Dr. Shekhar Challa, MD

Dr. Shekhar Challa, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
Dr. Shekhar Challa, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Topeka, KS and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Kakatiya Medical College, Ntr University Of Health Sciences in 1979 and specializes in gastroenterology.Read his story

2200 SW 6th Ave Ste 105

Topeka, KS 66606

Contact Information

(785) 354-8518

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
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Dr. Challa's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Challa "Dr. Challa is Board Certified in Gastroenterology and he is also Board Certified in Internal Medicine. Dr. Challa completed medical school in India and completed his medical training at Coney Island Hospital in Brooklyn, New York. He has been in private practice since 1987 and was a co-founder of Kansas Medical Clinic in 1998. Currently serves as President and has been the principle investigator for 17 different clinical research trials. Dr. Challa also founded Osteoporosis Services in 1997, the largest mobile bone density testing company in the Midwest which provides services to more than 150 rural hospitals. Dr. Challa serves as a Board member in several national and international organizations including AMSURG and My Medical Records (Australia). He is also the award winning author of "Winning the Hepatitis C Battle" and "Spurn the Burn – How to Beat the Heat of Acid Reflux"."
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1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

82  Conditions Treated

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7  Procedures

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  • Kakatiya Medical College, Ntr University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Coney Island Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Coney Island Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Coney Island Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Shekhar Challa, MD
Inconsiderate, self-promoting and zero empathy whatsoever. Both his staff and other healthcare professionals agreed with my concerns. He is far more interested in just how powerful and knowlegeable he is than listening to a patient. He can't be bothered with questions or uncertancies, he'd rather...Read More
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