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  • Rajesh Kuruba, MD

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    Biography

    He is a surgeon at the G.V. "Sonny" Montgomery Veterans Administration Medical Center, his specialties are: advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgery.

    He received his medical degree from Osmania Medical College in Hyderabad, India. He earned the MS in general surgery at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research at Chandigarh, India, and completed a general surgery residency at the Providence Hospital and Medical Centers in Southfield, MI. He also completed a fellowship in advanced laparoscopic, gastrointestinal and bariatric surgery at the University of South Florida in Tampa.

    He is a reviewer for the Journal of Surgery for Obesity and Related Disorders and is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. He also is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

    Education and training

    University of South FloridaFellow, advanced laparoscopic, GI and bariatric surgery 
    Providence Hospital and Medical CentersResident, general surgery 
    Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and ResearchMS, general surgery 
    Osmania Medical CollegeMBBS

    Professional memberships

    • American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
    • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
    • International Hepato-Pancreatobiliary Association
    • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
    • American College of Surgeons
    • International College of Surgeons
    • Association for VA Surgeons
    • Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh