Yasas Tanguturi, MBBS, MPH
Visiting Associate Professor, Psychiatry-Child-CHC

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Medical School:
  • MBBS, The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University (2008)
Graduate School :
  • MPH, University of Texas Health Science Center At Houston (2011)
Residency:
  • Maimonides Medical Center Program, Psychiatry (2015)
Fellowships:
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center Program, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2017)
Languages: English, Tamil, Telugu, Hindi
Department: Psychiatry-Child-CHC

Professional Titles

  • Medical Director, Intensive Services at the Pediatric Mental Health Institute (PHMI)

Publications

  • Johnson JA, Williams DJ, Feinstein JA, Grijalva CG, Zhu Y, Dickinson E, Stassun JC, Sekmen M, Tanguturi YC, Gay JC, Antoon JW. Positive Predictive Value of ICD-10 Codes to Identify Acute Suicidal and Self Harm Behaviors. Hosp Pediatr. 2023 Aug 1;13(8):e207-e210. PubMed PMID: 37497585
  • Sekmen M, Grijalva CG, Zhu Y, Williams DJ, Feinstein JA, Stassun JC, Johnson JA, Tanguturi YC, Gay JC, Antoon JW. Characteristics Associated With Serious Self-Harm Events in Children and Adolescents. Pediatrics. 2023 Jun 1;151(6). PubMed PMID: 37125480
  • Hickox T, Brahmbhatt K, Smith JR, Fuchs C, Tanguturi Y. Consultation-Liaison Case Conference: Systemic Challenges in Management of Aggression in a Pediatric Patient With Seronegative Autoimmune Encephalitis. J Acad Consult Liaison Psychiatry. 2023 Aug 23. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 37625481
  • Antoon JW, Feinstein JA, Grijalva CG, Zhu Y, Dickinson E, Stassun JC, Johnson JA, Sekmen M, Tanguturi YC, Gay JC, Williams DJ. Identifying Acute Neuropsychiatric Events in Children and Adolescents. Hosp Pediatr. 2022 May 1;12(5):e152-e160. PubMed PMID: 35393609
  • Antoon JW, Feinstein JA, Grijalva CG, Zhu Y, Dickinson E, Stassun JC, Johnson JA, Sekmen M, Tanguturi YC, Gay JC, Williams DJ. Identifying Acute Neuropsychiatric Events in Children and Adolescents. Hosp Pediatr. 2022 May 1;12(5):e152-e160. PubMed PMID: 35393609
  • Corbett BA, Muscatello RA, Kim A, Vandekar S, Duffus S, Sparks S, Tanguturi Y. Examination of pubertal timing and tempo in females and males with autism spectrum disorder compared to typically developing youth. Autism Res. 2022 Oct;15(10):1894-1908. PubMed PMID: 35912944
  • Corbett BA, Muscatello RA, Kim A, Vandekar S, Duffus S, Sparks S, Tanguturi Y. Examination of pubertal timing and tempo in females and males with autism spectrum disorder compared to typically developing youth. Autism Res. 2022 Oct;15(10):1894-1908. PubMed PMID: 35912944
  • Tanguturi YC, Hanzlik E, Pagano L, Cundiff AW, Graham TB, Fuchs DC. Anti-NMDAR Encephalitis: Multidisciplinary Development of a Clinical Practice Guideline. Hosp Pediatr. 2021 Nov;11(11):1295-1302. PubMed PMID: 34642216
  • Corbett BA, Muscatello RA, Horrocks BK, Klemencic ME, Tanguturi Y. Differences in Body Mass Index (BMI) in Early Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder Compared to Youth with Typical Development. J Autism Dev Disord. 2021 Aug;51(8):2790-2799. PubMed PMID: 33051783
  • Canter MO, Tanguturi YC, Ellen Wilson J, Williams SR, Exum SA, Umrania HM, Betters KA, Raman R, Ely EW, Pandharipande PP, Fuchs DC, Smith HAB. Prospective Validation of the Preschool Confusion Assessment Method for the ICU to Screen for Delirium in Infants Less Than 6 Months Old. Crit Care Med. 2021 Oct 1;49(10):e902-e909. PubMed PMID: 34166285
  • Schlansky K, Facer B, Tanguturi YC, Cundiff AW, Fuchs DC. Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome and Catatonia: A Case Report. Psychosomatics. 2020 Jan-Feb;61(1):86-91. PubMed PMID: 31079934
  • Merritt J, Tanguturi Y, Fuchs C, Cundiff AW. Medical Etiologies of Secondary Psychosis in Children and Adolescents. Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am. 2020 Jan;29(1):29-42. PubMed PMID: 31708051
  • Bardach NS, Doupnik SK, Rodean J, Zima BT, Gay JC, Nash C, Tanguturi Y, Coker TR. ED Visits and Readmissions After Follow-up for Mental Health Hospitalization. Pediatrics. 2020 Jun;145(6). PubMed PMID: 32404433
  • Corbett BA, Vandekar S, Muscatello RA, Tanguturi Y. Pubertal Timing During Early Adolescence: Advanced Pubertal Onset in Females with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Autism Res. 2020 Dec;13(12):2202-2215. PubMed PMID: 33043629
  • Tanguturi YC, Cundiff AW, Fuchs C. Anti-N-Methyl d-Aspartate Receptor Encephalitis and Electroconvulsive Therapy: Literature Review and Future Directions. Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am. 2019 Jan;28(1):79-89. PubMed PMID: 30389078
  • Corbett BA, Muscatello RA, Tanguturi Y, McGinn E, Ioannou S. Pubertal Development Measurement in Children With and Without Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Comparison Between Physical Exam, Parent- and Self-Report. J Autism Dev Disord. 2019 Dec;49(12):4807-4819. PubMed PMID: 31448383
  • Tanguturi Y, Bodic M, Taub A, Homel P, Jacob T. Suicide Risk Assessment by Residents: Deficiencies of Documentation. Acad Psychiatry. 2017 Aug;41(4):513-519. PubMed PMID: 28083763
  • Springer AE, Tanguturi Y, Ranjit N, Skala KA, Kelder SH. Physical activity during recess in low-income third-grade Texas students. Am J Health Behav. 2013 May;37(3):318-24. PubMed PMID: 23985178
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Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Board Certification (2017, 2017)
  • Psychiatry, Board Certification (2016)
Care Philosophy
Dr. Tanguturi has been practicing since 2017. He is board certified in both General Adult Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Tanguturi has a primary interest in hospital based psychiatry for children and adolescents. He is focused on evidence based, family and patient centered, practice of psychiatry with a focus on integrating multiple modalities in treatment planning. He is also interested in the psychiatric management of complex neuropsychiatric conditions, kids with autism and other neuro-developmental disabilities and improvement of the systems of care for better outcomes. In the past, Dr. Tanguturi was the Associate Medical Director for Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and managed their child and adolescent unit.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MBBS, The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University (2008)
Graduate Schools:
  • MPH, University of Texas Health Science Center At Houston (2011)
Residency Programs:
  • Maimonides Medical Center Program, Psychiatry (2015)
Fellowships:
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center Program, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2017)
Languages: English, Tamil, Telugu, Hindi
Department: Psychiatry-Child-CHC
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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