Author: Dr. Soujanya Manthripragada

Dr Soujanya Manthripragada is a Family Physician with over thirteen years of experience. She has received various accreditations like AFPI (Academy of Family Physician of India), IMA, IMACGP, and API. Dr Soujanya is presently working as a Family physician and Diabetologist in Medexperts Polyclinic, Bachupally, Hyderabad.

She has done various health promotions and preventive health check-ups. She is experienced in disease diagnosis and management of medical illnesses. That too, management of both communicable and non-communicable diseases. Dr Soujanya has a vast experience of preparing medical care strategies and she assures patient confidentiality too. She manages patient records on online platform.

Dr Soujanya has an experience of antenatal care, vaccinations, infection control. She is also equipped with knowledge needed to manage common illnesses in children. Dr Soujanya has an experience in online consultations of both COVID and NON COVID care in the past 1.5 years. She has given home treatment to above 500 COVID patients with excellent recovery.

Education

  • MBBS, ASRAMS College, N.T.R University, Andhra Pradhesh, 2007
  • DNB (Family medicine), Apollo hospitals, M.G.R, 2015
  • Fellowship in Diabetology, Indian medical association, Hyderabad, 2019
  • PG Certificate course in Infectious diseases (Blended learning), London school of Hygiene and Tropical medicine (LSHTM), London university, 2021-2022.

Experience

Jun 2021 – Present, Consultant Family physician and Diabetologist, Medexperts Polyclinic, Bachupally, Hyderabad
  • Providing OP services, Preventive health check-ups, Diabetic camps.
  • Managing communicable and non-communicable diseases focusing on preventive healthcare.
Jan 2020 – Feb 2021, Family Physician and Diabetologist, Vasishta Multispeciality clinic, Kukatpally, Hyderabad
  • Provided services like Preventive Health check-ups, Health camps and Vaccinations.
  • Highly efficient in managing common medical conditions like Diabetes, Hypertension, Hypothyroid along with Infectious diseases.
Sep 2016 – Jan 2019, Associate Consultant - General Medicine, Sri Sri Holistic Hospitals, Hyderabad
  • Worked in the department of General medicine as a Junior Consultant.
  • Took care of Inpatients admitted with multiple medical issues. These were tropical diseases, infections, non-communicable diseases like Diabetes, Hypertension, Dyslipidemia.
  • Attended Emergency medical cases in Casualty and managed them.
  • Looked after outpatients on a regular basis.
Apr 2012- Jul 2015, Resident Doctor - D.N.B, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai
  • Worked in all the Departments including Emergency as a part of curriculum under multiple physicians.
  • Attended ward rounds daily and maintained patient records including case sheets and discharge summary.
  • Attended seminars, Journal clubs, Grand rounds and Physician meets regularly.
  • Performed therapeutic procedures like vaccinations, Suturing and wound care and Infection management.
Feb 2009 – Jun 2011, Junior Doctor, Sanjeevi polyclinic, Guntur
  • Worked as a junior doctor under a Physician, Diabetologist and a Cardiologist.
  • Provided medical care to outpatients by examining, interviewing and observing the treatment of clinical patients to meet their medical requirements.
  • Monitored medical treatments, diagnosis and assessment of patients.
  • Assisted and conducted minor medical outpatient procedures.
  • Reviewed long term cases regularly that require ongoing medical attention.
  • Educated patients on prevention and detection of illness by providing resources and materials to the patients and families.

Workshops and Conferences

  • ICON 2012, 3rd INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF FAMILY MEDICINE
  • APOLLO NEUROLOGY CLINICS 2013
  • GPCON and ICON 2013, INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
  • GERICON 2013, NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF GERIATRICS
  • AIDC 2014 (APOLLO INFECTIOUS DISEASE CERTIFICATE COURSE, CHENNAI)
  • GERD SYMPOSIUM 2014, CERTIFICATE COURSEE
  • RSSDI, 2016, RESEARCH SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF DIABETES IN INDIA
  • ANTIMICROBIAL STEWARDSHIP PROGRAMME, MARCH 2017
  • BMJ MASTERCLASS, MARCH 2017, MASTERCLASS IN DIZZINESS AND VERTIGO
  • SZIRACON, MAY 2017, SOUTH ZONE INDIAN RHEUMATOLOGY ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE
  • CIDSCON, AUGUST 2017, ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF CLINICAL INFECTIOUS DISEASE SOCIETY
  • SEPSIS CONGRESS, OCTOBER 2017, INFECTIOUS DISEASE CRITICAL CARE BOARD REVIEW COURSE
  • APICON JANUARY 2018
  • WORKSHOP ON TROPICAL FEVERS AND TOXICOLOGY, JANUARY 2018
  • CIDSCON, AUGUST 2018, CONFERENCE OF CLINICAL INFECTIOUS DISEASE SOCIETY
  • WEBINAR ON PRACTICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY, MARCH2021
  • CIDSCON 11th ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF CLINICAL INFECTIOUS DISEASE SOCIETY, AUG2021.

Research Experience

  • Conducted research study and thesis on ‘ACUTE UNDIFFERENTIATED FEBRILE ILLNESS IN ADULT HOSPITALISED PATIENTS: ETIOLOGY AND DIAGNOSTIC PREDICTORS’ during D.N.B period.

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