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Hanford Nephrologist Expands Care to Selma


Dr. Ajay Rachakonda, a fellowship-trained nephrologist, is now caring for patients at Community Care – Selma.

Dr. Rachakonda also cares for patients at Community Care – Hanford Specialty, in the

Emergency Department at Adventist Medical Center – Hanford and at Dr. Wei-Tzuoh Chen’s office in Hanford.

He wanted to expand his services to Selma to help those suffering from kidney problems and electrolyte imbalances.

Dr. Rachakonda has been practicing medicine for 10 years. It’s a profession he knew he wanted to pursue as a child growing up in South India, watching the respect given to his father, who is a family medicine physician.

Dr. Rachakonda earned his medical degree from the Armed Forces Medical College in Pune, India, and a Master’s in Public Health from Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Ky. He completed residency training in internal medicine at the University at Buffalo in Buffalo, N.Y., and a fellowship in nephrology from George Washington University in Washington, DC.

To make an appointment with Dr. Rachakonda at Community Care – Selma, 1041 Rose Ave., please call (559) 856-6090.