Dr. Rao Meka, MD

Dr. Rao Meka, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(12)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Rao Meka, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Valley, AL and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Kurnool Med Coll, Sri Venkateswara in 1975 and specializes in gastroenterology, geriatric medicine, and more.

15 Medical Park

Valley, AL 36854

Contact Information

(334) 756-0005

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Esophageal Ulcer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastroparesis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastric Ulcer
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Megacolon
  • Mesenteric Panniculitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Arbitration Award : 9/13/2013
    Amount or Range: $850,000.00
    State: Georgia
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.

Education

  • Kurnool Med Coll, Sri Venkateswara
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Charity Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Charity Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Charity Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Meka has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Meka has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Meka's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Meka to family and friends
2.7
based on 12 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Meka's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Opelika, AL |
I would not recommend this place to my worst enemy.
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Dr Meka and his staff have treated me for ulcerative colitis for 22 years and I can't speak highly enough of them They are a part of my life and am thankful for their service. He always takes extra time to talk to his patients and is always concerned about them. I highly recommend and encourage...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Meka accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Dental Blue 100/200/300
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Meka has admitting privileges

East Alabama Medical Center
2000 Pepperell Pkwy
Opelika, AL 36801
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