data science.  Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE.  10951.
  • Do DV, Gichuhi S, Vedula SS, Hawkins BS (2018).  Surgery for postvitrectomy cataract.  Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.  2018(1).
  • Patel SV, Paskar DD, Nelson RL, Vedula SS, Steele SR (2017).  Closure methods for laparotomy incisions for preventing incisional hernias and other wound complications.  Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.  2017(11).
  • Mayo-Wilson E, Li T, Fusco N, Bertizzolo L, Canner JK, Cowley T, Doshi P, Ehmsen J, Gresham G, Guo N, Haythornthwaite JA, Heyward J, Hong H, Pham D, Payne JL, Rosman L, Stuart EA, Suarez-Cuervo C, Tolbert E, Twose C, Vedula S, Dickersin K (2017).  Cherry-picking by trialists and meta-analysts can drive conclusions about intervention efficacy.  Journal of Clinical Epidemiology.  91.  95-110.
  • Vedula SS, Ishii M, Hager GD (2017).  Objective Assessment of Surgical Technical Skill and Competency in the Operating Room.  Annual Review of Biomedical Engineering.  19.  301-325.
  • Jasper S, Vedula SS, John SS, Horo S, Sepah YJ, Nguyen QD (2017).  Corticosteroids as adjuvant therapy for ocular toxoplasmosis.  Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.  2017(1).
  • Chen Z, Malpani A, Chalasani P, Deguet A, Vedula SS, Kazanzides P, Taylor RH (2016).  Virtual fixture assistance for needle passing and knot tying.  IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems.  2016-November.  2343-2350.
  • Quinto GG, Camacho W, Combs JC, Vedula SS, Myrowitz EH, Chuck RS (2016).  Mitomycin C for prevention of postoperative haze following excimer laser surface ablation in moderate to high myopia.  Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.  2016(10).
  • Kapoor VS, Whyte R, Vedula SS (2016).  Interventions for preventing ophthalmia neonatorum.  Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.  2016(9).
  • Gao Y, Vedula SS, Lee GI, Lee MR, Khudanpur S, Hager GD (2016).  Unsupervised surgical data alignment with application to automatic activity annotation.  Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation.  2016-June.  4158-4163.
  • Gao Y, Vedula SS, Lee GI, Lee MR, Khudanpur S, Hager GD (2016).  Query-by-example surgical activity detection.  International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery.  11(6).  987-996.
  • Vedula SS, Malpani A, Ahmidi N, Khudanpur S, Hager G, Chen CCG (2016).  Task-Level vs. Segment-Level Quantitative Metrics for Surgical Skill Assessment.  Journal of Surgical Education.  73(3).  482-489.
  • Vedula SS, Malpani AO, Tao L, Chen G, Gao Y, Poddar P, Ahmidi N, Paxton C, Vidal R, Khudanpur S, Hager GD, Chen CCG (2016).  Analysis of the structure of surgical activity for a suturing and knot-tying task.  PLoS ONE.  11(3).
  • Dipietro R, Lea C, Malpani A, Ahmidi N, Vedula SS, Lee GI, Lee MR, Hager GD (2016).  Recognizing surgical activities with recurrent neural networks.  Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics).  9900 LNCS.  551-558.
  • Solomon SD, Lindsley KB, Krzystolik MG, Vedula SS, Hawkins BS (2016).  Intravitreal Bevacizumab Versus Ranibizumab for Treatment of Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Findings from a Cochrane Systematic Review.  Ophthalmology.  123(1).  70-77.e1.
  • Mayo-Wilson E, Hutfless S, Li T, Gresham G, Fusco N, Ehmsen J, Heyward J, Vedula S, Lock D, Haythornthwaite J, Payne JL, Cowley T, Tolbert E, Rosman L, Twose C, Stuart EA, Hong H, Doshi P, Suarez-Cuervo C, Singh S, Dickersin K (2015).  Integrating multiple data sources (MUDS) for meta-analysis to improve patient-centered outcomes research: A protocol for a systematic review.  Systematic Reviews.  4(1).
  • Malpani A, Vedula SS, Chen CCG, Hager GD (2015).  A study of crowdsourced segment-level surgical skill assessment using pairwise rankings.  International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery.  10(9).  1435-1447.
  • Gal RL, Vedula SS, Beck R (2015).  Corticosteroids for treating optic neuritis.  Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.  2015(8).
