emergency physician in hyderabad

Dr. Durga Vara Prasad Ponnaganti

Emergency Physician
English, Hindi, Telugu

Dr. Durga Prasad is an emergency physician at Aster Prime Hospital, Hyderabad, Ameerpet. He is skilled in dealing with all kinds of minor to major emergencies like trauma, medical, surgical, and paediatric emergencies.

Dr. Durga Vara Prasad is well accessed to airway & vascular skills. He has completed his fellowship (AFIH) in industrial health that deals with emergencies and safety in the industry such as chemical, fertilizer & biomedical waste exposure.

Dr. Durga has attended a training program on medical management and preparedness for radiological and nuclear emergencies.


Dr. Durga Vara Prasad completed his MBBS in 2011, Hebei Medical University, China. He received his fellowship in Associate Fellow in Industrial Health (AFIH) from Regional Labour Institute in 2016.

Dr. Durga Vara Prasad completed his post-graduation in Masters in Emergency Medicine from Aster MIMS, Kozhikode in 2019.

Work Experience

  • Duty Medical Officer in the Emergency Department at Pujitha Hospital. He was dealing with minor to major emergencies like trauma, medical, surgical & paediatric emergencies.
  • Coromandel Health Center in September 2014, as a Duty Medical Officer. He was dealing with chemical injuries, fertilizer exposure, food poisoning and he was also conducting mock drills on safety and biomedical waste exposure. 
  • Aster MIMS, Kozhikode in July 2016 as a Registrar. He pursued his 3 years residency program in the Emergency Medicine Department, diagnosing about 30000 annually. He was working alongside the Paediatrics care, critical care, cardiology, orthopaedics, gynaecology ENT & Ophthalmology.
  • Dr. Durga Prasad is extensively trained in resuscitation. Trained in all life-saving procedures, ultrasound etc. He was managing acute care for sick patients who require constant monitoring.

Procedures Performed

  • IV Cannulation
  • NG Tube insertion 
  • Foley’s Catheterization 
  • Abdominal Paracentesis
  • Pleural Tapping
  • InterCostal Drainage Insertion 
  • Rapid Sequence Intubation 
  • EJV Cannulation
  • USG Guided Central Line Insertion
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Arterial Line Cannulation
  • Simple Wound Suturing
  • POP Application
  • USG guided Femoral
  • Nerve block 
  • Procedural Sedation
  • Under Supervision

Courses Attended

  • Ultrasound course at Manipal Hospital, Bangalore.

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