Dr. Krishna Pachipala, MD

Dr. Krishna Pachipala, MD

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Medical Oncology  ·  
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50 y/o
(33)

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Dr. Krishna Pachipala, MD is a medical oncology specialist in Shenandoah, TX. He specializes in medical oncology, hematology, and more.Read his story

Millennium Physicians

18488 Interstate 45 S

Shenandoah, TX 77384
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Memorial Hermann Physician Network
  • Molina Healthcare

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Top Care Areas

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

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Thrombosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Blood Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Pachipala'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.

Dr. Pachipala's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Pachipala "In 2009, Dr. Pachipala joined Millennium Physicians as one of their Medical Oncologist. He places great emphasis on patient centered care, education, communication and evidence based medicine."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pachipala "Evidence based care with compassion. Areas of expertise: Breast cancer, Lung cancer, Colon cancer, Lymphoma, Myeloma."

3  Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine

4  Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

104  Conditions Treated

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8  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Kurnool Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Geisinger Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Geisinger Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • William Harvey Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Publication of research in peer reviewed journals and numerous scientific presentations in national and international meetings,
  • Member of Geisinger’s Medical Jeopardy team that won the championship between hospitals in Central Pennsylvania in 2002 and 2nd place at state level,
  • AMERICA'S TOP ONCOLOGIST 2012: awarded by consumerr's research council of America, 2012
  • Passed exams and obtained Membership of Royal College of Physicians of London, UK (MRCP-UK) within 6 months (usual time 2 years),
Media & Publications
  • Parathyroid carcinoma: Two cases diagnosed preoperatively, April 2004
  • Sarcoidosis associated hypercalcemia in a patient with chronic renal failure., April 2002
  • Angiotropic large cell lymphoma presenting as fever of unknown origin (FUO), Nov 2002
  • Case of scurvy presenting as pseudo-vasculitis in a patient with schizophrenia, April 2003
  • Thrombin plug: A novel treatment for persistent biliary leak, Sep 2001
  • Emergency medical admissions in patients with diabetes: Increased rate of admission and length of stay, 1999
  • Small-Cell Cancers, and an Unusual Reaction to Chemotherapy: case 4. Fluorouracil-related small bowel vasculitis., June 2003
  • Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM): Comparison of diagnostic criteria, and results of a screening program, 1999

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Bengali
  • French
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pachipala's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pachipala to family and friends
33 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
    (28)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Pachipala'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

Dr Pachipala in my opinion is a number one. I am sure his experience and gentle care of patients is one of the main reasons I am still on this earth. He always responds to inquires to help the patient understand their disease. Dr Pachipala was the first dr my husband and I interviewed and he was...more
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My mom was diagnose with lung cancer stage 4 which Dr pachipala told us that is not curable but is treatable unfortunately we try 2 treatments and radiation but nothing work for my mom.Dr pachipala Gave up on my mom I believe too soon I had hope in him after seen all this comments about saving...more
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I have been a patient of Dr. Pachipala since 2011 when I was told I had a mass in my lung. Dr. Pachipala has been my doctor through the chemo, the radiation and now for the aftercare. This doctor will listen to your complaints and concerns and treat you like you are family. You will not feel like...more
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Dr. Krisha Pachipala has been my doctor for 5 years. I had cancer in 2012 & he helped save my life. He is a great doctor & so kind to patients. You do not have to wait long when you have an appointment. Also, his staff is so nice too. Thanks Dr. Pachipala
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Dr. Pachipala is an incredible and sensitive physician. He always made himself available no matter the day or time. I highly recommend hum fir any oncology service needes. Family of Grant Welty
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