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Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery • Male • Age 54

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Hospital Quality

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Banner Boswell Medical Center
10401 W Thunderbird Blvd
Sun City, AZ 85351
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7400 E Osborn Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

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Accepting new patients?

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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

    • Cardiothoracic Surgery
    • Thoracic Surgery
    • Vascular Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiovascular Surgery
    • General Surgery
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    • Thoracic Surgery
    • Vascular Surgery
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    • Aneurysm Surgery
    • Aortic Valve Replacement
    • 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 Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Coronary Stenting
    • da Vinci® Lobectomy
    • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
    • 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
    • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
    • Impella Device
    • Lobectomy
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Biopsy
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lung Resection
    • Mitral Valve Surgery
    • 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
    • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
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    • Segmentectomy, Open
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Vascular Surgical Procedure
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
    • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Empyema
    • Endocarditis
    • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
    • Infective Endocarditis
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Neuropathy
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Varicose Veins
    • Venous Compression
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Venous Insufficiency
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Kilpauk Med Coll
    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
    • Tamil
    • Telugu
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    Dr. Macherla's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • 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

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    4.1 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Macherla to family and friends

    4.1 out of 5

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    Dr. Macherla's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.4 out of 5

    9 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.6 out of 5

    9 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.6 out of 5

    9 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Macherla

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.1 out of 5

    9 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.2 out of 5

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    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.1 out of 5

    9 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.1 out of 5

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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.
    • Arizona Foundation
    • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
    • Bridgeway Health Solutions
    • Health Choice of Arizona
    • Health Net
    • Health Net of Arizona, Inc.
    • Humana
    • Mercy Care
    • Phoenix Health Plan
    • SCAN Health Plan
    • United Healthcare Community Plan
    • UnitedHealthCare
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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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