Dr. Swamy Venuturupalli, MD

Dr. Swamy Venuturupalli, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 46
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Dr. Swamy Venuturupalli, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Beverly Hills, CA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University Of Mumbai/ Topiwala National Medical College and Nair Hospital in 1995 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.Read his story

8750 Wilshire Blvd Ste 350

Beverly Hills, CA 90211

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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoporosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Venuturupalli's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Venuturupalli "Dr. Venuturupalli is a preeminent authority in the field of rheumatology. Graduating from the National Medical College in Mumbai - India, he completed his residency as Chief Resident at the Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY. After a combined fellowship in health services research with UCLA's School of Medicine, the RAND Corporation, and the Greater Los Angeles Veteran's Administration Medical Center; he conducted pioneering research on complementary and alternative medicine, publishing studies on Ayurvedic medicine, dietary supplements, and mind-body medicine. Dr. Venuturupalli then completed a rheumatology fellowship at the UCLA-Olive View medical program. Being one of the nations leading research investigators for lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory muscle diseases and ankylosing spondylitis; he is involved in over a hundred clinical trials at the Cedars Sinai Division of Rheumatology. Dr. Venuturupalli brings an investigative and innovative based approach to his work and has published many peer-reviewed articles, text-book chapters and is the Editor-in-Chief of 'Current Rheumatology Reviews.' He is a clinical professor of medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and enjoys lecturing frequently on rheumatology, including alternative and complementary medicine, not only to the public but also to his peers and is an integral part of the American College of Rheumatology, UCLA and Cedars Sinai Medical Center. He is highly regarded by his colleagues and patients for outstanding service, dedication to patients and advancing treatment options through medical research and awareness efforts, and is a sought-after teacher in his field of expertise. He has served as the past president of the Southern California Rheumatology Society, and is actively engaged with the Arthritis Foundation and Lupus LA in their efforts to find a cure."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Venuturupalli "As a Rheumatologist, I believe that every case is unique, and this is why I try to understand each individual patient and tailor my approach to their particular illness. However, I find that I am only able to reach a few individuals through my practice. I have always wanted to convey news about the tremendous advances in our understanding of disease mechanisms so that individuals can apply this knowledge towards healing themselves."
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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Arthrocentesis
  • Infusion Therapy
  • Injection Therapy
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Prolotherapy Injections
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ultrasound-Guided Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • University Of Mumbai/ Topiwala National Medical College and Nair Hospital
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • University Of Mumbai/ Topiwala National Medical College and Nair Hospital
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • S U N Y Upstate Medical University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • S U N Y Upstate Medical University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University Of California-Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Venuturupalli has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Venuturupalli's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Venuturupalli to family and friends
4.3
based on 6 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Venuturupalli's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Woodland Hills |
Dr Venuturupalli is highly focused on the unique response of each individual to their diagnosis. The state of the art facility and his passion to help his patients thrive is optimal.
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Hospitals where Dr. Venuturupalli has admitting privileges

Cedars - Sinai Medical Center
8700 Beverly Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90048
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