Emergency Hospital Hyderabad

Dr. Praveen

Dr. S.V. Praveen


Dr. S.V. Praveen is one of the best Physicians in Hyderabad. Currently, he is working as a Consultant Physician (Internal Medicine) in Citizens Hospital, Hyderabad.

Dr. S.V. Praveen has an outstanding and outstanding career with 19 plus years’ experience in Internal Medicine which is why he is among the gem stones physicians of Citizens. He holds practice experience both in India and UK. Dr. S.V. Praveen always prioritizes clinical assessment of a patient over investigations and takes investigations as per requirement and offers quality treatment to his patients, which is one of the best practices for a better diagnosis.

Dr. S.V. Praveen completed his basic qualification of MBBS from Osmania medical college and subsequently, MD in Internal medicine from Osmania medical college. Along with this, he also received additional Respiratory training, MRCP and FRCP from Royal college of Physicians UK.

Mentioning about Dr. S.V. Praveen’s achievements, includes being recognized as an eminent physician by Royal College of Physicians, Glasgow, and conferring the degree of FRCP in the year 2018. Also, he had been appointed as an examiner for part 3 MRCP exams including MRCP training and MRCP PACES courses by the Royal college of Physicians of UK (Glasgow) and taught both Indian and International students appearing for MRCP exams.

Dr. S.V. Praveen has performed numerous procedures during and managed many medical emergencies and high end complicated cases during his clinical career in India and abroad. To mention a few of them are Flexible Bronchoscopy, Intercostal drain insertion (Both seldinger and conventional methods), Diagnostic and therapeutic pleural aspiration, Diagnostic and therapeutic ascitic fluid aspiration, Lumbar puncture, Central line insertion, Endotracheal intubation and many such procedures.

Besides this, Dr. S.V. Praveen has special interest and an extensive experience in managing respiratory diseases. There are numerous clinical attainments to mention about Dr. S.V. Praveen in his around 19 plus years’ experience including the day to day management of critically ill patients in ICU, many complex infections especially those in immune-compromised patients. Management of asthma, COPD, chronic cough, Lung infections, other systemic infections, sleep apnoea and fever of unknown origin, management of such diseases and conditions in Pulmonology have been his special interests.

Also, he has been actively participating in many clinical trainings and conferences held by various renowned scientific societies across the world.

Citizens Hospital is privileged to be associated with such an eminent, proficient and highly-experienced physicians like Dr. S.V. Praveen and foresees a better treatment for patients at Citizens.

  • M.B.B.S. – Osmania Medical College, UHS (AP), 1996
  • M.D. – Osmania Medical College, UHS (AP), 2001
  • M.R.C.P. – Royal college of Physicians, Edinburgh, U.K, 2006
  • F.R.C.P. – Royal college of Physicians, Glasgow, U.K, 2018
  • Currently working as a Consultant Physician (Internal Medicine) in Citizens hospital, Serilingampally, Hyderabad, April 2013 – till date.
  • Consultant Physician, Care Hospitals, Hyderabad, March 2009 to April 2013.
  • Clinical Tutor, Internal medicine, Bhaskara Medical College, Moinabad, November 2008 to March 2009.
  • Specialist registrar in Respiratory and general medicine – Bishop Auckland general hospital, Northern deanery, Bishop Auckland, England, U.K, November 2007 to October 2008.
  • Specialist registrar in Respiratory and general medicine – University hospital of North Durham, Northern deanery, Durham, England, U.K, April 2007 to October 2007.
  • Senior house officer 3 in Respiratory/ General Medicine, Queen Alexandra hospital, Portsmouth. England, U.K, August 2006 to April 2007.
  • Trust doctor in Respiratory medicine – Queen Alexandra hospital, Portsmouth, England, U.K, February 2006 to August 2006.
  • Senior house officer in Respiratory medicine – Ayr Hospital, Ayr, Scotland, U.K, August 2005 to February 2006.
  • Medical rotation in Internal medicine – Ayr Hospital, Ayr, Scotland, U.K, September 2003 to August 2005.
  • Senior house officer in HIV medicine – North Middlesex hospital, London, February 2003 to September 2003.
  • Clinical registrar in Internal medicine – Mediciti and Yashoda hospitals, Hyderabad, June 2001 to September 2002.
  • Pulmonology – Asthma, COPD, ILD, Sleep apnoea, Respiratory infections, Chronic cough, TB
  • Diabetes & Hypertension


Dr. S.V. Praveen, apart from being such an eminent and experienced physician, also possesses good administrative and management skills.

  • Chief Clinical Quality Officer – CCQO at Citizens hospital for 3 years.
    Introduced recently, the surveillance form for Ventilator associated events as per the CDC guidelines 2014.
  • Chairman of Hospital Infection control committee – Citizens hospitals
    • Introduced weekly infection control rounds, conducted clinical audits looking into hand rub hygiene of hospital staff, high end antibiotic prescription, and introduced checklist bundles ex: VAP, blood stream infection.
    • Edited the Hospital Infection control manual and contributed to some of the chapters in the manual.
  • Quality Co-ordinator – Citizens hospital.
  •  Academic in charge – Citizens hospital
    • Initiated weekly conduct of academic programme in the hospital which has generated lot of interest amongst all specialities.
  • Introduced the ‘pulmonary rehabilitation service’, ‘new drug prescription chart’ as well as ‘patient admission proforma’ in previous institutions and hospitals he has worked with.


  • Life membership of College of critical care medicine, India
  • Life membership of Indian sleep disorders association
  • Life membership of Indian medical association, City Branch
  • Pulmonary vascular research institute, India

Registration Number

  • 39843
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