Dr. Ramaraja Yalavarthi, MD

Dr. Ramaraja Yalavarthi, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
Dr. Ramaraja Yalavarthi, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in New Lenox, IL and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Ntr University Of Health Sciences in 1975 and specializes in geriatric medicine and internal medicine.

1890 Silver Cross Blvd Ste 370

New Lenox, IL 60451

Contact Information

(815) 300-1450

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Managed Care (Non-HMO)
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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more than 99% of peers
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more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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2  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

223  Conditions Treated


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25  Procedures

  • Advance Directive End of Life Planning
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Blood Draw
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Function Test
  • Medication Management
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Physical Examination
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaccination
  • Wellness Examination
  • X-Ray

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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.


  • University of Health Sciences / Guntur Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • Ntr University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Ellis Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Louis A Weiss Meml Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • State University of New York / Health Science Center At Stony Brook
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Physician of the Year 2005,
  • AMA Leadership Excellence Award 2005,
  • Former President of Medical Staff - St. James Hospital,
Media & Publications

Dr. Yalavarthi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yalavarthi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yalavarthi to family and friends
25 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

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Dr. Yalavarthi's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

Dr. Yalavarthi is wonderful, knowledgeable and compassionate physician.
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Without a doubt, Dr. Yalavarthi is the best doctor we've had the pleasure to know! His expert clinical skills far surpass any other doctors that we've had. His bedside manner is a model for other physicians to follow! He's a kind, talented doctor and a genuinely nice person. We'll miss him...more
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I thought that he was easy to talk to and took the time to thoroughly discuss my health concerns. He performed a thorough examination and I received my test results in timely manner. I would highly recommend Dr. Yalavarthi to anyone looking for a new doctor.
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I've been a patient of Dr. Yalavarthi's for two years and today he completely belittled and embarrassed me during my visit. I needed FMLA paperwork filled out for depression, and he told me that people like me were the downfall of the productivity of this country. I don't have enough characters in...more
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Dr Yalavarthi is caring and compassionate. I have recommended several family members who now see him and are very happy with his care.
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