Dr. Jacob Vadakekalam, MD
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Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism | Male

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Dr. Jacob Vadakekalam, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism doctor who practices in San Antonio, TX. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 36 years.

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Dr. Vadakekalam's Reviews

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4.2
based on 41 total surveys (4 with reviews)
Dr. Vadakekalam's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (4)
Everything about this doctor was completely unethical and disgraceful. I'd never been disrespected by ANY practitioner the way he disrespected me. Completely unprofessional, terrible bedside manner and extremely rude. This is a used-car salesman type of doctor - attempted to treat me for conditions for which I am already under care for (for which was not his specialty to begin with), placing very low priority to the critical condition for which I was there for. Utterly disgusted.
in Pharr, TX |
I really liked Dr V (as he is called), he is a very thorough Dr. He explained exactly what was going with my thyroid & what we were going to do. I was very impressed.
in San Antonio, TX |
He's knowledgeable, but his bedside manner is horrible. Half the time, he ignores questions and fires off a short answer and moves on to something else. He actually told me I had to get my thyroid removed, without consulting with me about it at all. It took several visits for him to explain fully why he recommended that.. It just seems like he wants to get rid of you as quickly as possible.
in Seguin, TX |
I would recommend him because he explains my condition to where I understand it, not just in doctor terms.
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Dr. Vadakekalam's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  •  Board certified in Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology and Internal Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acromegaly and Gigantism
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Retina Diseases
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Education

  • Medical School
    St John's Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences

    Graduated in 1981

  • Internship Hospital
    St Johns Mc

    Completed in 1982

  • Residency Hospital
    Kings Mill Hospital

    Completed in 1991

    Mayo Grad School

    Completed in 1993

    Trivandrum Mc

    Completed in 1986

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Wis

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Procedures Performed

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling
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