Dr. Vengada Krishnaraj (Dr. VKR) is a Chennai-based Pulmonologist with a successful practice at Chestcare Speciality Clinic and some of the leading hospitals in Chennai such as Hindu Mission Hospital and Dr. Kamakshi Memorial Hospital, where he meets up patients with a prior appointment.

Dr. VKR has undertaken formal medical education in MBBS (Government Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai), DTCD (Government Madras Medical College, Chennai) and DNB - Pulmonary Medicine (Amrita Inst. of Med. Sciences & Research Centre, Kochi). His previous professional affiliations with Apollo Specialty Hospital (Chennai), JIPMER (Pondicherry), Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (Kochi) and Govt. Hospital of Thoracic Medicine attached to Stanley Medical College (Chennai) contributed widely towards fortifying his knowledge and medical skills. Moreover, he has imparted training to post graduates and under graduate students at a tertiary care hospital, in the past.

Dr. VKR has strengthened his proficiency through participation in several knowledge enhancing workshops and conferences. He has contributed towards broad scientific knowledge and higher education though his involvement in publications and presentations.

  • Whole Lung Lavage: The Salvage Therapy for Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis: K S Kumari Indira, V Rajesh, V Darsana, Jiju John, S P Vengada Krishnaraj and Shubhada A D, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi; Indian J Chest Dis. Allied Sci. 2007;49;41-44.

  • Assessment of Clinical Profile Interstitial Lung Diseases in a Tertiary care referral centre in Kerala, National Conference on Pulmonary Disease, Kolkata 2005.

  • Spectrum & Diagnosis of Primary (Unclassified) Interstital Lung Diseases in a Tertiary care referral centre in Kerala, 1st National Conf. on Respiratory Care, CMC, Vellore 2006.

  • Previous teaching experience as Assistant Professor at Dept of TB & Chest Diseases, Govt. Hospital of Thoracic Medicine, attached to Stanley Medical College, Chennai.

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