Dr. Chetan Rao Vaddepally

Consultant Pulmonologist & Lung Transplant Specialist

Dr. Chetan Rao Vaddepally

Dr. Chetan Rao Vaddepally


Department: Heart & Lung Transplant, Lung Transplant, Pulmonology
Designation: Consultant Pulmonologist & Lung Transplant Specialist
Day time OPD: MON - SAT 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Location: Hitec City
Languages: English, Telugu, Hindi
Med Reg No: 75334
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Dr. Chetan Rao Vaddepally is a Consultant Interventional and Transplant Pulmonologist at Yashoda Hospitals, Hitec City. He has advanced skills and expertise in Interventional Pulmonology through extensive hands-on experience with Bronchoscopies, EBUS, and Thoracoscopies.

Education Qualifications

Education Qualifications

  • 2022: Clinical Fellowship in Lung Transplantation, Medical University of Vienna
  • 2021: European Diploma in Adult Respiratory Medicine (EDARM), Switzerland
  • 2016: MD (Pulmonary Medicine), SVS Medical College, Mahabubnagar, Telangana
  • 2012: MBBS, Chalmeda Anand Rao Institute of Medical Sciences (CAIMS), Karimnagar, Telangana
  • Aug 2022-Present: Consultant, Department of Interventional and Transplant Pulmonology, Yashoda Hospitals, Hitec City
  • Dec 2018-July 2022: Consultant, Department of Pulmonary, Interventional Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine, Yashoda Hospitals, Somajiguda
  • Dec 2017-Nov 2018: Registrar, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Yashoda Hospitals, Somajiguda
  • Aug 2016-Aug 2017: Senior Resident, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, GGCH (Osmania), Hyderabad
  • Sep 2013-Aug 2016: Junior Resident, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, SVSMC, Mahabubnagar, Telangana
Services offeredServices offered
  • Clinical Expertise in Treating all Respiratory Diseases, including Rare Diseases
  • All Interventional Procedures in Pulmonary Medicine (Diagnostic and Therapeutic)
  • Lung Transplants
  • Pleuroscopy (Rigid & Semi-Rigid)
  • Bronchoscopic Interventions (Medical Thoracoscopy/Pleural Biopsies/ICD)
  • Intercostal Drainage Tube Insertion for Fluid and Pus in the Lungs (ICDT)
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation for Chronic Lung Disease
  • Complete Diagnostic Work-Up of Pulmonology and Chest Diseases
  • Digital Radiology and Lab Support
  • Airway Stenting
  • Bronchoalveolar Lavage
  • Endobronchial Biopsy
  • Transbronchial Lung Biopsy
  • Endobronchial Ultrasound Guided TBNA (Linear EBUS)
  • Radial EBUS Guided Biopsy of Peripheral Lung Nodules
  • Cryobiopsy for Peripheral Pulmonary Nodules
  • Navigational Bronchoscopy for Peripheral Lung Nodules
  • Diagnostic Medical Thoracoscopy (Pleuroscopy)
  • Transbronchial Cryo Lung Biopsy
  • Bronchoscopic Thermal Vapor Ablation for Severe Emphysema
  • Therapeutic Whole Lung Lavage for Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis
  • Bronchoscopic Closure of Airway Fistulae
  • Airway Foreign Body Removal
  • Endobronchial Tumor Removal (Benign/Malignant)
  • Tracheobronchial Stenting
  • Tracheobronchial Dilation for Benign Airway Stenosis
  • Bronchial Thermoplasty for Refractory Asthma
  • Thoracoscopic Adhesiolysis and Pleurodesis
  • Indwelling Pleural Catheter Placement
  • Critical Care Medicine
Special Interest and ExpertiseSpecial Interest and Expertise
  • Bronchoscopy (>1000 cases)
  • Endobronchial Ultrasonography (>500 cases)
  • Medical Thoracoscopy (>350 cases)
  • Rigid Bronchoscopic Interventions (Cryo Lung Biopsy, Tumor Debulking, Tracheobronchial Stenting, Cryoablation and Foreign Body Extraction) (50 Cases)
  • Level 1 Polysomnography (>100 cases)
  • Bronchial Thermoplasty, Bronchoscopic Thermal Vapor Ablation and Navigational Bronchoscopy
Professional MembershipProfessional Membership
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • World Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology
  • European Respiratory Society
  • Indian Association for Bronchology
  • Indian Chest Society
Research & PublicationsResearch & Publications
  • Vaddepally CR, Prasad VP, Sheshala K, Prakasham S, Maturu VN. Post-COVID acute pulmonary nocardiosis: Another novel post-COVID infection. Lung India 2023;40:90-1.
