Dr. Chandra Sekhar Chilappa, MD

Dr. Chandra Sekhar Chilappa, MD

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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.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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Dr. Chilappa's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Fibromyalgia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chilappa treats Fibromyalgia more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Chilappa treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chilappa treats Arthritis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Chilappa treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chilappa treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Chilappa treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Chilappa's conditions and procedures:

Ankylosing Spondylitis
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Malaise and Fatigue
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Plantar Fasciitis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Raynaud's Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Systemic Sclerosis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Chilappa is board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology and is a Fellow of the American College of Rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

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

Languages

  • Farsi
  • English

Awards

Dr. Chilappa's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Chilappa

4.4

Based on 22 reviews

5 Stars
81.81818181818181%
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4 Stars
4.545454545454546%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
13.636363636363637%
(3)

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Dr. Chilappa is very kind, caring, and a professional doctor. In my opinion, he gave me the most thorough examination I have had in years. He is indeed a brilliant doctor. He spends plenty of time with his patients and gives them the care they deserve. I would recommend him highly!
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I have received the best care from this practice. I consider myself a high needs patient at times and they’ve taken the time to fully address any issues I have. It was pretty frightening to me to have a major illness. But they’ve taken the fear out of this. They are gentle with any procedure that...Read More
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Dr. Chilappa is a wonderful person and great doctor. Always attentive and concerned to know how I am doing and how I have been feeling since my last visit. Always takes the time to listen attentively to what I have to say. So very glad to have him as my rheumatologist. Sharon D.
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He helped me walk again without pain in about 6 hours. I waited 5 months to see him, and he was worth every minute. He listed to me and all my symptoms. I got a thorough exam of my joints by him. He checked me for things the last rheumatologist did not even consider. (That other guy was over...Read More
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Dr. Chilapa is simply the best Rheumatologist! He saw me without an appointment during an urgent situation and gave me relief for my pain. Bedside manner professional yet very caring. I recommend him hands down!
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Cigna
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Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
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PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
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