ORTHOPAEDICS & TRAUMATOLOGY
Dr. Udaya Bhaskar Tupakula
M.B;B.S., M.S.(NIMS,Hyd), F.I.J.R.(Sunshine,Hyd)
Dr. Udaya Bhaskar Tupakula graduated from S. V. Medical College, Tirupati and stood state first in the NIMS entrance exam 2010. He did his Masters in Orthopaedics and Traumatology from Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS), Hyderabad. During his residency he got a wide exposure to various aspects of Orthopaedics under the guidance of Prof. V. B. N. Prasad and Prof. C. Vijaya Krishna. However his interest in Arthroplasty (Joint Replacement Surgery) made him pursue Fellowship in Joint Replacement Surgery (FIJR) at South East Asia’s 2nd largest joint replacement centre, Sunshine Hospitals – Hyderabad, under the guidance of Dr. A. V. Gurava Reddy where he got an exposure to nearly 2000 total knee and 1000 total hip replacement procedures. He even got a very good experience in Arthroscopy and in treating Sports injuries. He is simple, friendly and always stands by the word “Patient is first”. It was his initiation and thought to set up a one stop centre for trauma and other facilities that led to the conceptualization of this project. He has a vision to develop Helios Hospitals as the most favoured destination for Joint Replacement Surgery and Advanced Trauma Care in the entire Rayalaseema region. He is currently the Managing Director of Helios Hospitals.
Dr. Sumanth Kumar Ambati
M.B;B.S., D.N.B., M.Ch.(NIMS,Hyd)
Dr. Sumanth Kumar Ambati has graduated from Kurnool medical college, Kurnool and did his post-graduation from Rural Development Trust Hospital, Ananthapur District which is known for its dedicated service towards the poor and the needy. He has mastered laparoscopic surgeries and minimally invasive surgeries during his post- graduation and practised for two years at St. Johns Medical College, Bangalore. He later pursued M.Ch., Neurosurgery training from the prestigious Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad. His passion towards Neurosurgery has made him a pioneer in CVJ, Skull base, CP Angle surgeries and in dealing with a wide variety of neurosurgical illnesses. He is one amongst very few minimally invasive Neurosurgeons who deals with Neuro-endoscopy and Spine Endoscopy surgeries in India. He also is an expert at treating congenital anomalies, trauma, tumours, vascular disorders and infections of the brain and spine. He is very passionate about his profession and is dedicated to deliver world class facilities like microscopic and minimally invasive neurosurgery to the people of this region. He also has a keen interest in teaching and has an aim to start teaching programs at Helios Hospitals in the near future. He is one of the Directors and has been very instrumental in the development of this project. Helios Hospitals is proud to have such a dignitary in its armamentarium.
ANAESTHESIOLOGY & CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE
Dr. John Kenneth Dorairaj
M.B;B.S., M.D.(NIMS,Hyd), F.P.M., F.I.C.M.(Apollo)
Dr. John Kenneth Dorairaj did his graduation at Kurnool Medical College, Kurnool. He did his post-graduation in Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine at the prestigious Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad where he developed expertise in giving anaesthesia to a wide variety of complex cases. He also had exposure to a diverse range of cases in the Intensive Care Unit because of which he gained immense knowledge and developed good skills in the management of critically ill patients like trauma, sepsis with multiorgan failure, poisoning and other medical emergencies. He is an expert at procedures in the Intensive Care Unit and the use of devices such as mechanical ventilators, dialysis machines and other monitoring equipment. He has presented papers and posters at state and national level conferences like ISAAPCON and ISNACC. He has attended workshops on Disaster Management conducted by EMRI and other workshops on use of Ultrasonography in the OR & ICU. He did his Fellowship in Intensive Care Medicine and Fellowship in Pain Management at Apollo Hospitals and has become more competent with the latest advances and techniques for the treatment of critically ill patients and those with acute and chronic pain. He is one of the Directors of Helios Hospitals. He is very passionate about his profession and has a goal to make treatment of the highest quality and standards available at affordable prices through this new venture at Tirupati.He is also interested in setting up a training institute for support staff to improve the standards of health care in the region.
