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Houston, Texas

The Alkek Building at Baylor College of Medicine
Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
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Suryakanta Velamuri, M.D., D.A.B.S.M.

Suryakanta Velamuri, M.D., D.A.B.S.M.Assistant Professor of Medicine

Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center
2002 Holcombe Blvd.
Houston, Texas 77030
Phone: 713-794-7314
Fax: 713-790-3648


  • Medical School, Baroda Medical College, MS University, Gujarat, India
  • Medical School, Government Medical College, Surat, Gujarat, India
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, Ill.
  • Fellowship, Pulmonary and Critical Care, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Clinical and Research Interests

Dr. Velamuri's clinical and research interests include sleep medicine-OSA and perioperative outcomes and lung cancer.

Awards and Honors

  • Fellowship Program Award from fellows, 2007, 2008, 2009
  • Best Fellow Award, peer selected, 2003

Selected Publications

  • Velamuri S, Subramanian S. Sleep and lung cancer. Current Respiratory Medicine Reviews. 2010; (accepted for publication).
  • Sharafkhaneh A, Velamuri S, Moghaddam SJ, Badmaev V, Dickey B, Kurie J. (2008). Natural agents for chemoprevention of lung cancer. In JA Roth, JD Cox, WK Hong (Eds.), Lung Cancer, (3rd ed., pp. 441-57). Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Sharafkhaneh A, Velamuri S, Badmaev V, Lan C, Hanania N. The potential role of natural agents in treatment of airway inflammation. Ther Adv Respir Dis. 2007; 1(2):105-20.
  • Velamuri, S. Upper airway resistance syndrome. Sleep Medicine Clinics. 2006; 1(4):475-83.
  • Bandi V, Velamuri S, Sirgi C, Wendt J, Wendt R, Guntupalli K. Deposition pattern of heliox-driven bronchodilator aerosol in the airways of stable asthmatics. J Asthma. 2005; 42(7):583-6.

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