Dr. Ravikanth Kongara trained in DNB(Diplomat of National Board, New Delhi) surgical gastroenterology (3 yr superspeciality- after post graduation) from prestigious NIMS(Nizams Institute of Medical Sciences) Hyderabad. He has special interest in Bariatric Surgery. He pursued advanced training in bariatric and metabolic surgery in A.Z. Niklass, Belgium.
He was born in Huzur nagar village of Nalgonda district in 1980. His schooling upto 10th class (SSC) was in the Telugu medium chaitanya school, Huzurnagar village, Nalgonda district.
He did his MBBS from kakatiya Medical college, Warangal. Later he got state 10th rank in PG entrance test and opted for M.S(Master of Surgery) from Osmania Medical college- Hyderabad.
After his Post graduation he got 1st rank in DNB superspeciality entrance test conducted by National Board of examination(New Delhi) and opted for DNB in surgical Gastroenterology from NIMS-Hyderabad.
He was one of the pioneers of bariatric surgery in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
He is doing highest number of bariatric surgeries per month in south India.
He performed bariatric surgeries on one of the most difficult ,toughest and most risky patients who are more than 200 to 250 kg. Total 25 super Obese patients who are >200 kg operated by him.
He performed bariatric surgery on his mother 3yr ago to relieve her of her diabetes and 80 units of insulin.
Performed highest number of bariatric surgeries in the last year in Both Telugu States.
School topper in 10th standard “CHAITANYA PATASALA” Huzur Nagar, Nalgonda District, Telangana State.
Got into MBBS by securing 647 rank in EAMCET in first attempt.
Best outgoing ranker (State 10th Rank) in First Attempt. MBBS 1997 batch at Kakatiya medical college Warangal,Telangana.
Got state 1st rank in DNB superspeciality entrance test conducted by national board of examinations and opted for Surgical gastroenterology at prestigious Nizams institute of medical sciences, Hyderabad.
ECFMG (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates) : CERTIFIED
USMLE (United States Medical Licensing Exam) STEP 2CK SCORE: 99 PERCENTILE
Best paper award in free paper session in annual national conference of Indian association of surgical gastroenterology- IASGCON 2010 for the paper entitled “Genetic study of hereditary non polyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC): Are different guidelines required for HNPCC screening in India?”
Got Gold medal in pharmacology, pathology and microbiology at Kakatiya medical college Warangal,Telangana.
Got state 10th rank in APPG medical entrance test in first attempt and opted for General surgery at Osmania medical college, Hyderabad.
POST GRADUATION M.S (Master of Surgery) From prestigious Osmania Medical College Hyderabad,Telangana.
SUPERSPECIALITY plus 3 Years.
MD DEGREE ECFMG with 99 percentile Score in USMLE.
Extragastrointestinal Stromal Tumor Arising in the Pancreas: A Case Report with a Review of the Literature Padhi S, Kongara R, Uppin SG, Uppin MS, Prayaga AK, Challa S, Nagari B, Regulagadda SA Department of Pathology, Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences. Panjagutta, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, IndiaJOP. J Pancreas (Online) 2010 May 5; 11(3):244-248.
“Genetic study of hereditary non polyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC): Are different guidelines required for HNPCC screening in India?” Ravikanth kongara, Muralidharan Bashyam , T. Subramaneyeshwar Rao, Rateesh R Nair, V Kalyan, N Bheerappa, R. A. Sastry.Tropical Gastroenterology Volume 31, Number 3 (Supplement 1) September 2010 page S32.
Epidemiologic study of colorectal cancer from a tertiary care hospital in India, with special reference to young and differences with the west.
Ravikanth kongara, Muralidharan Bashyam , N Bheerappa, R. A. Sastry.
Gastro Intestinal Stromal Tumor analysis of risk factors for recurrence after R0 resection. Ravikanth Kongara, Anand Bharathan, Vibha Varma, N. Bheerappa, R.A.Sastry.
Blunt major Pancreatic trauma an institutional experience – Are different guidelines required for management of grade III and IV pancreatic trauma. Presented in IHPBA Indian chapter single theme (pancreas)national conference, February 2009, Banglore.Ravikanth Kongara, Vibha Varma, N. Bheerappa, Sastry. R.A.
2Gastro Intestinal Stromal Tumor - analysis of risk factors for recurrence after R0 resection.
Presented in Indian association of surgical gastroenterology National conference. 2009 october.Ravikanth Kongara, Anand Bharathan, Vibha Varma, N. Bheerappa, Sastry. R.A.
Clinic pathological study of cervical lymphadenopathy.
AP-ASI state chapter conference 2006.Ravikanth Kongara, Narayana rao DVLN, B.A .Ramarao.