Dr. Podugu completed his medical school at the Kamineni Institute of Medical Sciences affiliated with the Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences in India. He completed his Internal Medicine residency in 2014 at Canton Medical Education Foundation (CMEF) affiliated with NEOMED. He completed his Gastroenterology Fellowship at Cleveland Clinic Florida (CCF-Florida).
Dr. Podugu was awarded with “Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award” presented by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation. He also served as a Chief Resident and Chief Fellow during his Internal Medicine residency and Gastroenterology fellowship.
Dr. Podugu is a member of the AGA, ACG and ASGE. He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology by the American Board of Internal Medicine.