Dr. Karukurichi Venkatesh, MD

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Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery • Male • Age 67

2223 E Baseline Rd Ste A
Gilbert, AZ 85234
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Dignity Health - Chandler Regional Medical Center
1955 W Frye Rd
Chandler, AZ 85224
Dignity Health - Mercy Gilbert Medical Center
3555 S Val Vista Dr
Gilbert, AZ 85297

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Tri-City Colo-Rectal Surgery
Tri-City Colo-Rectal Surgery
2223 E Baseline Rd Ste A
Gilbert, AZ 85234
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    Dr. Venkatesh's Experience

    Specialties

    • Colon & Rectal Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Colon & Rectal Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Colon Surgery
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hernia Repair
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
    • Sphincterotomy
    • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
    • Ultrasound, Endoanal
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    • Adhesions
    • Anal Abscess
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal Fistula
    • Anal Warts
    • Anorectal Lesion
    • Anorectal Polyp
    • Anorectal Stenosis
    • Clostridium Difficile Colitis
    • Colon Cancer
    • Colovaginal Fistula
    • Enterocutaneous Fistula
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Ischemic Colitis
    • Radiation Colitis
    • Vesicocolic Fistula
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Kilpauk Medical College
    Graduated in 1971

    Internship Hospital

    Cook Co Hospital
    Complete in 1972

    Residency Hospital

    Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak
    Complete in 1979
    Henry Ford Hospital
    Complete in 1976

    Fellowship Hospital

    William Beaumont Hospital
    Complete in 1979
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Venkatesh & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Dignity Health - Chandler Regional Medical Center

    • Dignity Health - Mercy Gilbert Medical Center

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    • 2 reviews

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    5 out of 5
    - in Anchorage, AK |

    good doctor. direct, quick, responsive. handles an uncomfortable situation with ease and professionalism. staff is very attentive to patients while in prep/surgery.

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    5 out of 5
    - in Scottsdale, AZ |

    Not only is Dr. K.Venkatesh the best, his entire staff at the Colo-Rectal Center are caring and the best....

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    Is Dr. Venkatesh accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
    • American Republic
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CHAMPVA
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • Coventry Health Care
    • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    • Health Net
    • HealthSmart
    • Humana
    • Medicaid
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medico
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    • Tricare
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • Wells Fargo Insurance
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    Office Locations

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    Tri-City Colo-Rectal Surgery
    2223 E Baseline Rd Ste A
    Gilbert, AZ 85234
    (480) 835-5302 (Office)
    (480) 844-2081 (Fax)
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