Dr. Kumar Talapaka
M.B;B.S., M.D., F.I.C.M.(Apollo)
Dr. Kumar Talapaka did his undergraduation at Kurnool Medical College, Kurnool and then went on to do his masters in Anaesthesiology at Narayana Medical College, Nellore under the able guidance of Dr. P. Narasimha Reddy. He has an interest to excel in the practice of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care. He attended at state and national level conferences and also has publications in his name. He is an expert in delivering paediatric anaesthesia as well as labour analgesia. He is an integral part of the Critical Care team at Helios hospital.
Dr. Sreehari K G
M.B;B.S., M.D.(SVIMS,Tpt), PDCC (Critical Care)
Dr. Parthasarathy Minnal K R
Dr.ParthasaradhyMinnal K R did his under graduation at Government Medical College, Anantapur and then did his Master’s in General Medicine at Shanthiram Medical College, Nandyal. He did his senior residency at SVRRGGH, Tirupati. He has attended many CME’s and has exceptional oration skills. He is an expert in handling patients with Hypertension, Diabetes, Thyroid disorders, Anaemia, Fever, Poisoning, Snake bites and other medical emergencies. He is very patient and gives excellent counselling sessions to the patients regarding their health issues and optimization. He is specially trained in vaccination schedules.
Dr. Bharath Kathi
M.B;B.S., M.D., F.I.P.(Sparsh)
Dr. BharathKathi has graduated from S.V. Medical College, Tirupati and did his post-graduation in Pulmonary Medicine from Kurnool Medical College, Kurnool. During his post-graduation period he got extensive training in management of lung malignancies, drug sensitive and drug resistant tuberculosis under the guidance of Prof. Dr. C. VijayaBhasker and Prof. Dr. K.Sailaja. He was also the winner of many district, state and nation wide quiz competitions in the field of Respiratory Medicine. He is a recipient of Commendation Certificate for outstanding work in Kurnool Medical College for the year 2014-15. His fields of interest are Obstructive airway diseases, Infectious diseases, Sleep Medicine and Thoracic endoscopy (Bronchoscopy and Pleuroscopy). He pursued his Fellowship in Interventional Pulmonology(FIP) from Chest Disease Centre, Sparsh Hospital,Ahmedabad under the aegis of Gujarat University. He has worked as an assistant interventional pulmonologist along with Dr. Mukesh Patel and Dr. Varun Patel who are stalwarts in the field of Therapeutic Bronchoscopy and Thoracoscopy. He has worked in the Critical Care Unit under Dr. HarjitDumra and Dr. GopalRavalwho are leading critical care physicians in India. He presented various research papers regarding Non-invasive Ventilation, Tuberculosis and Bronchoscopy in national level conferences like NAPCON, NATCON and BRONCHOCON during his post-graduation and fellowship tenure. He has experience in more than 800 thoracic endoscopic (Bronchoscopy and Pleuroscopy) procedures. He is also an author of Pre-PG books and national level faculty in this field. He believes that “Work is worship and Patient is the god”.
Dr. Nandeshwara Reddy
OBSTETRICS & GYNAECOLOGY
Dr. Meeenakshi Jain
M.B;B.S., M.D.(PGIMER), D.N.B., MRCOG
Dr. Meenakshi Jain did her under-graduation at Gajara Raja Medical College, Gwalior and then went on to do her post-graduation in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh which is a premier institution in the country for medical education. She worked at the same place for 2 years and then continued her service at Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi for 4 years. She cleared her DNB examination at Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi and then became a Member of Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. She has also been a consultant at Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom. With such an immense experience behind her, she has settled in Tirupati and has been rendering her valuable services to the people of this region. She is an expert in the treatment of Infertility and Gynaec-oncology. She has established herself as one of the leading surgeons in Tirupati in her field. She is very efficient and conscientious and has come around to be known as a workaholic. Helios Hospitals is privileged to be associated with her and have her in its team.
Dr. Bharghavi Reddy Bandi
Dr. Bharghavi Reddy Bandi did her under graduation as well as her post-graduation in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at S. V. Medical College, Tirupati. She later went on to work at RDT, Bathalapalli for a year and then returned to practice at her native place Tirupati. In Tirupati she has rendered her services at ESI hospital and continues to be a part of Team Helios. She is an expert in treating infertility cases. She has successfully operated many complicated cases and has a good rapport with the patients during the entire course of their pregnancy making them feel very comfortable. Her future goal is to become an IVF specialist and also to set up a centre for the same.
