Dr. Latha S. Polavaram, MD

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Specializes in Geriatric Medicine • Female

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Dr. Polavaram's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Spectrum Health- Butterworth Hospital
100 Michigan Street North East
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Spectum Health - Blodgett Hospital
1840 Wealthy Street South East
Grand Rapids, MI 49506

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Cancer & Hemtlgy Ctrs Wstrn MI
Cancer & Hemtlgy Ctrs Wstrn MI
145 Michigan St NE Suite 3100
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Spectrum Hlth Unitd Cancer Cre
Spectrum Hlth Unitd Cancer Cre
615 S Bower St
Greenville, MI 48838
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    Dr. Polavaram's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Geriatric Medicine
    • Hematology
    • Medical Oncology
    • Oncology

    Board Certifications

    • Geriatric Medicine, 2008
    • Hematology, 2013
    • Internal Medicine, 2007
    • Medical Oncology, 2012
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    Procedures Dr. Polavaram Performs

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    • Anemia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Lymphoma
    • Myeloma
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Thalassemia
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    Background Check for Dr. Polavaram

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.
    • 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

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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Polavaram & Staff

    • English
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    You have an 85.6% lower risk of dying at a hospital with 5-stars for heart bypass surgery compared to a hospital with 1-star. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Polavaram's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 4 hospitals where Dr. Polavaram has admitting privileges:

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    • Mercy Health Saint Mary's Campus

    • Spectrum Health- Butterworth Hospital

    • Spectrum Health- United Hospital

    • Spectum Health - Blodgett Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Polavaram

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Polavaram to family and friends

    7 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Polavaram's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    6 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    6 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    6 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 5 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Polavaram
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    7 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    7 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    7 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    7 responses
    below
    national average

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    Office Locations

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    Cancer & Hemtlgy Ctrs Wstrn MI
    145 Michigan St NE Suite 3100
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    (616) 954-9800 (Office)
    B
    Spectrum Hlth Unitd Cancer Cre
    615 S Bower St
    Greenville, MI 48838
    (616) 225-9330 (Office)
    C
    Cancer/Hematology Ctrs/West MI
    250 Cherry St SE Suite 2200
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    (616) 685-5600 (Office)
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