Dr. Chandra Sekhar Chilappa, MD

Dr. Chandra Sekhar Chilappa, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
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Age 52
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Dr. Chandra Sekhar Chilappa, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Kansas City, MO. He graduated from Vijayawada University of Health Sciences - Warangal, India and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.Read his story

2330 E Meyer Blvd Ste T101

Kansas City, MO 64132

Contact Information

(816) 276-9800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Fibromyalgia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Raynaud's Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Chilappa's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Chilappa's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chilappa "Chandra Chilappa, MD, is a board-certified, fellowship-trained rheumatologist serving the Greater Kansas City community. He has been practicing rheumatology within the area since 2011, and has expertise in treating a wide spectrum of autoimmune and musculoskeletal inflammatory diseases such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and others. Dr. Chilappa?s primary goal is to provide excellent care for his patients by coordinating with other referring physicians. He involves patients in their own care and treatment by making sure that they are always well-informed and up-to-date about their condition. In addition to rheumatology, Dr. Chilappa is also board certified in internal medicine with more than 10 years of internal medicine practice and hospital experience, complemented by a clinical research background. He received multiple awards for his scientific activities during his training, and is currently involved in teaching family practice residents. Dr. Chilappa is a fellow of the American College of Rheumatology and a member of American Medical Association."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chilappa "Dr. Chilappa is board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology and is a Fellow of the American College of Rheumatology."

2  Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

63  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Vijayawada University of Health Sciences - Warangal, India
    Medical School | Graduated
  • American College of Radiology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • American College of Rheumatology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chilappa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chilappa's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chilappa to family and friends
16 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Chilappa's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

I really like Dr. Chilappa, he know what he doing, I am impressed. Waiting not long at all to see him. He is solving my problem without risk by doing labs every time I come. That's a good thing to do . I wish I had heard about him sooner. Thanks Dr. Chilappa. I will recommend to family and...more
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In April of 2017 I was in the most agonizing pain of my life wrists, ankles, feet swollen . I went to see my family doctor and she had x-rays done on my wrists since I had fallen nothing broken. This went on for 7 months of pain, finally she had blood work done, sent me to Dr. Chilappa and I...more
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Dr. Chilappa is a very good listener and explains all options of treatment and their success rate. I appreciate his honesty, and that he takes into consideration my opinions or doubts. I have never felt rushed by him as some have stated. His staff has always gotten back to me quickly when I...more
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Dr. Chilappa has been my rheumatologist for several years. I have psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, and fibromyalgia. He has always listened to what I want as far as treatment and has always provided good advice and treatment. I would recommend Dr. Chilappa to anyone looking for a rheumatologist.
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The members of staff I spoke to while trying to schedule an appointment were both unspeakably rude. "Rusty" was short and is prone to huffing and sighing when you ask a question. I kept the appointment, however, as I was in dire need of a rheumatologist's help. Having been fooled by the high...more
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