Pradyut Waghray has done his Doctors of Medicine (M.D.) in Tuberculosis and Respiratory Disease from Osmania University in March 1986. He has three decades of unstinted clinical experience in pulmonary and sleep related disorders leading to the prestigious title “Legend in Pulmonary
Medicine”. He serves as an inspirational beacon for the entire medical profession. He is a Pioneer in bringing the concept of holistic care in
the management of chronic lung Diseases. He has Pioneering effort in combining stem cell therapy with standard medical treatment for
treatment of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis which is an incurable lung disease, in collaboration with basic science experts along with University
of Michigan and Cooperage based KASIAK Research centre. He has played a pivotal role in increasing the success rate of DOTS PROGRAMME. He created awareness about early diagnosis of lung cancer, Smoking related lung diseases, and prevention of Pneumonia in Chronic Obstructive
Pulmonary Diseases by use of Pneumococcal and Influenza vaccines, in both urban and rural areas of the state of Andhra Pradesh.