• Kothapet, Guntur-1 (A.P)


Dr. Kanumuri Srinivasa Rao

Dr.Kanumuri is well known for his commitment and passion towards medical profession. He did his MBBS, Diploma in Otolaryngology and MD Pulmonology from Guntur Medical College, Guntur. Later he joined as senior registrar at Cardiology department, Guntur Government Hospital, Guntur and worked with Dr.Murali Babu Rao and his team for 9 months. During that time he learned basic Echocardiography and other Cardiac Resustiation procedures. Then he started Kanumuri Nursing Home at Sattenapalli in 1998, where he served the people at Sattenapalli and surrounding places for 12 years. He is well-known in that area for his tender care.

He strongly believes “A Doctor is always a Student”. He always in the forefront to update his knowledge and skills. He is very much interested in critical care. He is a life member of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine since 2004.Even though he has a busy practice at Sattenapalli, he stopped practice at Sattenapalli and went to Chennai in 2009 to Pursue further Education in critical care. He worked at Critical Care department of various higher institutions like Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Hospital, Sundaram Medical Foundation and later Apollo Hospitals, Chennai. There he got the opportunity to work with eminent critical care experts like Dr Ramaraj Gopal, Dr Mahindran, Dr Ramakrishna, Dr.Ramesh Venkataraman, Dr.Arun Kumar and others. After completing his IDCC fellowship in Critical Care he went to Calicut (Kozhikode) and worked with eminent Thoracic Surgeon Dr.Nazar Yusuf and got trained in Thoracoscopy, which is the gold standard for the management of various pleural diseases.

After equipping himself to face the new challenges in medicine, he came to Guntur and started Kanumuri Hospitals (100 bedded hospital) at Guntur on 12 th June 2011 and started providing evidence based and protocol guided quality health Care. He is the chief consultant in Pulmonology and Critical care department. Kanumuri hospitals is the first hospital to start the various Singleport Thoracoscopic Procedures, both diagnostic and Therapeutic in Navyandhrapradesh. He always keeps pace with the new technology and knowledge. He established the most advanced NBI Bronchoscopy at Kanumuri Hospitals in 2015, the first of its kind in Andhra Pradesh. He had basic training in E-BUS at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi in 2015. Later he went to the Prestigious National Cancer Center Hospital (NCCH) at Tokyo, Japan where he did his fellowship in Interventional Pulmonology under Dr.T.IZUMO. Then started advanced interventional pulmonology department and lung cancer screening centre at Kanumuri hospitals. The department is equipped with the most advanced endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS-both linear and redial), endobronchial electrocautery & cryo, NBI endoscopy and Fluoroscopy. With the help of team of Respiratory Physiotherapists he also started respiratory rehabilitation centre.

His field of interest is Interventional Pulmonology and Critical Care. He is particularly interested in Thoracoscopy, Endobronchial Ultrasound, Endobronchial Cryo Procedures. Till now he has performed more than 800 Thoracoscopic Procedures with Excellent results. He is also very good in Endobronchial Interventions like E-BUS, Endobronchial Cryo Biopsy, Debulking, Airway Stenting etc. He had very good experience in Non-Invasive Ventilation and lung ultrasound.

He strongly believes................

“Health care is a Team work”

Subscribe to Our