Dr. Padmaja Kolachana, MD

Dr. Padmaja Kolachana, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Female  ·  
50 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Padmaja Kolachana, MD is a nephrology specialist in Fairfax, VA and has been practicing for 26 years. She specializes in nephrology.

Washington Nephrology Associates

8316 Arlington Blvd Ste 104

Fairfax, VA 22031
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
more than 92% of peers
more than 82% of peers
Nephritis and Nephropathy
more than 83% of peers

Dr. Kolachana'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

  • Nephrology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

40  Conditions Treated


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2  Procedures

  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.


  • Andhra Medical College, Ntr University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Washington Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kolachana has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kolachana's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kolachana to family and friends
1 review (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kolachana's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

6/30/16 On this first visit, Dr. Kolachana took time to address my medical issues in an easily understandable way. She is thorough in verifying my health records to support her medical assessment. I was quite satisfied with her professional competence, kindness and interpersonal skills. I...more
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