Dr. Subbu Nagappan, MD

Dr. Subbu Nagappan, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
59 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Subbu Nagappan, MD is a general surgery specialist in Riverside, CA and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in general surgery, vascular surgery, and more.

Riverside Medical Clinic

7117 Brockton Ave

Riverside, CA 92506
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Inland Empire Health Plan
  • Molina Healthcare

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Vascular Disease
more than 53% of peers
Port Placements or Replacements
more than 52% of peers
Heart Disease
more than 49% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Trauma Medicine
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

23  Conditions Treated

18  Procedures

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Heart Surgery
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Maricopa Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Subbu Nagappan, MD
Dr Nagappan has helped me tremendously. My surgery went smoothly with no issues from scheduling through follow up. Highly recommended. His staff does a great job as well.
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Jason W in Riverside, CA – Jun 02, 2017
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I felt very comfortable with Dr. Nagappan. My surgery was very emotional for me, but he was very comforting, along with his staff. He did a great job and now I am back on the grind... Thank you.
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Jim Bowers in Corona, CA – May 18, 2016
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I took my son to the E.R and he needed to have his appendix removed and Dr.Nagappan performed the surgery.He was informative, caring,and professional. He also let me know that he could be reached whenever I needed him or had any questions. The best surgeon ever!
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