Dr. Chokkalingam Siva, MD

Dr. Chokkalingam Siva, MD

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Age 51
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Dr. Chokkalingam Siva, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Columbia, MO and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in rheumatology.

1 Hospital Dr

Columbia, MO 65212

Contact Information

(573) 882-8095

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Siva's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Autoimmune Diseases
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Siva treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Siva treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Siva treats Arthritis more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Siva treats this condition more than 97% 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
Gout
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Siva treats Gout more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Siva treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Juvenile Gout

Dr. Siva's conditions and procedures:

Adhesive Capsulitis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Arthritis
Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
Autoimmune Diseases
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
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)
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
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)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Purpura
Pyogenic Arthritis
Raynaud's Disease
Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Steroid Injection
Systemic Chondromalacia
Systemic Vasculitis
Takayasu's Arteritis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Chokkalingam Siva, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Columbia, MO and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

  • 1994
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1994

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Siva's Reviews

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I met with him for a second opinion, but he was rude and berated me for not believing the first doctor. My goal was to ensure I'm not taking unnecessary medication, and since I was recently diagnosed with a new disease after years of a misdiagnosis to ensure another doc agrees. He stated diet and...Read More
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Poor bedside manner...spent maybe 2 min with me and just blew me off. Didn't even do a physical exam. Hardly looked me in the eyes. His answer to recurrent fevers of unknown cause? Just stop taking vitamin B12. No explanation.
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My first meeting with him was frustrating. Not sure if it was his manner or my inability to answer his questions. I may not have been well prepared & he did not have my records from my previous rheumatoligist. After I meet with him again I will write another review.
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Worst experience with any doctor I've ever had. Doesn't listen. Shoved me out the door without running any tests and ignoring certain symptoms. All he said to me was it doesn't sound to me like you have any of the things I treat and left it at that.
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Dr. Siva dismissed my symptoms and positive RA blood test results saying Family doctors get all worked up over blood tests. He said I didn't have RA but probably some type of arthritis.Take steroids for six weeks and come back. Well, I didn't go back, I went for a second opinion! Turns out I was...Read More
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