Dr. Vishnuvardhan Gandikota
Dr. Vishnuvardhan Gandikota did his undergraduation at Kurnool Medical College and then his post graduation in Psychiatry at Sri Venkateshwara Medical College, Tirupati. He did his post graduation under the able guidance of the renowned Dr. T. P. Sudhakar, who is one of the premier names in the field of psychiatry in this country. He later went on to practice at Madanapalli for a year but again returned to Tirupati and joined the same department where he was trained as an Assistant Professor. He is specialized in deaddiction and crisis intervention. He has an interest in conducting multiple workshops on stress management and interpersonal relationships. He regularly attends conferences and CME’s and is well updated with the current trends in the field of psychiatry. His goal is to set up a centre for rehabilitation of mentally ill patients.
Dr. Chandana Dandu
Dr. Chandana Dandu did her under graduation at Vijayanagara Institute of Medical Sciences, Bellary and then did her master’s degree in Radio-diagnosis at Vaidehi Institute of Medical Sciences and research Centre, Bangalore. She specializes in the investigation and diagnosis of a range of clinical conditions and diseases, using a variety of imaging techniques such as Ultrasound, X-rays, CT scan, MRI scan, etc. She offers specialist expertise and guidance to other doctors and staff from a range of medical specialties and enables them to get to a diagnosis and also help them in carrying out minor procedures. She has a keen interest in Interventional radiology. She has a goal to setup a centre with all radiological facilities under one roof and also cater to cases requiring interventional radiology.
PLASTIC SURGERY *
Dr. Baburao Ravuri
M.B;B.S., M.S., M.Ch.(NIMS,Hyd)
Dr.BabuRaoRavuriis a well-qualified, board certified and one of the best plastic and cosmetic surgeons in Tirupati. He did his under-graduation at Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada andpost-graduation in general surgery at Andhra Medical College, Vishakapatnam. After working as an Assistant Professor at Maharaja Institute Of Medical Sciences, Vijayanagaram for a year, he joined the prestigious Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences to do his super specialization in Plastic Surgery. He was trained under Dr. D. Mukunda Reddy who is a pioneer in the field of Plastic Surgery. Heperformed numerous cleft surgeries under the Smile Train Project. After completing his course he continued to work as an Assistant Professor for a year at NIMS, Hyderabad. He later moved on to Tirupati and has been rendering his services at SVRRGGH, Tirupati and has also emerged as the leading practitioner in Plastic and Cosmetic surgeries in Tirupati. He is an expert in Aesthetic surgery, Reconstructive Microsurgery, Hand Surgery, Onco-reconstruction, Burns Management, Cleft Surgery, Cranio-Facial Surgery, Body Contouring, Liposuction, Breast Contouring, Hair Transplantation and Peripheral Nerve Surgery. He regularly attends conferences and CME’s and is well updated with the latest technological advances in his field. Helios Hospitals is proud to have him in its armamentarium.
Dr. Mahesh Kumar Kadiri
Dr. Mahesh Kumar Kadiri did his under graduation at People’s Friendship University (PATRIS-LUMAMBA), Moscow, Russia. He returned to India and joined Government service in Chittoor district for 1 year following which he started his own practice at his native place, Piler. His interest in the management of Diabetes made him pursue MDRC (A PG residential training program) at MV Hospital for Diabetes, Chennai which is a W.H.O. collaborating centre for research, education and training in Diabetes. Under the able guidance of Dr. Vijay Viswanathan, Dr. Mahesh as a co-investigator was part of many trials for research molecules in Diabetes at MV Hospital. He was specially trained in the usage of Insulin pumps. He also has a publication in the Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries. After his course he continued to work as a Senior Resident and then as a Consultant at MV Hospital. He later shifted to Tirupati where he started his own private practice. He has conducted numerous health camps in and around Tirupati. He played an instrumental role in the founding of BDA (Balaji Diabetes Association) in Tirupati which is a registered body and has around 100 active members and has also been an active member in it since then. He is devoted to his profession, has good organisational skills and a keen & discerning intellect and above all, a capacity for sincere hard work. He has a passionate commitment to ameliorate the suffering of diabetic patients.
