Sangeeta Chandramahanti, MD
Department of Endocrinology
Dr. Sangeeta Chandramahanti is board-certified in internal medicine and in the subspecialties of endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism. Her specialty is endocrinology.
Dr. Chandra is skilled in treating Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, with expertise in insulin resistance, diabetes in pregnancy and insulin pumps. She also is skilled in treating thyroid, parathyroid, pituitary, adrenal and lipid disorders. She treats women for polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), menopause, bone disorders such as osteoporosis, and hormonal disorders. She also offers treatment for obesity and weight loss including follow-up care for weight loss surgery.
Dr. Chandra received her initial medical training in India, earning bachelor of medicine, bachelor of surgery and medical doctor degrees. She completed an internal medicine internship at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, Conn., where she was recognized as Outstanding Ambulatory Senior Resident. She also received the American Cancer Society’s Best Resident Screening Award. She then held a postgraduate fellowship in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism at Marshall University in Huntington, W. Va.
As a Kern Medical physician, she is an assistant professor on the UCLA teaching faculty. Dr. Chandra’s research work has been published in the European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and the Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism.
She is a member of a number of medical associations and societies, including the Endocrine Society and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. She can converse in English, Hindi, Telugu and Spanish.
Dr. Chandra and her husband have a 5-year-old daughter. They live in Bakersfield and they enjoy cycling and shopping.