Preetha Nair, MD

Preetha Nair, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Clinical Hospitalist Service


MBBS: University of Calicut, India, 2002



Residency: University of South Dakota School of Medicine, Sioux Falls, SD, 2009
Internship: University of South Dakota School of Medicine, Sioux Falls, SD, 2007


Research Interests:

Hematologic malignancies
Cancer prevention
Inpatient management of diabetes mellitus
Anticoagulation management in inpatients


Clinical Interests:

Care of complex medical patients
Quality improvement initiatives among Hospitalists


Representative Publications:

  1. Osteomalacia presenting as Pain Syndrome of Unknown Etiology: Lal Y, Nair P, Lovrien F, Freeman J; South Dakota Journal of Medicine. Publication Date: 05 / 2009, Volume: 62, Issue 5, Pages: 197-201
  2. Hirsutism in a 58 year old Woman: Nair P, Bhatia V; The Endocrinologist. Publication date: 10/2008, Volume 18, Issue 1
  3. Watch Out for Olanzapine- Induced Hyperglycemia: Nair P, Lippmann S; Psychiatry 2004. Publication date: 11/2004, Volume: 1, Issue 1, Pages: 7-8
  4. Blood Dyscrasia with Quetiapine and Ziprasidone: Nair P, Lippmann S; Psychosomatics. Publication Date: 02 / 2005, Volume: 46, Issue 1, Pages: 89-90
  5. Is Leukopenia Associated With Divalproex and/or Quetiapine?: Nair P, Lippmann S; Psychosomatics. Publication Date: 04 / 2005, Volume: 46, Issue 2, Pages: 188-189



  1. Inpatient Glycemic Control: Oral Presentation for Nurses at OHSU. October 2010
  2. Case of Hirsutism: Poster Presentation at: National ACP Meeting, Philadelphia. April 2009.
  3. Chemoprevention of Ovarian Cancer: Oral Presentation at: Sanford USD School of Medicine; Sioux Falls, SD. May 2007.

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