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Special District

Antelope Valley Health Care DistrictCandidate for Board of Directors

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Doddanna Krishna

Physician/Medical Director
41,419 votes (17.8%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Continuing Expansion and Improvements of Emergency Room.
  • Continuing the elimination of Financial Waste reinvesting more in patient care.
  • Ensuring that we have the best Nurses, Doctors, and Medical Equipment.



Profession:Physician/Medical Director
Physician, Independent Practice, Antelope Valley Pulmonary Associatees (1989–current)
Board of Directors, Antelope Valley Healthcare District — Elected position (2012–current)


American Board of Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Medicine Physician / M.D., Internal Medicine & Pulmonary Medicine (current)
Christ Hospital in Oaklawn Illinois and Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx New York Physician/MD , Internal Medicine / Pulmonary Medicine / Critical Care (1988)


Dr. Doddanna Krishna is a respected local independent physician and a leader in improving health care for Antelope Valley residents for over 27 years.  A lung specialist, he treats patients with asthma, COPD, and lung cancer.

Leadership-2012: Elected to the Antelope Valley Healthcare District Board where he is currently Chairman of the Board.  2007-2012: Dr. Doddanna Krishna was repeatedly elected by fellow doctors as Chief of Medical Staff for Antelope Valley Hospital.  He’s a former member of Lancaster West Rotary.

 Commitment-Dr. Krishna is dedicated to putting the needs of patients and families first.  As Board Chairman, Dr. Krishna has made improving patient care his top priority, happy to work long hours to serve patients and their families.

 Service-Dr. Krishna proudly served as a Captain in the United States Army Reserve.

Patient Empowerment-Medical decisions should be made by patients and their doctors, without any middlemen.  Dr. Krishna will ensure that our doctors and patients are empowered to obtain the care they need. 

Dr. Krishna is trusted by doctors, nurses, health care professionals, and community leaders to continue working for greater health care and a stronger hospital for our families.

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Assemblyman Tom Lackey
  • Board of Equalization Member George Runner
  • Antelope Valley Hospital Board Member, Dr. Mukund Shah

Elected Officials (3)

  • Congressman Steve Knight
  • Palmdale Mayor Jim Ledford
  • Lancaster Mayor R. Rex Parris

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