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Mohan Rao Kottamasu (K.V.R. Mohan Rao)

Mohan Rao Kottamasu, Indian, American physician, health facility administrator. Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine, 1977, in pulmonary disease American Board Internal Medicine, 1980.

Background

  • Kottamasu, Mohan Rao was born on January 13, 1947 in Gudivada, India. Arrived in the United States, 1973. Son of Janardana Rao and Kantharatnamma (Maddi) Kottamasu.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Gulbarga Medical College, 1972.

    Career

    • House surgeon Government General Hospital, Gulbarga, India, 1971-1972. Intern St. Vincent's Medical Center Richmond, Staten Island, New York, 1973-1974, resident, 1974-1976, chief resident, 1976-1977. Pulmonary diseases fellow Lahey Clinic and Deaconess Hospital, Boston, 1977-1979.

      Clinical fellow Harvard Medical School, 1978-1979. Associate Valley Pulmonary and Medical Associates, Springfield, 1979-1981, partner, vice president, since 1981, president, 2008. Adjunct assistan professor clinical pharmacy Massachusetts College Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences, since 1984.

      President medical staff Mercy Hospital, Springfield, 1989—1991.

    Major achievements

    • Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine, 1977, in pulmonary disease American Board Internal Medicine, 1980.

    Religion

    Denomination: Hindu

    Membership

    President house staff St. Vincent's Medical Center, 1976. Founding president Indian Association Greater Springfield, 1985—1986. Fellow: American College of Physicians, American College Chest Physicians.

    Member: American Medical Association, Hampden District Medical Society (president-elect 1999, president 2000-2001, Community Clinician of the Year 2001), Massachusetts Medical Society, American Thoracic Society.

    Personality

    Interests

    Chess, gardening.

    Connections

    • Married Sarada Devi Vusirikala, December 20, 1992. Children: Pallavi, Aamani.
    • father: Janardana Rao Kottamasu
    • mother: Kantharatnamma (Maddi) Kottamasu
    • spouse: Sarada Devi Vusirikala
    • children: Pallavi Kottamasu
    • Aamani Kottamasu
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    Born January 13, 1947
    (age 70)
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