Lakshmi Kannan, MD

Endocrinology, Bariatric Medicine

Dr. Lakshmi Kannan is board certified in endocrinology, internal medicine and obesity medicine and has over 20 years of experience. She received her MBBS from Thanjavur Medical College in Tamil Nadu, India and her MSc in Molecular Medicine from Queen’s University in Belfast, United Kingdom. Dr. Kannan completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, PA. She then completed her fellowship in endocrinology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Kannan is a member of The Endocrine Society and The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. In addition, she has received a long list of awards, including the Robert D. Utiger Award for Outstanding Research by an Endocrine Fellow from the University of Pennsylvania and an award for "Outstanding Board Review Performance" by the Department of Internal Medicine. Dr. Kannan was born and raised in India and enjoys cooking, listening to music and traveling.

Accepting New Patients

Locations

  • 1800 Alabama Highway 157
  • Professional Office Building 3, Suite 201
  • Cullman, AL 35058

Undergraduate

2006
Thanjavur Medical College, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of
Surgery

Tamil Nadu, India

Internship

2007
Thanjavur Medical College Hospital
Tamil Nadu, India

Residency

2015
Einstein Medical Center
Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

2017
Hospital of University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Endocrinology
American Board of Obesity Medicine

2019
ABOM Candidate of the Year Award

2017
Robert D. Utiger Award for Outstanding Research by an Endocrine Fellow, University of Pennsylvania

2017
Bradley Award for clinical research, fellow category, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

2015
Outstanding Graduating Resident Award, Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia

2015
Sonia Stupniker MD Award for scholarly activity, Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia

2014
Exemplar of Professionalism Award, American College of Physicians, Pennsylvania Chapter

2008
Distinction in MSc Molecular Medicine, Queen’s University, Belfast