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Dr. Sukanya Makkapati, DO

Obstetrics & Gynecology ·  Female · Age 52

Dr. Makkapati

West Des Moines OB/GYN Associates

4949 Westown Pkwy Ste 140 West Des Moines, IA 50266

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(515) 223-5466


Dr. Sukanya Makkapati, DO is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in West Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 21 years. She graduated from Kansas City College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1993 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.


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Dr. Makkapati's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Breast Pain
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Dr. Makkapati treats Breast Pain more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Makkapati treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Syphilis Screening
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Makkapati performs Syphilis Screening more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Makkapati performs this procedure more than 98% of her peers

Hysteroscopy
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Makkapati performs Hysteroscopy more than 91% of her peers

Dr. Makkapati performs this procedure more than 91% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hysteroscopy Sterilization
  • Operative Hysteroscopy

Dr. Makkapati's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Breech Position
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Endometriosis
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Female Infertility
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • HIV Screening
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Miscarriages
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Salpingo-Oophorectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Sympathectomy
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • Wound Repair
  • Yeast Infections

Dr. Makkapati's Reviews

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3.7

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This doctor is very knowledgeable and personable. She explained testing results, needed surgery, and post op issues clearly and was open to answering questions. The people working with her are great! I wholeheartedly recommend her and her colleagues.
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I had the pleasure of getting to see Dr. Makkapati numerous times throughout my pregnancy. She is absolutely wonderful and caring. She is a great listener and she never seemed rushed or too busy to answer my questions. I would recommend Dr. Makkapati to anyone and everyone!
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About Me

Dr. Makkapati specializes in comprehensive obstetric and gynecological care for women of all ages.

Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecologic Surgery

Education

1998
State University Of New York At Buffalo
Residency Hospital
1993
Kansas City College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School
1989
University Of Iowa
Undergraduate School
1998
1993
1989

Awards

Locations

West Des Moines OB/GYN Associates

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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 12:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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