Contact address Sujatha Gunnala (Sujatha Bendala)

6161 N. 44th Place

Paradise Valley, Arizona  85253  USA

 

Family Married to Suri Gunnala

Together we have two sons:

Dr. Vishal Gunnala (Preethi Gunnala)

Alana Gunnala (granddaughter)

Tejal Gunnala (granddaughter)

Dr. Vinay Gunnala (Thu Huynh)

Office address 3125 N. 32nd Street, Suite 200

Phoenix, Arizona  85018

PHONE: (602) 956-7481

Appointments 1980- present Medical Director, Southwest Fertility Center
Postgraduate training 1978-1980              Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Northern Division and Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1977-1978              Chief Resident in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1976-1977              Third year residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1975-1976              Second year residency, Berkshire Medical Center, Pittsfield, Massachusetts

1974-1975              Straight internship in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Berkshire Medical Center, Pittsfield, Massachusetts

1973-1974              Lecturer in Physiology, Kakatiya Medical College, Osmania University, Hyberadad, India

1972-1973              Rotating internship, M.G.M. Hospital, India

Education 1972                       M.D., Kakatiya Medical College, Osmanai University, Hyberadad, India

1966                       Undergraduate degree, Government Junior College, India

Honours and Awards 2012                       Top Doc   Phoenix Magazine

2011                       Top Doc   Phoenix Magazine

2010                       Top Doc   Phoenix Magazine

2009                       Top Doc   Phoenix Magazine

2008                       Top Doc   Phoenix Magazine

2006                       Top Doc   Phoenix Magazine

2002                       Top Doc   Phoenix Magazine

2001                       Top Doc   Phoenix Magazine

1999                       Top Doc   Phoenix Magazine

1992                       International award from ARTA (Assisted Reproductive Technology/Andrology), Tossa De Mar, Spain, in Basic Investigations in Gynecology for the Publications Of “Kinetics of Meiotic Maturation in Cultured Human Oocytes Retrieved Following Oophorectomy”

1972                       Gold Medals for: Best student of the year Scoring highest aggregate among or in graduating class of 1972

Scoring highest in internal medicine among or in graduating class of 1972

Community Service 9/2016                    Recognized for Community Service by the Indian Women Empowerment Forum

2008-Present          Serve on the Member Advisory Board at the Maha Ganapati Temple of Arizona

Professional Societies
  • Fellow      American College Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Member    American Society for Reproductive Medicine
  • Member    Society of Reproductive Surgeons
  • Member    Society of Assisted Reproductive Techniques
  • Member    American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  • Member    Gynecologic Laser Society
  • Member    Maricopa County Medical Society
  • Member    RESOLVE
  • Member    Phoenix Obstetrics and Gynecology Society
  • Member    Endometriosis Association
Certifications
  • February, 1981 Board Certified, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • December, 1999 Recertification (Voluntary) American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hospital Affiliations
  • St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona
  • St. Joseph’s Outpatient Surgery Center, Phoenix, Arizona
  • Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona
  • Banner Desert Medical Center, Mesa, Arizona
  • SurgiCenter, Phoenix, Arizona
  • HonorHealth Scottsdale Shea Medical Center, Scottsdale, Arizona
Teaching Assignments
  • 1996-Present          Clinical Assistant Professor, Midwestern University, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine Glendale, Arizona
  • 1980-Present          Attending Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1980-1989              Instructor on Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1980-Present          Instructor on surgical cases,
  • St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona St. Joseph’s Outpatient Surgery Center, Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1980-Present           Instructor and consultant on Reproductive Endocrinology, Phoenix General Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona
Clinical Research Interests
  • In Vitro Maturation of Human Oocytes
  • Kinetics of Meiotic Maturation in Cultured Human Oocytes Retrieved Following Oophorectomy
  • Methods of Sperm Function Assessment in Evaluation of Male Infertility
  • LHRH Analog Treatment in Endometriosis and Uterine Leiomyoma
Presentations / Publications
  • 1993          “Kinetics of Meiotic Maturation in Culture Human Oocytes Retrieved         Following Oophorectomy.”  ARTA  1993 V4;p. 1-14.
  • 1980         “Pure Gonadal Dysgenesis with Microscopic Ovarian Streak and Gonadoblastoma.”  Obstetrics & Gynecology 1980  V57  NO 6, (Supplement); p. 58-61.
  • 1979         “Immediate Postpartum Hyperprolactinemia and Adrenal Androgen Secretions.”  Abstract 702, The Endocrine Society Annual Meeting, 1980

VIDEOS:

1993                     Peer review selected video tape entitled “Optimizing CO2 Laser Tissue

Effects During Reconstructive Pelvic Laparoscopic Surgery.” Presented at the First International Gynecological Endoscopic Film Festival

Video of Southwest Fertility Center

Family Photos of Dr Sujata Gunnala