Dr. Chakradhar Kotaru, MD

Dr. Chakradhar Kotaru, MD

Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases •  Male • Age 50

  
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Dr. Chakradhar Kotaru, MD is a Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Disease Specialist in Aurora, CO. Dr. Kotaru has more experience with Pulmonary Vascular Conditions, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Obstructive Lung Disease 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

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(303) 745-0000
Aurora1400 S Potomac St Ste 115 Aurora, CO 80012
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Dr. Kotaru's Reviews

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4.4

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he has been my doctor and he is great
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • 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
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absolutely always professional but caring.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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  • Long wait times
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Richard Cannon in Aurora, CO – Oct 04, 2018
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I think he is a very honest and knows his speciality very well and I trust him explicitly.
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Ron Wittman in Castle Rock, Co – Jul 17, 2016
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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.
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Dr. Kotaru accepts the following insurance:

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
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Practice Areas

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.

Typically treats 80% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Pulmonary Embolism
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kotaru treats Pulmonary Embolism more than 80% of their peers

Dr. Kotaru treats this condition more than 80% of their peers

Sleep-disordered Breathing

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-disordered Breathing specialists.

Typically treats 92% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kotaru treats Sleep Apnea more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Kotaru treats this condition more than 92% of their peers

Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kotaru treats Sleep Disorders more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Kotaru treats this condition more than 92% of their peers

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.

Typically treats 65% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kotaru treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Kotaru treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Asthma
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kotaru treats Asthma more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Kotaru treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kotaru performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 66% of their peers

Dr. Kotaru performs this procedure more than 66% of their peers

Respiratory-tract Conditions

Immunologists diagnose and treat conditions such as pneumonia, bronchitis, and COPD that affect the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, bronchi and lungs.Compare with other Respiratory-tract Conditions specialists.

Typically treats 70% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 14 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Shortness of Breath
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kotaru treats Shortness of Breath more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Kotaru treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Low Blood Oxygen Level
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kotaru treats Low Blood Oxygen Level more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Kotaru treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Respiratory Failure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kotaru treats Respiratory Failure more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Kotaru treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

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Dr. Kotaru's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bird Flu
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Septal Defect
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

About Me

Biography

Dr. Chakradhar Kotaru, MD is a Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Disease Specialist in Aurora, CO. Dr. Kotaru has more experience with Pulmonary Vascular Conditions, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Obstructive Lung Disease 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.

Specialties

  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

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

Education

University Of Colorado
Fellowship Hospital
University Hospital Of Cleveland
Residency Hospital

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi

Awards

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The Medical Center of Aurora

Aurora, CO

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)
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