Kalpalatha K Guntupalli, M.D.

Professor
Baylor College of Medicine

Kalpalatha K Guntupalli, M.D. Photo

Positions

Professor
Medicine-Pulmonary
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX US

Frances K. Friedman & Oscar Friedman, M.D. '36 Endowed Professorship for Pulmonary Disorders
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas United States

Chief of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Section
Ben Taub Hospital
Baylor College of Medicine

Address

Ben Taub Hospital (Office)
1504 Taub Loop
Houston, Texas 77030
United States
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Certifications

  • Internal Medicine American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Critical Care Medicine American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Pulmonary Disease American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Sleep ABIM

Education

  • Fellowship at Hospitals Of The University Of Pittsburgh Health Center
    10/1979 - Pittsburgh, PA United States

    Critical Care

  • Fellowship at Georgetown University Affiliate Hospitals
    01/1978 - Washington, DC United States

    Pulmonary Medicine

  • Residency at District of Columbia General Hospital
    01/1976 - Washington, DC United States

    Internal Medicine

  • MD from Osmania University
    01/1973 - Hyderabad India

Language

  • English

Gender

  • Female

Professional Achievements

  • Master Fellow of College of Chest Physicians
    10/2015

  • Oscar Friedman Endowed Professor of Pulmonary Medicine
    10/2013

  • Master Clinician lifetime achievement award
    Baylor college of Medicine

  • Recipient of the "Pravasi Bharatiya Samman" Award

  • Governing Council of the Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences
    10/2014

  • Srikala and Krishnana Medicine Chair Oration
    01/2013

  • Dr. Warrier Memorial Oration

  • American College of Chest Physicians College Medalist Award
    10/2012

  • Senior Fullbright Research/Teaching Scholar
    12/2012

  • Speaker at TEDx Sugarland "Against All Odds"
    07/2012

  • President
    American College of Chest Physicians

  • Professor Raman Viswanathan Oration
    11/2010 - NAPCON Conference

  • Achievement Award
    06/2010 - American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin

  • Featured on cover of the Respiratory Care Magazine
    03/2010

  • Lifetime Achievement Award
    02/2010 - Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine

  • Presidential Award of Excellence
    06/2009 - American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin

  • Master of the American College of Physicians
    05/2008

  • Fetzer Institute
    05/2009

  • "My Kind of Medicine: Real Lives of Practicing Internists" - Personal Profile Featured
    05/2008 - American College of Physicians

  • Recipient of the Parker J Palmer - "Courage to Teach" Award
    Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)

  • Recipient of the "Distinguished Scholar in Critical Care"
    CHEST Foundation

  • Personal Profile Featured in the Book "Spices in the Melting Pot"

  • Recipient of the 2004 "World Lung Health Award"
    05/2004 - American Thoracic Society

  • "International Brotherhood Award"
    05/2004 - Bikur Cholim Hospital in Israel

  • Recipient of the 2004 Barbara and Corbin J. Robinson, Jr. Presidential Award for "Teaching Excellence"
    04/2004

  • Recipient of the 2004 Fullbright and Jaworski Academic Excellence Award for "Teaching and Evaluation"
    04/2004

  • Recipient of the 2004 Fullbright and Jaworski Academic Excellence Award for "Enduring Materials"
    04/2004

  • Recipient of the 2004 Fullbright and Jaworski Academic Excellence Award for "Educational Leadership"
    11/2003

  • Department of Medicine Chairman's Award for "Excellence in Education"
    Baylor College of Medicine

  • "Most Distinguished Physician"
    American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI)

  • "Presidential Citation" for Distinguished Services to the Organization
    Society of Critical Care Medicine

  • "Most Distinguished Alumnus"
    Osmania University Medical Alumni Association

  • Temporary Consultant
    World Health Organization

  • "Honorary Life Member"
    Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine

  • President
    American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin

  • "Governors Community Service Award"
    American College of Chest Physicians

  • "Honorary Life Member"
    Texas Society of Respiratory Care (TSRC)

  • "Most Outstanding South Asian Female Professional of the Year" Award
    South Asian Chamber of Commerce

  • "Award of Excellence in Medicine"
    American Telugu Association

  • "Distinguished Physician Award"
    Indian Medical Association of Illinois

  • "Outstanding Asian Woman Award"
    Asian Women Magazine

  • "Award of Excellence"
    Indian Chest Society The National Society of Pulmonologists in India

  • "Humanitarian Award"
    American Lung Association, San Jacinto Chapter

  • Awarded Fellow of American College of Physicians (FACP)

  • Awarded Fellow of College of Critical Care Medicine (FCCM)

  • Awarded Fellow of College of Chest Physicians
    American College of Chest Physicians (FCCP)

  • "Gold Medal"
    Osmania University

  • "Teddington Chemical Factory Gold Medal"
    Osmania University

  • "Indian Council of Medical Research Gold Medal"
    Osmania University

  • Featured in "Eenadu" daily newspaper in India

  • Featured in "Andhra Jyoti" daily newspaper in India

  • Featured in "Vaartha" daily newspaper in India

  • Featured in "House Calls" Magazine

  • Featured in full length article "A Woman of Substance" in "House Calls" Magazine

  • Personal profile featured in "Femina" International Magazine

  • Featured in the "Washington Post" (July 13, page A10)

  • Featured in "Holding Half the Sky"

  • Featured in the August issue of "India Today" International News Magazine

  • Personal profile featured in "Zarposh" Magazine, pages 38-43

  • Featured personal profile in "Medicine Woman" in "Asian Woman" magazine
    12/1993

Professional Interests

  • Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), severe asthma, sepsis, and physician/patient education

Professional Specialties

  • Pulmonary Diseases

  • Critical Care Medicine

  • Sleep Medicine