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Dr. Naveen Kumar Reddy Akepati Consultant Nuclear Medicine

Dr. Naveen Kumar Reddy Akepati

Dr. Naveen Kumar Reddy Akepati

Department: Nuclear Medicine
Designation: Consultant Nuclear Medicine
Location: Somajiguda
Languages: Telugu, Hindi, English, and Tamil
Education Qualifications

Education Qualifications

  • MD (Nuclear Medicine Residency): Department of Nuclear Medicine, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, India, April 2014 - Mar 2017
  • M.B.B.S (Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery): Including core clinical clerkships Kurnool Medical College, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh, India, Aug 2007 - Mar 2012
ExperienceExperience
  • Consultant Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT: Basavatarakam IndoAmerican Cancer Hospital and Research Institute(BIACHRI), Hyderabad, India, 2017
Special Interest and ExpertiseSpecial Interest and Expertise
  • Multimodality hybrid oncology imaging
  • Image guided interventions
  • Novel image processing techniques incl. quantitative imaging
  • Radionuclide therapy in oncology: low dose I-131therapy for hyperthyroidism & thyroid cancer, bone pain palliation therapy using Sm-153, Radiation synovectomy with P-32 and Lu-177, High dose I-131 therapy, MIBG therapy and Lu-177 DOTATATE therapy, Lu-177 PSMA therapy.
  • Gamma camera imaging: Interpretation and reporting of skeletal scintigraphy, Renal radionuclide studies(LLEC, DTPA, DMSA, ACE inhibitor renography, DRCG), Hepatobiliary imaging, ECD brain imaging, HYNIC TOC scan, Liver spleen scan, Milk scan, Testicular scan, MIBG scan, parathyroid imaging, salivary scintigraphy, thyroid scintigraphy, lymphoscintigraphy, Esophageal transit, Meckel’s scan Tumor imaging(MIBI and DMSA V)several other infrequently performed studies (including lacrimal, TRODAT scan, Cisternography, Denatured RBC scan and pleuroperitoneal shunt scintigraphy studies).
  • Radionuclide cardiac imaging studies: Interpretation and reporting of myocardial perfusion imaging and viability study with 99mTc MIBI. MUGA scan
Professional MembershipProfessional Membership
  • Member of society of Nuclear Medicine India (SNMI)
  • Member of European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM)
  • Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI)
Research & PublicationsResearch & Publications
  • Reddy Akepati NK, Abubakar Z A, Bikkina P. Role of 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose positron-emission tomography/computed tomography scan in primary staging of breast cancer compared to conventional staging. Indian J Nucl Med 2018;33:190-3
  • Reddy Akepati NK, Abubakar Z A, Bikkina P. Role of 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose positron-emission tomography/computed tomography scan in primary staging of breast cancer compared to conventional staging. Indian J Nucl Med 2018;33:190-3
  • Abubakar ZA, Akepati NK, Bikkina P. Correlation of maximum standardized uptake values in 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography-computed tomography scan with immunohistochemistry and other prognostic factors in breast cancer. Indian J Nucl Med 2019;34:10-3
  • Akepati NK, Sudhir R, Murthy S, Abubakar ZA. Torsion ovary, an unusual presentation of carcinoma appendix detected in whole-body F-18 2-fluoro 2-deoxy glucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography Scan. Indian J Nucl Med 2018;33:331-3
Awards and AchievementsAwards and Achievements
  • Received my medical schooling at the Kurnool Medical College, one of the best institution for medical education in the state of Andhra Pradesh by securing 88 rank in state wide entrance examination
  • Pursued my post-graduation at the Department of Nuclear Medicine, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry; a premier national institute for postgraduate education in India by securing 83 rank in the national wide entrance examination
  • Abstract accepted for poster presentation at SNMICON 2014, Kolkata
  • Abstract accepted for poster presentation at EANM 2016, Barcelona, Spain

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