Dr. Brahmaji S. Puram, MD

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Specializes in Cardiology • Male • Age 64

1540 Spring Valley Dr
Huntington, WV 25704
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Dr. Puram:

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Dr. Puram's Experience

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Dr. Puram's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Puram Performs

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
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Conditions Dr. Puram Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Pikeville Medical Center
911 Bypass Road
Pikeville, KY 41501

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Puram

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
1540 Spring Valley Dr
Huntington, WV 25704
APPALACHIAN CARDIOLOGY CLINIC
APPALACHIAN CARDIOLOGY CLINIC
419 Town Mountain Rd Suite 202
Pikeville, KY 41501
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    Dr. Puram's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Cardiology

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiovascular Disease, 1991
    • Internal Medicine, 1986
    1
    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioversion, Elective
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
    2
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Syncope
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
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    Background Check for Dr. Puram

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for West Virginia.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Fifth Pathway / A Foreign Medical School

    Internship Hospital

    Mt Vernon Hosp

    Residency Hospital

    Comm Med Ctr
    Va Medical Center Wilkes Barre

    Fellowship Hospital

    V a New Jersey Health Care System-East Orange
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Puram & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Puram's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Pikeville Medical Center where Dr. Puram has admitting privileges:

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    • Pikeville Medical Center

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Puram

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Puram to family and friends

    2 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Puram's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    2 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    2 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 2 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Puram
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    2 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Puram accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • American Republic
    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • Coventry Health Care
    • GEHA
    • Humana
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • Mutual of Omaha
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    • United Healthcare
    • Wells Fargo Insurance
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    Office Locations

    A
    1540 Spring Valley Dr
    Huntington, WV 25704
    B
    APPALACHIAN CARDIOLOGY CLINIC
    419 Town Mountain Rd Suite 202
    Pikeville, KY 41501
    (606) 432-6162 (Office)
    (606) 432-6142 (Fax)
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