Dr. Shailaja Parepally, MD

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Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism | Female

Dr. Shailaja Parepally, MD
Dr. Shailaja Parepally, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism doctor who practices in West View, PA. She is 55 years old and has been practicing for 35 years. Dr. Parepally is affiliated with UPMC Passavant - McCandless.

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Dr. Parepally's Reviews

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3.7
based on 58 total reviews (6 with comments)
Dr. Parepally's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (6)
Dr Parepally was very nice and fun and caring (but you only get to she her the first visit, then after that her assistant) however she refused to believe something major I told her about my history, put me on med that caused me a severe and terrifying hypoglycemic reaction, and when I called about it she said to "just take every other day". Wanted me to change from a thyroid med that was working fine to one that she had coupons for, but was till 3x what I was paying for the med I was on.
in West View, PA |
I was so pleasantly surprised to walk into her office and first get a welcome at check-in. The nurse and other assistants were just as nice and friendly. I can't say enough of how much I liked Dr. Parapally. She listened, was so understanding and immediately began figuring out next steps. Thank you!
Gibsonia, PA |
The worst Dr. Her PA's are more qualified than she is and more eager to help you get better. DON"T use Dr. Parapally!!!! Hypo and she has no idea what she is doing!!
Princeton, TX |
Absolutly terrible, do not go to her, you will regret it! To start, dr. Parapally was rude, complaining when i asked her to explain what was going on with me since I had recently been diagnosed with hyperthroidism. Then, 3 times she canceled my appointments bc she said she had to go to the hospital and never attempted to reschdule! Every time you call the front desk, the people sound miserable and mean, and they are! Finally we moved to so I tried to get my records and they never sent them
in Pittsburgh, PA |
Dr Parepally was my endo at a former location and I found she not only misdiagnosed me but prescribed 2-3 times the amount of medication I should have been taking. She was impossible to schedule with and the one time I showed up at the office and the door was locked! Sometimes I would sit in the waiting room for 20-30 minutes then I would be taken back and have to wait another 20-30 minutes more!
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Dr. Parepally is by far the BEST Dr. I've ever had. I came to Pittsburgh from being treated at the Cleveland Clinic for many years so my level of expectations were high. Dr. Parepally by far superseded my expectations and went beyond what most Dr.'s would do. Not only does she know her stuff but she is warm and caring and funny too!!! She immediately put me at ease, knew exactly what my ailment was and helped me take control of it. I had gone to a plethora of Dr.'s who had no idea how to help.
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  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  •  Board certified in Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology and Internal Medicine
  •  Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Health Sciences / Osmania Medical College

    Graduated in 1982

  • Internship Hospital
    Harlem Hospital Center

    Completed in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    Harlem Hospital Center

    Completed in 1992

  • Fellowship Hospital
    UMDNJ/Jersey City Med Ctr

    Completed in 1994

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Telugu

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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Procedures Performed

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diet Counseling
  • Insulin Pump Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling