Dr. Ramkumar Sankaran, MD

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Internal Medicine | Male

Dr. Ramkumar Sankaran, MD
I have been in practice in Avon for the last 16 years. I have been a solo practitioner for the last 5 years. I am available to see patients every day and also on 2 Saturdays a month in the morning. I am board certified in both Internal Medicine and Nephrology. My focus is on preventing disease by lifestyle modification. I try to work with the patient with their philosophy of medical treatment.

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Dr. Sankaran's Care Philosophy

Our philosophy is to try and prevent and treat medical conditions through lifestyle and diet changes first and medicines last. Our office provides a friendly and caring atmosphere with a focus on patient satisfaction. We try to accommodate patients for same day visits so that they avoid having to see a unknown provider for their urgent problems. We are open on some Saturdays on the first and third Saturdays of every month from 8.30 am to 1 pm.

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Ramkumar Sankaran, MD34 Dale Rd Ste 103
Avon, CT 06001
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Dr. Sankaran's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in Weatogue |
Very friendly, warm, caring, thoughtful.
Simsbury, CT |
A wonderful man of medicine with a subtle, yet uplifting sense of humor.
in South Windsor, CT |
I always have a pleasant experience, my mother and sister also trust him with their care.
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Dr. Sankaran says...

I have been in practice in Avon for the last 16 years. I have been a solo practitioner for the last 5 years. I am available to see patients every day and also on 2 Saturdays a month in the morning. I am board certified in both Internal Medicine and Nephrology. My focus is on preventing disease by lifestyle modification. I try to work with the patient with their philosophy of medical treatment. 

Dr. Sankaran's Care Philosophy

Our philosophy is to try and prevent and treat medical conditions through lifestyle and diet changes first and medicines last. Our office provides a friendly and caring atmosphere with a focus on patient satisfaction. We try to accommodate patients for same day visits so that they avoid having to see a unknown provider for their urgent problems. We are open on some Saturdays on the first and third Saturdays of every month from 8.30 am to 1 pm.

Dr. Sankaran says...

We perform many procedures in the office including pulmonary function testing, overnight sleep study and management of obstructive sleep apnea, cardiac tests including echocardiogram, carotid doppler, checking for varicose veins, screening for peripheral vascular disease, screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm, holter monitoring for arrhythmias, biopsy of skin lesions and removal of simple lesions, incision and drainage of abscess, in addition to physical exams for department of motor vehicles for certification for commercial driving. 

Dr. Sankaran's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Internal Medicine
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Conditions Treated

  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Dehydration
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Emphysema
  • Gout
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Proteinuria
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Syncope
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Education

  • Medical School
    Madras Medical College, Tamil Nadu Dr Mgr Medical University

    Graduated in 1976

  • Internship Hospital
    St Johns Episcopal Hospital South Shore

    Completed in 1997

  • Residency Hospital
    Stanley Med College
  • Fellowship Hospital
    LI Jewish MC

    Completed in 1996

  • Undergraduate School
    Stanley Medical College-MGR University

    Graduated in 1983

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Tamil

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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Allergy Shots
  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Arterial Duplex Ultrasound
  • Biopsy
  • Breath Testing
  • Cardiac Doppler
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Doppler Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Holter Monitoring
  • Immunization
  • Physical Examination
  • Spirometry
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination