Dr. Geetha Sivam, MD

Pediatrics •  Female • Age 65
  
Dr. Sivam
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Geetha Sivam MD

9725 Prairie Ave Highland, IN 46322

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Dr. Geetha Sivam, MD is a Pediatrics Specialist in Highland, IN and has over 41 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Thanjavur Medical College, Tamil Nadu Dr Mgr Medical University medical school in 1979. She is affiliated with Community Hospital. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Sivam to book an appointment.


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Dr. Sivam accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Access-IN
Blue Preferred --IN HMO
Blue Preferred --IN POS
Blue Preferred Plus-IN POS
Blue Preferred-IN HMO
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Bronze Blue Access Plus w/HSA-IN PPO
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Bronze Blue Access-IN PPO
Bronze Blue Access-IN PPO Plus
Catastrophic Pathway-IN
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Gold Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO
Gold Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO Plus
Gold Blue Access-IN PPO
Gold Blue Access-IN PPO Plus
HealthSync (Select Network)-IN
HealthSync Options-IN POS
Healthy Indiana Plan PPO
Lumenos Plans-IN
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
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Pathway-IN HMO-POS
Platinum Blue Access-IN PPO
Silver Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO
Silver Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO Plus
Silver Blue Access-IN PPO
Silver Blue Access-IN PPO Plus
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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
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HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
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Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
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Humana
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Preferred PPO
Medicaid
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MultiPlan
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Dr. Sivam's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Anxiety
  • Bird Flu
  • Boil
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breath Testing
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Cough
  • Dermatitis
  • Fever
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hearing Screening
  • Hives
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization
  • Immunization Administration
  • Impetigo
  • Infant Care
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Nebulizer Treatment
  • Neonatal Care
  • Newborn Jaundice
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Otitis Media
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Physical Examination
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sports Physical Examination
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Swine Flu
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Torticollis
  • Vaccination
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Well Baby Care
  • Well Child Examination
  • Wellness Examination

