Sowmya Puthalapattu, MD, or Dr. Sowmya as she’s known to patients, is an experienced board-certified nephrologist and internal medicine physician at Kingwood Kidney Associates, with offices in Kingwood and The Woodlands, Texas. Dedicated to providing her patients with comprehensive individualized care, Dr. Puthalapattu believes in the importance of active listening and having an open and creative clinical mind to provide the right care to meet her patients’ needs.
After earning her Doctor of Medicine at the Armed Forces Medical College in Pune, India, Dr. Puthalapattu relocated to the United States to complete her residency in internal medicine, as well as her fellowship training in nephrology, at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York City.
Dedicated to her profession, Dr. Puthalapattu is an active member of the Texas Medical Association, the American Society of Nephrology, and the Harris County Physician Association. She’s also on staff at many local hospitals, including Kingwood Medical Center, Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital, Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital-Humble, and the Houston Northwest Medical Center. Her areas of specialty include chronic kidney disease, end-stage renal disease, hyponatremia, and high blood pressure.
A resident of The Woodlands, Texas, Dr. Puthalapattu spends her free time with her husband and two children. Her favorite activities include hiking and traveling.
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