Dr. Murali Krishna Voonna
Managing Director and Chief Surgical Oncologist
Dr. Murali Krishna Voonna is the Managing Director and Chief Surgical Oncologist at the Mahatma Gandhi Cancer Hospital and Research Institute, Visakhapatnam. He has more than 25 years of experience dealing with onco-surgeries and robotic surgery, with over 12,000 cases handled.
He established MGCHRI as a comprehensive, state-of-the-art cancer treatment center and research institute offering a continuum of diagnostic, treatment, and support services designated to the needs of cancer patients. He is the chief promoter of MGCH&RI.
He was awarded an oration by “The Nuclear Physicians of India” for his extensive research and contribution to the field of nuclear medicine, recognized as “Legend of the Year in Surgical Oncology” by Times HealthCare Achievers 2018 and 2019, and also received the DNB Teacher Award.
He achieved three gold medals during his MBBS in biochemistry, pathology, and general surgery. Currently, he is the Vice-Chairman of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in Andhra Pradesh. He is also Chairman of the Association of Healthcare Providers of India (AHPI), Chairman of the Andhra Pradesh Super Specialty Hospitals Association (ASHA) till 2018, Reviewer of “National Health Policy”, and Member of various committees for the state of Andhra Pradesh’s Healthcare.
He received his M.Ch. in surgical oncology training at the Adyar Cancer Institute in Chennai, as well as his MS in general surgery and MBA in hospital administration from Andhra Medical College in Visakhapatnam.
Dr. Voonna Sita Rama Swamy
Dr. Voonna Sita Rama Swamy is the Medical Director at the Mahatma Gandhi Cancer Hospital and Research Institute, Visakhapatnam. In his 35 years of service to the State Government (Govt. of A.P.), he held a variety of positions, including Civil Asst Surgeon (Kurupam, Vizianagaram, and Bobbili), Deputy Civil Surgeon and Civil Surgeon Specialist (Bobbili, Salur, and Paravathipuram), District Co-ordinator of Health Services, and Superintendent of Head Quarters Hospital (Vizianagaram).
He retired as an Additional Director at the Regional Directorate of Medical and Health Services [Govt. of A.P.]. He is a life member of the Bobbili Lions Club. He organized and attended family planning, general surgery camps, and numerous medical camps in tribal communities. He has been working as a Medical Director for the past 18 years because of his desire to help others in the medical sector.
A M A Manimuthu
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. A M A Manimuthu is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Mahatma Gandhi Cancer Hospital and Research Institute, Visakhapatnam, and has over 26 years of broad expertise in multi-specialty and super-specialty hospitals in India. He led as a Chief Executive Officer in the healthcare business, including managing the whole hospital, accomplishing financial turnarounds, and building sustainable growth momentum through strategic initiatives, business plans, operating plans and value for the organization.
Previously, he served as Unit Head at Mehta Multi-Specialty Hospitals (Chennai), Project Head at Arvind Eye Hospital (Madurai), Chief Executive Officer at Park Hospital (Coimbatore), Hospital Administrator at Vivus Group (Bangalore), VKNRL Hospital (Assam), and SKS Hospital (Salem).
He holds a Professional Certificate in Advanced Strategic Management from Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK), Executive Leadership Effectiveness program under Mr Ashok Jayaram from Coaching Foundation India (CFI), MHM degree from Department of Management Studies and M Phil (Entrepreneurship) degree from Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, MBA from the National Institute of Personnel Management, Kolkata, LLB from Dibrugarh University, Assam, and B Sc. (Zoology) from Alagappa Govt. Arts College, Karaikudi.
He has excellent interpersonal and people management skills, as well as the ability to motivate a large number of workers in challenging situations. He is deeply committed to advising and mentoring future leaders, as well as establishing high-performance teams and cultures.
A.V.S. Lalitha Sundari
Chief Financial Consultant
Mrs. A.V.S. Lalitha Sundari is the Chief Financial Consultant at the Mahatma Gandhi Cancer Hospital and Research Institute, Visakhapatnam. She is a Chartered Accountant and a member of ‘The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)’, New Delhi. She has around 25 years of broad expertise in the finance sector, including healthcare, IT, and manufacturing industries, and is in active practice in the profession of Chartered Accountancy.
Earlier, she served as a General Manager (Costing) at Eastern Power Distribution Company of A.P. Ltd., Visakhapatnam, Head of Finance and Accounts department at SNF (India) Pvt. Ltd., General Manager (Finance and Accounts) at Ardee Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Deputy General Manager (Finance) at Girijan Cooperative Corporation Ltd., Internal Auditor at M/s Eastern Power Distribution Company of A.P. Ltd. etc.,
She served as a Managing Committee Member of the Visakhapatnam branch of ICAI. During her tenure as a Managing Committee member, she served as Chairman of the CA Students Association, Treasurer, Vice Chairman, and Chairman of the Visakhapatnam branch of ICAI. Her services to ICAI were appreciated as the first lady Chairman of the Visakhapatnam branch of ICAI.
She has done Certificate Courses on Information Systems Audit, Goods and Service Tax, Valuation, and Concurrent Banking. These are the post qualification certificate courses of the ICAI, New Delhi. She delivers lectures at various forums like the ICAI (Confederation of Indian Industry), the GITAM School of Management, etc., on the subjects of her professional interest. She has made significant contributions by pushing the growth agenda, company turnaround, efficiency and rationalization, cost management, restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, and compliance and controllership procedures.
Dr. Subhadra Vompula
Dr. Subhadra Vompula is the Medical Superintendent at the Mahatma Gandhi Cancer Hospital and Research Institute, Visakhapatnam. She has over 25 years of experience in the government, private, and corporate sectors in the field of obstetrics and gynecology. She has expertise with EM Caesarian hysterectomy, the removal of huge ovarian tumors weighing over 13 to 20 kg, the removal of large fibroids, and central placenta previa management.
She held a variety of jobs at various levels of responsibility, including individual work in tribal areas in Asifabad, Civil Assistant Surgeon at Area Hospital in Salur, and Deputy Civil Surgeon at Vizianagaram. She has a responsible role in looking after the welfare of physicians in the hospital and has helped establish a coffee club and a library at hospitals. She is a member of Kayakalp, which is improving hospitals in Vizianagaram with funding from the Indian government. She carried out her work in tribal, rural, and semi-urban regions that were less equipped.
She is constantly engaged in medical camps, screenings, and awareness camps in rural, women’s welfare, and naval areas as Medical Superintendent. Self-breast cancer awareness camps and practical application workshops differ from person to person. She is the secretary of the scientific research and ethics committee, an active participant in hospital development, and a dedicated member of mortality audit, clinical audit, and blood transfusion as the heading secretary, where clinically related presentations from all consultants are gathered.