Dr. Lalitha Raguthu, MD

PediatricsFemale

Dr. Raguthu
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Tendercare Pediatrics

27432 Cashford Cir Wesley Chapel, FL 33544

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(813) 973-9900

Dr. Lalitha Raguthu, MD is a Pediatrics Specialist in Wesley Chapel, FL. She is affiliated with medical facilities Adventhealth Tampa and AdventHealth Wesley Chapel. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Raguthu to book an appointment.


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At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
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  • Offers Telehealth
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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Raguthu's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Administrative Physical
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Anxiety
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma in Children
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Back Pain
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Canker Sore
  • Cellulitis
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Food
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diarrhea
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Ache
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Emphysema
  • Enteritis
  • Febrile Convulsion
  • Fever
  • Fever-Induced Seizure
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fungal Infections
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Headache
  • Hearing Screening
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • HIV Screening
  • Hives
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Immunization
  • Immunization Administration
  • Impetigo
  • Infant Care
  • Infections
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Injuries
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Function Test
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Nebulizer Treatment
  • Neonatal Care
  • Newborn Jaundice
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pediatric Diseases
  • Pharyngitis
  • Physical Examination
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pneumonia
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rash
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Ringworm
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sickle Cell Screening
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sore Throat
  • Sports Physical Examination
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Strep Throat
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Torticollis
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaccination
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Well Baby Care
  • Well Child Examination
  • Wellness Examination

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(813) 973-9900

Dr. Raguthu accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
Blue Select
BlueDental Choice
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Fidelis Care
Fidelis Care HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Group Health Cooperative
HealthFirst
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Select HMO
Tampa Bay HUMx HMOx
Locals (any local)
MagnaCare
Medicaid
Neighborhood Health Plan
POMCO Group
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
WellCare

Dr. Raguthu's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Raguthu

4.7

Based on 61 ratings

5 Stars
88.52459016393442%
(54)
4 Stars
4.918032786885246%
(3)
3 Stars
1.639344262295082%
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2 Stars
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1 Star
4.918032786885246%
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What went well
  • Staff friendliness (35)
  • Appointment scheduling (34)
  • Office environment (34)
What could be improved
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (4)
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (4)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (3)
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Excellent doctor she listen well to the case and do her best to help the patient
What went well
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
What could be improved
  • Office environment
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Sep 10, 2020
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Stay away with these rude people. doctor don’t understand my kids problem. No clean in office.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Joycelin Cortes – Jul 26, 2020
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Every time I've been in to see Dr. Raguthu she as well as her staff have always been timely, kind, and efficient. And in these times they have managed to make me feel that I was in a safe and clean enviroment.
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Chanler – Jun 02, 2020
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Poor knowledge
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May 23, 2020
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Dr. Ragutu is a very humane doctor. She is available to her patients at all times and insists on being reached anytime if the situation of the child is concerning. Genuinely listens to your concerns/questions and answers them all and provides you the best possible option. During the current covid19 situation, she didn't hesitate to check up our baby over facetime (on a sunday) and also in person as we felt face-to-face checkup would be more revealing of my child's condition. I would not hesitate even a little to recommend Dr. Ragutu to any parent for their child's care. Thank you
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Dr. Ragutu - a humane doctor – Apr 01, 2020
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Doctor Raguthu is very attentive and listens to patient concerns. She is very responsive when you call in with medical questions. When the staff says that she will call you before the end of the day Doctor Raguthu WILL call you before the end of the day and talk you through your medical concerns.
What went well
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Sarah Runnerstrom – Dec 04, 2019
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Dr Raguthu has been great with my two boys! Availability, staff friendliness, and patient care are high quality. She and her staff are approachable for kids and parents. They always take time to explain procedures to my boys and I. Front office scheduling and reminder calls are on the mark!
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Sep 28, 2019
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She’s really kind, and takes time to talk and explain things to my children.Very caring!
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Sep 24, 2019
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Our kids get the best care and treatment from Doctor. She is never in hurry n listens to the patient with complete attention and care. We are happy to be in right hands .
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Aruna krishna – Sep 03, 2019
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I have been taking both of my kids since Dr. Raguthu transitioned to TenderCare and she is AWESOME!!! Thank you for always answering my questions :)
What went well
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Aug 24, 2019
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She is an exceptional doctor. Great with kids. Doesn’t rush through. Takes her time to listen and assess. She even called back on a weekend when we had an issue with our child. I would definitely trust her expertise and judgment.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
What could be improved
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Jul 31, 2019
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Dr. Raguthu is wonderful she is very attentive and very thorough with checking my children! All of the front desk staff is very polite and professional, my children love it here as well! Tender care Pediatrics is excellent!!!
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Jun 09, 2019
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amazing care for kids i trust her skills with no one else for my kids but her. thank you dr. lalitha
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May 10, 2019
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She’s fantastic and wonderful, I recommend to go to this doctor. Thanks
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Apr 16, 2019
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Dr. Raguthu has been all 5 of my children’s doctor for about a year now. She has been amazing! Her front desk receptionist is so sweet. And I never have to wait very long.
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Apr 12, 2019
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Dr. Raguthu is great! Always listens to problems and has been taking care of my son for the past two years. She’s so friendly and thorough during checkups.
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Apr 11, 2019
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Hi,everyone. Dr.Raguthu was very nice with my child and she is always available 24/7. I suggest her.
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Apr 10, 2019
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Dr. Raguthu is awesome! I am a first time mother and I always have several questions. She takes her time with answering my many questions and is very informative. She is very patient, kind and have a personal connection with her patients!!
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Apr 09, 2019
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Dr.Raguthu, is a kind and compassionate dr. She always takes her time with you and truly cares.
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Apr 06, 2019
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Doctor is always very nice, give a lot attention, also we love all the staff.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

We understand parents have different beliefs and we work as a team.

Biography

I am Board certified pediatrician trained in New York with 15yr experience. Our philosophy is to respect parents belief systems and do the best for the...Read more

Specialties

  • Pediatrics

Education

NYU Langone Medical Center -2 yr Neurology fellowship
Fellowship Hospital

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Telugu

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Lalitha Raguthu, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Raguthu has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Lalitha Raguthu, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Lalitha Raguthu, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Raguthu frequently treats Hearing Screening, Wellness Examination, and Immunization Administration. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Raguthu treats.

Where is Dr. Lalitha Raguthu, MD's office located?

Dr. Raguthu's office is located at 27432 Cashford Cir, Wesley Chapel, FL 33544. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Lalitha Raguthu, MD speak?

Dr. Raguthu speaks Spanish, Telugu, and Hindi. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Tendercare Pediatrics

Tendercare Pediatrics27432 Cashford Cir Wesley Chapel, FL 33544
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Adventhealth Tampa

Tampa, FL

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

AdventHealth Wesley Chapel

Wesley Chapel, FL

83% Patient experience rating, 14% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)