Dr. Prashanth Ramachandra, MD

Dr. Prashanth Ramachandra, MD

Bariatric Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
(22)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Prashanth Ramachandra, MD is a bariatric surgery doctor who practices in Philadelphia, PA. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 28 years.

501 S 54th St Ste 226

Philadelphia, PA 19143

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthPartners
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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Obesity
very high
more than 99% of peers
Esophageal Surgery
very high
more than 98% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
2

Conditions Treated

  • Obesity
  • Pediatric Obesity
15

Procedures

  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastrotomy
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • Armed Forces Medical College, Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ramachandra has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ramachandra's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ramachandra to family and friends
4.6
based on 22 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Ramachandra's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in aldan,pa 19018 |
staff went above and beyond on helping me with my insurance forms and contacting my family doctor with release forms which can be confusing thank you!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Ramachandra accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Amerihealth
    Personal Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthPartners
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Ramachandra has admitting privileges

Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital
1500 Lansdowne Ave
Darby, PA 19023
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