Dr. Pokala Kiran, MD

Dr. Pokala Kiran, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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50 y/o
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Dr. Pokala Kiran, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 9 years. He specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.Read his story

Columbia University Medical Center Division of Colorectal Surgery

161 Fort Washington Ave Fl 8

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fidelis Care
  • HealthFirst
  • MagnaCare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • SelectCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • VNS Choice
  • Vytra Health Plans

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Top Care Areas

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Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
very high
more than 99% of peers
Intestinal Obstruction
very high
more than 99% of peers
Colectomy
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Kiran's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kiran "Dr. Kiran received his medical degree from and completed surgical training at Osmania Medical College in Hyderabad, India, and received advanced training in colorectal surgery in the United Kingdom. He completed his general surgery residency at Yale-Saint Mary's Hospital and Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center and fellowship training in colorectal surgery at the Cleveland Clinic. He is board certified in surgery and in colon and rectal surgery from the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (FASCRS) and is a fellow of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of England and Glasgow. The author of more than 200 peer-reviewed publications, Dr. Kiran is also an editor and reviewer for numerous prominent journals and textbooks. As a student and physician, he has earned several distinctions, including the National Merit Scholarship and Gold Medals during his medical education and surgical training in India, Resident Researcher of the Year during surgical residency, Teacher of the Year in Colorectal Surgery at Cleveland Clinic in 2011, and the ASCRS Travelling Fellow Award in 2012, and was voted to the list of Best Doctors in Cleveland."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kiran "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "

2  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

51  Conditions Treated

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43  Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anorectal Surgery
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Biofeedback
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery for Cancer and Diverticular Disease
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cystocele and Rectocele Repair
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Pelvic Fistula Repair
  • Pelvic Floor Reconstruction
  • Pelvic Floor Therapy
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Rectovaginal Repair
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Restorative Proctocolectomy With Ileal-Anal J Pouch
  • Small Bowel Resection
  • Small Bowel Surgery
  • Sphincter Reserving Surgery
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Strictureplasty for Crohn's Disease
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM)
  • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM) for Rectal Tumors
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Osmania Medical College, Ntr University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Bronx-Lebanon Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • St Mary's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Cleveland Clinic Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kiran has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kiran's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kiran

3.7

Based on 6 reviews

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Excellent caring doctor and phenomenal surgeon. Great staff. Was able to help me when I developed multiple complications after previous surgeries.
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My first experience with Dr. Pokala Kiran was surely my last. Going in for Colon & Rectal Surgery is an already embarrassing and overwhelming experience. Dr. Kiran was determined to make it, not only an increasingly embarrassing assessment, but managed to make me more confused after. He continued...Read More
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