Dr. Sivam's Reviews

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4.7

Based on 93 ratings

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
1.075268817204301%
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1 Star
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Jessica – Apr 27, 2020
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Decided to take lo to a homeo dr. for future appts. Went to get lo's records as dad took her in last time and found out the dr. gave her all of her 4-6 year shots at barely 3 years old. I do not find this acceptable. most were not even approved for her to get at that age based on the mfg. insert paperwork but i guess the dr. doesnt care about patient safety.
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liz – Nov 14, 2019
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Dr. Sivam takes care of all 6 of my children since we moved to Highland, IN going on 5 years. Dr.Sivam is the best Pediatrician my kids have had. Her staff is also very kind like Dr. Sivam
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May 15, 2019
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Rescheduled on their patient Fusion website I picked the available dates and times that they provided and when I call two hours before my appointment to see if I can add on my other child's they told me they were closing in 45 minutes she said I should just take him into Urgent Care my blood is boiling because they were so careless and showed no sympathy for their lack of communication.
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Apr 06, 2019
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She was my son's doctor for approx. 2 years,(with no issues) then we never saw her again. She was never in the office and we had to see a different doctor every visit. She just handed us over to her colleagues that didn't seem to much. My younger son was mis-diagnosed by 2 different doctors on 2 different occasions.
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Hammond, IN – Dec 07, 2018
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Dr. Sivam is amazing! My two boys are 2 and 6. With their previous pediatrician they were both scared to go see him. Now, they enjoy going for their visits (even with shots haha). She is kind and caring. She takes the time to listen to my concerns and give good advice.
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Joanna in Schererville, IN – Nov 27, 2018
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I probably wouldn’t recommend Dr. Sivam, simply because my infant needed to be seen Asap by her doctor and they told me they couldn’t see her until next week Wednesday. They told me to just take her to urgent care? What’s the point of having a doctor if you can’t see them with an emergency concern? ..... Very disappointed
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Nanna in IN – Aug 31, 2018
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My child was admitted to Community with pneumonia. She saw him everyday he had to stay and reassured us that everything would be okay. After we left the hospital, she even texted us a few days later to check to see how my son was. She is da best!!
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Melissa in East Chicago, IN – Jan 13, 2017
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We have been with Dr. Sivam since my Grandson was born - We went through difficult time with a near death experience from sepsis. If Dr. Sivam had not diagnosed him in time he would not be here with us. Dr.Sivam was always there with us .we even have her cell phone if we ever needed her - Both grandkids are gown and still coming to her. The staff at her office is always friendly.
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Grandma Catherine in Schererville, IN – Jul 22, 2016
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Dr Sivam always takes time and wonderful care to us. She is very thorough and knowledgable. She always takes the time to explain to us. She has become family to us with the care of my children.
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Gina Franker in Cedar Lake, IN – Jul 08, 2016
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Wonderful Doctor!! She is very caring and gentile with her patients. Dr. Sivam will meet all you newborn or childs needs. If you need to be seen she will work you in to her appointment. She goes above and beyond.
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LeAnn in Schererville, IN – Jun 24, 2016
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I have been taking my two boys to Dr. Sivam for over 6 years. She is the most caring and understanding doctor. She always take the time to answer all of my questions. She also explains everything so I can always understand their diagnosis. Her office staff is always willing to help in any way. Dr. Sivam's assistant, Jennifer is always kind and very caring with my boys. Everyone goes above and beyond, which is fantastic.
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Sandra in Highland, IN – Jun 17, 2016
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I recommend Dr. Sivam because she treats her patients with love and respect. She takes the time to know the patient and help them understand their treatment plan. She has been invaluable in the care of my granddaughter and has helped me cope with her health issues. Her staff is competent and knowledgable, as well. They are always smiling, friendly and show a true desire to help.
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Margaret in Highland, IN – Jun 03, 2016
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We love Dr. Sivam. We have been seeing her since my kids were born and they are now teenagers. She is great with kids of all ages. Dr. Sivam does an excellent job of explaining illnesses/conditions/medicines to me.
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Kathy K in st. john, in – Jun 02, 2016
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I highly recommend Dr. Sivam! She has been taking care of my teenagers since they were born and I would not trust anyone else with their care. I feel confident in her decisions because she stays current with the guidelines but also is able to connect with and explain everything to the children so they understand. She consistently goes above and beyond to not only treat them but to also keep them healthy.
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Elizabeth D in Schererville, IN – Jun 02, 2016
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I have been seeing Dr Sivam for the past 14 years. She is our family pediatrician for my four children. She is always available for my children any time of the day.She response to our needs immediately and also follows up to make sure my children are fine. We love her and i would highly recommend her to everyone. Her staff is also wonderful. I am always able to see the doctor when the children are ill within the same day. I love Dr. Sivam and her staff. She is more than a doctor to my children.
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Elsa in Griffith, IN – May 31, 2016
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My children have been seeing Dr. Sivam for six years since we moved to Highland. The staff is courteous and very knowledgeable. The children love her and when my son was in the nicu she encouraged breastfeeding (when the staff at the hospital gave me a hard time) and has always been a great doctor and a great support. Her staff is amazing .
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Jessica brown in Highland , IN – May 28, 2016
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We love Dr. Sivam and the entire staff. We recommend to all our friends looking for new doctors for their kids.
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Natasha Bastaic in Schererville, IN – May 26, 2016
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I love to see Dr.Sivam since my daughter born . Dr.Sivam explains every thing. She is very compassionate and caring pediatrician. Spends time with me. I refer to all my friends. Maria
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Maria in Hammond, IN – May 26, 2016
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She never checked to see if my child was still her patient. She recommended us to a hospital for a serious condition and never heard from her again afterwards. She didn't show any compassion at all.
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Harwood Heights, IL – May 23, 2016
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Biography

Dr. Geetha Sivam, MD is a Pediatrics Specialist in Highland, IN and has over 41 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Thanjavur Medical College, Tamil Nadu Dr Mgr Medical University medical school in 1979. She is affiliated with Community Hospital. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Sivam to book an appointment.

Specialties

  • Pediatrics

Education

1990
Rush University College Med
Residency Hospital
1988
Rush U Coll Med
Internship Hospital
1979
Thanjavur Medical College, Tamil Nadu Dr Mgr Medical University
Medical School

Languages

  • Tamil
  • English

Media & Publications

  • published paper in vit D, 1987

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Community Hospital

Munster, IN

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average