Dr. Sowmya L. Surapaneni, MD

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Specializes in Rheumatology • Female

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Dr. Surapaneni:

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Dr. Surapaneni's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA 17033

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Surapaneni

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Appointments & Offices

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PENN STATE MILTON S HERSHEY MEDICAL CENTER
PENN STATE MILTON S HERSHEY MEDICAL CENTER
500 University Dr
Hershey, PA 17033
Penn State Hershey Medical Grp
Penn State Hershey Medical Grp
3025 Market St Suite A
Camp Hill, PA 17011
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    Dr. Surapaneni's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Rheumatology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine, 2009
    • Rheumatology, 2011
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    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Steroid Injections
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Arthritis
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition Disease (CPPD)
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dermatomyositis
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Giant Cell Arteritis
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
    • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lupus Erythematosus
    • Lyme Disease
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
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    • Polymyositis
    • Raynaud's Disease
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spondylitis
    • Still's Disease
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Systemic Vasculitis
    • Vasculitis
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    Background Check for Dr. Surapaneni

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.
    • 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. Surapaneni & 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. Surapaneni's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Milton S. Hershey Medical Center where Dr. Surapaneni has admitting privileges:

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    • Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Surapaneni

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Surapaneni to family and friends

    4 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Surapaneni's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    4 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    4 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 4 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Surapaneni
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    4 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    4 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    4 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    4 responses
    below
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

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    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Surapaneni accepting new patients?

    If you are a new patient, please check with Dr. Surapaneni before scheduling an appointment.

    What insurance does she accept?

    • Aetna
    • Amerihealth
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Gateway Health Plan
    • Geisinger Health Plan
    • Golden Rule
    • Humana
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • QualCare
    • Tricare
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    • United Healthcare
    • UPMC Health Plan
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    Office Locations

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    PENN STATE MILTON S HERSHEY MEDICAL CENTER
    500 University Dr
    Hershey, PA 17033
    (800) 243-1455 (Office)
    (717) 531-8274 (Fax)
    B
    Penn State Hershey Medical Grp
    3025 Market St Suite A
    Camp Hill, PA 17011
    (717) 761-8900 (Office)
    C
    Penn State Hershey Rheumatology
    500 University Dr
    Hershey, PA 17033
    (717) 531-5384 (Office)
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