Dr. Naidu Chekuru, MD

Dr. Naidu Chekuru, MD

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Pulmonology  |  
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69 y/o
(4)

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Dr. Naidu Chekuru, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Lubbock, TX. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 44 years.

Pulmonary Associates of Lubbock

3621 22nd St Ste 400

Lubbock, TX 79410
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
very high
more than 94% of peers
Asthma
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cough
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Fungal Infections
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • 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 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

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Procedures

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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Sri Venkateswara Medical College, Ntr University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Brooklyn Cumberland Mc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Brooklyn Cumberland Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Brooklyn Cumberland Mc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Downstate Va Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chekuru has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Chekuru does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Chekuru and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Covenant Medical Center - 19th Street

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2017 Five Star Recipient for Treatment of Pneumonia

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Dr. Chekuru's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chekuru to family and friends
5.0
based on 4 total reviews (2 with comments)
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 Comments (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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Chekuru accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Ambetter
    Superior Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Chekuru has admitting privileges

Covenant Medical Center - 19th Street
3615 19th St
Lubbock, TX 79410
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