Dr. Bhaskararao Nalam, MD

Dr. Bhaskararao Nalam, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 69
(9)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Bhaskararao Nalam, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Palm Springs, CA. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 46 years.

1180 N Indian Canyon Dr

Palm Springs, CA 92262

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Nalam performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
high
more than 88% of peers
Vascular Disease
normal
more than 54% of peers
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
normal
more than 37% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
19

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Thrombosis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Andhra Medical College, Ntr University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Cook Co Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Misericordia Lincoln Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Ariz Heart Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nalam has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nalam's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nalam to family and friends
2.4
based on 9 total reviews
Dr. Nalam's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    FAIR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    FAIR
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Nalam accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Molina Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Nalam has admitting privileges

Desert Regional Medical Center
1150 N Indian Canyon Dr
Palm Springs, CA 92262
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Hi - Desert Medical Center
6601 White Feather Rd
Joshua Tree, CA 92252
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