Dr. Palaniappan Arumugham, MD

Dr. Palaniappan Arumugham, MD

Family Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 78
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Dr. Palaniappan Arumugham, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Richardson, TX. He is 78 years old. Read his story

1600 N Plano Rd Ste 1200

Richardson, TX 75081

Contact Information

(972) 351-8560

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • HAP Insurance
  • 5 More

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Dr. Arumugham's Experience

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Dr. Arumugham's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice and Pediatrics
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Arumugham's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Arumugham "Dr. Palaniappan Arumugham, is a primary care physician in Richardson, Texas. At Dr. Arumugham's Family Clinic, Dr. Arumugham and his professional staff are thrilled to have patients entrust them with their medical care needs. For several decades, Dr. Arumugham has been steadfast in serving the community of Richardson, TX, and patients around the Dallas area. Dr. Arumugham earned his medical degree from Madurai Medical College in India. Although he completed his training years ago, Dr. Arumugham is diligent in continuing his education in the medical field. He regularly attends conferences, workshops, and lectures to stay abreast of breaking research and developing technologies within medicine. He is also board certified by the American Board of Family Practice and continues to get recertified periodically as required. When patients place their care into the hands of Dr. Palaniappan Arumugham, they can rest assured that he has the experience and know-how to treat them well and with great compassion. As a primary care physician, Dr. Arumugham understands that his role is significant in the prevention, detection, and treatment of any illnesses. That's why his approach is very methodical and thorough. Patients often reflect on Dr. Arumugham's competent manner of listening to concerns and patiently explaining why different tests or medicines are needed. Dr. Arumugham wants to be sure he is getting the complete picture of a medical problem to diagnose and treat the issue correctly. He also wants to ensure his patients are informed and active participants in their medical treatment. A part of the Family Practice and Preventive Medicine branch of healthcare, Dr. Arumugham performs annual checkups and pre-surgery exams, conducts general consultations, and fills prescriptions. He accepts a wide range of insurance companies and is willing to work with his patients to ensure they get the most out of their benefits. Contact Dr. Arumugham's office for an appointment today."

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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Administrative Physical
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Ataxia
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Back Pain
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Bronchitis
  • Burn Injuries
  • Bursitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Cold Sore
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Skin
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Emphysema
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastritis
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Hammer Toe
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hidradenitis
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hives
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Indigestion
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Injuries
  • Insomnia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Knee Disorders
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lice
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Loss of Voice or Hoarse Voice
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Overweight
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Prostatitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rickets
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stye
  • Sunburn
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tonsillitis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Warts

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Biopsy
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Physical Examination
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaccination
  • Wellness Examination

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

  • Madras Medical College, Tamil Nadu Dr Mgr Medical University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Misericordia Hospital Bronx Ny
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1967
  • State University Of New York
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1969
  • Misericordia Hospital-Bronx, N.Y.
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1972

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Arumugham has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Arumugham's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Arumugham to family and friends
1.8
based on 6 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Arumugham's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well
    FAIR
  • Answers Questions
    FAIR
  • Time well spent
    FAIR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Richardson, TX |
- The staff was unenthusiastic and I never felt that doctor was listening to me. - The prescription was incorrectly written on two separate occasions, causing issues with the pharmacy.
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Dr. Arumugham accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MedHealthInsurance
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare

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Hospitals where Dr. Arumugham has admitting privileges

Methodist Richardson Medical Center
2831 East President George Bush Highway
Richardson, TX 75080
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