Dr. Prakash Sajja
Dr. Karthikeyan Armugam
GENERAL & LAPAROSCOPIC SURGERY
Dr. Vamseedhar Konati
M.B;B.S., M.S., PDCC (SGE)
Dr. Vamseedhar Konati did his under graduation and post-graduation in General Surgery at Sri Venkateshwara Medical College, TIrupati. He later joined as an Assistant Professor in the department of surgery in the very same college. He has been practicing since the past 9 years. His field of interest is Laparoscopic surgery. He is an expert in Laparoscopic surgeries (Appendicectomy, Cholecystectomy, Hysterectomy, Ovarian cystectomy, etc). He is also good in managing surgical emergencies like perforations, obstructions, blunt/penetrating injuries to the abdomen, etc. His goal is to practice advanced laparoscopy and provide both surgical and medical care to his patients.
ENT SURGERY *
Dr. Siva Kumar
Dr. Satyavardhana Rao
Dr. Satyavardhana Rao did his MBBS at Siddhartha Medical College, Vijayawada. He later did his post-graduation in Ophthalmology at Guntur Medical College. He was a gold medallist and the topper of the university examinations. He has been rendering his services as an Assistant Professor at Sri Venkateshwara Medical College, Tirupati for many years. He is our consultant for evaluation of in-patients with retinopathies, ocular injuries and head injuries.
Dr. Vijay Kumar Reddy
Dr. Vijay Kumar Reddy Vasanthu
M.B;B.S., M.S., M.Ch.(SVIMS,Tpt)
Dr. Vijay Kumar Reddy Vasanthu did his under graduation & post-graduation at Kurnool Medical College. He later did his superspecialization in Urology at SVIMS, Tirupati. He later worked as an Assistant Professor at the same institute and later on for a while at Narayana Medical College, Nellore. He later returned to Tirupati to start his own practice. He is an expert in treating conditions related to urolithiasis, renal and bladder malignancies and trauma cases. He is also well trained in renal transplant surgery.
Dr. Bhavani Mohan Raju
M.B;B.S., M.D., D.M.
Dr. Chiranjeevi Kona
M.B;B.S., M.D., D.M.(AIMS,Kochi)
Dr. Chiranjeevi Kona did his undergraduation at N.R.I. Medical College, Guntur. He did his master’s degree in General Medicine at Katuri Medical College, Guntur. He then went on to do his DM in Neurology at the prestigious Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala. He has served as a senior resident at SVRRGGH, Tirupati. He is an expert in treating cases of epilepsy, stroke, demyelinating diseases and autoimmune neurological disorders. His fields of interest are epilepsy, demyelinating diseases and sleep medicine. He wishes to establish an epilepsy monitoring unit and a sleep lab. He also wishes to start a Botox clinic. He finds it very important to create awareness about the management of acute stroke, sleep disorders and epilepsy to the general population to improve the quality of care as well as the outcome of the treatment. He is very patient and has a very good approach in detecting rare neurological disorders.
MEDICAL ONCOLOGY *
Dr. Ravi Sankar Arigela
M.B;B.S., M.D., D.M.(NIMS,Hyd)
Dr. K. Ravi Sankar did his under graduation at Sri Venkateshwara Medical College, Tirupati. He then did his Master’s degree in General Medicine at Sri Venkateshwara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati. He later went on to pursue his super specialization in Medical Oncology at Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad. He later worked there for a year as an Assistant Professor. After this he returned to his native district and joined SVIMS, Tirupati as an Assistant Professor and rendered his services here for a period of 2 years. He has now begun his own private practice at Tirupati. He is an expert in treating all cancer patients and has an interest towards Haemato-Oncology and Paediatric Oncology. He takes utmost care of the patient’s visiting him to them feel more confident about the approach to their condition. His future goal is to set up a centre of excellence in the field of Oncology here at Tirupati.
