Dr. Appalanaidu Sasapu is a hematologist and oncologist at the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He is also an Assistant Professor in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology.
Dr. Sasapu received his medical degree from the Andhra Medical College in India. He completed graduate medical training at King George Hospital. Dr. Sasapu did his Internal Medicine and Pediatrics residency at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Centre, New Orleans. He also served a fellowship in Hematology and Medical oncology at UAMS.
Dr. Sasapu is board certified in internal medicine and has received his Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) certification. Dr. Sasapu founded a charity called Health, Education, and Living for the Poor (HELP) in his home town in India. This organization conducts medical camps, sanitary awareness programs, and advocates disease prevention strategies. The organization also built a library and gym for local school students. He was also involved in running homeless and free care clinics when he lived in New Orleans.