Personal Statement

Dr. Panuganti is a graduate of Gandhi Medical College located in Hyderabad, India.  Before joining the University of Kentucky, he completed graduate school with a Master of Science in Epidemiology from Minnesota State University. Later he spent three years at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine where he studied the mechanism, evolution and spread of cancers of the female reproductive tract. He also worked as a research associate and clinical extern gaining clinical experience in one of the busiest primary care centers in West Texas. In this free time, he loves to travel.

Graduate Studies

2008, MS, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN

Medical School

2007, MBBS, Gandhi Medical College, Secunderabad, India

Postdoctoral Fellowship

2009 to 2011, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD


  • 2013 to 2017, Adult Neurology Residency, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
  • 2011 to 2013, Research Associate, Center for Hypertension and Internal Medicine, Odessa, TX 

Medical Licensure

Kentucky Medical License


  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • Handover Certification

Hospital Privileges

University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Neurology


Representative, Resident Physician Council


  • Panuganti P (2013). Clinical features of different kinds of dementia and appropriate diagnostic evaluation. BANG conference, Department of Neuropyschology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.
  • Panuganti, P. (2013). Blastomycosis and polymicrobial sepsis and pneumonia in s/p renal transplant patient.  Division of Infectious Disease.  UK College of Medicine.
  • Panuganti, P. (2013). Unsolved/Mysterious septic brain abscess in brain with mediastinal mass in a young male patient.  Division of Infectious Disease.  UK College of Medicine.
  • Panuganti, P., Bardfeld, P., Verma, R.. (2010, March). Regional Non Invasive Anthropometry
  • predicts Body Composition in Preterm Infants. Poster presented at: 2010 Eastern SPR Annual Meeting; Philadelphia, PA.
  • Evaluation of discreet factors in the outcomes of different re-perfusion strategies in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • A pilot study to assess the use of pain assessment checklist for seniors with limited to communicate (PACSLAC-II) in patients with post stroke aphasia.


  • Somatic mutations of PPP2R1A in ovarian and uterine carcinomas. Shih IeM, Panuganti PK, Kuo KT, Mao TL, Kuhn E, Jones S, Velculescu VE, Kurman RJ, Wang TL. Source: Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD21231, USA. Am J Pathol. 2011 Apr;178(4):1442-7. Epub 2011 Feb 26.
  • Mutation and loss of expression of ARID1A in uterine low-grade endometrioid carcinoma. Guan B, Mao TL, Panuganti PK, Kuhn E, Kurman RJ, Maeda D, Chen E, Jeng YM, Wang TL, Shih IeM. Source: Department of Pathology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA. Am J Surg Pathol. 2011 May;35(5):625-32.
  • Epidemiology of sudden cardiac death in rural South India - insights from the andhra pradesh rural health initiative. Madhavan SR, Reddy S, Panuganti PK, Joshi R, Mallidi J, Raju K, Raju KR, Iyengar S, Reddy KS, Patel A, Neal B, Calambur N, Tandri H. Source: The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA. Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J. 2011 Jul;11(4):93-102. Epub 2011 Jul 3.