Dr. RAMACHANDRA Kolachalam, MD

Dr. RAMACHANDRA Kolachalam, MD

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Age 61
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Dr. RAMACHANDRA Kolachalam, MD is a general surgery specialist in Novi, MI and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University of Health Sciences / Sri Venkatesvara Medical College and specializes in general surgery.Read his story

26850 Providence Pkwy Ste 460

Novi, MI 48374

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
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Dr. Kolachalam's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Incisional Hernia
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Dr. Kolachalam treats Incisional Hernia more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Kolachalam treats this condition more than 5% of his peers

Constipation
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kolachalam treats Constipation more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Kolachalam treats this condition more than 5% of his peers

Abscess
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kolachalam treats Abscess more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Kolachalam treats this condition more than 5% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Anal Abscess
  • Anal/Rectal Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Brain Abscess
  • Breast Abscess
  • Cerebellar Abscess
  • Colovaginal Fistula
  • Dental Abscess
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Laryngeal Abscess
  • Liver Abscess
  • Lung Abscess
  • Pancreatic Abscess
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Perianal Abscess
  • Pericolic Abscess
  • Perirectal Abscess
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Prostatic Abscess
  • Rectal Abscess
  • Renal Abscess
  • Retroperitoneal Abscess
  • Retropharyngeal Abscess

Dr. Kolachalam's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Hernia
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acute Appendicitis
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Adrenalectomy
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Obstruction
Biliary Atresia
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cholecystitis
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Chronic Appendicitis
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cystotomy
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Fistula
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastrectomy
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Head and Neck Cancer
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hiatal Hernia
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Pancreatic Cancer
Paracentesis
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroidectomy
Pediatric Hernia
Port Placements or Replacements
Pyloric Stenosis
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Secondary Malignancies
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Traumatic Hernia
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Kolachalam has a genuine concern for all of his patients, and sees them through the whole process of what they are going through. 

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • University of Health Sciences / Sri Venkatesvara Medical College
    Medical School
  • 1995
    St Vincent'S Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    1995
  • 1994
    Providence Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1994
  • 1992
    Meth Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1992

Languages

  • Hindi
  • English

Awards

Dr. Kolachalam's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kolachalam

4.5

Based on 53 reviews

5 Stars
86.79245283018868%
(46)
4 Stars
1.8867924528301887%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
1.8867924528301887%
(1)
1 Star
9.433962264150944%
(5)

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Dr Kolachalam removed a Lipoma from my back. I am very happy with the result. He explained surgery and recovery options well. His office staff is excellent as well.
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I have had Dr. Kolachalam for 2 surgeries. He is an excellent surgeon. He and his staff were very professional,kind,caring and informative. They made me feel at ease about my surgeries. I highly recommend Dr. Kolachalam when you are choosing your general surgeon!
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When I had to have an emergency appendectomy because my appendix ruptured, Dr. Kolachalam was right there and made me feel confident from the start. I was told he always meets his patients before surgery and sure enough when they were wheeling down the hall he came next to my bed and introduced...Read More
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Very professional with great interpersonal skills. The office staff is fantastic too.
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Dr will not follow with essential care and won't return phone calls
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Medicaid
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Blue Care Network PCP Focus Network
Group Employees PPO
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Medicaid
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Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
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Medicaid
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