Dr. Kumar Venkatachalam, MD

Dr. Kumar Venkatachalam, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
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Age 54
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Dr. Kumar Venkatachalam, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Merrillville, IN and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1991 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

8895 Broadway

Merrillville, IN 46410

Contact Information

(219) 738-2081

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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

Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hernia
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Venkatachalam'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.

2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Venkatachalam does not have any board certifications listed.

83  Conditions Treated

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10  Procedures

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

  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Rush Presby St Luke's M C
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Il College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Venkatachalam has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Venkatachalam has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Venkatachalam's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Venkatachalam to family and friends
9 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Venkatachalam's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

My husband was seen by Dr. Venkat at the referral of a wonderful ER doctor. He was direct, yet compassionate. He arranged an appointment on Christmas day for someone at University of Chicago. Excellent referral. We would recommend Dr. Venkat to anyone needing his services. He truly has your best...more
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Other than it takes months to get an appointment, love Dr. Venkat. Seems to be the norm these days with any specialist these days. My husband and I both seem him and like him. I'm a retired nurse, and not happy with the way health care is heading as far as wait times and compatance of many office...more
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Dr. Venkat performed a colonoscopy on me a year ago. I haven't been right since. Bleeding and pain during bowel movements. Went to see him and he told me that I had diaper rash. I lost all confidence in him. Internal Medicine Associates told me that I could not see any other doctors that work...more
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Dr. Venkat, the nurses, and office staff were so accommodating and friendly. They really helped ease my concerns and answered all of my questions with patience and understanding. My procedure was quick and painless. I would highly recommend them to friends and family.
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