Dr. Udaya K. Kakarla, MD

Dr. Udaya K. Kakarla, MD

Neurosurgery | Male | 42 years old

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    3.7 based on 21 responses
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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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    • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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    • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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    • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 30 minutes (20)
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    in Gilbert, AZ |
    Did a fabulous job on my back and neck. No longer in pain and has given us our life back. Highly recommended for serious issues
    Phoenix, AZ |
    He seems to be a good surgeon but is lacking good bedside manners.
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    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Aneurysm
    • Bone Cancer
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cysts, Adult
    • Brain Disorders
    • Brain Tumor
    • Broken Neck
    • Cancer
    • Cavernous Hemangioma
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Craniovertebral Junction
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
    • Ear Disorders
    • Epilepsy
    • Fracture
    • Glioblastoma
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Kyphosis
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pediatric Spinal Disorders
    • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Disorders
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Spondylosis
    • Stroke
    • Subdural Hemorrhage
    • Syringomyelia
    • Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
    • Thrombosis
    • Torticollis
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vertebral Column Tumors

    Procedures Performed

    • Brain Surgery
    • Carotid Ultrasound
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Complex Pediatric Spine Surgery
    • Complex Spine Surgery
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Neurostimulation
    • Pediatric Spine Surgery
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Spine Surgery
    • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

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      Board Actions

      No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    Education

    • Medical School
      Indiana University School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 2003

    • Internship Hospital
      Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
    • Residency Hospital
      St. Joseph's Hospital & Medical Center

    Awards & Recognition

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    • Media & Publications

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Telugu
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    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Neurosurgery
    • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
    • Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Kakarla's Care Philosophy

    At BNA, we put our patients first. We are committed to treating our patients with compassion and to providing innovative and sound medical options for the treatment of our patient's neurological conditions. As a patient of BNA, your health and well-being are important to us. The neurosurgeons, physiatrists, hospital staff, neurological institute, and other members of our multidisciplinary team work together with one goal in mind - helping you get well.