Dr. Surya Challa, MD

Dr. Surya Challa, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Surya Challa, MD is a general surgery specialist in Chesapeake, VA and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Jawaharlal Institute Of Post Graduate Med Education and Research in 1991 and specializes in general surgery, phlebology, and more.

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

See how frequently Dr. Challa performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Challa's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

4  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Clinical Informatics
  • Cosmetic Medicine
  • Phlebology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

33  Conditions Treated

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27  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

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

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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

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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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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