Dr. Lavanya Sundararajan, MD

Dr. Lavanya Sundararajan, MD

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Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
44 y/o
(5)

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Dr. Lavanya Sundararajan, MD is an oncology specialist in Puyallup, WA. She specializes in oncology and medical oncology.Read her story

MultiCare Regional Cancer Center

400 15th Ave SE

Puyallup, WA 98372
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Providence Health Plans
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

Learn about Dr. Sundararajan

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Top Care Areas

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

Cancer
normal
more than 64% of peers
Breast Diseases
normal
more than 62% of peers
Esophageal Cancer
normal
more than 61% of peers

Dr. Sundararajan'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.

Dr. Sundararajan's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sundararajan "Lavanya Sundararajan, MD, is board certified in oncology and internal medicine. She specializes in providing care for lymphoma, breast, lung, colon and prostate cancer. Dr. Sundararajan is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Hematology. Part of MultiCare Connected Care Clinically Integrated Network."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sundararajan "My approach to oncology is to treat patients in an empathetic and holistic manner, being aware of their emotional needs as much as the physicaldemands of cancer treatment. As a physician, I stay abreast of research and rapidly improving treatment options so I can provide my patients with the highest level of care and help them lead fulfilling post-treatment lives."

2  Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Medical Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

89  Conditions Treated

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13  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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

  • Dr M.G.R. Medical University / Madras Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sundararajan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Tamil

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sundararajan's Reviews

2.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sundararajan to family and friends
5 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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

Dr. Sundararajan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Sundararajan is a very impolite doctor that only puts her views and feelings into consideration. She cares little about how the patients feels. She puts too much of her own personal opinion into her work rather than a professional opinion. I would highly not recommend her for she is extremely...more
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Conclusion of review... after the dr Lavanya treated my mom so horribly. I noticed my mom changed she was sad depressed and stressed she was never the same. she cried alot and just gave up fighting and shortly after her cancer grew at an incredible rate she died a sad miserable death while Lavanya...more
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Dr. L is a very good compatinate dobctor who has treated both my mom and dad. I would not hesitate to recommend her to any of my family or friends. Dr. L goes out of her way to make you feel good about your plan and to comfort you and answer all you questions. She is also very prompt on calling...more
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