Dr. Surya Challa, MD

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Dr. Surya Challa, MD

General Surgery | Male

300 Medical Pkwy Ste 208, Chesapeake, VA 23320 Get Directions
(757) 819-7633

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Dr. Challa specializes in General Surgery and practices in Chesapeake, VA. He practices at 1 location.

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Challa to family and friends
4.4
based on 13 total surveys (1 with a review)
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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Failed Inguinal hernia surgery with mesh patch. Informed him in the weeks after the surgery that things really didn't feel ant different. He tried to convince me things were fine and thie pain I was experiencing was normal. Stated the next thing he would have to do is an Mri to figure out what was going on. I did not trust him to do that. Just dealt with periodic pain for a few years. Going to another dr for analysis.
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Aesthetic & Cosmetic Medicine
  • Clinical Informatics
  • Phlebology

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Acid Reflux
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lump
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Scars
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Sun-Damaged Skin
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wrinkles

Procedures Performed

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Colectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Vein Procedure

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Jawaharlal Institute Of Post Graduate Med Education and Research

    Graduated in 1991

  • Residency Hospital
    Maimonides Med Center

    Completed in 2000

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

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Dr. Challa's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Challa's Office & Staff

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Experience with Dr. Challa

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How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients