Dr. Kumbalatara Siripala, MD

Dr. Kumbalatara Siripala, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 74
(1)
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Dr. Kumbalatara Siripala, MD is a nephrology specialist in Altoona, PA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Faculty Of Medicine, University Of Ceylon in 1968 and specializes in nephrology and internal medicine.

312 Chestnut Ave

Altoona, PA 16601

Contact Information

(814) 946-9000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UPMC

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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Nephrotic Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Faculty Of Medicine, University Of Ceylon
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • Altoona Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • University Penn Mc Hosps
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Siripala has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Siripala's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Siripala to family and friends
1.0
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Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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Dr. Siripala's Performance

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Explains condition(s) well
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Answers Questions
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Time well spent
FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
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Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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Incompetent... Prescribes high dosages of medications when he should understand elderly individuals needs for meds-such as Warfarin.
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