Endocrinology, Metabolism and Clinical Nutrition

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Srividya Kidambi, MDSrividya Kidambi, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Associate Fellowship Program Director
Department of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Clinical Nutrition


Dr. Kidambi is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Clinical Nutrition at the Medical College of Wisconsin/Froedtert Hospital. Dr. Kidambi received her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. She completed her Residency at the State University of New York at Buffalo. She completed her Fellowship in Endocrinology and Master of Science in Epidemiology at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

While she treats all hormonal disorders,  she focuses on conditions surrounding metabolic syndrome (diabetes mellitus type 1, type 2, obesity, lipid disorders, and high blood pressure), Polycystic ovarian disease, and functional thyroid disease.  Having conducted research on high blood pressure and obesity for several years, she is passionate about treatment of conditions associated with severe uncontrolled blood pressure, blood pressure in young people, and blood pressure secondary to hormonal disorders. 

Dr. Kidambi says,  “My goal is to make patients comfortable enough to share their story with me.  I believe that disease is just one aspect of a patient’s life and there are other things in their lives that can impact their disease and its treatment.  I have a passion to treat chronic diseases and spend a  lot of time trying to understand the things that motivate patients who struggle with diseases that do not have an easy solution.  My reward is change in their outlook and improvement in their health.”

Her current research involves 1. Association of aldosterone with metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance, 2. Gender and ethnic differences in the body fat distribution and its role in causing diseases such as heart disease or high blood pressure.   She has authored several papers in medical journals on these topics.

Care Emphasis:
  • Secondary and resistant hypertension
  • Primary hyperaldosteronism
  • Adrenal disorders
  • Polycystic ovarian disease
  • Diabetic mellitus
  • Obesity
  • Lipid disorders
  • Osteoporosis and calcium disorders
  • Functional thyroid disease
Joined Medical College of Wisconsin:
  • 2008
  • Doctor of Medicine - Gandhi Medical College - Hyderabad, India (1996)
  • Residency - State University of New York at Buffalo - NY (1998-2001)
  • Fellowship in Endocrinology - Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee (2004-2006)
  • Post-doctoral Fellowship in physiology- Medical College of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (2006-2008)
  • Master of Science in Epidemiology-Medical College of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (2006-2008)
Board Certifications:
  • Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • English
  • Hindu
  • Telugu

S. Kidambi, S Ghosh, JM Kotchen, CE Grim, S Krishnaswami, ML Kaldunski, SB Patel, A. Cowley and TA Kotchen: Non-Replication study of a GWAS for hypertension and blood pressure among African Americans. BMC Medical Genetics 2012, 13:27.

S. Kidambi, JM Kotchen, S. Krishnaswami, CE Grim, and TA Kotchen: Cardiovascular correlates of insulin resistance in normotensive and hypertensive African Americans. Metabolism. 2011: 60:835-42.

S. Kidambi, JM Kotchen, S. Krishnaswami, CE Grim, and TA Kotchen: Aldosterone contributes to blood pressure variance and to likelihood of hypertension in normal weight and overweight African Americans. Am J Hypertens. 2009 Dec;22(12):1303-08.

S. Kidambi, JM Kotchen, S. Krishnaswami, CE Grim, and TA Kotchen: Hypertension, insulin resistance, and aldosterone: sex-specific relationships. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2009 Mar; 11(3):130-7.

TA Kotchen, JM Kotchen, CE Grim, S. Krishnaswami, S. Kidambi: Aldosterone and alterations of hypertension-related vascular function in African Americans Am J Hypertens. 2009 Mar;22(3):319-24

Kidambi S., Raff H., Findling J.W. Limitations of nocturnal salivary cortisol and urine free cortisol in the diagnosis of mild Cushing’s syndrome. European Journal of Endocrinology (2007) 157 725–731.

Kidambi S., Kotchen J.M., Grim C.E., Raff H., Mao J., Singh R.J., Kotchen T.A. Association of Adrenal Steroids With Hypertension and the Metabolic Syndrome in Blacks Hypertension 2007;49;704-711; originally published online Dec 11, 2006.

Srividya Kidambi, Marvin Poll, Frederic S. Kaplan, Francis Gannon, Joseph L. Shaker: Heterotopic Ossification in the Mesentery after Abdominal Surgery. The Endocrinologist. Vol 16, No.6, December 2006.

S. Kidambi, S. Partington, N. Binkley:  Low bone mass prevalence and osteoporosis risk factor assessment in African American Wisconsin women. WMJ. 2005 Nov;104(8):59-65.

Books, Chapters, and Reviews

S. Kidambi, SB Patel: Diabetes Mellitus: A medical overview. Oral-systemic textbook (Genco and Williams, eds.)S. Kidambi, SB Patel:  Diabetes mellitus: Considerations for Dentistry. Journal for American Dentists Association 2008;139(10 Suppl): 8S-18S (Invited Review)

S. Kidambi, SB Patel:  Cholesterol and non-cholesterol sterol transporters: ABCG5, ABCG8 and NPC1L1: a review. Xenobiotica. 2008;38(7-8):1119-1139

S. Kidambi, SB Patel:  Sitosterolemia: Pathophysiology, clinical presentation and laboratory diagnosis.  J Clin Pathol. 2008;61(5):588-594 (Invited Review)

S. Kidambi, C. Solca, SB Patel: Tracking the dietary cholesterol molecule. Future Lipidol (1) 3, June 2006

Non-Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers

S. Kidambi:  Bone Mineral Density in American Indian women:  Comparison with white women, Commentary in Evidence Based Obstetrics and Gynecology, July-Sept 2006.

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