Dr. Thirumaleshwar Kanchana, MD

Dr. Thirumaleshwar Kanchana, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Thirumaleshwar Kanchana, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Newark, DE and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Mysore Medical College in 1991 and specializes in gastroenterology, hepatology, and more.

537 Stanton Christiana Rd Ste 203

Newark, DE 19713

Contact Information

(302) 225-2380

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 23 More

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Top Care Areas

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Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Kanchana'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kanchana "As a gastroenterologist, I believe in taking care of patients with utmost compassion, thorough workup and giving enough attention for patient satisfaction with latest medical information. I go with my middle name Prasad Kanchana, MD."

3  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

90  Conditions Treated


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21  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • ERCP With Spincterotomy
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Pyloromyotomy

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Vivekananda College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Mysore Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Nassau University MC SUNY Stony Brook
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Nassau University MC SUNY Stony Brook
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Albert Einstein Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kanchana has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Kannada

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kanchana's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kanchana to family and friends
10 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kanchana's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr Kanchana and his team were super effective in diagnosing my GI issues. His experience and straight forward approach got to the root cause quickly. He was also very responsive via email when I had a question. Recommend!
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