Dr. Mouna Gunda, MDPhysician
Areas of Expertise
- Thyroid related conditions
- Diabetes management
Kamineni Institute of Medical Sciences,
University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB),
University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).
Dr. Mouna Gunda is originally from India. She obtained her medical degree from Kamineni Institute of Medical Sciences, Telangana, India. Her Internal Medicine residency was completed at University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) , Montgomery campus. Where she also had the honor to serve as Chief Resident. Subsequently, she completed an Endocrinology Fellowship at University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).
Dr. Gunda’s Endocine interests include thyroid related conditions, diabetes management and diabetic technologies. Dr. Gunda’s interest in Endocrinology started in her first year of residency. She was inspired by a patient in his 30’s, recently diagnosed with Diabetes. By helping him navigate the process of understanding his chronic condition and utilizing proper treatments and lifestyle management her passion to study Endocrinology was kindled. She empathizes with patients and understands the challenges of living with chronic Endocrine conditions likes diabetes, hypopituitarism, adrenal insufficiency. Dr. Gunda, continues to provide education about current treatments and disease states to close knowledge gaps in the management of her patient’s medical conditions to allow for the best outcomes and quality of life.
When not caring for patients, Dr. Gunda enjoys hiking, camping, spending time with her family and traveling with her husband, Ranjith. They especially enjoy cross-country road trips. They have driven from Seattle to San Diego via Pacific Coast Highway. Due to their love of the drive, they experienced that journey twice! Their recent trip took them from Dallas to Yellowstone via Colorado. For those who have not experienced Colorado, Dr. Gunda would highly suggest the 28-mile scenic byway reaching an altitude of 14,130’ feet, to Mount Evans.