Dr. Shaym Puppala

Internal Medicine
Spartanburg, SC
24 years experience male

Locations

Doctor for Life Weight Management and Treatment Center

Spartanburg, SC

Address

3020B Reidville Rd, Spartanburg, SC
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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About

Bio

Dr. Puppala received his MD from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelpha, Pennsylvania. He subsequently received post-graduate training in the categorical internal medicine program at University of Rochester's Strong Memorial Hospital, in Rochester, New York. Dr. Puppala and his wife moved to Greenville, South Carolina in 2008, and feel very lucky to have found such a lovely city to call their home. Dr. Puppala currently practices in an internal medicine based obesity management clinic in Spartanburg, SC.

Specialties
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Internal Medicine

Licenses

United States: South Carolina

Doctor Q&A

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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
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PPI is better: Over-the-counter proton pump inhibitors like Prilosec (omeprazole) or Nexium (esomeprazole) can protect the stomach from non-steroidal anti-inflammato ... Read More
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Dr. Shaym Puppala
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Nighttime cough: Coughing at night can occur in a number of ailments, most commonly GERD (gastroesophgeal reflux disease), asthma, post-nasal drip/allergies, and fluid ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
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Steroids & weight: Corticosteroids such as prednisone and dexamethasone are associated strongly with weight gain. Although some antihistamines have been associated with ... Read More

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I've spent time enjoying and reviewing Dr. Puppala's answers to a range of questions and am duly impressed by his enthusiasm and scope of knowledge in answering patient queries. Responses are thoughtf...Read More
Aug 28, 2014
Dr Puppala has a stellar command of medicine combined with unparalleled empathy and support for all.
Aug 4, 2014
Very bright and knowledgeable specialist in Internal Medicine and other subjects. I trust his advice.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Temple University School of Medicine, PA
Graduated 1996MD

Awards

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Affiliations

American Medical Association
American College of Physicians
American College of Physician Executives
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