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Kranthi K. Achanta M.D.

Kranthi K. Achanta, M.D.

Primary Specialties
  • General Surgery

39141 Civic Center Dr., #335
Fremont, CA 94538
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Phone (510) 248-1450

  • Office Information

    Primary Office

    Address
    39141 Civic Center Dr., #335
    Fremont, CA 94538
    Get Directions

    Phone
    (510) 248-1450

    Fax
    (510) 742-8244

  • About

    Physician Bio

    Dr. Achanta completed medical school at Gandhi medical College, Hyderabad,
    India. He completed general surgery residency at a Tufts University affiliated
    hospital in Boston, and a laparoscopic surgery fellowship at USC, Los
    Angeles, California. Following his training, he served as clinical instructor
    in surgery at USC, Los Angeles, and then as staff surgeon at Kaiser Permanente
    Medical Center, Orange County, California. Dr. Achanta became a member
    of the surgery department at Washington Hospital, Fremont, California
    in April 2001 after joining a Fremont based multi-specialty group practice.


    Dr. Achanta is a fellowship-trained and board certified laparoscopic and
    general surgeon. Dr. Achanta’s surgical expertise includes laparoscopic
    and open abdominal surgery including laparoscopic gallbladder surgery,
    all types of laparoscopic/open hernia repairs, laparoscopic/open colon
    surgeries, laparoscopic splenectomy and laparoscopic adrenalectomy. His
    practice focuses on breast surgery, colon surgery, rectal surgery, endocrine
    surgery, parathyroid surgery, thyroid surgery, reflux surgery, and stomach surgery.


    He has authored several text book chapters and research papers in leading
    national and international journals of surgery and is a Fellow of the
    American College of Surgeons (FACS), and a member of the Society of American
    Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), and the Society of Laparoendoscopic
    Surgeons (SLS).


    Dr. Achanta served as chair of the General Surgery Section and as chair
    of the Department of Surgery at Washington Hospital. He is passionate
    about medication safety and has served on the hospital Clinical Evaluation
    Committee (CEC) and Pharmacy Nutrition and Therapeutics (PN&T) committees
    for the past eight years, and is the current chair of the PN&T committee.

  • Experience

    Education

    Type
    Education
    Medical Degree
    Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad, India
    Rotating Internship
    Gandhi Hospital, Secunderabad, India
    Surgical Research Fellow
    Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts
    Surgical Residency
    Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts
    Surgical Residency
    St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
    Minimaly Invasive Surgery Fellowship
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California

    Other Certifications

    America Board of Surgery
    Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

    Memberships:
    California Medical Association
    American College of Surgeons Fellowship Group
    Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
    Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
    American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin