Dr. Ratnam Nagalla, MD

Dr. Ratnam Nagalla, MD

PediatricsFemaleAge 74

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Dr. Ratnam Nagalla, MD is a Pediatrics Specialist in Shreveport, LA and has over 52 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from University of Health Sciences / Guntur Medical College medical school in 1969. She is affiliated with Willis-Knighton Medical Center. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Nagalla to book an appointment.

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870 Olive St Shreveport, LA 71104


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    • Sun: closed
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  • Easy Scheduling Patients said scheduling was easy. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Hospital Satisfaction Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals

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Dr.Nagalla has been my daughters pediatrician for almost 3 years and my newborns as well now. She is sweet and always on top of any issues. Her staff ,Penny and Wanda, are amazing as well. Wait time is never long and they are good about squeezing you in.
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I was able to schedule with Dr. Nagalla during an emergency. She is helpful and kind. The wait time was less than 10 minutes. I was so happy with the friendliness of the staff.
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Shreveport, LA – Sep 18, 2016
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Experience and Background Checks


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Dr. Nagalla's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acne
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Administrative Physical
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Animal Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Back Pain
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Common Cold
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Skin
  • Ear Ache
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fever
  • Gastritis
  • Headache
  • Hypertension
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Immunization
  • Immunization Administration
  • Impetigo
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Laryngitis
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nausea
  • Newborn Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Otitis Media
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pediatric Obesity
  • Pediatric Overweight
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phimosis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pneumonia
  • Polyuria
  • Proteinuria
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Ringworm
  • Salivary Gland Cyst
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sore Throat
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Strep Throat
  • Stye
  • Swine Flu
  • Syphilis Infections
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Tonsillitis
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Infection
  • Vision Screening
  • Warts
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheezing
  • Yeast Infections

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Dr. Nagalla accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
National (BlueCard) PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Advantage
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Gilsbar 360
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
Choice Care PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
NovaSys Health
PPO Plus
Private HealthCare Systems
Railroad Medicare
TriCare for Life
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

About Me


After practicing medicine in Winnfield, Louisiana for 35 years, I moved to Shreveport to be close to my children and grandchildren.

I completed...
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  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Medicine


Harlem Hosp Med Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
Harlem Hospital Center
Residency Hospital
J C Giuffre Med Center
Residency Hospital
Nyu Downtown Hospital
Residency Hospital
University of Health Sciences / Guntur Medical College
Medical School

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Ratnam Nagalla, MD?

Call (318) 215-7245 to make an appointment as a new patient, or (318) 629-0480 for existing patients or other inquiries. Click here for more information.

Does Dr. Ratnam Nagalla, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Nagalla has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Ratnam Nagalla, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Ratnam Nagalla, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Nagalla's profile to make an appointment.

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What are Dr. Ratnam Nagalla, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Nagalla frequently treats Immunization Administration, Cough, and Wellness Examination. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Nagalla treats.

Where is Dr. Ratnam Nagalla, MD's office located?

Dr. Nagalla's office is located at 870 Olive St, Shreveport, LA 71104. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Nagalla is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Willis-Knighton Medical Center

Shreveport, LA

75% Patient Experience Rating, 6% higher than the national average

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