Dr. Prashanth Ramachandra, MD

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Specializes in Bariatric Surgery • Male • Age 49

1501 Lansdowne Ave Ste 305
Darby, PA 19023
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  • Obesity
  • Pediatric Obesity

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Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital
1500 Lansdowne Ave
Darby, PA 19023

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Mercy Surgical Associates
Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital
1501 Lansdowne Ave Ste 305
Darby, PA 19023
5401 Old York Rd
Philadelphia, PA 19141
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    Dr. Ramachandra's Experience

    Specialties

    • Bariatric Surgery
    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Esophagomyotomy
    • Gastrectomy
    • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
    • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
    • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
    • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
    • Sleeve Gastrectomy
    • Stomach Surgery
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    • Obesity
    • Pediatric Obesity
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    Background Check for Dr. Ramachandra

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

    0 Sanctions

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    0 Board Actions

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Armed Forces Medical College, Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences
    Graduated in 1989
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Ramachandra & Staff

    • English
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    Patient Satisfaction

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    staff went above and beyond on helping me with my insurance forms and contacting my family doctor with release forms which can be confusing thank you!

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    Office Locations

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    Mercy Surgical Associates
    Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital
    1501 Lansdowne Ave Ste 305
    Darby, PA 19023
    (610) 534-6170 (Office)
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    5401 Old York Rd
    Philadelphia, PA 19141
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