Dr. Vamsi Krishna Mootha Pulmonologist in Kakinada

Dr. Vamsi Krishna Mootha

Pulmonologist, Kakinada

MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine)

  • 13 Years Experience
  • 1 Hospital


  • Languages : English, Telugu, Hindi


  • Pulmonology

  • Critical Care

  • Interventional Pulmonology

  • Sleep Medicine


MBBS, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India

MD (Internal Medicine), All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, India

DM (Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine), Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India

Practice Information

Siddhartha Hospital, Kakinada

Siddhartha Hospital, Kakinada

D.No:34-1-20, Temple Street, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh - 533001


09:00 AM - 01:00 PM


09:00 AM - 01:00 PM & 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Achievements & Contributions

  • Colonization of upper and lower respiratory tract with pathogenic organisms in patients receiving mechanical ventilation and the risk of ventilator associated pneumonia.
  • Detection of mycobacterial DNA in BAL fluid and lung biopsies of patients with sarcoidosis using polymerase chain reaction.
  • All India RANK 1 in PG Entrance Exam, at first attempt. Nov 2003
  • All India RANK 1 in DM Entrance Exam, at first attempt. Dec 2006
  •  Air travel: implications for patients with pulmonary diseases. Mootha VK. Pulmonary and Critical Care Bulletin. 2007; 13(3): 17-24.
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation. Mootha VK. Pulmonary and Critical Care Bulletin. 2007; 13(4): 25-32.
  • Connective tissue disease related pulmonary arterial hypertension. Mootha VK. Pulmonary and Critical Care Bulletin. 2008; 14(2): 9-16. 
  • Medical thoracoscopy for undiagnosed pleural effusions: experience from a tertiary care hospital in north India. Mootha VK, Agarwal R, Singh N, Aggarwal AN, Gupta D, Jindal SK. Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci. Jan-Mar 2011; 53(1):21-4. 
  • Neuraminidase inhibitors for influenza in healthy adults: what we don't know. Gupta D, Mootha VK. Natl Med J India. Jan-Feb 2010; 23(1):29-31. 
  • The Sarcoid-Tuberculosis link: evidence from a high TB prevalence country. Mootha VK, Agarwal R, Aggarwal AN, Gupta D, Ahmed J, Verma I, Bal A. J Infect. Jun 2010; 60(6):501-3. 
  • Tumour cavitation among lung cancer patients receiving first-line chemotherapy at a tertiary care centre in India: Association with histology and overall survival. Singh N, Mootha VK, Madan K, Aggarwal AN, Behera D. Med Oncol. 2013; 30(3):602.
  • Experience with medical thoracoscopy – case series. 9th Annual Conference of the Indian Chest Society and the National College of Chest Physicians (NAPCON). PGIMER, Chandigarh. Nov 2007.
  • Clinical significance of cavitated lung mass among lung cancer patients receiving first line chemotherapy at a tertiary care institute in North India. 2nd European Lung Cancer Conference, Geneva. 2010.
  • Life Member, National College of Chest Physicians (India)
  • Life Member, Indian Chest Society (ICS)
  • Life Member, Association of Physicians of India (API)
  • Life Member, Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM)
  • Life Member, Indian Society for Study of Lung Cancer (ISSLC)
  • Rajiv Aarogyasri. EHS. Andhra Pradesh State Government