Dr. Raj Kakarlapudi, MD

Dr. Raj Kakarlapudi, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 39
Dr. Raj Kakarlapudi, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Cincinnati, OH and has been practicing for 8 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
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Top Care Areas

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Spine Deformities
more than 70% of peers
Internal Derangement of Knee
more than 55% of peers
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
more than 54% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*

59  Conditions Treated

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18  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Telugu

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Dr. Kakarlapudi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kakarlapudi to family and friends
16 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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Dr. Kakarlapudi's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

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  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

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...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 ...more
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