SURGICAL ONCOLOGY *
Dr. Sivanath Reddy G
M.B;B.S., M.S., M.Ch.(SVIMS,Tpt)
Dr. G. Sivanath Reddy did his under graduation at Kurnool Medical College. He later did his Master’s in General Surgery at Sri Venkateshwara Medical College, Tirupati. He later did his super specialization in Surgical Oncology at SVIMS, Tirupati. He also worked here for a period as an Assistant Professor. Though he is an expert at operating all malignant conditions, he has a special interest in head & neck, breast, thyroid and gynaecological malignancies. He is also very good at treating GIT (stomach, oesophagus & colon), soft tissue, renal and testicular malignancies. He is a very patient and meticulous surgeon with a very friendly and caring attitude towards the patients.
Dr. Aparna Reddy
M.B;B.S., M.D., D.M.(NIMS,Hyd)
Dr. Aparna Reddy did her under graduation at Narayana Medical College, Nellore. She then did her post-graduation in General Medicine at Sri Venkateshwara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati. She then went on to do her super specialization in Rheumatology at Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad. She then joined SVIMS, Tirupati as an Assistant Professor where she rendered her services for 2 years. She is an expert in handling various musculoskeletal disorders like osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, spondyloarthropathies, juvenile arthritis, polymyalgia rheumatica, gout, scleroderma and sjogren’s syndrome. She is a very polite person and takes good time to make sure that the patient’s visiting her are well informed about their ailments and the modalities of treatment.
MEDICAL GASTROENTEROLOGY *
Dr. Satish Kumar Akkim
M.B;B.S., M.D., D.M.
Dr. Satish Kumar Akkim did his under graduation at S V Medical College, Tirupati. He did his post-graduation in Paediatrics at the same college. He then went on to do his super specialization in Medical Gastroenterology at Narayana Medical College, Nellore. His field of interest is inflammatory bowel diseases. He is very active in doing diagnostic as well as therapeutic upper & lower GI endoscopic procedures. He also specializes in treating chronic liver conditions & viral etiologies like viral hepatitis.
ORO-MAXILLO-FACIAL SURGERY *
Dr. Dharani Chowdhari Kilari
Dr. Dharani Chowdary Kilari did his bachelor’s degree in Dentistry at C.K.S.T Dental College, Tirupati and then did his MDS in Oro-maxillo-facial Surgery at Geetham Dental College, Vishakapatnam. He has been practicing at Tirupati for the past 3 years and is an expert in Oro-maxillo-facial surgeries. His fields of interest are reconstructive facial surgeries, orthognathic surgeries and facial trauma surgeries. He wishes to become an expert in orthognathic surgeries in the coming days. Helios Hospitals is proud to have him as a consultant.
PAEDIATRIC DENTAL SURGERY *
Dr. Kishore Kumar Reddy
DUTY MEDICAL OFFICERS
Dr. Haritha Pemma
Dr. Sudhakar Kavali
Dr. Sudhakar Kavali did his MBBS at Sri Venkateswara Medical College, Tirupati. He has been managing the casuality for the last 4 years. He is very prompt and quick in making decisions regarding the health of patients coming to the casuality. He is good at managing medical emergencies and also assisting the surgeon in surgical emergencies. His goal is to become a Surgeon.
Dr. Mallikarjuna Thummalapalli
Dr. Mallikarjuna Thummalapalli did his MBBS at Jiangxi Medical University, China which is one among the top 10 universities in the W.H.O list of top medical universities. He then returned to India and then worked for 1 year at Safdarjung Medical College, Delhi. He has been well trained in dealing critical and emergency cases. He has worked in many multispeciality hospitals over the last 6 years.
Dr. Divya Radhakrishnan
Dr. Bindu Swetha Bingi
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ABOUT HELIOS HOSPITALS
Helios Hospitals is a tertiary advanced trauma care and multi-speciality hospital established in Tirupati, which is going to be a landmark in health care for the entire Rayalaseema region. Helios hospital is a 50 bedded hospital, with state of the art technology across all specialties. The technological advantage is complimented by dedicated, well trained and patient oriented doctors and supporting staff, providing sophisticated and specialized medical care at an affordable cost. We are dedicated to give “Health Care at its Best” because we understand the patients and their needs.
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