Meet Dr. Venkata Buddharaju, or Dr. Buddha

AFFILIATIONS TO SOCIETIES

  • AMERICAN ACADEMY OF SLEEP MEDICINE
  • AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CHEST PHYSICIANS
  • SOCIETY OF CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE

I am Dr. Venkata L Buddharaju. I am a  Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Physician. I have been in Clinical Practice and Teaching in the Chicago area hospitals for the past 20 years.

BIOGRAPHY

  • Director Intensive Care Unit, Chair of Critical Care, Medical Director Sleep Center, Thorek Memorial Hospital, 850 W Irving Park Rd; Chicago, IL-60613
  • Intensivist Medical ICU, Teaching attending for Medical Students from UIC and IM residency program, Weiss Memorial Hospital, 4646 N Marine Dr.Chicago; IL 60640
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • President of Medical Staff & Medical Director Pulmonary Department: Kindred Lake shore Hospital, 6130 N Sheridan Rd Chicago, IL 60660; Tel: (773) 381-1222
  • Chief Resident Internal Medicine Residency Program (1994-1995): Edgewater Medical Center, 5700 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL
  • Fellowship Training in Pulmonary, Critical Care with Sleep Medicine Elective at Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY

CERTIFICATIONS

  • AMERICAN BOARD OF INTERNAL MEDICINE (ABIM)
  • PULMONARY DISEASES (ABIM)
  • CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE (ABIM)
  • AMERICAN BOARD OF SLEEP MEDICINE (ABSM)
  • SLEEP MEDICINE (ABIM)