Dr. Naidu Chekuru, MD

Dr. Naidu Chekuru, MD

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Pulmonology  |  
Male  |  
68 y/o
3 reviews

Accepting new patients

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare

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Dr. Chekuru specializes in Pulmonology and practices in Lubbock, TX. He practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Chekuru's Reviews

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based on 3 total surveys (2 with reviews)
Dr. Chekuru's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (2)
in Lubbock, TX |
I visited Dr. Chekuru on the 2nd and was greatly impressed by the care I received and for the personal attention given me during my visit. The staff was very professional and has a wonderful attitude about patient care. Dr. Chekuru himself is someone I am proud to recommend.
in Lubbock, TX |
He took care of my husband when he had a respiratory infection that wouldn't go away.
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Dr. Chekuru's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Pulmonology
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Fungal Infections
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Valley Fever
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing
  • Whooping Cough

Education

  • Medical School
    Sri Venkateswara Medical College, Ntr University Of Health Sciences

    Graduated in 1973

  • Internship Hospital
    Brooklyn Cumberland Mc

    Completed in 1975

  • Residency Hospital
    Brooklyn Cumberland Mc

    Completed in 1977

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Brooklyn Cumberland Mc

    Completed in 1978

    Downstate Va Med Center

    Completed in 1979

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology

Procedures Performed

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Thoracentesis