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Vishnu Kanala, MD

  • Hospital Only


  • Medical School
    Kurnool Medical College (Kurnool, India)
  • Residency
    Pediatrics: Sinai Hospital Of Baltimore (Baltimore, MD)
  • Internship
    Sinai Hospital Of Baltimore (Baltimore, MD)
  • Board Certifications
    American Borad of Pediatrics

Hospitalists specialize in caring for hospitalized patients. Having a hospitalist is similar to have a primary care doctor with you in the hospital throughout your stay. Hospitalists work with your primary care doctor and specialists to ensure that you receive high-quality health care, but do not see patients in the clinic setting.



Dr Kanala received his medical degree from Kurnool Medical Collge (India) in 2001. He worked at various hsopitals in United Kingdom including St James's University Hospital, Leeds, St Marys Hospital Sidcup, London from 2002 -2008 as a Pediatrician. He did his Pediatric residency at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore form 2008-2011. During his residency he was rotated at Johns Hopkins Hospital and University of Maryland for about 6 months.

Dr. Kanala is married and has one daughter. He enjoys playing tennis and traveling.

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Sanford Children's Specialty Clinic

1600 W 22nd Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57117

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Sanford Children's Hospital

1600 W 22nd Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57117-5039

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(605) 312-1000