Dr. Suresh B. Katakkar, MD

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Specializes in Oncology • Male • Age 70

1891 W Orange Grove Rd
Tucson, AZ 85704
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Dr. Katakkar's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Northwest Medical Center
6200 North la Cholla Boulevard
Tucson, AZ 85741

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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

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Katakkar

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
UMC Hematology/Oncology
UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER ORANGE GROVE HEMATOLOGY ONCOLOGY
1891 W Orange Grove Rd
Tucson, AZ 85704
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    Dr. Katakkar's Experience

    Specialties

    • Oncology
    • Medical Oncology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    • Medical Oncology
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    • Anemia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Lymphoma
    • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
    • Myeloproliferative Disorders
    • Neutropenia
    • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    • Pancytopenia
    • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
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    Background Check for Dr. Katakkar

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.
    • 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

    Bj Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences
    Graduated in 1970

    Internship Hospital

    St Pauls Hospital
    Complete in 1970

    Residency Hospital

    Ottawa Genl Hospital
    Complete in 1974
    St Pauls Hospital
    Complete in 1971
    University Hospital Saskatoon
    Complete in 1972

    Fellowship Hospital

    Ww Cross Cancer Institute
    Complete in 1975
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Katakkar & 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. Katakkar's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Katakkar

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Katakkar to family and friends

    16 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Katakkar's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 15 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Katakkar
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    16 responses
    above
    national average

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    UMC Hematology/Oncology
    UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER ORANGE GROVE HEMATOLOGY ONCOLOGY
    1891 W Orange Grove Rd
    Tucson, AZ 85704
    (520) 694-8900 (Office)
    (520) 742-4110 (Fax)
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