Kishore M. Gadde, MD


email this

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Associate Professor in Medicine
Department / Division:
Psychiatry / Behavioral Medicine
DUMC 3292
Durham, NC 27710
Appointment Telephone:
Office Telephone:
  • MD, Guntur Medical College (India)
  • Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Cleveland and National Institute of Mental Health, 1988-1992
  • Anxiety and Mood Disorders, National Institute of Mental Health (Maryland), 1992-1994
Clinical Interests:
Obesity, mood, anxiety, and eating disorders
Research Interests:
Primary research focus is development of new treatments for obesity and related metabolic disorders.
Other areas of interest include eating disorders, depression, and anxiety disorders.
Representative Publications:
  • Gadde, KM; Kopping, MF; Wagner, HR; Yonish, GM; Allison, DB; Bray, GA. Zonisamide for weight reduction in obese adults: a 1-year randomized controlled trial. Archives of Internal Medicine. 2012;172:1557-1564.  Abstract
  • Gadde, KM; Allison, DB; Ryan, DH; Peterson, CA; Troupin, B; Schwiers, ML; Day, WW. Effects of low-dose, controlled-release, phentermine plus topiramate combination on weight and associated comorbidities in overweight and obese adults (CONQUER): a randomised, placebo-controlled, phase 3 trial. Lancet. 2011;377:1341-1352.  Abstract
  • Gadde, KM; Allison, DB. Cannabinoid-1 receptor antagonist, rimonabant, for management of obesity and related risks. Circulation. 2006;114:974-984.  Abstract
  • Gadde, KM; Franciscy, DM; Wagner, HR; Krishnan, KR. Zonisamide for weight loss in obese adults: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association. 2003;289:1820-1825.  Abstract
  • Davidson, JRT; Gadde, KM; Fairbank, JA; Krishnan, KRR; Califf, RM; Binanay, C; Parker, CB; Pugh, N; Hartwell, TD; Vitiello, B; Ritz, L; Severe, J; Cole, JO; Battista, CD; Doraiswamy, PM; Feighner, JP; Keck, P; Kelsey, J; Lin, KM; Londborg, PD; Nemeroff, CB; Schatzberg, AF; Sheehan, DV; Srivastava, RK; Taylor, L; Trivedi, MH; Weisler, RH. Effect of Hypericum perforatum (St John's wort) in major depressive disorder: A randomized controlled trial. JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association. 2002;287:1807-1814.  
  • Gadde, KM; Parker, CB; Maner, LG; Wagner, HR; Logue, EJ; Drezner, MK; Krishnan, KR. Bupropion for weight loss: an investigation of efficacy and tolerability in overweight and obese women. Obesity. 2001;9:544-551.  Abstract