Congratulations to Dr. Venkata Musunuru, July’s Rockin’ Doc at Memorial Hospital!

Over his three decades as a physician, Dr. Musunuru has never wavered from his passion for providing exceptional patient care. His contributions as a team leader, team member, teacher and mentor are legendary among colleagues and staff in Major Surgery and in the Post-Anesthesia Care Unit at Memorial Hospital.

When it comes to patient care, Dr. Musunuru possesses a winning combination of topnotch clinical care with compassion. With a deep sense of duty and concern, he treats patients as if they were his own family members.

“He always seems to find a way to personally connect with patients — it helps them feel more relaxed,” says one staff member.

Before, during and after surgeries, Dr. Musunuru is known for being laser-focused on patient safety and ensuring the best clinical outcomes possible.

Friendly, respectful and always willing to pitch in and help, Dr. Musunuru leads by example and inspires trust and collaboration: “He has a ‘can do’ attitude and expresses care and compassion for all team members.”

Staff members know they can always turn to him for advice and help.

“Dr. Musunuru is a wealth of knowledge,” explains one staff member. “He can handle any situation that is presented to him with expertise.”

Admired and respected, Dr. Musunuru is a true team player.

“He is always willing to go the extra mile or to help out in doing late or complex cases,” says one staff member. “He sets the standard for integrity and professionalism as a physician.”