Dr. Kranthi Achanta, MD

Dr. Kranthi Achanta, MD

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Age 54
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Dr. Kranthi Achanta, MD is a general surgery specialist in Fremont, CA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Gandhi Medical College / Osmania University in 1991 and specializes in general surgery, breast surgical oncology, and more.Read his story

39141 Civic Center Dr Ste 335

Fremont, CA 94538

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Dr. Achanta's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Burn Injuries
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Achanta treats Burn Injuries more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Achanta treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Chemical Burn
  • Chemical Burn - Airways
  • Chemical Burn - Eyes
  • Chemical Burn - Ingestion
  • Chemical Burn - Inhalation
  • Chemical Burn - Skin
  • Electrical Burn
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Third-Degree Burns
Gynecomastia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Achanta treats Gynecomastia more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Achanta treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Colectomy
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Achanta performs Colectomy more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Achanta performs this procedure more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy

Dr. Achanta's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Boil
  • Bone Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cellulitis
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Endocrine Cancer
  • Enterocutaneous Fistula
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Genital Warts
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Gynecomastia
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Biopsy
  • Intestinal Fistula
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intussusception
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Keloid Scar
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Latex Allergy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Lobular Carcinoma in Situ (LCIS)
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Mastectomy
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Melanoma
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Paracentesis
  • Paralytic Ileus
  • Parasitic Appendicitis
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Port Removal
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rosacea
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Spleen Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Surgical Biopsy
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Vesicocolic Fistula
  • Warts
  • Wound Repair

About Me

As a board certified general surgeon and fellowship trained laparoscopic surgeon I have had the privilege of practicing at Washington Hospital since 2001. My practice philosophy is to provide concierge level general and advanced laparoscopic sur...

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2000
University Of Southern Ca
Fellowship Hospital
1999
St Elizabeth Med Center
Residency Hospital
1997
Baystate Med Center
Residency Hospital
1995
Baystate Med Center
Internship Hospital
1991
Gandhi Medical College / Osmania University
Medical School
1984
Gandhi Medical College / Osmania University
Undergraduate School
2000
1999
1997
1995
1991
1984

Languages

  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Telugu
  • English

Awards

Dr. Achanta's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Achanta

4.7

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
8.333333333333334%
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I met Dr. Achanta in 1994 at Baystate Medical in Springfield MA.. My daughter, a medical school student, had been hit by a car when she was crossing the street on December 23. Dr Achanta made himself available to me at all hours and guided and supported me through the worst period our lives (mine...Read More
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I found Dr. Achanta to be an excellent surgeon. He took time to explain procedures thoroughly and was kind and courteous. I have to have follow-up surgery in 6 months and he told us two of the best hospitals to go to for the procedure I will be having. Both my husband and I are extremely...Read More
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We found Dr. Achanta to be an efficient and confident doctor, very professional, took time to explain various options available and provided his suggestions. Will definitely recommend to others
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WORST SURGEON EVER
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Excellent surgeon with tremendous skill. Dr. Achanta also possesses a great personality. His personal physician assistant Nina is also highly qualified and very caring. A great team.
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Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Guardian
Health Net of California
Large Group HMO
Large Group PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Principal Financial Group
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare
PacifiCare HMO
United Healthcare
WellPoint