Dr. Punyamurtula Kishore, MD

Dr. Punyamurtula Kishore, MD

Internal Medicine | Male

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Punyamurtula S. Kishore, M.D., MPH, FASAM Punyamurtula S. Kishore is the founder of Preventive Medicine Associates, Addiction Medicine Associates, and...   Read More

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      Specialties

      • Internal Medicine
      • Preventive Medicine

      Conditions Treated

      • Acute Alcohol Sensitivity
      • Addiction
      • Alcohol Poisoning
      • Alcohol Related Disorders
      • Alcohol Withdrawal
      • Alcoholic Cerebellar Degeneration
      • Alcoholic Intoxication
      • Alcoholic Liver Disease
      • Alcoholic Neuropathy
      • Alcoholic Paranoia
      • Alcoholic Polyneuropathy
      • Alcoholic, Reversible Acute Muscular
      • Alcohol-Induced Pseudo-Cushing's Syndrome
      • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
      • Benzodiazepine Abuse
      • Benzodiazepine Poisoning
      • Caffeine Addiction
      • Caffeine-Related Disorders
      • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
      • Hypertension, Alcohol-Induced
      • Physical Disability

      Procedures Performed

      • Alcohol Testing
      • Biofeedback
      • Detoxification
      • Detoxification Evaluation
      • Drug Testing
      • House Call
      • Insurance Physical Examination
      • Physical Examination
      • Polypharmacy
      • Sports Physical Examination
      • Wellness Examination
      • Worker's Compensation Evaluations

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      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

        No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

      • 1
        Sanction

        Dr. Kishore has received 1 sanction

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        • Other  (4/9/2014)
        • Action Taken: Summary Suspension
        • Summary: Dr. Punyamurtula S. Kishore; License # 43282; NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine found that the physician is an immediate and serious threat to the public health, safety and welfare. ACTION TAKEN: The Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine summarily suspended the physician's license.
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        Dr. Kishore has 2 board actions

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        • Other  (9/10/2015)
        • Action Taken: Other
        • Summary: Please reference the following Document
        • State: Massachusetts
        • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
        • Professional Misconduct  (9/19/2012)
        • Action Taken: Education
        • Summary: Dr. Punyamurtula Kishore; License # 43282; Nature of Complaint: The physician was found to have inappropriately filed four Temporary Involuntary Hospitalization Applications for the purpose of drug treatment and drug testing. Action Taken: The physician was issued a reprimand, fined $2,500.00, required to perform fifty hours of Board approved community service, and complete additional continiung professional development credits.
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      Education

      • Medical School
        Andhra Medical College, Ntr University Of Health Sciences

        Graduated in 1974

      • Internship Hospital
        King George Hospital

        Completed in 1974

      • Residency Hospital
        Carney Hospital Ma

        Completed in 1994

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Carney Hospital Ma
      • Other Education
        Harvard School Of Public Health

        Completed in 1979

      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Creole
      • Hindi
      • Spanish
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Internal Medicine
      • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
      • No malpractice claims found
      • Sanctions found
      • Board actions found
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      Dr. Kishore's Care Philosophy

      Punyamurtula S. Kishore, M.D., MPH, FASAM Punyamurtula S. Kishore is the founder of Preventive Medicine Associates, Addiction Medicine Associates, and National Library of Addiction. Kishore has been a practicing public health scientist for over 30 years. He began his medical career as a primary care / family practice physician and then moved into a position as the Medical Director of the Washingtonian Center for Addictions, the first organization in the U.S. to recognize addiction as a disease. Their philosophy was an early precursor to the AA or 12-step program movement. Kishore has been a member of the American Society of Addiction Medicine since 1986 and has helped treat more than 200,000 addicts. Dr. Kishore treats addicts with his 'sobriety maintenance' method. This unique health model stresses the prescription of non-toxic substances, provides patients with coping skills they need to remain sober and tailors treatment to specific medical conditions. Kishore also administers "de-addiction" treatment, a process that treats emotional addiction as well as the physical addiction. Patients have access to home detoxification, an inexpensive and more effective option to in-patient care which allows them to maintain their dignity while learning how to cope with the temptations found in their own environments. In 1993, Kishore founded National Library of Addictions in Brookline, Massachusetts. To support work in addictions treatment, the Library is designed to provide a non-profit structure for addiction professionals to exchange ideas and to further the development of treatment methodologies. He was honored by the Boston Celtics with a "Heroes Among Us" award, given to those who make a significant impact on the lives of others. Kishore is also the recipient of a national Compassionate Caregiver Award, Honorable Mention, from the Schwartz Foundation. Kishore served as a faculty member of Harvard and as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts. Currently, he serves as the Assistant Professor of Business Administration at Fitchburg State University. He holds his Master's Degree in Public Health from Harvard School of Public Health, in addition to Certificates in Addiction Studies and Forensic Psychology from Bridgewater State University.