Education & Training

Medical School

Gandhi Medical College


Internal Medicine

  • University of Missouri at Columbia


Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

  • University of Missouri at Columbia


American Board of Internal Medicine


MU Health Care participates with most major managed care organizations. To find out whether MU Health Care is a participating provider in your insurance plan or network, or for information on co-payments and deductibles, please contact your insurance carrier directly.

Academic Information

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Research Interests

  • Infectious diseases
  • Diabetes
  • Congestive heart failure

Areas of Expertise

Hospital medicine


  • A Case of Fatal Serotonin Syndrome-Like Human Rabies Caused by Tricolored Bat-Associated Rabies Virus. Regunath H1, Chinnakotla B2, Rojas-Moreno C2, Salzer W2, Hughes NJ2, Sangha H2.
  • Apixaban in Venous Thromboembolism in an Era of New Oral Anticoagulants. Turagam MK, Velagapudi P, Bongu N, Chinnakotla B, Kocheril A.