Dr Lakshmi Varadarajulu

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Dr Lakshmi Varadarajulu

AB(Int.Med), AB(Pulmonology) AB(Crit.care)


Apollo Hospitals Greams Road Chennai & 1 more
  • 9 Years of experience
  • English,Tamil
  • 33 Recommendations
  •  MON-SAT | 08:00 AM-08:45 AM, 04:00 PM-06:00 PM

Awards and Achievements


  • Best case presentation award ­- “Adenocarcinoma masquerading as neurofibroma in a patient with von Recklinghausen’s disease”: ACCP October  2004 meeting
  • Best poster in the category award -“Role of Transbronchial Lung Biopsy in HIV Positive patients suspected to have Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia.”: ACCP October 2004 meeting.

Research and Publications

Research Activity:

  • July -Nov 1999   Fetal care research institute Madras, India.Principal investigator in “study on the pattern of chromosomal translocations and clinical presentations in the newborn and adolescent patients” Conducted at the genetic lab at the Fetal Care Research Institute (a referral center


  • S Sy, V Lakshmi, E Escalera, S Blum, and G Diaz-FuentesComparison of the Management of Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) between Generalists and Specialists in an Inner-City HospitalPresented at Chest Meeting Oct 2003; 124: 170S.
  •  M Rahman, V Lakshmi, M Patel, R Duncalf, S Blum, and G Diaz-Fuentes Comparison of Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy (FOB) in Renal Failure (RF) and Non-Renal Failure Patients. Presented at Chest Meeting Oct 2003; 124: 147S-a.
  •  V Lakshmi, S Khaneja, M Niazi, V Parithivel, L Menon, G Diaz-Fuentes Adenocarcinoma masquerading as neurofibroma in a patient with von Recklinghausen’s disease- a case report. Presented at Chest Meeting Oct 2004; 126 (4): 927S.
  •  V lakshmi, R Patel, G Diaz-Fuentes, E Sy, L Menon Role of Transbronchial Lung Biopsy in HIV+ Patients Suspected to have Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia: Presented at Chest meeting Oct 2004; 126 (4): 918S.


AB(Int.Med), AB(Pulmonology) AB(Crit.care)

Work Experience

  • Feb 2007-Present :  Apollo Specialty Hospital  Consultant Pulmonologist & Consultant Critical care unit (till Dec 2010)
  • Sep 2010-Present :  Apollo Main Hospital Consultant Pulmonologist

Certifications & Professional Memberships


  • American Board (ABIM) Certified in Internal Medicine
  • American Board (ABIM) Certified in Pulmonary Medicine
  • American Board (ABIM) Certified in Critical Care Medicine
  • Awarded FCCP in 2010 by ACCP at Chest meeting at San Diego USA


  • Member of ACP-ASIM
  • Member of ACCP
  • Member of SCCM

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