Areas of Care:
Specialty: Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
Dr. Challa is Board Certified in Gastroenterology and he is also Board Certified in Internal Medicine. Dr. Challa completed medical school in India and did all his medical training at Coney Island Hospital in Brooklyn, N.Y. He has been in private practice since 1987. During his career, he has been the principle investigator for 17 different clinical research trials.
In 1997, he founded an osteoporosis services company which has become the largest mobile bone density testing company in the Midwest, providing services to more than 150 rural hospitals. In addition, he recently launched the first mobile gastrointestinal diagnostic service in the country. Dr. Challa serves as a board member for several national and international organizations, and is also the award winning author of “Winning the Hepatitis C Battle” and “Spurn the Burn – How to Beat the Heat of Acid Reflux”.