Dr. Mallappa Neelappa, MD

Dr. Mallappa Neelappa, MD

Pulmonary Disease  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Mallappa Neelappa, MD is a pulmonologist in Yuma, AZ and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Bangalore Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences in 1985 and specializes in pulmonary disease.

2281 W 24th St Ste 1

Yuma, AZ 85364

Contact Information

(928) 344-0810

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Pleural Effusion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Interstitial Lung Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Emphysema
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Neelappa'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.

1  Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Neelappa does not have any board certifications listed.

56  Conditions Treated

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9  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Thoracentesis

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

  • Bangalore Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Neelappa has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Neelappa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Neelappa's Reviews

2.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Neelappa to family and friends
12 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Neelappa's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • 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)

There aren't very options in a small town, Neelapa was the only route to try to diagnose what was wrong with me. Multiple visits later, x-rays & a biopsy later, I asked my primary Dr to find anyone else! Long wait times and you see a Dr who doesn't say anything, and misdiagnoses you. In this town,...more
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I had my appointment scheduled six months in advance. They called on a Friday before my Monday appointment to reshedule because the doctor was out of the office. When I called on the day of my appointment before going in they did not have my new appointment on the book. They said I was scheduled...more
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Waited over an hour and ended up leaving without being seen. Every patient in the waiting room had waited over an hour also.
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