SRIKAR REDDY, MD, FAAFP
Dr. Reddy is a family physician affiliated with Ascension Medical Group in Novi, where he specializes in preventive medicine, adolescent and behavioral health medicine, sports injury care, and virtual care visits.
He also serves as the ministry market regional medical director of virtual care at Ascension. In this role he was responsible for the implementation of a virtual care platform in ambulatory and urgent care settings for Ascension Medical Group Southeast Michigan.
Dr. Reddy is a national Ascension virtual care lead and subject matter expert involved with establishing clinical care guidelines and maintaining quality control across all markets, as well as a physician lead for Ascension Michigan’s remote patient monitoring. From his experience as a telehealth expert, he advocates for:
- Removing obsolete restrictions on the location of the patient and the physician
- Maintaining and enhancing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ authority to determine appropriate providers, services, and modalities for telemedicine
- Ensuring clinicians at federally qualified health centers, critical access hospitals, and rural health clinics can provide telehealth services outside of the COVID-19 public health emergency
- Removing restrictions on Medicare beneficiaries’ access to mental and behavioral health services offered through telemedicine
Dr. Reddy earned his medical degree from Saba University School of Medicine, an accredited university in the Dutch West Indies, and completed family medicine residency at Mount Carmel Graduate Medical Education in Ohio, where he was the 2009-2010 chief resident. He achieved the Degree of Fellow from the American Academy of Family Physicians (FAAFP) in 2014.
Today, Dr. Reddy serves as chair of the MAFP Board, having previously held the positions of president (2021-2022), president-elect (2020-2021), vice president (2019-2020), speaker (2018-2019), and a director. He is also the 2022-2023 vice president of the Family Medicine Foundation of Michigan Board of Trustees.