R. Swamy Venuturupalli, MD, FACR


Dr. Venuturupalli, founder of Attune Health, is an innovative clinician and researcher in the field of rheumatology. After graduating from the Topiwala National Medical College in Mumbai, India, he completed his residency as Chief Resident at the State University of New York Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York. Dr. Venuturupalli also completed a rheumatology fellowship at UCLA/Olive View, during which time he received advanced training in health services research and conducted studies on complementary and alternative medicine, Ayurvedic medicine, dietary supplements and mind-body medicine.

Dr. Venuturupalli has dedicated himself to taking care of patients and conducting research that aims to find cures for rheumatic diseases. During his career, he has been involved in over 150 clinical trials of cutting-edge therapies for illnesses such as inflammatory muscle disease, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and other autoimmune diseases. Dr. Venuturupalli is a sought-after teacher and is a core faculty member of the Cedars-Sinai Rheumatology fellowship program. He holds the title of Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. His current research efforts are focused on using technology, diet, and lifestyle to help patients with autoimmune diseases.

Dr. Venuturupalli is highly regarded by his colleagues and patients for his outstanding level of service, dedication to patients, and advanced treatment options that result from his medical research. He has been recognized for his efforts and has been on the LA Magazine’s Super Doctors list for over 10 years. Dr. Venuturupalli has held numerous prestigious positions, including secretary, treasurer, and president of the Southern California Rheumatology Society, Clinical Chief of the Division of Rheumatology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and currently serves as the Chairman of the Committee on Education at the American College of Rheumatology. He works with various philanthropic causes, including the Attune Health Foundation, Arthritis Foundation, and Lupus LA.

While Dr. Venuturupalli’s clinic is accepting only a few select patients with autoimmune diseases, Attune Health clinic and Dr. Venuturupalli’s associates are currently accepting patients for Rheumatology clinical care, infusion medicine, and clinical trials.