Dr. HariPriya Reddy Challa, Consultant Infectious Diseases

Dr HariPriya Reddy Challa Consultant Infectious Diseases

Dr. HariPriya Reddy Challa

MBBS, M.D (General Medicine), FNB (Infectious Diseases)

Consultant Infectious Diseases


MBBS: NRI Medical College (Guntur, Andhra Pradesh)

MD (General Medicine): PESIMSR (Kuppam, Andhra Pradesh)

FNB (Infectious Diseases): Apollo Hospitals (Chennai)

Professional Synopsis:

Trained at one of the best Infectious departments in India (Apollo Chennai), Dr. Hari Priya Reddy Challa is well-versed in diagnosing and treating community acquired and hospital acquired infections including those in immunocompromised hosts like Solid organ transplant and bone marrow transplant.

Areas of Interest:

TB/HIV/Infection control


  • Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)
  • Clinical Infectious Diseases Society of India (CIDS)
  • Indian Medical Association (IMA)

Poster Presentations:

  • Blood culture identification panel 2 (BCID 2) in management of blood stream infections. CIDSCON 2021 Annual conference of CIDS, India.
  • Prevalence of Covid Associated Pulmonary Aspergillosis (CAPA) in ventilated Covid-19 patients at a tertiary care hospital. CIDSCON 2020. Annual conference of CIDS, India


  • Infections caused by Aeromonas species in hospitalized patients: A case series Indian J Med Microbiol. 2022 Apr-Jun;40(2):306-308. doi: 10.1016/j.ijmmb.2022.01.006. Epub 2022 Feb 7. PMID: 35144832.
  • Infective Endocarditis of Native Valves due to Aspergillus in an Immunocompetent Host: A Rare Presentation Clin of Diagn Res.2022; 16(1): OD01-OD03. https://www.doi.org/10.7860/JCDR/2022/50944/15875.
  • Co-author for chapter, COVID-19: Clinical Presentation and management. Gopalakrishnan R, Das B, Challa HR. COVID-19: Clinical Presentation and management. Wander GS. Postgraduate Medicine: Jaypee Brothers;2022. p.396- 403