Dr. Chakradhar Maddela
Achiever's Success Story
Revolutionizing Pediatric and Neonatal Care in Rural India
Dr. Chakradhar Maddela, a 30-year-old medical practitioner, has emerged as a beacon of hope and expertise in the Indian healthcare arena. His academic journey, commencing with a medical degree from Osmania University, Hyderabad, culminated in specialization in pediatrics and super-specialization in neonatal medicine from renowned institutions in the UK – Cardiff University and Southampton University. His diverse skill set includes echo-cardiology, neonatal neurology, diabetology, emergency medicine, EEG management, and ventilation techniques, showcasing his versatility as a medical professional.
In addition to his academic feats, Dr. Maddela has made a mark as a prolific researcher. His work has been published in indexed journals and widely disseminated through platforms such as ResearchGate, Curofy, Doxplexus, MedShar, YouTube, SlideShare, and Facebook.
Dr. Maddela’s transformative journey takes a significant turn as he answers the healthcare crisis in rural India. Relocating from a bustling metropolitan center to the remote village of Metpally in Telangana, he responded to the call to serve the underserved. He recognized the urgent need for quality healthcare for children in this region, situated 80 kilometers away from the district headquarters, where access to healthcare was feeble, leading to alarmingly high mortality and morbidity rates among children before 1995.
In response, Dr. Maddela pioneered the establishment of the first pediatric hospital in the area, introducing round-the-clock emergency services. His unwavering commitment led to the inception of the region’s inaugural neonatal intensive care unit and pediatric emergency services. Over time, this unit evolved, equipped with cutting-edge medical apparatus for disease evaluation and management, including life-saving ventilation techniques and surfactant therapy for newborns struggling with respiratory distress.
A true trailblazer, Dr. Maddela introduced bedside echo-cardiology to the region, offering hemodynamic evaluation for neonates, infants, children, and even extending these services to adult patients. This groundbreaking innovation facilitated early disease detection, precise medical management, and timely referrals for critical cardiac surgeries, proving particularly vital for congenital heart conditions.