Dr Bethapudi has been a GP since 2009 and currently works as a GP partner at Galleries Medical Practice, Washington. He is a post graduate GP Trainer, GP appraiser and local Macmillan GP.
Dr Bethapudi was elected as an executive GP at SCCG and has been a member of the Governing Body since April 2016. Clinical commissioning of health services in cardiovascular and cancer specialties to improve health outcomes for the people of Sunderland is his area of interest. He also serves as the Chief Clinical Information Officer (CCIO), aimed at implementing the NHS digital strategy to improve patient care