Dr. Ramana Kankanala is a board-certified family medicine physician with Orlando Health Physician Associates. He cares for patients from adolescence through adulthood, providing preventive measures such as health screenings and chronic disease management.
As a primary care doctor, Dr. Kankanala addresses chronic and critical conditions, including:
- COPD, asthma, allergies and acute respiratory tract infections
- High blood pressure / hypertension
- Coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure and heart disease
- Acute and chronic kidney disease
- High cholesterol
- Mental health disorders
- Addiction and substance use disorders
- Acute and chronic pain disorders
- Skin diseases
- Strokes and headaches
- Infectious diseases
- Arthritis and other inflammatory diseases
- Gastrointestinal diseases
He also has expertise in weight loss management and basic wound care.
Dr. Kankanala aims to provide the most up-to-date evidence-based treatment options to his patients. He believes in optimizing the resources available to patients and avoiding unnecessary testing and medication. He enjoys establishing long-term relationships with his patients and helping them in various stages of their lives.
Dr. Kankanala’s Training
Dr. Kankanala received his medical training at Gandhi Medical College in Hyderabad, India. He completed his residency in family medicine at The Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus.
About Dr. Kankanala
Dr. Kankanala worked for 13 years as a primary care physician taking care of patients in both outpatient and hospital settings. He also worked part time in an addiction medicine clinic for three years.
He is board-certified by the American Board of Family Medicine, and his professional memberships include the American Society of Addiction Medicine.
Outside of work, Dr. Kankanala enjoys spending time with family and friends, fishing, traveling, hiking and cooking.
He is fluent in English, Hindi and Telugu.