Dr. Prabhakara Tumpati, MD

Dr. Prabhakara Tumpati, MD

Sleep Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
Dr. Prabhakara Tumpati, MD is a sleep medicine specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Osmania Medical College University Health Sciences in 1997 and specializes in sleep medicine and bariatric medicine.

2003 Bath Ave

Brooklyn, NY 11214

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Tumpati's Experience

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

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tumpati "Having trained well with a Bariatric Medicine Fellowship in the new and emerging fields of Obesity Medicine(Bariatric Medicine), in addition to being board certified in Sleep and Internal Medicine, Dr. Tumpati focuses on the metabolic effects of obesity and tries to reverse the underlying insulin resistance that causes these effects. Dr. Tumpati is passionate about educating his patients on healthy life style. As a founder of www.W8MD.com, doctor Tumpati has a keen interest in educating the public on weight and wellness."

2  Specialties

  • Sleep Medicine
  • Bariatric Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

54  Conditions Treated

  • Acrocephalosyndactyly
  • Cardiac Hypertrophy
  • Colitis
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Coma
  • Diabetes Ketones
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Permanent Neonatal - Pancreatic and Cerebellar Agenesis
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Transient Neonatal
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes, Neonatal - Congenital Hypothyroidism - Congenital Glaucoma - Hepatic Fibrosis - Polycystic Kidneys
  • Diabetes-Like Blepharitis
  • Diabetes-Like Neuropathy Symptoms
  • Diabetes-Like Pressure Ulcer
  • Diabetes-Like Retinal Edema
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Diabetic Diarrhea
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Gastroparesis
  • Diabetic Hypoglycemia
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Kidney Disease
  • Diabetic Lens Osmosis
  • Diabetic Nephropathy
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diabetic Ulcers
  • Fatty Liver Disease
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Infantile Sleep Apnea
  • Insomnia
  • Insomnia With Sleep Apnea
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Obesity
  • Obesity - Colitis - Hypothyroidism - Cardiac Hypertrophy - Developmental Delay
  • Obesity Associated Asthma
  • Obesity Due to Congenital Leptin Deficiency
  • Obesity Due to Prohormone Convertase-I Deficiency
  • Obesity Due to Pro-Opiomelanocortin Deficiency
  • Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome
  • Osteoporosis
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Deprivation
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Sex
  • Sleep Terror Disorder
  • Sleep-Related Rhythmic Movement Disorder
  • Sleep-Talking
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Weight Loss
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4  Procedures

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.


  • Osmania Medical College University Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Abington Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Abington Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Fellow Of The American Society Of Bariatric Physicians
    Other Education | Completed 2012

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Norwegian
  • Telugu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tumpati's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tumpati to family and friends
15 total reviews (4 have comments)

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Dr. Tumpati's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I have been a patient of Dr.Tumpati for a year now, when I first came to him I was at a low point in my life .. my weight wasn't getting out of control. Tumpati has changed my life.. I have not taken pills for a year consecutively as that would be unhealthy .. I normally do 1-2 months on then 2-3...more
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Money hungry "Dr." Run as fast as you can. He will avoid telling you the dangerous side affects and generic pills he overcharges.
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There are so many wonderful reviews online for W8MD and Dr. Tumpati. What a joke. I made an appointment and gave it a shot, with high expectations. My first visit was the best of the three, but still not as welcoming as I had anticipated. It is all very informal, for a "doctors" office. There is...more
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I felt that he is interested in getting your for your money to sell u diet pills and pre packaged diet foods that he has stocked in his office. There is no miracle diet cure to weight loss with diet pills and pre packaged diet foods. His family works there his kids are there I felt that it's all...more
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