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S Murthy Badiga

Mid Valley Gastroenterology and RGV Gastro

Weslaco, Texas, 78596, United States

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A respected physician and expert in the field of gastroenterology, Dr. S. Murthy Badiga possesses a superior academic record including extensive training. Dr. S. Badiga began his medical education in Andhra Pradesh, India. As a student at C.S.R. Sarma College in Ongole, Dr. S. Badiga took on the coursework necessary to prepare for medical school. After finishing his studies in 1972, Dr. S. Badiga attended Andhra Loyola College in Vijayawada, earning a Bachelor of Science in 1975. Dr. S. Murthy Badiga enrolled in Guntur Medical College in Guntur for five years. Consistently earning top marks, as well as praise from his instructors, Dr. S. Badiga graduated in 1981 with his medical degree. Dr. S. Badiga remained in Guntur, where he gained valuable experience in a rotating internship at Government General Hospital.


Continuing his postgraduate education, Dr. S. Badiga travelled to Jamaica, W.I. and began additional training and gained work experience. Dr. S. Murthy Badiga served at the Kingston Public Hospital in Kingston for one year as a House Officer in internal medicine. From 1982 to 1984, Dr. Badiga served as the Resident Medical Officer in the primary care section of Lionel Town Hospital. As Casualty Medical Officer, Dr. Murthy Badiga worked in Spanish Town Hospital’s emergency room.

After clinical practice in Jamaica, Dr. Badiga went to the USA after successfully passing ECFMG and VQE. He did a radiology internship at New York Medical college in 1985 and started as a research associate to Dr. C.S. Pitchumoni in the gastroeneterology department at Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center, Bronx, NY. After a productive year of numerous publications, he started his residency in Internal Medicine at the same institution. He successfully completed his residency at the top of the class in 1990 and passed his internal medicine boards in 1991. He continued as a fellow in Gastroenterology and Clinical Nutrition at the same facility completing the three year fellowship in 1993. He passed the boards in Clinical Nutrition (1992) and Gastroenterology (1993). He subsequently pursued an advanced fellowship training in interventional/therapeutic ERCP (pancreatico-biliary endoscopy) at University of Amsterdam under the world renowned pioneer in the field, Dr. Kees Huibregtse.

Currently, Dr. S. Murthy Badiga serves as the President of Mid Valley Gastroenterology and RGV Gastro and senior consultant in gastroenterology with officesin Weslaco, Texas and Edinburg, Texas in the Rio Grande Valley. He has been serving the valley's GI needs since 1994. Dr. S. Badiga’s practice focuses on advanced therapeutic endoscopy and the treatment of pancreaticobiliary disorders. He served on several leadership positions including on the boards of Knapp Medical Cenetr, Weslaco, Texas and Doctors Hospital at Renaissance, Edinburg, Texas. He was the chief of Medicine and chief of staff at Knapp Medical Center previously. In his time away from professional responsibilities, Dr. S. Badiga is an avid reader, citing Mark Twain, Oscar Wilde, Michael Crichton, and V.S. Naipaul as his favorite authors.




S Murthy Badiga - Professional Experience:  

Mid Valley Gastroenterology and RGV Gastro



Weslaco, TX US

06/1/1994 — Present

Practice of Gastroenterology

Executive leadership, patient care, teaching

Was elected Chief Staff at Knapp Medical Center. Chief of Medicine at KMC Member, Board of Governors, DHR


S Murthy Badiga - Education:

Guntur Medical College

Medicine and Surgery


Guntur, IN

03/1/1975 — 03/1/1981

President, GMC student body (elected)



S Murthy Badiga - Interests: 

Travel, reading, music, economics, politics, computers 

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