Dr. Ravindra Karanam, MD

Dr. Ravindra Karanam, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
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

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Mitral Valve Surgery
very high
more than 88% of peers
Pericardial Disease
more than 72% of peers
Lung Surgery
more than 72% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

40  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease


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37  Procedures


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Karanam has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Karanam's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Karanam to family and friends
2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Karanam's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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