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Kamalakar Surineni, MD, MPH.

Surineni Kamalakar
Clinical Instructor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Professional Background

Kamalakar Surineni, M.D. is specialized in treating various mental illnesses in in-patient, and out-patient settings. Dr. Surineni completed his psychiatry residency at the University of Kansas School of Medicine- Wichita. Dr. Surineni completed his medical school from Kakatiya Medical College, India, and later earned a Master's in Public Health from Missouri State University.

Education and Training
  • MBBS, Medicine, Kakatiya Medical College, India
  • Residency, Psychiatry , University of Kansas Medical Center, Wichita, Kansas
Licensure, Accreditations & Certifications
  • Kamalakar Surineni, Kansas State Board of Healing Arts
Professional Affiliations
  • American Psychiatric Association, Member, 2017 - Present



Prior to starting his residency, Dr. Surineni worked as a clinical researcher and research coordinator at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center-Kansas City. He worked on various VA and pharmaceutical sponsored clinical trials.

1. Pirtle, J.L., Hickman, M.D., Boinpelly, V.C., Surineni, K., Thakur, H.K., Grasing, K. The serotonin-2C agonist lorcaserin delays intravenous choice and modifies the subjective and cardiovascular effects of cocaine: a randomized, controlled human laboratory study, Pharmacology, Biochemistry andamp; Behavior (
2. Kamalakar Surineni, MBBS, MPH, Muhammad R. Afzal, MD, Rajat Barua, MD, PhD, and Deepak Parashara, MD, Epinephrine-Induced Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy,(
3. Sharma R, Oni OA, Gupta K, Sharma M, Singh V, Parashara D, Kamalakar S, Dawn B, Chen G, Ambrose JA, Barua RS. Normalization of Testosterone Levels After Testosterone Replacement Therapy Is Associated With Decreased Incidence of Atrial Fibrillation. J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 May 9;6(5). pii: e004880. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.116.004880.(
4. Sharma, R. Kamalakar, S. , McCarthy, E , Fields, T , Gupta, K , Barua, R. and Savin, V. (2014) Proteinuria in Hypertensive Nephropathy: A Review. Open Journal of Nephrology, 4, 92-99. doi: 10.4236/ojneph.2014.42013. (