Dr. Sarah Vakkalanka, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat •  Female • Age 48
  
Dr. Vakkalanka
Accepting new patients

Nguyen Tran & Vakkalanka Mds

10760 Warner Ave Ste 201 Fountain Valley, CA 92708

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Dr. Sarah Vakkalanka, MD is a Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Fountain Valley, CA and has over 21 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Vakkalanka has more experience with Upper Respiratory Conditions than other specialists in her area. She graduated from Wright State U, School of Medicine medical school in 1999. She is affiliated with Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Vakkalanka to book an appointment.


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Practice Areas

Upper Respiratory Conditions

Upper respiratory specialists diagnose and treat conditions such as infections, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, and whooping cough (pertussis) that affect the upper part of the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, larynx, and lungs.Compare with other Upper Respiratory Conditions specialists.

Typically treats 86% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vakkalanka treats Chronic Sinusitis more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Vakkalanka treats this condition more than 91% of their peers

Sinusitis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vakkalanka treats Sinusitis more than 85% of their peers

Dr. Vakkalanka treats this condition more than 85% of their peers

Allergic Rhinitis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vakkalanka treats Allergic Rhinitis more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Vakkalanka treats this condition more than 83% of their peers

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Dr. Vakkalanka's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergy Testing
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Cancer
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Aid
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Snoring
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Wound Repair

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Love this dr. She always takes the time to listen to me. Staff is good getting me in quickly. Highly recommend her.
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Biography

Dr. Sarah Vakkalanka, MD is a Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Fountain Valley, CA and has over 21 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Vakkalanka has more experience with Upper Respiratory Conditions than other specialists...Read more

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Board Certifications

Education

2004
NW
Residency Hospital
2000
NW
Internship Hospital
1999
Wright State U, School of Medicine
Medical School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Locations

Nguyen Tran & Vakkalanka Mds

Nguyen Tran & Vakkalanka Mds10760 Warner Ave Ste 201 Fountain Valley, CA 92708
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Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center

Fountain Valley, CA

62% Patient experience rating, 7% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)