Dr KS Somasekhar Rao – Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist

Dr. K S Somasekhar Rao is a Gastroenterologist in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, and has an experience of 24+ years experience in this field. Dr. K S Somasekhar Rao practices at Apollo Hospitals in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad. He completed his MBBS from Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam in 2002, MD – General Medicine from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences in 2007, and DM – In gastroenterology from Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai in 2012.

He is a member of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) and the Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Some of the services provided by the doctor are Gastritis Treatment, Gall Bladder (Biliary) Stone Treatment, Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Mucosal Resection, Bladder Cancer Surgery, and Ulcerative Colitis Treatment, etc.

Research and Publications

  • Validation of Siriraj and Allens Score & comparison with CT scan of brain
  • Gastric emptying study by scintigraphy in non-ulcer Dyspepsia

Work Experience

  • Asst. Professor in medicine at Pinnamaneni Siddhartha Institute of medical sciences, Gannavaram, Andhra Pradesh from June 2007-July 2008
  • Registrar in the department of medical gastroenterology at Apollo Hospitals,Greams Road,Chennai from August 2008-july 2009.
  • Registrar in the department of medical gastroenterology at Sri Ramachandra Medical College,Porur-Chennai from Aug 2009- July 2012.
  • Asst.Professor of Gastroenterology at Vydehi Medical college Whitefield Bangalore from Aug 2012-July 2014
  • Presently Consultant Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist , Department of Medical Gastroenterology and Hepatology , Apollo Health City , Jubilee Hills , Hyderabad , India from 2014

Certifications & Professional Memberships

  • Indian Society of Gastroenterology
  • Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy

Special Interests

  • Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders , Inflammatory Bowel Disease,
  • Chronic Liver Diseases , Management of GI Bleed ,
  • Chronic Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C treatment.
  • Member of EASL(European society of study of Liver Diseases) and World Hepatitis alliance