Dr. Raj Kakarlapudi, MD

Dr. Raj Kakarlapudi, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 40
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Dr. Raj Kakarlapudi, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Cincinnati, OH and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine in 2004 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and spinal cord injury medicine.

644 Eden Park Dr

Cincinnati, OH 45202

Contact Information

(513) 906-6956

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Dr. Kakarlapudi's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kakarlapudi treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Kakarlapudi treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kakarlapudi performs Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy) more than 71% of his peers

Dr. Kakarlapudi performs this procedure more than 71% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Spinal Stenosis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kakarlapudi treats Spinal Stenosis more than 64% of his peers

Dr. Kakarlapudi treats this condition more than 64% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Dr. Kakarlapudi's conditions and procedures:

Ankylosing Spondylitis
Autoimmune Diseases
Autonomic Disorders
Back Disorders
Back Impairment
Back Injuries
Back Pain
Back Strain
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Back Pain
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Disc Replacement
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
EMG (Electromyography)
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Fracture
Fracture Care
Gait Abnormality
Gout
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Image-Guided Spine Surgery
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lower Back Muscle Strain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lupus
Myelopathy
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteopenia
Pathological Spine Fracture
Percutaneous Procedures
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pinched Nerve in Back
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Thoracic Spine Fracture

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Kakarlapudi was trained in the latest percutaneous and minimally invasive spine surgery procedures, along with image guided spine navigation for spine surgery.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

2010
Indiana Orthopaedic Hospital/Orthoindy
Fellowship Hospital
2009
University Of Missouri
Residency Hospital
2005
University Of Missouri / Columbia Campus
Internship Hospital
2004
Creighton University School Of Medicine
Medical School
2000
Creighton University
Undergraduate School
2010
2009
2005
2004
2000

Languages

  • Telugu
  • English

Awards

Dr. Kakarlapudi's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kakarlapudi

3.0

Based on 18 reviews

5 Stars
38.888888888888886%
(7)
4 Stars
11.11111111111111%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
11.11111111111111%
(2)
1 Star
38.888888888888886%
(7)

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Loved Dr. K, not only is he a great doctor - he is really funny too. He took great care of my wife and I would highly recommend him!
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Dr. K is great. He is very easy to talk to and made everything easy for me to understand. My back pain greatly improved after my surgery!! I would highly recommend him. Thanks Dr. K
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Rude and condenscending does not begin to describe how Dr.K treated my wife during her consultation. As a doctor myself, I would not recommend him to anyone that you value or care about.
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Did not like him. He never examined ME, only looked at my X-rays. Never even a hand shake. He was a hologram. I could have done an e-visit with him and it wouldn't have made a difference. I didn't get relief and had to push him to go to the next step. I would never refer anyone to him. I'd go...Read More
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I have had 2 back surgerys I have been to 3 surgeons in nc and they looked at my MRI and said its just scare tissue on nerve and nothing they could do just go back to work I continued to have bad pain I took a chance went to laser spine Dr Raj Kakarlapudi listen very good said I needed a fusion ...Read More
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Anthem
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Pathway X Tiered Hosp/Ind Direct Access OH
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Medical Mutual of Ohio POS
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

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Christ Hospital

Cincinnati, OH

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