Current Job: 9/16/2019- Present Interventional cardiologist Assistant Professor University of Central Florida Orlando VA medical center 13800 Veteran Way, Orlando, FL- 32827 Hospital/ Professional appointments: 8/2018- 9/15/2019 Interventional cardiologist Heart and Vascular Care, PA Orlando, Florida 8/2017 – 8/2018 Interventional Cardiologist Sutter East Bay Medical Group Lafayette, California 7/2015- 06/2016: John D. Dingell VA Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan Staff cardiologist Assistant Professor Wayne State University, Detroit 11/2010 - 06/2012 Banner Thunderbird Hospital, Arizona, United States Hospitalist 08/2009 - 08/2010 Lankenau Hospital, Pennsylvania, United States Academic Hospitalist 07/2008 - 07/2009 William Beaumont Hospital, Michigan, United States Academic Hospitalist Assistant professor of medicine, Oakland William Beaumont Oakland University. 07/2006 - 06/2008 Harper University Hospital, Michigan, United States House Physician Prior Training 07/2016- 06/2017 M.D Interventional Cardiology Fellowship University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States Dr. Dale Wortham 07/2012 - 06/2015 M.D. Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Beaumont Hospital, Dearborn, Michigan, United States Cardiovascular Disease Dr. Steven Werns 07/2007 - 06/2008 M.D. Fellowship Wayne State University/ Detroit Medical center, Detroit, Michigan, United States Geriatric Medicine Dr. Joel Steinberg 07/2004 - 06/2007 M.D. Residency Wayne State University/ Detroit Medical center, Detroit, Michigan, United States Internal Medicine Residency Dr. Wilhelmine Wiese 07/2003 - 06/2004 M.D. Residency Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, United States Surgery-General (Preliminary) Dr. James Tyburski Medical Education Kakatiya Medical College, India 11/1994 - 07/2000 M.B., B.S., 08/2000 Education Undergraduate - Vignan Junior college, Guntur Biology 05/1991 - 05/1993 Medical School Honors / Awards 1995 Distinction in Medical physiology 1999 Honors in Internal medicine and Surgery. Medical Licensure: DEA Registration # FP0733065, Exp. Date 01/2020 Michigan, Full, Number: 4301082056, Exp. Date: 01/2020 California, Full, Number A141198, Exp Date: 07/2020 Florida, Full, Number: ME136974, Exp date: 01/31/2020 Arizona, Full, Number, 43821, Exp Date: 7/2020 Board Certifications: (Board / expiration year) American Board of Internal Medicine/ Cardiology 2017-2027 Registered Physician Vascular Interpretation, RPVI 2015-2025 Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology, 2014-2024 National Board of Echocardiography, 2014- 2024 American Board of Internal Medicine, 2007-2017 American Board of Internal medicine /Geriatrics, 2009-2019. Major Professional societies Fellow of American College of Cardiology- 2018- Present Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions 2012- Present American Society of Echocardiography 2012 – Present American Medical Association 2005 - Present Society of General Internal Medicine 2004-2012 American Society of Nuclear Cardiology 2014-Present American Association for physicians of Indian Origin 2018-Present Registered Physician for Vascular Interpretation 2015-Present Research Experience 02/2013- 6/2015 Basic Science, WSU, Michigan, United States Fellow, Dr. Richard J. Spears Intraaortic Aqueous Oxygen Infusion in Swine Model 06/2013- 6/2015 Beaumont Health Oakwood campus, Dearborn, Michigan, United States Fellow, Dr. Arthur Riba Endovascular Physician Practice Evaluation. 