Dr. Puppala is Board Certified in Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine. He has been in practice for 12 years in northwest part of Houston, and has served in following positions:
Dr. Puppala did his training at following institutions:
Dr. Puppala's special interests are Complicated Sleep Disordered Breathing, Narcolepsy, Parasomnias, Pulmonary Hypertension, Pulmonary Embolism, Interstitial Lung Diseases, COPD, Lung Cancer, Chronic Cough, Asthma, Nasal Allergies, Pneumonia, Bronchiectasis, Mycobacterial Lung Infections, Lung Cancer Screening.He is a member of the American College of Chest Physicians, the American Medical Association, the Texas Medical Association, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, and the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin.He performs procedures like Bronchoscopy with Transbronchial Lung Biopsies, Transbronchial Needle Biopsies, Foreign Body Removal from Airways, Complicated Airway Management, Percutaneous Tracheostomy, Chest Tube Placement, Central Venous Catheter, Arterial Catheters And Pulmonary Artery Catheter Placement.He interprets Pulmonary Function Tests, Methacholine Challenge Test and CardioPulmonary Stress Test, Diagnostic Sleep Studies, Cpap Titration Studies, Multiple Sleep Latency Test, Maintenance of Wakefulness Test.Dr. Puppala is affiliated with following hospitals:
Dr. Puppala is married and blessed with two sons. His interests include traveling, tennis, reading about world affairs and cooking.
Dr. Puppala is a member of the Harris County Harris County Medical Society and the Texas Medical Association, the largest county and state medical associations in the nation, committed to improving health for all Texans.
The New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Hospital
New York Hospital Cornell University
RESIDENCY: St. Vincent Catholic Medical Center
Andhra Pradesh University of Medical Sciences
Member American College of Chest Physicians
Member of American Academy of Sleep Medicine