Venkatarama Sesker Donepudi , MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism and Internal Medicine

(828) 322-7338

Piedmont Endocrinology PA
311 9th Avenue Dr NE
Hickory, NC 28601


Dr. Donepudi completed his undergraduate studies at University of Akron and attended medical school at the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine in the British West Indies. He completed his postgraduate training at Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie, Indiana. This included his internship and residency in Internal Medicine. He then went to Indiana University to complete his fellowship in Endocrinology. He is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Endocrinology. Dr. Donepudi joined Piedmont Endocrinology in 2003. He enjoys spending time with his family and doing home repair projects.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 24 Years

Languages Spoken: Spanish and English

Education & Training

Medical School: Indiana University School Of Medicine,Indiana University School Of Medicine

Graduation Date: in 1997

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Frye Regional Medical Center
  • Catawba Valley Medical Center

Specialties: Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism and Internal Medicine

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS NC Blue Select
  • BCBS NC Blue Value
  • BCBS NC BlueOptions
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Carelink - Carolinas HealthCare System Tier 2
  • First Health PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Donepudi's Office Information

Fax: (828) 830-4631
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Tue8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Wed8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Thu8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Fri8:00 AM-11:30 AM