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Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Houston, Texas

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"Best Doctors" in the Nation

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Only 5% of the doctors in the country are selected.

MEDVAMC boasts 37 staff physicians on Best Doctors list plus 41 consultants and attending physicians.

Praharaju G. Shankar Giri, M.D., F.A.C.R., F.A.S.T.R.O.
Listed as one of the best doctors in the nation in the field of radiation oncology since 1998, P. G. Shankar Giri M.D., F.A.C.R., F.A.S.T.R.O., chief of Radiotherapy Section, assists Veteran Everett Wehling during a procedure. Giri received his medical degree from St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore University, Bangalore, Karnataka, India. He completed his therapeutic radiology residency at the Medical College of Virginia in 1980. Giri is board certified in radiation oncology. Before coming to Houston, he was an associate professor at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and professor and chairman at the Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia.