Designation / Role: Senior Consultant Pulmonologist, Care Hospitals
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Dr. Subhakar Kandi, Senior Consultant Pulmonologist, Care Hospitals, Hyderabad and Former,Professor & Head of the department of Pulmonary Medicine, Osmania, Medical College/Superintendent Government General& Chest Hospital, Hyderabad.

Additional Qualifications:

  • FCCP – Fellow of American College of Chest Physicians – September 2001 
  • FAGE – Fellow of Academy of General Education – October 1992 
  • FICS- Fellow of Indian Chest Society – November 201 

National and State Awards and Medals:

  • Fellow of Indian Chest society award from Indian Chest society for contribution in the field of Respiratory Medicine-2016
  • Appreciation award from Governor of Telangana and Andhrapradesh for contribution in the field of TB control. 2016
  • Award from Telangana State health and family welfare society on world Tuberculosis day 2017, for contributions in END TB strategy


  • State Coordinator for H1N1 influenza. Played an effective role in containing the H1N1 pandemic in 2009.
  • State Coordinator for Ebola
  • State Air born Infection control committee member piloting the guidelines for effective implementation in Health care settings.

C.M.E Workshops, Conferences attended and Papers presented:

  • Moderated a session on Fungal Lung infections at CHEST 2017 International conference, Toronto –Canada.
  • Invited as faculty to deliver a lecture on HIV &TB Global Challenges at Chest 2015 organised by American college of Chest Physicians from 24th October 2015 to 28th October 2015 at Montreal Canada
  • Invited as faculty by American College of Chest Physicians for Chest 2014 conference at Austin USA

Current Projects:

  • Why do Drug Resistant TB patients default in Andhra Pradesh, India? Funded by international union tuberculosis with the support from CDC Atlanta, WHO, CTD India
  • Prevalence of Multidrug resistance among retreatment pulmonary tuberculosis cases in a tertiary care hospital, Hyderabad, India. Funded by Central TB Division Govt of India


  • Choudary M, Virivinti J, Kandi S, Sritharan V, Sritharan M. Th2 immune response by the iron- regulated protein HupB of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis. 2021 April; 4(11).
  • Kandi S, K T, Kandi S, Mathur N, D C, Adepu R. Study of treatment outcomes of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis under programmatic conditions and factors influencing the outcomes in Hyderabad District. The Indian journal of tuberculosis. 2021

Extracurricular Activities:

  • Chair International Council of Global Governors- American College of Chest Physicians
  • Zonal Task force Chairman for implementation of RNTCP in Medical Colleges-South Zone I
  • State Task force Chairman for RNTCP implementation in Medical Colleges


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