03/2013- 6/2015 William Beaumont Hospital, Michigan, United States Fellow, Dr.Pamela Marcovitz Effect of chronic exercise on cardiovascular risk and quality of life measures in post-menopausal women with coronary risk factors 08/2008 - 06/2009 William Beaumont Hospital, Michigan, United States Research Assistant, Dr.Pamela Marcovitz Breast Arterial Calcification Predicts Lower Cardiovascular Event Rate in Higher Risk Population of Post-menopausal Women 07/2007 - 05/2008 Detroit Medical Center, Michigan, United States Assistant, Dr.Theodore Schreiber Predictors of Outcomes and Quality of Life after Endovascular Therapy for Peripheral Vascular Disease in the Elderly 08/2006 - 06/2007 Detroit Medical Center, Michigan, United States Assistant, Dr.Phillip Levy A prospective comparison trail of nesiritide versus bolus intravenous nitroglycerin for the treatment of severe acute decompensated Heart failure 08/2006 - 06/2007 Detroit Medical Center, Michigan, United States Research Assistant, Dr. Phillip D. Levy Ultrafiltration for the Prevention of Admissions for Heart Failure Exacerbation 07/2005 - 06/2007 Detroit Medical Center, Michigan, United States Assistant, Dr. Richard J Spears Incidence and Predictors of Vascular Complications after Invasive Coronary Procedures: a Prospective Analysis in a Large Urban Tertiary Care Center. 07/2005 - 05/2007 Detroit Medical Center, Michigan, United States Research Assistant, Dr. John Flack Multi-component antihypertensive therapeutic index as a quality measure for control of blood pressure in African Americans. Teaching Experience Assistant Professor UCF college of Medicine 2018-Present Involved in teaching medical students and residents. Assistant Professor Wayne State University: 2015- 2016: Involved in teaching medical students, residents and fellows in training cardiology. Academic Hospitalist (3 years) 2008 to 2011 Involved in teaching the medical students, residents on the inpatient services and didactic lectures. Publications Peer Reviewed Journal Articles/Abstracts Katuturi N, Osoro M, Baljepally G, Baljepally R. Old but forgotten art of Palliative therapy for recurrent malignant pericardial effusions by Percutaneous Balloon pericardiotomy. Cath lab digest. Volume 25 issue 5. May 2017. Katukuri N, Overly T, Baljepally R. Alcohol septal ablation through an anomalous dominant septal artery in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy patient: with separate ostium from right coronary sinus. International Journal of Case Reports and Images. 2017; 8(7):448–450. Katukuri N. Postpartum spontaneous coronary artery dissection presenting as acute myocardial infarction. Journal of clinical and Invasive cardiology. April 2016 3(1):9-11. Katukuri N, J. Finger, P. Vaitkevicius, A. Riba, J. Spears. Association of Left Ventricular Non-Compaction and Polycystic Kidney Disease by Cardiac MR Imaging. Texas Heart Institute Journal. 2014 Aug; 41(4): 449-452. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 25120407. Muthukumar L, Shaik I, Mangalpally K, Katukuri N, Khouri, Agarwal, James Spears. A novel surfactant-free small oxygen microbubble echo contrast agent. Conference Paper in Journal of the American College of Cardiology April 2014; 63(12). Shaik I, Muthukumar L, Arrat H, Katukuri N, Precevski P, James R. Spears. Controlled Nucleation from Gas Supersaturated Solutions, A Novel Bio-compatible Echo Contrast Agent. Global Heart. March 2014, 9(1). Pages e15-16. Penugonda N, Mohmand-Borkowski A, Burke JF. Dronedarone for atrial fibrillation: How does it compare with amiodarone? Cleve Clin J Med. 2011 Mar; 78(3):179-85. Cited in Pub Med; PMID: 21364162 Penugonda, N. Cardiac MRI in infiltrative disorders: a concise review. Current Cardiology Reviews. 2010 May; 6(2): 134-136. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 21532780. Penugonda N, Pitta SR, Gardi D, Schreiber T. Stenting of left main conduit with use of the Tandem Heart: an interventional challenge. Texas Heart Institute Journal. 2009 Sep; 36(3): 266-267. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 19568405. Penugonda N, Gardi D, Schreiber T. Percutaneous intervention of superior mesenteric artery stenosis in elderly patients. Clinical Cardiology. 2009 May; 32(5): 232-235. