Dr. Chakradhar Kotaru, MD

Dr. Chakradhar Kotaru, MD

Cardiovascular & Pulmonary DiseasesMaleAge 51

Accepting new patients

Dr. Chakradhar Kotaru, MD is a Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Disease Specialist in Aurora, CO. Dr. Kotaru has more experience with Sleep Apnea, Obstructive Lung Disease, and Pulmonary Vascular Conditions than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with The Medical Center of Aurora. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Kotaru to book an appointment.

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Critical Care & Pulmonary Consultants

Aurora1400 S Potomac St Ste 115 Aurora, CO 80012
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Dr. Kotaru is affiliated with The Medical Center of Aurora Aurora, a highly rated hospital.

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Dr. Kotaru's Reviews

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I have been seeing Dr Kotaru for about a year and a half. I have found him to be friendly, helpful, and compassionate. He is among the best at listening of all of the doctors I have ever seen and answers questions in an easy to understand way. I definitely recommend him.
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  • Staff friendliness
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Mary – Nov 13, 2020
he has been my doctor and he is great
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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heidi hall in aurora, CO – Jun 24, 2019
absolutely always professional but caring.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Richard Cannon in Aurora, CO – Oct 04, 2018
I think he is a very honest and knows his speciality very well and I trust him explicitly.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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No results
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Ron Wittman in Castle Rock, Co – Jul 17, 2016
Dr Kotaru is a very brilliant & kindhearted doctor. He has been my pulmologist for six years &what a blessing he has been! He listens to all my concerns & explains the answers very well. He is the Best Doctor I ever had. I recommend him strongly.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Jeri Gokhale in Aurora, CO – Jan 19, 2016

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No malpractice claims found for Colorado
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Kotaru

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Kotaru treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Kotaru treats other conditions, please contact the office at (303) 745-0000.

Sleep Apnea

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep Apnea specialists.

Dr. Kotaru is experienced in the area of Sleep Apnea. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

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Sleep Apnea
Sleep Study
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
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High
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Very High
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Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.Compare with other Obstructive Lung Disease specialists.

Dr. Kotaru is experienced in the area of Obstructive Lung Disease. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

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Dr. Kotaru
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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Asthma
Emphysema
Bronchiectasis
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High
Frequency
Very High
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Pulmonary Vascular Conditions

Pulmonary vascular specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the flow of blood between the heart and lungs, including pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary embolism.Compare with other Pulmonary Vascular Conditions specialists.

Dr. Kotaru is experienced in the area of Pulmonary Vascular Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

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Pulmonary Embolism
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
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High
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Dr. Kotaru's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chickenpox
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Viral Infection
  • Wheezing

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(720) 743-7547

Dr. Kotaru accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Anthem
Balanced Pathway-CO EPO
Balanced Pathway-CO HMO
Balanced-CO PPO
Blue Priority-CO HMO
Blue Priority-CO PPO
Bronze Colorado PPO
Bronze Pathway (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
Bronze Pathway (Pathway / Small Grp)-CO HMO
Bronze Pathway w/HSA-CO EPO
Bronze Pathway X (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
Bronze Pathway-CO EPO
Catastrophic (Individual)-CO PPO
Catastrophic Pathway (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
Catastrophic Pathway X (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
CO Pathway (Select Network)-CO
Colorado College-CO
Colorado HMO
Colorado POS
Colorado PPO
CSU Fort Collins-CO
CU Health Plan - Extended-CO
CU Health Plan - High Deductible/HSA Compatible-CO
CU Health Plan - Medicare-CO
Gold Colorado PPO
Gold Pathway (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
Gold Pathway (Pathway / Small Grp)-CO HMO
Gold Pathway w/HSA-CO EPO
Gold Pathway X (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
Gold Pathway-CO EPO
Healthy Blue Priority 1-CO HMO
Healthy Blue Priority with HSA 1-CO
Healthy Support 1-CO PPO
Healthy Support with HSA 1-CO PPO
Indemnity (Traditional)-CO
Lumenos plans-CO
Lumenos-CO PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Non-HMO- HSA, HRA and HIA+-CO
Pathway PPO/EPO-CO
Pathway-CO HMO
Platinum Pathway (Pathway / Small Grp)-CO HMO
Platinum Pathway-CO EPO
Platinum-CO PPO
Silver Pathway (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
Silver Pathway (Pathway / Small Grp)-CO HMO
Silver Pathway w/HSA-CO EPO
Silver Pathway X (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
Silver Pathway-CO EPO
Silver-CO PPO
Traditional Network-CO
University of Colorado Extended PPO
University of Colorado High Deductible PPO
University of Colorado Medicare-CO
WellChoice - C (Select Network)-CO
WellChoice - C-CO
WellChoice - H (Select Network)-CO
WellChoice - H-CO
WellChoice - U (Select Network)-CO
WellChoice - U-CO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

About Me

Biography

Dr. Chakradhar Kotaru, MD is a Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Disease Specialist in Aurora, CO. Dr. Kotaru has more experience with Sleep Apnea, Obstructive...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonology

Education

University of Colorado | University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Fellowship Hospital
University Hospital - Cleveland
Residency Hospital
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine | University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Medical School

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Chakradhar Kotaru, MD?

Call (720) 743-7547 to make an appointment as a new patient. Click here for more information.

Is Dr. Chakradhar Kotaru, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Chakradhar Kotaru, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Kotaru's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Chakradhar Kotaru, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Chakradhar Kotaru, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Kotaru frequently treats Sleep Apnea, Obstructive Lung Disease, and Pulmonary Vascular Conditions. See all practice areas where Dr. Kotaru specializes.

Where is Dr. Chakradhar Kotaru, MD's office located?

Dr. Kotaru's office is located at 1400 S Potomac St Ste 115, Aurora, CO 80012. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Chakradhar Kotaru, MD speak?

Dr. Kotaru speaks Hindi and English. View profile to see all.

Does Dr. Chakradhar Kotaru, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Kotaru has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Kotaru is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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The Medical Center of Aurora

Aurora, CO

70% Patient Experience Rating, 1% higher than the national average

9 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021)