Dr. Krishna Venkatesh, MD

Dr. Krishna Venkatesh, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery  |  
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39 y/o
(15)

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Dr. Krishna Venkatesh, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Gilbert, AZ. He graduated from Creighton University in 2004 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

Tri-City Colo-Rectal Surgery

2223 E Baseline Rd Ste A

Gilbert, AZ 85234
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Accepted insurance

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Ameriben
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Arizona PHCS
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Banner Health
  • Banner Physician Hospital Organization (BPHO)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • CopperPoint Mutual
  • Coventry Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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Colectomy
very high
more than 97% of peers
Anal Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers
Intestinal Obstruction
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

26

Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • 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
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • 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)
  • Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance

Background Check

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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

  • Creighton University
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Ut Southwestern Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • St. Francis Hospital and Med. Ctr.
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Venkatesh has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dignity Health - Mercy Gilbert Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 50 Best Hospitals Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Venkatesh is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Venkatesh's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Venkatesh to family and friends
4.5
based on 15 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
    (0)
  • 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
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Mesa
Botched my surgery 12 months ago, no change in symptoms after surgery. Misdiagnosed me all year long, stating my rectal problems is due to nerves in my back. I was just diagnosed with the same full wall rectal prolapse that he tried to fix a year ao. now I have complications and will have to...more
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in San Diego, CA
Hello I am not certain whether this would be an appropriate place to leave a message for Dr. Venkatesh. I would like to know whether he is the son of Dr. A. Venkatesh who studied at Kilpauk Medical and graduated in 1971 in Chennai. Dr. Prithikachary his class mate who is a neurologist had met up...more
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in Phoenix, AZ
Dr. Venkatesh is very helpful and follows up with his patients. When I needed surgery he was able to schedule it and took care of me. He checked on me every day to make sure I was doing well.
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in Phoenix, AZ
I had a very bad experience with this doctor would not recommend him to anybody I found him very rude and arrogant he gave me the wrong diagnosis. He told me I had no blockage there was nothing wrong with me. The very next day I had surgery for a blockage at a different hospital. BTW three doctors...more
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in Scottsdale, AZ
This is the only doctor who has ever taken a phone call long after a colonoscopy. He also is the only doctor that actually explains the details of a disease and gives a long term treatment plan. He also doesn't insist on having you come back for an office visit just to get a prescription. Best...more
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