West Georgia Physicians

Venu K. Thirukonda

Oncology / Hematology

WellStar Medical Group Oncology

1514 Vernon Road
LaGrange, GA 30240

(706) 812-2426 Tel

Board Certifications

Board certified in Hematology and Oncology

Medical School

Bachelor Of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Madurai Medical College, Madurai, India, 2002

Post Graduate Education

Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India, 2006

Residency

Internal Medicine, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, 2010

Fellowship

Fellowship- Hematology and Medical Oncology (Chief Fellow) Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center Bronx, NY, 2013

Joined Medical Staff

2019

Achievements

2012-2013 Chief Fellow of the Hematology / Oncology Program at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY. 2012 Invited reviewer - Clinical Advances in Hematology & Oncology. 10/2008 Recipient of the ‘Resident of the Month’ award for excellence in patient care and teaching, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY. 09/2008 Special commendation from the Program director for medical knowledge, excellent patient care and professionalism. Was praised by attending physicians as being thorough and efficient. Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY. 07/2008 Special commendation from the Program director for performance beyond the call of duty helping out with a sick colleague, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY. 04/2008 Recipient of ‘Intern of the Month’ award for excellence in patient care, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY. 01/2008 Special commendation from the Program director for patient care, professionalism and systems-based practice, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY. 09/2004 ‘Research Methodology & Biostatistics’ training at PGIMER, India. 12/2002 Ranked 15th from among more than 4000 candidates securing 99.518 percentile in the national level entrance examination for postgraduate courses, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India. 1998 Awarded the “Dr. M. N. Guruswamy medal” in Pharmacology prize examination held in 1998, Institute of Pharmacology, Madurai Medical College, India. 1996 Awarded National merit scholarship certificate for achieving honors and top percentiles in the Higher secondary examinations. 1993 Awarded certificate of merit in the National Talent Search Examination (NTSE)

Specialties

Oncology / Hematology