Dr. Prashanth Ramachandra, MD

Dr. Prashanth Ramachandra, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
(24)
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Dr. Prashanth Ramachandra, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Armed Forces Medical College, Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences in 1989 and specializes in bariatric surgery.

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

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

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

Dr. Ramachandra'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

  • Bariatric Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

2  Conditions Treated

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

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ramachandra to family and friends
24 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

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 (2)

I love Him he really cares about his patients at my first appointment he gave me his cell phone number and told me to call him whenever if i had Any questions i knew i made The right decision about letting him do my sleeve plus he did my moms surgery and my friends mom surgery also
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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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