Dr. Venuturupalli is an eminent authority in the field of rheumatology. As a nationally recognized research investigators for lupus, Sjogren’s syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory muscle diseases; he is involved in over a hundred clinical trials at the Cedars Sinai Division of Rheumatology. In addition to clinical trial research, his current efforts are also directed towards integrating technology in improving various aspects of care for patients with rheumatic diseases.
Dr. Venuturupalli currently holds a private practice in rheumatology with a focus on providing cutting edge clinical care to patients with inflammatory rheumatic diseases. He is widely sought out by his colleagues for opinions on complex cases, second opinions and the management of life threatening autoimmune diseases. He has served as the past president of the Southern California Rheumatology Society, a non-profit professional organization of rheumatologists focusing on professional education.
I am very glad to have found Dr. Venuturupalli. He is very smart and spent a great deal of time with me. It is obvious he is one of those physicians who became a doctor because he wanted to help people. Dr. V gave me an accurate diagnosis and took the time to explain my condition and treatment options. After looking on some of the forums for my condition, most people took between 5-15 years and countless doctors before they received a diagnosis. His staff is really nice and competent as well. I haven't had any billing issues. The wait was reasonable for a good doctor, I've waited about 15-20 minutes to see him.
Dr. V and his office staff are truly amazing. His staff is friendly, compassionate, understanding and professional. They truly strive to provide the best care possible. I receive phone calls and emails well after normal business hours with test results, answers to concerns, whatever it is. Many doctors have been downright mean and heartless about my unusual symptoms. From day one my family and myself have been shown nothing but the utmost respect and compassion. On vacation and very far from home I had a terrible flare. They immediately worked with me via phone and email to analyze my issues and get prescription medications needed to me. When referrals to other specialists are necessary you can be sure to get the best. Everyone from the parking attendant, office staff, nurse, PA and doctor are 5 stars plus.
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