Dr Purnachander Sirikonda, is the Owner and President of Healing Touch Pediatrics (also DBA as Collins Street Pediatrics). He graduated Medical School from Gandhi Medical College, Osmania University, Hyderabad and also did 2 years of Residency in Pediatrics before migrating with immigration to USA. Later he did his Residency in Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown, NJ affiliated with Columbia University. After Rersidency he worked with Hackensack University Medical Center for 5 years as Peds ER doctor and Hospitalist and in 2001-2018 Dr Sirikonda has his own 4 practices in NJ. Relocated to Dallas, Tx to be near family and friends and weather reasons.
In 2018 Dr Sirikonda bought and took over Collins Street Pediatrics. And this office in business for 8-9 years. Collins Street Pediatrics was founded on the desire to be the best pediatric practice in the area. We are committed to providing superior medical care to infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. Excellent customer service is the highest priority. We coordinate specialty care for your child and enjoy helping first-time parents and families of all sizes. Our goal is to provide outstanding pediatric care for the families of Arlington, Mansfield, and the surrounding area who entrust their child’s well-being to our experienced Pediatrician. We also do free prenatal consults for expecting parents guiding them and preparing them for their precious newborn baby. We try to accommodate on the same day as much as possible so parents don’t have to wait for an appointment. Collins Street Pediatrics is a full-service pediatric office offering newborn care, routine well-child care, sports physicals, comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of illnesses, ADHD diagnosis and follow ups, newborn vaccinations, travel vaccines and ear piercing.
He is been nominated as America’s Best Physicians in 2019, Top Pediatrician of NJ 2018, NJ's Favorite Pediatrician 2014, Most Compassionate Pediatrician 2009 & 2010, Castle Connely's Pediatrician of the Year 2014, NJ Top Docs Award 2014, Patient's Choice Award 2009 & 2010 and, Top 10 doctors in Hackensack 2014.
Dr. Purnachander Sirikonda is the past President and present member of Advisory Board of VT Seva since January 2012 and under my leadership donations have been raised by the organization from philanthropic donors and 100% of the donations have been used for educating under privileged Tribal children and Blind Children in remote parts of India.
Involved in helping and promoting a Boarding School for HIV Positive Children in Warangal, TS, India. 50 HIV children are given boarding, lodging, books, clothes and medical care for free by a nonprofit organization.
He also adopted a School which he studied, ZPHS Ghanpur, Telangana, India where helped renovation of the old building and also new building construction. Water purification project also installed in the school for the benefit of the students. Also contributed for temple renovation done in the village.
Multiple philanthropic donations done for Sri Rama Temple in Princeton, NJ and also to 1200 Crore project of Bhagawath Ramanuja's Statue of Equality proposed by HH Sri Sri Chinna Jeeyar Swamiji in Hyderabad, India. Did multiple donation to many temples in India for renovations and repairs.
In 2013, was called by National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) invited to Washington DC to run for Congressman from District 10 in NJ. But due to personal and family reasons chose to not to run. But actively involved and Board member of NIAPPI (National Indian American Public Policy Institute) which helps in formulating and promoting public policies important to Indian Americans.
Example of a True American dream, came to United States of America and trying to pursue his dreams and trying to accomplish life goals..!!