Gowthami Morey Arepally, MD

Professor of Medicine
Associate Professor of Pathology
Professor of Pathology
Campus mail Duke Box 3486, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 668-3696
Email address arepa001@mc.duke.edu

Gowthami M. Arepally, M.D. is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology at Duke University Medical Center.  Her clinical interests are in immune thrombocytopenias, thrombotic disorders, and complement-mediated diseases.  Dr. Arepally’s long-standing research program investigates the immune pathogenesis of heparin induced thrombocytopenia (HIT).  Current laboratory efforts focus on the role of complement activation in antibody production and thrombosis in HIT, studies of complement inhibitors for immune-complex mediated diseases and diagnostic biomarkers of platelet activation.  

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Hematology-Oncology, Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 1993 - 1997
  • Chief Medical Resident, Medicine, Emory University, 1992 - 1993
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, Emory University, 1989 - 1992
  • M.D., Vanderbilt University, 1989


Arepally, G., C. Reynolds, A. Tomaski, J. Amiral, A. Jawad, M. Poncz, and D. B. Cines. “Comparison of PF4/heparin ELISA assay with the 14C-serotonin release assay in the diagnosis of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia.” Am J Clin Pathol 104, no. 6 (December 1995): 648–54. https://doi.org/10.1093/ajcp/104.6.648.

Full Text

Arepally, G., A. Felcher, A. D. Moscioni, and A. A. Demetriou. “Proliferation of intraperitoneally transplanted microcarrier-attached rat liver cells.” Surgical Forum 39 (January 1, 1988): 396–97.