Dr. Konda was born and brought up in India. He grew up raising animals from childhood, helping his parents run a dairy farm, and grooming Brahma bulls for competition. His compassionate nature and eager enthusiasm for treating animals developed at a very young age. With lots of encouragement from his parents, he pursued a career in veterinary medicine. He received his education in both India and the United States. His passion for veterinary medicine, higher education, and dream of treating animals on par with humans led him to immigrate to the States.
Dr. Konda received his Veterinary Degree from India. He earned a Master of Science degree from the University of Connecticut, Department of Animal Sciences. He then moved to Dallas, Texas, to pursue his career as a veterinarian at a multi-doctor hospital. He worked there for 12 years. During his career, he got advanced training in internal medicine, stifle joint and soft tissue surgeries, dental extractions, along with upper GI endoscopy. His special interests are treating challenging dermatological cases, gastrointestinal problems, and soft tissue surgeries.
After focusing mainly on western medicine for 12 years, Dr. Konda developed a particular interest in integrative medicine. Especially acupuncture, medical massage, phototherapy (cold laser therapy), and herbal treatment to complement western medicine. To fulfill his passion for being the best at integrative medicine, he partnered with Dr. Nespor at East and West Animal Hospital. He takes pride in providing quality, compassionate, integrative, and affordable veterinary services.
Dr. Konda is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA). Dr. Konda finished his medical acupuncture for veterinarians, photomedicine, and medical-massage courses from Curacore academy. He is in the process of completing his training in herbal medicine