Dr. Naveen Kella, MD

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Specializes in Urology • Male • Age 42

9102 Floyd Curl Dr
San Antonio, TX 78240
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Hospital Quality

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St. Lukes Baptist Hospital
7930 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229
Southwest General Hospital
7400 Barlite Boulevard
San Antonio, TX 78224

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
The Urology and Prostate Institute
Medical Center
9102 Floyd Curl Dr
San Antonio, TX 78240
The Urology and Prostate Institute
Stone Oak
540 Madison Oak Dr Suite 330
San Antonio, TX 78258
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    Dr. Kella's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Dr. Kella's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Urology
    • Oncology

    Board Certifications

    • Urology
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    • Biopsy
    • da Vinci® Prostate Removal
    • Prostate Biopsy
    • Prostate Removal (incl. TURP)
    • Prosthesis
    • Radiation Therapy
    • Radical Prostate Removal
    • TURP (Transurethral Resection of the Prostate)
    • Ultrasound, Renal
    • Vasectomy
    2
    • Anemia
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Enlarged Prostate
    • Erectile Dysfunction
    • Erection Disorders
    • Kidney Stones
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 1
    • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 10
    • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 11
    • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 14
    • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 2
    • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 3
    • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 4
    • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 5
    • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 6
    • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 7
    • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 8
    • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 9
    • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - X-Linked 1
    • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - X-Linked 2
    • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -12
    • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -13
    • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -15
    • Prostate Disorders
    • Prostatitis
    • Secondary Malignancies
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    • Sickle Cell Disease
    • Urinary Disorders
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    Background Check for Dr. Kella

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.
    • 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

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Pfizer Scholars of Urology Award, 2003
    • Praecis Pharmaceuticals/ AUA Gerald P. Murphy Scholar, 2002-2003
    • What is Transrectal Ultrasound?
    • Urinary flow rate recording: the Impact of a single dose of a diuretic on clinic logistics and flow rate parameters
    • Robotic Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy using the Da Vinci System: Perspectives of a Urologic Oncologist
    • Robotic Radical Prostatectomy: Extraperitoneal Approach,
    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Graduated in 1998

    Internship Hospital

    Tufts
    Complete in 1999

    Residency Hospital

    Tufts
    Complete in 2003

    Undergraduate Schools

    Stanford University

    Other Education

    Baylor College Of Medicine
    Complete in 2004
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Kella & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  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. Kella'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 3 hospitals where Dr. Kella has admitting privileges:

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    • St. Lukes Baptist Hospital

    • Methodist Dallas Medical Center

    • Southwest General Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Kella

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kella to family and friends

    30 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Kella's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    30 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    29 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    30 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 28 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Kella
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    30 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    30 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    30 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    30 responses
    above
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Kella accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    The Urology and Prostate Institute
    Medical Center
    9102 Floyd Curl Dr
    San Antonio, TX 78240
    (210) 591-7171 (Office)
    (210) 569-6263 (Fax)
    B
    The Urology and Prostate Institute
    Stone Oak
    540 Madison Oak Dr Suite 330
    San Antonio, TX 78258
    (210) 591-7171 (Office)
    (210) 569-6263 (Fax)
    C
    The Urology and Prostate Institute
    Southeast
    4243 E Southcross Blvd Suite 202
    San Antonio, TX 78222
    (210) 599-7171 (Office)
    (210) 569-6458 (Fax)
    D
    The Urology and Prostate Institute
    Southwest
    7355 Barlite Blvd Suite 504
    San Antonio, TX 78224
    (210) 591-7171 (Office)
    (210) 596-6263 (Fax)
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