Dr. Praneetha Narahari, MD

Dr. Praneetha Narahari, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
52 y/o
(13)

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Dr. Praneetha Narahari, MD is a general surgery specialist in Fresno, CA and has been practicing for 23 years. She specializes in general surgery.

Saint Agnes Care

1105 E Spruce Ave Ste 201

Fresno, CA 93720
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Gallbladder Removal
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
very high
more than 99% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Narahari'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Narahari "Why did you chose surgery, is a commonly asked question. I chose surgery as it provides the utmost satisfaction when a problem is fixed. It is a privilege to operate on a fellow human being and I respect the trust placed in me. I believe it is important for the patient to understand the procedure and I cater time to explain all details. My association with teaching facilitated learning and incorporating recent advances and cutting edge technology in Laparoscopy into my practice."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

52  Conditions Treated

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53  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vagotomy
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • University of Health Sciences / Osmania Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • Osmania Medical College, Ntr University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Robert Packer Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Lahey Clin Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • New Eng Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University Mass Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Narahari has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Narahari's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Narahari to family and friends
13 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Narahari's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

In February I took my wife to the emergency room as she was bleeding from the rectum. Turned out she had a mass growing in her colon. The hospital called in Dr Narahari who removed a section of colon and took other biopsy samples. The mass tested positive. Eight months later the colon has healed...more
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