Dr. Ravindra Karanam, MD

Dr. Ravindra Karanam, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
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Dr. Ravindra Karanam, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Newark, NJ and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Hyderabad Karnatak Coll, Gulbarga in 1972 and specializes in thoracic surgery and general surgery.

201 Lyons Ave # G5

Newark, NJ 07112

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
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Dr. Karanam's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pericardial Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karanam treats Pericardial Disease more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Karanam treats this condition more than 70% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Bacterial Pericarditis
  • Chronic Constrictive Pericarditis
  • Pericarditis
  • Rheumatic Pericarditis
  • Uremic Pericarditis
  • Viral Pericarditis
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karanam performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 63% of his peers

Dr. Karanam performs this procedure more than 63% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair / Replacement
  • Valvuloplasty
Heart Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karanam treats Heart Disease more than 63% of his peers

Dr. Karanam treats this condition more than 63% of his peers

Dr. Karanam's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Ebstein's Anomaly
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Impella Device
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Hypertension
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tracheal Surgery
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventricular Assist Device
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Ravindra Karanam, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Newark, NJ and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Hyderabad Karnatak Coll, Gulbarga in 1972 and specializes in thoracic surgery and general surgery.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 1984
    Newark Beth Israel Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital
    1984
  • 1982
    Newark Beth Israel Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital
    1982
  • 1978
    Jewish Meml Hosp
    Residency Hospital
    1978
  • 1977
    New Rochelle Hosp Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital
    1977
  • 1972
    Govt Genl Hosp
    Internship Hospital
    1972
  • 1972
    Hyderabad Karnatak Coll, Gulbarga
    Medical School
    1972

Languages

  • French
  • English

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Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Direct Access
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
QualCare
QualCare HMO
QualCare PPO