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Venugopal Damerla

United States Department of Veterans Health Affairs
Denver, CO

Venugopal is a practicing Physician with the United States Department of Veterans Health Affairs in Denver. He was born and raised in Secunderabad, India. Over the last 25 years Venugopal has studied Vedic spirituality under the guidance of disciples of A.C.Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, a world renowned exponent on Bhakti Yoga. He has taught the Vedic Science of Yoga since 1992 in India and the US. Damerla graduated from Gandhi Medical College in 1995 where he underwent residency leading to Board Certification in Radiation Oncology in 1999. After moving to the United States in 2003 he studied Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology and Hematology where he became Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Integrative/ Holistic Medicine. Venugopal has contributed to Cancer research after practicing in renowned institutions such as Duke and Tulane. He has a number of publications in Oncology and has co-authored a chapter in the 2009 text Book on Prostate Cancer. Currently living Longmont, CO with his wife Ananda and 11-year-old son Bala. Damerla’s current interests include Yoga, spiritually based Clinical Interventions and Ayurveda.