Dr. Murali Macherla, MD

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Specializes in Vascular Surgery • Male • Age 54

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Hospital Quality

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Banner Boswell Medical Center
10401 West Thunderbird Boulevard
Sun City, AZ 85351
Scottsdale Healthcare - Thompson Peak Hospital
7400 East Thompson Peak Parkway
Scottsdale, AZ 85255

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Arizona Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgeons
Peoria Office
13943 N 91st Ave Ste B101
Peoria, AZ 85381
Arizona Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgeons
Scottsdale Office
8402 E Shea Blvd Ste 100
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
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    Dr. Macherla's Experience

    Specialties

    • Vascular Surgery
    • Thoracic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiovascular Surgery
    • General Surgery
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    • Thoracic Surgery
    • Vascular Surgery
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    • Aneurysm Surgery
    • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Stenting
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aorta
    • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
    • Impella Device
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Biopsy
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lung Resection
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Angiograms
    • Peripheral Artery Bypass Procedures
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Peripheral Vascular Stenting
    • Peripheral Vascular Surgical Procedures
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • Segmentectomy, Open
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracic Surgical Procedures
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
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    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Ultrasound, Carotid
    • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
    • Vascular Surgical Procedures
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
    • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Empyema
    • Endocarditis
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Secondary Hypertension
    • Varicose Veins
    • Venous Compression
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Venous Insufficiency
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    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.
    • 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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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Madras Medical College
    Graduated in 1986

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Nevada School Of Medicine
    Complete in 1999
    University Of New Mexico
    Complete in 2005

    Fellowship Hospital

    Arizona Heart Inst
    Complete in 2008
    University Of Chicago Hospitals
    Complete in 2006
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Macherla & 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. Macherla'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 7 hospitals where Dr. Macherla has admitting privileges:

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    • Arizona Heart Hospital

    • Banner Boswell Medical Center

    • Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center

    • Scottsdale Healthcare - Osborn Medical Center

    • Scottsdale Healthcare - Shea Medical Center

    • Scottsdale Healthcare - Thompson Peak Hospital

    • West Valley Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Macherla

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Macherla to family and friends

    9 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Macherla's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    9 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    9 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    9 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 9 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Macherla
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    9 responses
    same as
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    9 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    9 responses
    same as
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    9 responses
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    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Macherla accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
    • AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
    • Arizona Foundation
    • Health Net
    • Health Net of Arizona
    • Humana
    • Mercy Care
    • Phoenix Health Plan
    • SCAN Health Plan
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    Arizona Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgeons
    Peoria Office
    13943 N 91st Ave Ste B101
    Peoria, AZ 85381
    (623) 476-5190 (Office)
    (480) 778-9200 (Fax)
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    Arizona Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgeons
    Scottsdale Office
    8402 E Shea Blvd Ste 100
    Scottsdale, AZ 85260
    (480) 661-0700 (Office)
    (480) 778-9200 (Fax)
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
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