Dr. Surendra B. Avula, MD

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Specializes in Cardiology • Male • Age 51

10837 S Cicero Ave Suite Suite 110
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
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Hospital Quality

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Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center
4440 West 95th Street
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
Franciscan St. James Health - Chicago Heights
1423 Chicago Road
Chicago Heights, IL 60411

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Accepting new patients?

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Cardiovascular Care Consultants
Cardiovascular Care Consultants
10837 S Cicero Ave Suite Suite 110
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
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    Dr. Avula's Experience

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    Specialties

    • Cardiology
    • Interventional Cardiology

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiovascular Disease, 2005
    • Internal Medicine, 1993
    • Interventional Cardiology, 2010
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    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardiovascular Intervention
    • Cardioversion, Elective
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angiogram
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Impella Device
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Peripheral Intervention
    • Thoracentesis
    • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
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    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Artery Disease
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Septal Defect
    • Syncope
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
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    Background Check for Dr. Avula

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Illinois.
    • 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

    Guntur Medical College
    Graduated in 1986

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Illinois
    Complete in 1989

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Illinois
    Complete in 1991

    Fellowship Hospital

    Christ Hospital
    Complete in 1994
    St Luke's Hospital
    Complete in 1995
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Avula & Staff

    • English
    • Hindi
  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. Avula's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center

    • Franciscan St. James Health - Chicago Heights

    • Franciscan St. James Health - Olympia Fields

    • Little Company of Mary Hospital

    • Silver Cross Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Avula

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Avula to family and friends

    6 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Avula's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    6 responses
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    6 responses
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    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 6 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Avula
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    6 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Avula accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    • MultiPlan
    • MVP Health Care
    • National Elevator
    • Pipefitters
    • United Healthcare
    • WellCare
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    Office Locations

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    Cardiovascular Care Consultants
    10837 S Cicero Ave Suite Suite 110
    Oak Lawn, IL 60453
    (708) 576-8150 (Office)
    (708) 576-8831 (Fax)
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