Radiologist Apparao Mukkamala Empowers People to Get Access to Healthcare

Radiology is referred to as diagnostic imaging which is a series of different tests that take images or pictures of various parts of the body. These tests are usually carried out by the professional radiologists who have special training in this field. After the radiologists get the final reports; they coordinate directly with the primary health care provider of the patient so that the next course of treatment can be finalized.

Apparao Mukkamala: The radiologist with several decades of experience

Dr. Mukkamala is a radiologist with several decades of experience and is currently based in Flint, Michigan where, he serves as chairman of the radiology department at Hurley Medical Center. He has received a number of awards and recognition for his outstanding contribution in the field of radiology such as Hurley Medical Center Pinnacle Award and Dr. Nathan Davis International Award in Medicine.

Dr. Apparao Mukkamala has held management positions within numerous professional organizations, such as:

  • The American Medical Association
  • The Michigan State Medical Society
  • The Michigan Council on Graduate Medical Education

He has completed his radiology residency at Hurley Medical Center and has board certification in pediatric radiology, nuclear radiology, and radiology.

Dr. Mukkamala has graduated from the Guntur Medical College in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India. He works in Burton, Michigan and is affiliated with Genesys Regional Medical Center, Harbor Beach Community Hospital, Memorial Healthcare and Hurley Medical Center.

Dr. Mukkamala knows how to balance a successful career as a radiologist with a commitment to charitable endeavors

Born and educated in India, Dr. Mukkamala has worked to give back to the people of his native country since arriving in the United States. Dr. Mukkamala has joined a group of physicians to found a state of the art hospital in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The hospital treats more than thousands patients per day and provide jobs to more than thousands of people from the area. Thus, he ensures that every people can get easy access to healthcare.

Apart from his endeavors to improve health care for Indians, Dr. Apparao Mukkamala has helped improve the lives of children who are orphans and who do not have anyone to take care. Concerned by the increasing number of orphans in the area, Dr. Mukkamala and his wife founded Chinmaya Vijaya, an orphanage that offers clothing, food, and shelter as well as education for homeless children. Later, he extended the campus to include an assisted living facility for older citizens. All these children in Chinmaya Vijaya are sponsored either until they finish college, get married or find employment.

Thus, it can be said that Flint radiologist Dr. Mukkamala has been a true inspiration for many as he has been able to handle his career brilliantly. In spite of being such a renowned radiologist he has never forgot about the poor people and children who need assistance.  And thus he makes sure that at least for three months  he is there in India to take care of those individuals who need assistance.