  • Ahmidi N, Poddar P, Jones JD, Vedula SS, Ishii L, Hager GD, Ishii M (2015).  Automated objective surgical skill assessment in the operating room from unstructured tool motion in septoplasty.  International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery.  10(6).  981-991.
  • Do DV, Wang X, Vedula SS, Marrone M, Sleilati G, Hawkins BS, Frank RN (2015).  Blood pressure control for diabetic retinopathy.  Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.  2017(6).
  • Li T, Vedula SS, Hadar N, Parkin C, Lau J, Dickersin K (2015).  Innovations in data collection, management, and archiving for systematic reviews.  Annals of Internal Medicine.  162(4).  287-294.
  • Do DV, Wang X, Vedula SS, Marrone M, Sleilati G, Hawkins BS, Frank RN (2015).  Blood pressure control for diabetic retinopathy.  Sao Paulo Medical Journal.  133(3).  278-279.
  • Huynh L, Johns B, Liu SH, Vedula S, Li T, Puhan MA (2014).  Cost-effectiveness of health research study participant recruitment strategies: a systematic review..  Clinical trials (London, England).  11(5).  576-83.
  • Li T, Saldanha IJ, Vedula SS, Yu T, Rosman L, Twose C, Goodman SN, Dickersin K (2014).  Learning by doing-teaching systematic review methods in 8 weeks.  Research Synthesis Methods.  5(3).  254-263.
  • Solomon S, Lindsley K, Vedula S, Krzystolik MG, Hawkins BS (2014).  Anti-vascular endothelial growth factor for neovascular age-related macular degeneration..  The Cochrane database of systematic reviews.  8.  CD005139.
  • Solomon SD, Lindsley K, Vedula SS, Krzystolik MG, Hawkins BS (2014).  Anti-vascular endothelial growth factor for neovascular age-related macular degeneration.  Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.  2014(8).
  • Wieland LS, Rutkow L, Vedula SS, Kaufmann CN, Rosman LM, Twose C, Mahendraratnam N, Dickersin K (2014).  Who has used internal company documents for biomedical and public health research and where did they find them?.  PLoS ONE.  9(5).
  • Antonio-Santos A, Vedula S, Hatt SR, Powell C (2014).  Occlusion for stimulus deprivation amblyopia..  The Cochrane database of systematic reviews.  2.  CD005136.
  • Malpani A, Vedula SS, Chen CCG, Hager GD (2014).  Pairwise comparison-based objective score for automated skill assessment of segments in a surgical task.  Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics).  8498 LNCS.  138-147.
  • Huynh L, Johns B, Liu SH, Vedula SS, Li T, Puhan MA (2014).  Cost-effectiveness of health research study participant recruitment strategies: A systematic review.  Clinical Trials.  11(5).  576-583.
  • Wieland LS, Rutkow L, Vedula S, Kaufmann CN, Rosman LM, Twose C, Mahendraratnam N, Dickersin K (2014).  Who has used internal company documents for biomedical and public health research and where did they find them?.  PloS one.  9(5).  e94709.
  • Antonio-Santos A, Vedula SS, Hatt SR, Powell C (2014).  Occlusion for stimulus deprivation amblyopia.  Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.  2014(2).
  • Do DV, Gichuhi S, Vedula SS, Hawkins BS (2013).  Surgery for post-vitrectomy cataract.  Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.  2013(12).
  • Do DV, Gichuhi S, Vedula S, Hawkins BS (2013).  Surgery for post-vitrectomy cataract..  The Cochrane database of systematic reviews.  12.  CD006366.
  • Ahmidi N, Gao Y, Béjar B, Vedula SS, Khudanpur S, Vidal R, Hager GD (2013).  String motif-based description of tool motion for detecting skill and gestures in robotic surgery.  Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics).  8149 LNCS(PART 1).  26-33.
  • Doshi P, Vedula SS, Li T (2013).  Yoda and truth seeking in medicine: Making sense of the curious case of rhBMP-2.  BMJ (Online).  347(7915).
  • Doshi P, Dickersin K, Healy D, Vedula SS, Jefferson T (2013).  Restoring invisible and abandoned trials: A call for people to publish the findings.  BMJ (Online).  346(7913).
  • Doshi P, Dickersin K, Healy D, Vedula S, Jefferson T (2013).  Restoring invisible and abandoned trials: a call for people to publish the findings..  BMJ (Clinical research ed.).  346.  f2865.