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 19452488. Penugonda N, Pitta S, Elder M, Gardi D. Aberrant origin of the left anterior descending artery and quadrifurcation of coronary vessels associated with coronary artery disease: evaluation by computed tomographic angiography and coronary angiography. The Journal of Invasive cardiology. 2008 Mar; 20(3): 147-148. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 18316832. Levy PD, Penugonda N, and Guglin M. Treatment of massive fluid overload as a result of constrictive pericarditis with ultrafiltration in the emergency department. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2008 Mar; 51(3): 247-250. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 17509732. Penugonda N, Duncan K, Schreiber T. Popliteal artery pseudo aneurysm following Fox Hollow atherectomy: a rare complication. The Journal of invasive cardiology. 2008 Sep; 20(9): 477-478. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 18762679. Penugonda N, Duncan K, Afonso L. Complex endocarditis in an immunocompromised host: the role of three-dimensional echocardiography. The Journal of American Society of Echocardiography. 2007 Nov; 20(11): 1314. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 17630248. Levy P, Compton S, Welch R, Delgado G, Penugonda N, Dunne R, Zalenski R. Treatment of severe decompensated heart failure with high-dose intravenous nitroglycerin: a feasibility and outcome analysis. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2007 Aug; 50(2): 144-152. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 17509731. Penugonda, N., Jones, J., Spears JR, Schreiber, T. (2008, February 1). Incidence and Predictors of vascular complications after Invasive coronary procedures: A prospective analysis. Vascular Disease Management. Ebright JR, Penugonda N, Brown W. Clinical experience with Staphylococcus lugdunensis bacteremia: a retrospective analysis. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease. 2004 Jan; 48(1): 17-21. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 14761717 Book Chapters Katukuri N, 'Role of Cardiac MRI in the assessment of myocardial viability' 'Magnetic Resonance Imaging,' 978-1-78923-822-8, 2019 Katukuri N, Creech J and James Richard Spears. Aqueous Oxygen for Treatment of ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Urgent Interventional Therapies. Chapter 55. Published 2015. Katukuri N, Werns S. Hand book for Oakwood cardiology fellows. 2014. Poster Presentation Katukuri N, Overly T, Baljepally R. Aortic stenosis and assymetrical septal hypertrophy : case management challenge. Poster presented at UCSF-CSI , SanFrancisco. September 2017. Katukuri N, Overly T, Baljepally R Alcohol septal ablation through an anomalous dominant septal artery in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy patient: with separate ostium from right coronary sinus. Poster presented at Society for Coronary Angiography and Interventions; May 2017 New Orleans. Katukuri N, Agarwal S, Hoffman T, Finger J, Spears JR. (2014). A Curious Case of Chest Pain with Positive Exercise Stress Test. Poster presented at: American Medical Association; Dallas, TX. Nov 2014. Katukuri N, Agarwal S, Sanghi P. (2014). Lung Cancer masquerading as a left atrial mass. Poster presented at: Oakwood Hospital Research Day; Dearborn, MI. Katukuri N, Vaitkevicius P, Spears JR. (2013). Is there genetic association between left ventricular non compaction and polycystic kidney disease. Poster presented at: Oakwood Research Day; Dearborn, MI. White J, Katukuri N, Swaminathan L. (2013). Another Case of ST Elevation MI: not so fast. Poster presented at: American College of Physicians, Michigan; Traverse City, MI. Katukuri N, Agarwal S, Spears JR. (2014). A Curious Case of Chest Pain with Positive Exercise Stress Test. Poster presented at: Oakwood Hospital Research Day; Dearborn, MI. Levy D, Penugonda N. (2006). Need for Mechanical Ventilation is reduced by the Use of High-Dose Nitroglycerin for Patients with Acute Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema: