Dr. Karukurichi Venkatesh, MD

Dr. Karukurichi Venkatesh, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
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Dr. Karukurichi Venkatesh, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Gilbert, AZ and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Kilpauk Medical College in 1971 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery, general surgery, and more.

2223 E Baseline Rd Ste A

Gilbert, AZ 85234

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Venkatesh performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastroenterology Procedures
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Venkatesh's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

38  Conditions Treated

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27  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Ultrasound, Endoanal

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Kilpauk Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Cook Co Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • William Beaumont Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Venkatesh has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Venkatesh's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Venkatesh to family and friends
20 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Venkatesh's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I have known Vank since I was 19 (chrones) -- I've had 4 colon recession surgeries, he is an excellent doctor. Most my other doctors know him well - he is a top doc. He takes the time to explain everything and his knowledge and skill level are second to none...
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good doctor. direct, quick, responsive. handles an uncomfortable situation with ease and professionalism. staff is very attentive to patients while in prep/surgery.
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Not only is Dr. K.Venkatesh the best, his entire staff at the Colo-Rectal Center are caring and the best....
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