About Dr Vijay V. Yeldandi
Dr Vijay V. Yeldandi, is the chief of infectious diseases, Chairman Hospital Infection Control Committee and director of the Inflammatory Disorders Clinic at Continental Hospitals, Hyderabad. Dr Yeldandi has a special interest in infections complicating autoimmune disorders; transplantation as well as patients with HIV infection and other infections related to travel.
With expertise in managing diseases of the immune system and inflammatory disorders, and over three decades of experience in both USA and India, Dr Vijay is one of the best infectious disease specialists in Hyderabad. He embraces state-of-the-art technology with compassion to empower individuals to take ownership of their own health and have a purposeful life with autonomy and dignity.
A clinician and educator, he is an alum of the prestigious Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad, and trained as a superspecialist (fellowship) in infectious diseases at Loyola University of Chicago. A resolute advocate for patient safety and infection prevention; he has received numerous awards for excellence in teaching and leadership for public health in India. He is a member of the Community of Practice for “Implementing Public Policy” Harvard Kennedy School of Government. He serves as an advisor to the Ministry of Health (Technical Resource Group of NACO) and for Infection Prevention and Control (Government of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh)
Patient-safety & Infection Prevention and Control
Patient-Safety & Infection Prevention and Control
Most Distinguished Physician Award: American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin. 40th Annual Convention. San Antonio Texas. USA. June 23-26, 2022
Fullbright Specialist December 2019- December 2022
Vanguard Leadership Academy graduated February 2012
APMGUSA Leadership award for outstanding contributions towards Global Health Projects (Federation of Andhra Pradesh Medical Graduates in USA)
Award of Recognition for Outstanding Leadership 2009: Resurrection Westlake Hospital
Golden Apple, 2008: Resurrection Westlake Residency Program.
Distinguished Physician Award: 2007 Indian American Medical Association, Illinois
Most Distinguished Physician Award: 2005 Osmania University Medical Alumni Association of America
Golden Apple, 2003: Resurrection Westlake Residency Program.
Bronze Apple, 1996: Loyola University Medical Center, Department of Medicine.
Bronze Apple, 1995: Loyola University Medical Center, Department of Medicine.
Silver Apple, 1994: Loyola University Medical Center, Department of Medicine.
Golden Apple, 1992: Grant Hospital of Chicago.
Outstanding Resident, 1985-1986: Grant Hospital of Chicago.
Intern of the Year, 1983-1984: Grant Hospital of Chicago.
Literary Secretary, 1978-1979: Gandhi Medical College.