Internal Medicine Residents

Vijay Sam Nethala, M.D.

Dr. Nethala is a passionate medical professional hailing from Visakhapatnam, India. Graduating from the esteemed Guntur Medical College, his devotion to internal medicine and quality improvement emerged during his formative years. Adding to his experience, he undertook enriching electives at Harvard University and Southern Illinois University upon arriving to the states.

During the residency interview process, the Northwest Health Tucson Internal Medicine residency program stood out for Dr. Nethala not only due to its exceptional faculty, but also because of their friendly demeanor and eagerness to teach the inaugural class. Dr. Nethala feels privileged to be a part of the first class of residents. Drawn to the year-round sunshine and breathtaking mountain vistas of Tucson, he finds joy in exploring diverse cuisines and the great outdoors. In his leisure hours, Dr. Nethala takes pleasure in investing, embarking on adventure sports, devouring books, and engaging in energizing workouts. His future aspirations span critical care medicine, cardiology, and healthcare improvement. With a vision to effect transformative changes in healthcare, Dr. Nethala envisions a future encompassing Internal Medicine, academia, health systems leadership, and entrepreneurship. His unwavering dedication to patient care and innovation positions him as a valuable asset to the Tucson community.

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