Dr. Prasad Podila, MD

Dr. Prasad Podila, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
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Age 56
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Dr. Prasad Podila, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Las Cruces, NM and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Guntur Med Coll Nagarjuna U in 1987 and specializes in gastroenterology.

4381 E Lohman Ave Ste B

Las Cruces, NM 88011

Contact Information

(575) 522-7697

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Cigna
  • Presbyterian Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Stomach Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Podila'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.

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

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

65  Conditions Treated

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6  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Guntur Med Coll Nagarjuna U
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Christ Hosp & Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Christ Hosp & Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Grant Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Mayo Clinic-Rochester
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Podila has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Podila's Reviews

2.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Podila to family and friends
15 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Podila's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I needed a colonoscopy done and went to Dr.Podila to have the procedure. I was so scared days before, but the procedure went very smooth. I did not feel a thing. I was out cold, I believe they administer Fentanyl. What I liked is that right then and there he will let you know what the results...more
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Arrogant. Doesn’t listen to the patient. Pushes more expensive procedures then ordered by the referring physician with no regard for risks. His staff is as rude as he is.
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I explained to Dr Podila prior to the procedure,I have a low pain tolerance, he said it would be alright. During the colonoscopy procedure I felt them ramming the scope up inside me over and over. I was yelling to stop, yet he continued. They said I had the maximum medication they could provide....more
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