Kris K. Pachipala, MD

Krishna K. Pachipala, MD Medical Oncology & Hematology


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After completing his Medical school training at age of 23, Dr. Pachipala trained further in the United Kingdom. There he obtained prestigious Membership of Royal College of Physicians of London (MRCP) after passing membership exams. He continued his training and residency in the states. He completed his fellowship training in Medical Oncology and Hematology at the University Of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Dr. Pachipala participated in several National Cancer Institute sponsored cooperative group trials.

During his clinical career, Dr. Pachipala has published several scholarly articles and abstracts. His articles were published in American Journal of Hematology, Journal of Clinical Oncology, and in several other medical journals.

In 2009, Dr. Pachipala joined Millennium Physicians as one of our Medical Oncologist. He treats all types of cancer with special interest in cancers of breast, lung, GI (gastro/colon/pancreas), brain, prostate and myeloma/leukemia. He places great emphasis on patient centered care, education, communication and evidence based medicine.

Professional Education

Medical School: Kurnool Medical College in Kurnool, Inia, 1991
Residency: William Harvey Hospital in Kent, UK, East Kent Hospitals NHS trust, Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA, 1996
Fellowship: University of Texas Health Science Center, 2006

Clinical Interests

Brain Cancer
Breast Cancer
Colon Cancer
Lung Cancer
Prostate Cancer

Honors & Awards
  • America's Top Oncologists in 2012 by consumers' research council of America
  • America's Top Physicians in 2013 by consumers' research council of America
  • Awarded Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award in 2014
  • Professional Memberships
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Society of Hematology
  • Harris County Medical Society
  • Hospital Affiliations

    CHI St. Luke’s The Woodlands Hospital
    CHI St. Luke’s Vintage Hospital
    Conroe Regional Medical Center
    Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center
    Houston Methodist Woodlands Hospital
    Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital
    Houston Northwest Medical Center
    Kindred Hospital Northwest
    Kingwood Medical Center
    Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital
    Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital
    Nexus Specialty Hospital The Woodlands
    North Cypress Medical Center
    Tomball Regional Medical Center