October 24, 2009
Douglas, GA

The Georgia Association of Physicians of Indian Heritage (GAPI) conducted a Health Fair at the College Avenue Baptist Church in Douglas. The event, held under the auspices of the GAPI Foundation, was organized by Dr. Sudhakar Jonnalagadda, Gastroenterologist from the area. The Health Fair opened at 8:00 AM. Breakfast was provided for registered participants. There were stations set up for blood test, glaucoma screening, bone density test, chiropractor evaluation, spirometry, EKG, physicals and general and specialist consultations. Local and out of station physicians, all members of GAPI, volunteered their time to provide free service. In addition, there was a seminar organized to focus on preventive health, featuring discussions on screening for breast cancer, osteoporosis and cervical cancer. There were 150 registered participants. At the conclusion of the Health Fair, the volunteer physicians, nurses and staff were treated to a sumptuous Southern lunch provided by the church members.

Thank you and congratulations to all the volunteers listed below:
GAPI Physicians:

Sudhakar Jonnalagadda MD (Gastroenterology - Douglas), Uma Jonnalagadda (Family Practice-Douglas), Krishnan Arunachalam (Internal Medicine-Douglas), Akkaraju Sarma (Nephrology-Douglas), C.J. Reddy (Urology-Douglas), Bhavadip Patel (Pulmonology-Douglas), Dushyant Patel (Pediatrics-Douglas), D.S. Reddy (Pediatrics-Douglas), Karuna Reddy (Psychiatry-Douglas), Asit Jha (Oncology-Douglas), Rajalakshmi Sarma (Pediatrics-Douglas), P.B. Rao (Cardiology-Macon), Manoj Shah (Ob/Gyn- Warner Robins), Ravi Shekarappa (Internal Medicine-Warner Robins), Sujata Reddy (Psychiatry- Atlanta), Santanu Das (Pediatrics-Warner Robins)

Other Physicians:

James Barber (Orthopedics-Douglas), Bradley Goldberg (Ob/Gyn-Douglas), Marshall Tanner (Internal Medicine-Douglas), David Arnett (Internal Medicine-Douglas), Larry Hutchison (Chiropractic), Lisha Burch (Chiropractic)


Velma Bryant, Kisha Porter, Margaret Graham, Brandi Love, Kelly King, Amy Lott, Shyam, Debra Torres

Medical Student:

Nagasasikanth Reddy M.

Report by:
Santanu Das,
GAPI President.