Dr. Chelvapilla Venkata Gunupati MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Chelvapilla Gunupati is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Duarte, California and is affiliated with City of Hope's Helford Clinical Research Hospital. He received his medical degree from Andhra Medical College NTR and has been in practice for 40 years. He is one of 3 doctors at City of Hope's Helford Clinical Research Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Education & Medical Training

New York University Downtown Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1972 - 1973

Timken Mercy Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1970 - 1971

Aultman Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1968 - 1970

White Memorial Medical Center
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1973 - 1975

Georgetown University Hospital/Washington Hospital Center
Internship, Transitional Year, 1967 - 1968

Andhra Medical College NTR
Class of 1964

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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