Dr. Prakash Peddi Joins Hematology / Oncology Associates

Feb 01, 2018

Prakash Peddi, MD, has joined Hematology/Oncology Associates located inside the Willis-Knighton Cancer Center in Shreveport. The practice also includes Robert A. Nickelson, MD; Joyce E. Feagin, MD; Maxwell C. McDonald, III, MD; Anil Veluvolu, MD;  Nihar Patel, MD, and Tyler D. Lash, MD.

Dr. Peddi earned a Master of Science degree in molecular biology and biotechnology from East Carolina University in Greenville, N.C., and a medical degree from Kakatiya Medical College in India. He moved to Shreveport for an internship and residency at LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport and completed a fellowship at the same institution.

Prior to joining Hematology/Oncology Associates Dr. Peddi was a professor of medicine at LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport. He was director of sarcoma research at Feist-Weiller Cancer. Center and also served as associate director of breast cancer research for that organization. He has coauthored more than 20 articles in peer-reviewed publications.

Dr. Peddi holds memberships in the American College of Physicians, American Society of Hematology, and the American Society of Clinical Oncology. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and is certified in medical oncology by the same organization.

Hematology Oncology Associates welcomes new patients and accepts most insurance plans.

To learn more about Dr. Peddi please watch his video below: