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Dr. Murali Chakinala, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 51

  4 Reviews
Dr. Chakinala

Center for Advanced Medical

4921 Parkview Pl Fl 8 Saint Louis, MO 63110
Accepting new patients

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Dr. Murali Chakinala, MD is a pulmonologist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in pulmonary disease.

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Dr. Chakinala accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Dr. Chakinala's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chakinala treats Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Chakinala treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Pulmonary Hypertension
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chakinala treats Pulmonary Hypertension more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Chakinala treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Dexfenfluramine-Induced
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Familial
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Fenfluramine-Induced
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypoxic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Thromboembolic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Venous Hypertension
  • Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension
Shortness of Breath
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chakinala treats Shortness of Breath more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Chakinala treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Chakinala's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blastomycosis
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Common Cold
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Paracentesis
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

Dr. Chakinala's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Chakinala

3.0

Based on 4 reviews

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Dr, Chalkinala and his team saved my life! I cannot say enough good about him.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Murali Chakinala, MD is a pulmonologist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in pulmonary disease.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

2000
Wash U/Barnes-Jewish
Fellowship Hospital
1997
Parkland/Dallas Va Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
1995
U Tex Sw
Internship Hospital
1994
Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

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Barnes Jewish Hospital

Saint Louis, MO

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)