Dr. Prabhakar Chava, MD

Dr. Prabhakar Chava, MD

Geriatric Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
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Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Prabhakar Chava, MD is a geriatric medicine doctor who practices in Troy, NY. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 39 years.

101 Jordan Rd Ste 100

Troy, NY 12180

Contact Information

(518) 274-9126

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MVP Health Care

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Difficulty With Walking
very high
more than 99% of peers
Muscle Weakness
very high
more than 98% of peers
Trichomoniasis
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Back Pain
  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bronchospasm
  • Bursitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cellulitis
  • Cervicitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Common Cold
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dry Skin
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Fever
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Glaucoma
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nausea
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pneumonia
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Ringworm
  • Sepsis
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Vertigo
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

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

  • Kakatiya Med College Vijayawada University Health Science Warangal India
    Medical School | Graduated 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chava has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Dr. Chava's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chava to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Chava's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Chava accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Chava has admitting privileges

Samaritan Hospital
2215 Burdett Ave
Troy, NY 12180
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