Dr. Rama Poola, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Decatur, IL. She specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.


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HSHS Medical Group

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(217) 615-3153
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Dr. Poola accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Poola's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Poola treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Poola treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Diabetes Type 2
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Poola treats Diabetes Type 2 more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Poola treats this condition more than 95% of her peers

Diabetes Type 1
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Poola treats Diabetes Type 1 more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Poola treats this condition more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Poola's conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acromegaly and Gigantism
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diet Counseling
  • Female Infertility
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Insulin Pump Therapy
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Obesity
  • Obesity Counseling
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Physical Examination
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Inspired by our Franciscan values of Respect, Care, Competence and Joy, HSHS Medical Group providers are devoted to elevating the patient as the focus of our existence. We will prioritize our decision-making to place the needs of our patients first. ...

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

2011
Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition Clinical Fellowship-St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Center
Fellowship Hospital
2009
Internal Medicine Residency-Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2003
Children S Healthcare Of Atlanta
Fellowship Hospital
2002
University Of Massachusetts Medical Center
Internship Hospital
2002
Sri Venkateswara Medical College
Medical School
1996
M.D., Loyola University Stritch School Of Medicine
Medical School
Loyola University Of Chicago / Stritch School Of Medicine
Undergraduate School
2011
2009
2003
2002
2002
1996

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Dr. Poola's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Poola

3.2

Based on 5 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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I saw a General practitioner for years. Within my first couple of visits Dr. Poola had my problem properly diagnosed and got me in for surgery and has been very good about following up. If you need someone to hold your hand, anyone will do. If you need someone who knows her stuff and will be very aggressive in finding out why you have a problem, my money's on Dr Poola.
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Dr Poola and her colleague accused me of being a drug user! I can't believe the level of care . Highly unethical. I've had an ongoing Thyroid problem and went there for a second opinion. They are a complete disgrace to the medical field and I'm going to let everybody know that. It took over 4 months to get in to see them while my normal doctor got me in to see somebody before then overall horrible
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