Dr. Latha Polavaram, MD

Geriatric Medicine •  Female • Age 45
  
Dr. Polavaram
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Cancer/Hematology Ctrs/West MI

200 Jefferson Ave SE Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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Dr. Latha Polavaram, MD is a Geriatric Medicine Specialist in Grand Rapids, MI. Dr. Polavaram has more experience with Blood Cancers, Lymphatic Disorders, and Blood Disorders than other specialists in her area. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as Mercy Health Saint Mary's Campus and Spectrum Health Big Rapids Hospital. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Polavaram to book an appointment.


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  • Explained conditions well (8)
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I cannot offer enough praise for Dr. Latha Polavaram. She is so very caring, patient and considerate too. She can answer questions to great satisfaction from even the most well informed patients. I feel extremely lucky to have her as my doctor.
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  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Larry E Pelton in Grand Rapids, MI – May 26, 2018
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Dr. Polavaram is extremely capable. Her bedside manner is excellent and she is very caring.
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Deb in Ada, MI – Jan 02, 2018
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Dr. Polavaram Is a very great doctor and I just feel honored to have her as my doctor, she takes her time to answer all my questions and has been so very helpful and patient along the way, I couldn't ask for a better doctor. I have a lot of respect for Dr. Polavaram and everyone working at Spectrum Health and CHCWM at Lemmon Holton in West Michigan they have been so nice and helpful with everything throughout this whole process and everything they do for everyone is so much appreciated...
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Grand Rapids, MI – Aug 26, 2017
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Excellent bedside manners. Very thorough in explaining ailment condition and treatment options.
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Dr. Latha Polavaram, MD is a Geriatric Medicine Specialist in Grand Rapids, MI. Dr. Polavaram has more experience with Blood Cancers, Lymphatic Disorders, and Blood Disorders than other specialists in her area. She is affiliated with medical facili...Read more

Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

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Practice Areas

Blood Cancers

Blood cancer specialists diagnose and treat cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma that affect the blood cells, bone marrow, or lymphatic system.Compare with other Blood Cancers specialists.

Typically treats 91% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 13 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Polavaram treats Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Polavaram treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Polavaram treats Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Polavaram treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Reticulosarcoma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Polavaram treats Reticulosarcoma more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Polavaram treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Lymphatic Disorders

Lymphatic disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the lymphatic system, including lymphedema, lymphadenitis, and lymphangitis.Compare with other Lymphatic Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 95% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Polavaram treats Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Polavaram treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Polavaram treats Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Polavaram treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Lymphoma, Large-Cell
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Polavaram treats Lymphoma, Large-Cell more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Polavaram treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Blood Disorders

Blood disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that affect the blood's ability to function, including hemophilia, anemia, and sickle cell disease.Compare with other Blood Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 79% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 14 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Blood Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Polavaram treats Blood Disorders more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Polavaram treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Neutropenia
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Polavaram treats Neutropenia more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Polavaram treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Bleeding Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Polavaram treats Bleeding Disorders more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Polavaram treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

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Dr. Polavaram's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemophilia
  • Hemophilia A
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Thoracentesis
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • von Willebrand Disease

Locations

Cancer/Hematology Ctrs/West MI

Cancer/Hematology Ctrs/West MI200 Jefferson Ave SE Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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Cancer & Hemtlgy Ctrs Wstrn MI

Cancer & Hemtlgy Ctrs Wstrn MI145 Michigan St Ne Ste 3100 Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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