Dr. Salila Kurra, MD

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Dr. Salila Kurra, MD
Dr. Salila Kurra, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism doctor who practices in New York, NY. She has been practicing for 14 years. Dr. Kurra is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

Metabolic Bone Disease Program

180 Fort Washington Ave Rm 970

New York, NY 10032

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Dr. Salila Kurra, MD

Dr. Salila Kurra, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Kurra's Experience

Dr. Kurra's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Board certified in Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Endocrinology & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.


  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kurra has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Telugu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kurra's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kurra to family and friends
based on 12 total reviews (7 with comments)
Dr. Kurra's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (7)
Allendale,NJ |
I had Thyroid Cancer 14 years ago, I started seeing Dr.Kurra one year ago, she has helped me tremendously. My thyroid levels are being watched so carefully, I was on too high thyroid meds for many years. She is a good listener, takes the time to explain everything , writes things down-and an added bonus, her nurses are great!
in New York, NY |
I met Dr. Kurra three years ago, when I was in desperate need of clear, concise, and compassionate insight into my medical condition. She immediately provided all of that -- and has continued to be my most trusted medical advisor, through some pretty terrifying years. I trust her with my life, because she saved my life; and now she continues to keep me healthy. I've recommended her to my friends and family because my trust in her is so strong. Thank you, Dr. Kurra, for your flawless care!
Hoboken, NJ |
Dr. Kurra changed my life. For years doctors had been alarming over 2 tiny thyroid nodules. Dr. Kurra reassured me: levels were fine; thyroid was fine. I just needed a yearly check. Then she gave me vital advice for one with of high risk for diabetes that the others omitted: to improve your health, lose weight. She told me how much to lose and how to do so. Her practical, concrete, direct advice lead me to lose 26 lbs in a year. I'm healthier, active, feel great, and at lower risk for diabetes.
in Bronx, NY |
I have been a patient of Dr Kurra since 2013. She gave me my life back. She is a true professional and is extremely knowledgeable in adrenal and thyroid issues. She has terrific bedside manner and is very kind. She always comes up with a plan no matter what. And you leave her office with lab requests and/or other tests that need to be done. I always refer individuals to her whenever needed because she is the best and I mean a TOP physician!
Saddle River, NJ |
Dr. Kurra was very professional, took her time to discuss my concerns and explained "why" we needed to adjust medications. I had thyroid cancer 13 years ago and was amazed to discuss with her treatment advances and changes in treatment protocols. I trust her knowledge level and I feel confident that she will respond to my questions and concerns.
in New York, NY |
Dr. Kurra is one of the smartest, most professional, and friendly doctors I have ever met. She takes time to listen and understand my medical history. Her recommendations were well explained and very thoughtful of my needs. Her office was very efficient and clean. Her staff was friendly and helpful. She is the best endocrinologist I have ever seen, I highly recommended her.
in Livingston, NJ |
I would not recommend Dr. Kurra to anyone because she told me thyroid has no effect on metabolism.
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Dr. Kurra accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • 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
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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