  • Jasper S, Vedula SS, John SS, Horo S, Sepah YJ, Nguyen QD (2013).  Corticosteroids as adjuvant therapy for ocular toxoplasmosis.  Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.  2013(4).
  • Jasper S, Vedula S, John SS, Horo S, Sepah YJ, Nguyen QD (2013).  Corticosteroids as adjuvant therapy for ocular toxoplasmosis..  The Cochrane database of systematic reviews.  4.  CD007417.
  • Geltzer A, Turalba A, Vedula S (2013).  Surgical implantation of steroids with antiangiogenic characteristics for treating neovascular age-related macular degeneration..  The Cochrane database of systematic reviews.  1.  CD005022.
  • Geltzer A, Turalba A, Vedula SS (2013).  Surgical implantation of steroids with antiangiogenic characteristics for treating neovascular age-related macular degeneration.  Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.  2013(1).
  • Ahmidi N, Gao Y, Béjar B, Vedula S, Khudanpur S, Vidal R, Hager G (2013).  String motif-based description of tool motion for detecting skill and gestures in robotic surgery..  Medical image computing and computer-assisted intervention : MICCAI ... International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention.  16(Pt 1).  26-33.
  • Vedula SS, Li T, Dickersin K (2013).  Differences in Reporting of Analyses in Internal Company Documents Versus Published Trial Reports: Comparisons in Industry-Sponsored Trials in Off-Label Uses of Gabapentin.  PLoS Medicine.  10(1).
  • Vedula S, Li T, Dickersin K (2013).  Differences in reporting of analyses in internal company documents versus published trial reports: comparisons in industry-sponsored trials in off-label uses of gabapentin..  PLoS medicine.  10(1).  e1001378.
  • Vedula SS, Goldman PS, Rona IJ, Greene TM, Dickersin K (2012).  Implementation of a publication strategy in the context of reporting biases. A case study based on new documents from Neurontin® litigation.  Trials.  13.
  • Vedula S, Goldman PS, Rona IJ, Greene TM, Dickersin K (2012).  Implementation of a publication strategy in the context of reporting biases. A case study based on new documents from Neurontin litigation..  Trials.  13.  136.
  • Gal RL, Vedula S, Beck R (2012).  Corticosteroids for treating optic neuritis..  The Cochrane database of systematic reviews.  4.  CD001430.
  • Li T, Vedula SS, Scherer R, Dickersin K (2012).  What comparative effectiveness research is needed? A framework for using guidelines and systematic reviews to identify evidence gaps and research priorities.  Annals of Internal Medicine.  156(5).  367-377.
  • Li T, Vedula S, Scherer R, Dickersin K (2012).  What comparative effectiveness research is needed? A framework for using guidelines and systematic reviews to identify evidence gaps and research priorities..  Annals of internal medicine.  156(5).  367-77.
  • Gal RL, Vedula SS, Beck R (2012).  Corticosteroids for treating optic neuritis..  Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online).  4.
  • Walline JJ, Lindsley K, Vedula S, Cotter SA, Mutti DO, Twelker JD (2011).  Interventions to slow progression of myopia in children..  The Cochrane database of systematic reviews.  (12).  CD004916.
  • Walline JJ, Lindsley K, Vedula SS, Cotter SA, Mutti DO, Twelker JD (2011).  Interventions to slow progression of myopia in children..  Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online).  12.
  • Vedula S, Bero L, Scherer RW, Dickersin K (2009).  Outcome reporting in industry-sponsored trials of gabapentin for off-label use..  The New England journal of medicine.  361(20).  1963-71.
  • Vedula SS, Bero L, Scherer RW, Dickersin K (2009).  Outcome reporting in industry-sponsored trials of gabapentin for off-label use.  New England Journal of Medicine.  361(20).  1963-1971.
  • Vedula SS, Nguyen QD (2008).  Corticosteroids for ocular toxoplasmosis.  Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.  (4).
  • Quinto G, Camacho W, Combs JC, Vedula SS, Myrowitz EH, Chuck RS (2008).  Mitomycin C for prevention of postoperative haze following excimer laser surface ablation in moderate to high myopia.  Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.  (4).
  • Do DV, Hawkins B, Gichuhi S, Vedula S (2008).  Surgery for post-vitrectomy cataract..  The Cochrane database of systematic reviews.  (3).  CD006366.