  • Maturu VN, Prasad VP, Vaddepally CR, Dommata RR, Sethi S. Endobronchial Ultrasound-guided Mediastinal Lymph Nodal Cryobiopsy in patients with Nondiagnostic/Inadequate Rapid On-Site Evaluation: A New Step in the Diagnostic Algorithm. J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2023 Mar 6. doi: 10.1097/LBR.0000000000000913. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36877194.
  • Maturu VN, Prasad VP, Vaddepally CR, Sethi S. Endobronchial ultrasound guided intracardiac needle aspiration (EBUS-ICNA). BMJ Case Rep. 2022 Jul 11;15(7):e249279. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2022-249279. PMID: 35817483; PMCID: PMC9274520.
  • Vengalil S, Mahale R, Chakradhar N, Alluri S, Sagar Navanith PR, Ganaraja VH, Haripriya KR, Vikram HV, Asranna A, Mailankody P, Seshagiri DV, Cheerla HM, Maturu VN, Vaddepally CR, Kenchaiah R, Srijithesh PR, Chaudhuri JR, Netravathi M, Alladi S. The Spectrum of Neuro-COVID: A Study of a Comprehensively Investigated Large Cohort from India. Ann Indian Acad Neurol. 2022 Mar-Apr;25(2):194-202. doi: 10.4103/aian.aian_310_21. Epub 2022 Jan 12. PMID: 35693675; PMCID: PMC9175391.
  • Maturu VN, Vaddepally CR, Prasad V P. Role of interventions in diagnosis and management of lung disorders in rheumatic diseases. Indian J Rheumatol 2021;16, Suppl S1:79-86
  • Maturu VN, Vaddepally CR, Narahari NK, Pulikanti B, Sethi S. Lobular capillary hemangioma of the trachea – A rare cause of stridor in elderly: A case report with review of literature. Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals. 2021;29(5):424-427.
  • Vaddepally CR, Peddi S, Maturu VN. Clinical performance of a 6 mm mini rigid thoracoscope for diagnostic and therapeutic medical thoracoscopy. Eur Respir J [Internet]. 2019 Sep 28;54(suppl 63):PA3125.
  • Dr. Venkateswara Reddy Tummuru, Dr. Pradyut Waghray, Dr. A. N. V. Koteswara Rao, Dr. Veena V, Dr. Chetan Rao Vaddepally. A Rare Case of Left Lower Lobe Pulmonary Sequestration Presenting as Empyema. Indian Journal of Applied Research, Vol 5, Issue 5, May 2015.
  • Research: Comparison of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Characteristics in Obese and Non-Obese Subjects by Anthropometric and Polysomnographic Data
Education QualificationsPosters/papers/oral Presentations
  • Presented the paper titled, "Diagnostic Performance of Transbronchial Lung Cryobiopsy and Conventional Transbronchial Lung Biopsy in Indian Population," at BRONCOCON, 2019
  • Presented the paper titled, "Bronchial Thermoplasty for Refractory Asthma: A Case Report," at IPL, 2018
  • Presented the paper titled, "Comparison of Sleep Study Questionnaires as Predictors of OSA and its Severity in South Indian Population," at KCS TS RESPICON, 2018
Awards and AchievementsAwards and Achievements
  • Dr. Dheeraj Gupta Young Researcher Award for the Year 2019, presented at BRONCOCON 2019, Lucknow
  • Best Paper Award for ‘Clinical Performance of 6 mm Mini Rigid Thoracoscope for Diagnostic and Therapeutic Medical Thoracoscopy’ presented at BRONCOCON 2018, Coimbatore
  • Best Paper Award for ‘Comparison of Sleep Study Questionnaires as Predictors of OSA and its Severity in a South Indian Population’ presented at KCS TS RESPICON 2018, Karimnagar

Frequently asked questions   FAQ'S

  1. 1. Why do patients frequently visit Dr. Chetan Rao Vaddepally?

    Patients visit Dr. Chetan Rao Vaddepally to receive treatment for various respiratory diseases.

  2. 2. What is Dr. Chetan Rao Vaddepally's educational qualification?

    Dr. Chetan Rao Vaddepally holds the following qualifications: MD, EDARM.

  3. 3. What does Dr. Chetan Rao Vaddepally specialise in?

    Dr. Chetan Rao Vaddepally is a Consultant Interventional and Transplant Pulmonologist who specialises in Bronchoscopy, Endobronchial Ultrasonography, Medical Thoracoscopy, Rigid Bronchoscopic Interventions, Level 1 Polysomnography, Bronchial Thermoplasty, and Bronchoscopic Thermal Vapor Ablation, among others.

  4. 4. Where does Dr. Chetan Rao Vaddepally practice?

    Dr. Chetan Rao Vaddepally practices at Yashoda Hospitals, Hitec City.

  5. 5. How can I book Dr. Chetan Rao Vaddepally’s appointment?

    You can schedule an appointment with Dr. Chetan Rao Vaddepally for both an Online Video Consultation and an OPD Consultation by visiting his profile on Yashoda Hospitals.

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