Dr. Surya Challa, MD

Dr. Surya Challa, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
(15)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Surya Challa, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Chesapeake, VA. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 18 years.

300 Medical Pkwy Ste 208

Chesapeake, VA 23320

Contact Information

(757) 819-7633

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Inguinal Hernia
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more than 5% of peers
Lipomas
normal
more than 5% of peers
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
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more than 5% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Clinical Informatics
  • Cosmetic Medicine
  • Phlebology
1

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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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

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Procedures

  • 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.

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.

Education

  • Jawaharlal Institute Of Post Graduate Med Education and Research
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Maimonides Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Challa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Challa's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Challa to family and friends
4.2
based on 15 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Challa's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Currituck, NC |
Dr. Challa repaired a hernia for me in 2011. I recentedly saw him again as I had been experiencing pain in the same area for about five months after feeling a sharp pain and feeling of something popping in my pelvis. Dr. Challa sent me for a CT scan and advised he would have the results in a day...more
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in Chesapeake, VA |
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...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Challa accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    Southern Health PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Challa has admitting privileges

Chesapeake Regional Medical Center
736 Battlefield Blvd N
Chesapeake, VA 23320
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