  • Walline JJ, Vedula SS, Mutti DO, Twelker JD, Cotter SA (2008).  Interventions to slow progression of myopia in children.  Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.  (1).
  • Vedula S, Krzystolik MG (2008).  Antiangiogenic therapy with anti-vascular endothelial growth factor modalities for neovascular age-related macular degeneration..  The Cochrane database of systematic reviews.  (2).  CD005139.
  • Vedula SS, Krzystolik MG (2008).  Antiangiogenic therapy with anti-vascular endothelial growth factor modalities for neovascular age-related macular degeneration.  Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.  (2).
  • Do DV, Hawkins B, Gichuhi S, Vedula SS (2008).  Surgery for post-vitrectomy cataract.  Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.  (3).
  • Leyngold IM, Nanji A, Chuck RS, Behrens A, Vedula SS, McDonnell PJ, Gower EW (2007).  Perioperative antibiotics for prevention of acute endophthalmitis after cataract surgery.  Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.  (1).
  • Nelson R, Vedula SS, Stock C (2007).  Closure methods for laparotomy incisions.  Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.  (1).
  • Suwan-Apichon O, Reyes JM, Herretes S, Vedula S, Chuck RS (2007).  Topical corticosteroids as adjunctive therapy for bacterial keratitis..  The Cochrane database of systematic reviews.  (4).  CD005430.
  • Geltzer A, Turalba A, Vedula S (2007).  Surgical implantation of steroids with antiangiogenic characteristics for treating neovascular age-related macular degeneration..  The Cochrane database of systematic reviews.  (4).  CD005022.
  • Vedula S, Brodney-Folse S, Gal RL, Beck R (2007).  Corticosteroids for treating optic neuritis..  The Cochrane database of systematic reviews.  (1).  CD001430.
  • Suwan-apichon O, Reyes JM, Herretes S, Vedula SS, Chuck RS (2007).  Topical corticosteroids as adjunctive therapy for bacterial keratitis.  Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.  (4).
  • Vedula SS, Brodney-Folse S, Gal RL, Beck R (2007).  Corticosteroids for treating optic neuritis.  Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.  (1).
  • Geltzer A, Turalba A, Vedula SS (2007).  Surgical implantation of steroids with antiangiogenic characteristics for treating neovascular age-related macular degeneration.  Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.  (4).
  • Hatt S, Antonio-Santos A, Powell C, Vedula S (2006).  Interventions for stimulus deprivation amblyopia..  The Cochrane database of systematic reviews.  (3).  CD005136.
  • Friedman DS, Vedula S (2006).  Lens extraction for chronic angle-closure glaucoma..  The Cochrane database of systematic reviews.  (3).  CD005555.
  • Minckler DS, Vedula S, Li TJ, Mathew MC, Ayyala RS, Francis BA (2006).  Aqueous shunts for glaucoma..  The Cochrane database of systematic reviews.  (2).  CD004918.
  • Minckler DS, Vedula SS, Li TJ, Mathew MC, Ayyala RS, Francis BA (2006).  Aqueous shunts for glaucoma..  Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online).  (2).
  • Friedman DS, Vedula SS (2006).  Lens extraction for chronic angle-closure glaucoma..  Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online).  3.
  • Hatt S, Antonio-Santos A, Powell C, Vedula SS (2006).  Interventions for stimulus deprivation amblyopia..  Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online).  3.
  • Gao Y, Vedula S, Reiley CE, Ahmidi N, Varadarajan B, Lin HC, Tao L, Zappella L, Béjar B, Yuh DD, others  JHU-ISI Gesture and Skill Assessment Working Set (JIGSAWS): A Surgical Activity Dataset for Human Motion Modeling.
Book Chapters
  • Malpani A, Vedula S, Chen CC, Hager G (2014).  Pairwise Comparison-Based Objective Score for Automated Skill Assessment of Segments in a Surgical Task.  Information Processing in Computer-Assisted Interventions.  Springer.  138-147.
Conference Proceedings
  • Li T, Puhan MA, Vedula S, Singh S, Dickersin K (2011).  Network meta-analysis-highly attractive but more methodological research is needed..  BMC medicine.  79.
  • Li T, Puhan MA, Vedula S, Singh S, Dickersin K (2011).  Network meta-analysis-highly attractive but more methodological research is needed..  BMC medicine.  79.
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