Specializes in: Internal Medicine, Primary Care
Certification: Board-Certified Internal Medicine, Obesity Medicine, American College of Preventive Medicine
Medical School: University of Oklahoma School of Community Medicine in Tulsa
Education: University of Oklahoma
Residency: White River Health System
Languages Spoken: English, Telugu
Krishna Vedala, MD, MPH, Dipl. ABOM, is an internal medicine physician at Norman Regional’s Primary Care – South OKC clinic board-certified in internal medicine and obesity medicine.
Dr. Vedala received his doctorate of medicine from the University of Oklahoma School of Community Medicine in Tulsa, Oklahoma and completed his residency at White River Health System in Batesville, Arkansas. He now lives in Edmond, Oklahoma, where he was raised.
Dr. Vedala said his purpose in life is to help provide a better future for the world using the knowledge he has gained from his extensive training and various experiences.
“I believe that internal medicine, along with my public health background, provide me with the ability to address a wide variety of illnesses and critical issues currently faced by the healthcare field,” Dr. Vedala said.
He added that leading a healthy lifestyle is about balancing overall well-being, but that it is not an easy task and he knows that from his personal experiences.
“I believe that any goal is achievable, but success is possible with slow, small steps,” he said. “I want to help my patients achieve their healthcare goals and want them to know that they can expect the best from me.”
Dr. Vedala’s special interests include:
- Diabetes management
- COPD management
- Congestive heart failure management
- Hypertension (uncontrolled blood pressure)
- Hypercholesterolemia (elevated cholesterol)
- Weight loss
- Emphasis on the importance of mental health
Dr. Vedala has won multiple awards, including the Resident Educator Award and the GME Excellence Award from White River Health System.
Aside from medicine, Dr. Vedala enjoys spending time with his wife and their cat named Loki, watching movies, traveling and checking out new places.
Dr. Vedala is also a huge sports fan. He enjoys watching football and basketball, and he loves the OU Sooners, the Oklahoma City Thunder and the New York Yankees.
One unique talent of Dr. Vedala’s is that he loves to write and has been working on a science fiction novel over the past few years.
Dr. Vedala is accepting new patients and would love to care for you. Please call 405-912-3400 to schedule an appointment.
Join Norman Regional Health System’s Krishna Vedala, MD, MPH, Dipl. ABOM and Raghuveer Vedala, MD, FAAFP, Dipl. ABOM, as they discuss trending healthcare topics through conversations on Vital Visions: The Vedala Brothers Podcast.
The Norman Regional providers, and brothers, hope to use their podcast to help patients start conversations with their primary care provider about difficult questions they may have. No topics are off-limits as the Vedala brothers hope to foster open communication for improved patient-centered care.
Vital Visions with the Vedala Brothers is a project that physicians have wanted to start for a while, dating back to their days in medical school. With the Vedalas’ dream for this podcast coming to life, they will be able to bridge the gap between providers and patients, providing helpful and valuable information to the public.
If you have any questions or topics you would like discussed on a future episode, email VitalVisionsPodcast@nrh-ok.com. If you wish to remain anonymous, please note it in the body of the email.