Padmavathi  Murakonda, MBBS

Padmavathi Murakonda, MBBS

Specialty: Internal Medicine (Primary Care)
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Locations
Internal Medicine - Carmel/Brewster

185 NY-312 Southeast Executive Park
Brewster, NY 10509

1-845-278-7000
  • About
  • Education & Training
  • Affiliations
  • Publications
About Provider Padmavathi Murakonda, MBBS:

Dr. Murakonda holds a medical degree from Nagarjuna University in India and completed a rotating internship at the University General Hospital in Vijayawada, India. In New York, she finished her Internal Medicine residency at Catholic Medical Center through the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and her fellowship in Geriatric Medicine at Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center through New York Medical College.

In 1999, Dr. Murakonda joined the faculty of Geriatric Medicine at Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center, now Montefiore Medical Center, Wakefield Campus. She is certified by the American Boards in Geriatric Medicine (three certifications) and in Internal Medicine (two certifications). She is a member in good standing of the American College of Physicians, the American Geriatrics Society, and the American Medical Directors Association. Additionally, she has been a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.

Dr. Murakonda has 25 years of clinical experience caring for older patients with multiple comorbidities requiring special attention. She treats her patients with the same dedication and commitment she would invest in those closest to her, always prioritizing their best health interests. Dr. Murakonda emphasizes that a patient is a person, and when a patient is sick or hurting, so are their loved ones.

Patient-centered care involves meeting the unique needs of each patient. This not only entails providing high-quality medical treatment but also collaborating with patients and their families to help them understand their medical condition and treatment options. Dr. Murakonda collaborates with interprofessional teams to promote the functional status, independence, and well-being of older adults.

She serves patients aged 45 and above and has expertise in comprehensive geriatrics assessment, the 4Ms framework (What Matters, Medication, Mentation, and Mobility), ethics, and end-of-life care.

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Languages Spoken: English, Telugu
Gender: Female

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Training:
  • Medical Education
    • Nagarjuna University
  • Internship
    • Catholic Medical Center
  • Residency
    • Catholic Medical Center
Hospital Affiliations:
  • Putnam Hospital Center
Professional Affiliations:
  • American College of Physicians, Fellow
  • American Geriatrics Society
  • American Medical Directors Association
  • Dharmarajan TS, Choi H, Hossain N, Munasinghe U, Lakhi F, Onuoha S, Lourdusamy D, Murakonda P, Lebelt AS, Kanagala M, Russell RO. Deprescribing as a clinical improvement focus. J Am Med Direct Assn. 2020; 21:355-360
  • Murakonda P, Yazdanbaksh K, Dharmarajan TS. Scabies in the nursing home, Misdiagnosis means costs and embarrassment: Story of a centenarian smitten by scabies. J Am Med Dir Assn. 2014;15: 74-5
  • Dharmarajan TS, Nanda A. Agarwal B, Agnihotri P, Doxsie G, Gokula M, Javaheri A, Kanagala M, Lebelt AS, Madireddy P, Mahapatra S, Murakonda P, Muthavarapu SRR, Patterson C, Soch K, Troncales A, Yaokim K, Kroft R, Norkus EP. Prevention of venous thromboembolism: Practice patterns in 17 geographically diverse long-term care facilities in the U.S.: Part 1 of 2 (an AMDA Foundation Project). J Amer Med Directors Assn. 2012; 13:298-302
  • Dharmarajan TS, Nanda A. Agarwal B, Agnihotri P, Doxsie G, Gokula M, Javaheri A, Kanagala M, Lebelt AS, Madireddy P, Mahapatra S, Murakonda P, Muthavarapu SRR, Patterson C, Soch K, Troncales A, Yaokim K, Kroft R, Norkus EP. Prevention of venous thromboembolism in long term care: Results of a multi-center educational intervention using clinical practice guidelines. Part 2 of 2 (an AMDA Foundation Project). J Amer Med Directors Assn. 2012;12:303-7
  • Unnikrishnan D, Murakonda P, Dharmarajan TS. If it is cough, it must be dysguesia: Differing adverse effects of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors in the same individual. J Amer Med Directors Assn. 2004; 5: 107-110"