Dr. Sukanya Makkapati, DO

Dr. Sukanya Makkapati, DO

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Sukanya Makkapati, DO is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in West Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from Kansas City College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1993 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.Read her story

4949 Westown Pkwy Ste 140

West Des Moines, IA 50266

Contact Information

(515) 223-5466

Insurance Accepted

  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HAP Insurance
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Top Care Areas

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Breast Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gestational Diabetes
more than 89% of peers
Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
more than 86% of peers

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Dr. Makkapati's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Makkapati "Dr. Makkapati was born in India, but spent the vast majority of her youth in Southeast Iowa. After graduating from Burlington High School in 1984, she completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Iowa in 1989. Dr. Makkapati graduated from medical school at University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City in 1993. She completed her residency in OB/GYN at the State University of New York-Buffalo in 1998 and immediately joined West Des Moines OB/GYN Associates. Dr. Makkapati became certified by the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology in 2002 and became a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (F.A.C.O.O.G.) in 2002. Dr. Makkapatti and her husband, Ravi, have a daughter and a son and live in West Des Moines. In her spare time, she enjoys family activities, cooking and traveling. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Makkapati "Dr. Makkapati specializes in comprehensive obstetric and gynecological care for women of all ages."

1  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecologic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

54  Conditions Treated

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36  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Makkapati's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Makkapati to family and friends
5 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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Dr. Makkapati's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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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