Dr. Kurra is board certified in medical oncology, hematology, and internal medicine. She joined Premier Oncology Hematology in August of 2010. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Atlantic Health System/Morristown Memorial Hospital. She completed her fellowship in oncology and hematology at Drexel and Temple University of Medicine. Dr. Kurra received various honors during her medical training including “Outstanding Resident” during her second year of residency. Additionally, she was awarded the distinguished “Suzanne Mantone Ambulatory Care Award” for “Outstanding Patient Care” in 2003.

“I believe at the heart of medicine lies exceptional knowledge combined with compassion.”



  • Siddartha Medical College

Internal Medicine Residency

  • Atlantic Health System/Morristown Memorial

Medical Oncology

  • Drexal and Temple University of Medicine


  • Drexal and Temple University of Medicine


  • Diplomate of American Board of Internal Medicine in Medical Oncology
  • Diplomate of American Board of Internal Medicine in Hematology
  • Diplomate of American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine


Dr. Kurra’s areas of interest include all adult malignancies, blood disorders, and clinical research. She is an active member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Hematology, and the American Medical Association.

Premier Oncology Hematology Associates

We know you have choices . . .
And at Premier Oncology Hematology in Merrillville, we are honored that you have selected us as your healthcare provider. Our mission is to provide you with access to the latest scientific evidence and research-based care and cancer treatment, along with the compassion and support you deserve.

Our oncologists/hematologists are educated, trained, and board-certified at prestigious universities throughout the United States — including Harvard University, Rush Medical School, Johns Hopkins University, and Brown University to name a few.

At Premier Oncology Hematology, our patients always receive individualized physician consultation. After meeting with you and establishing mutual goals, our physicians develop a cancer treatment plan rooted in the most current cancer research. Our oncologists/hematologists make it a point to keep themselves at the forefront of medicine. They are committed to continuing education through attending Board Review Courses, scientific symposia, and keeping abreast of breaking research in oncology and hematology. Our nurses and support staff also keep up to date in their respective fields, which enables us to provide you with the best care possible, right at home.

Our offices are equipped to offer infusion services, patient and family education, and full-service laboratory services. We offer access to national clinical research trials through our affiliation with Cancer and Leukemia Group B, whose members include Harvard Medical School, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and The University of Chicago.

Our staff is available to answer any of your questions. For additional information about our practice and access to educational resources, please visit us at www.premieronc-hem.com


Merrillville LocationPhone: 219-736-2800

Munster LocationPhone: 219-836-2000