Results of an Open-Label Trial. Poster presented at: Society for Academic Emergency Medicine; San Francisco, CA. Penugonda N, Blair R, Kaatz G. (2005). Case report on Chronic Recurrent Bilateral pleural effusions of unknown etiology. Poster presented at: American College of Physicians, Michigan; Troy, MI. Penugonda N, Bishop C. (2005). Vascular and Myopathic manifestations of Hypereosinophilic syndrome. Poster presented at: Wayne State University Resident Research Day; Detroit, MI. Penugonda N, Duncan K, Afonso L. (2005). Complex Endocarditis in an Immunocompromised Host. Poster presented at: American Medical Association; Dallas, TX. Penugonda N, Faraz H, Wiese W. (2005). Continuous Quality Improvement Project: Role of calcium channel blockers in Diastolic Heart Failure. Poster presented at: Wayne State University Resident Research Day; Detroit, MI. Bandaru H, Penugonda N, Pitta S, Ali M. (2005). First Case of Atrial Fibrillation Associated with Devic’s Syndrome. Poster presented at: American Medical Association; Dallas, TX. Penugonda N, Pitta S, Brown P. (2005). Case report on Azithromycin induced Pancreatitis- A Rare complication. Poster presented at: American College of Physicians, Michigan; Troy, MI. Penugonda N, Pitta S, Spears JR. (2005). Can Head Injury Cause Severe Sinus Node Dysfunction Requiring a Permanent Pacemaker. Poster presented at: American Medical Association; Dallas, TX. Penugonda N, Tsilimingras, Flack JM. (2007). A Multi-component Hypertension Quality of Care Score Predicts Longitudinal Blood Pressure Responses and Hypertension Control in a Hypertensive Cohort. Poster presented at: AHA/ Quality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease; Washington, D.C. Penugonda, N, Pitta S. (2006). Severe Tricuspid Bioprosthetic Valve Stenosis. Poster presented at: Valvular Heart Disease: New Strategies; Las Vegas, NV. Pitta S, Penugonda N, Schreiber T. (2007). Do clinical correlates of coronary artery ectasia differ in an urban population largely of African American. Poster presented at: European Atherosclerosis Society 76th Conference; Helsinki, Finland. Pitta S, Penugonda N. (2006). Uncommon Case of Aortic Stenosis and Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy. Poster presented at: Valvular Heart Disease: New Strategies; Las Vegas, NV. Oral Presentation Katukuri N, Baljepally R: STEMI: Night mare. Complex coronary Interventions: SCAI 2017. New Orleans Katukuri, N, Sharma R, Overly, T. Use of impella in low flow, low gradient aortic stenosis. SCAI satellite symposium: Fellows case presentation winner, Las Vegas, Nevada. 2016. Katukuri N, Baljepally R. Coarctation challenge in Endovascular intervention Era. SCAI Fall fellow course: Las Vegas, Nevada, 2016. Katukuri N, Wortham D. Interesting case of ASD: Fellows case presentation: Minneapolis Minnesota, November 2016 Khouri, Y, Muthukumar, L, Katukuri, N, Spears JR. (2013). Intraaortic Aqueous Oxygen Infusion in a Swine Model of Acute Isovolemic Anemia. Oral Presentation presented at: American Heart Association; Dallas, TX. Muthukumar L, Katukuri N, Jafri K, Khouri Y, Spears JR. (2014). Comparison of Intra-Aortic Aqueous Oxygen vs I.V. Norepinephrine in a Swine Model of Hemodynamic Shock Associated with Acute Isovolemic Critical Anemia. Oral Presentation presented at: American Heart Association; Chicago, IL. Penugonda, N, Spears JR, Schreiber, T. (2006). Incidence and Predictors of Vascular Complications after Invasive Coronary Procedures: Prospective Analysis in a Large Urban Tertiary Care Center. Oral Presentation presented at: American college of Physicians, Michigan Chapter; Traverse City, MI. Peer Reviewed Online Publication Pitta, S., Penugonda, N., Jones, J., Schreiber, T. (2006, September 5). Superior Mesenteric Artery Intervention by a Cardiologist. TCTMD (The Premier Educational Resource for the Interventional Cardiologists and Endovascular Medicine Community), Publication Status: Published.