Dr. Prasad Vankineni, MD

Dr. Prasad Vankineni, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
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Age 66
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Dr. Prasad Vankineni, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Huntsville, AL and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Andhra Medical College, Ntr University Of Health Sciences in 1976 and specializes in gastroenterology.

420 Lowell Dr SE Ste 204

Huntsville, AL 35801

Contact Information

(256) 536-9031

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Nausea
very high
more than 99% of peers
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diarrhea
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Vankineni'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*

75  Conditions Treated

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8  Procedures

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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

  • Andhra Medical College, Ntr University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Brooklyn Jewish Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Cook Co Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Grant Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • St Agnes Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Cook Co Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vankineni has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vankineni's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vankineni to family and friends
21 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Vankineni's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I was assigned to Dr Vankinini after being admitted from the ER. From the very beginning I felt like I was in good hands. Since my diagnosis he has been phenomenal. Good bedside manner, straight to the point and direct about treatment options but has a sense of humor which I need! . He made me feel...more
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Dr Vankineni did not listen to me or my issue. I am a 22 y/o woman who yes I'm young and my condition isn't life threatening so he made me feel not important. He mocked paperwork for my job and called the questions "stupid" to his nurse. He sticks to the books only. Every possible procedure he...more
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Dr. Vankineni not only took care of me and solved my medical problems; more importantly he took care of my elderly Mom. He is extremely kind and caring, doesn't rush you through an appointment but rather listens.
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Dr. Vankineni is a kind and caring doctor. He was patient in describing my condition and the options. He recommended the appropriate tests and a conservative approach. When further intervention was required he recommended a very skilled surgeon and coordinated the procedure. He visited me in the...more
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This doctor is very arrogant. He does not show consideration towards his patients & treats them like a number, even checking his watch as they explain their symptoms towards him. If he paid attention, he might actually be able to help.
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