Dr. Kumar Amaraneni, MD is an emergency medicine specialist in Slidell, LA. Dr. Kumar graduated from Rangaraya Medical College at Andhra University in India in 1978 and completed his residency training in Emergency Medicine at Charity Hospital in New Orleans, LA in 1984. He practiced as an Emergency Medicine physician at both Charity Hospital & Slidell Memorial Hospital for over 25 years. During this time, he served as the Medical Director of the Emergency Department at SMH for 21 years. He also served as the Assistant Clinical Professor in Emergency Medicine at LSU School of Medicine for 20+ years, as well as, a National Board Examiner for the American Board of Emergency Medicine for 8 years. Most recently, Dr. Kumar served on the Board of Commissioners of St. Tammany Parish Hospital Service District No. 2 from 2011 to 2016, and is also currently on his 18th year, serving as the Medical Director of Pelican Urgent Care.