Dr. Chokkalingam Siva, MD

Dr. Chokkalingam Siva, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
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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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Arthritis
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more than 97% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers
Fibromyalgia
very high
more than 92% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

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

79  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

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Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

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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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