Dr. Umaprasanna Karnam, MD

Dr. Umaprasanna Karnam, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 47
(43)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Umaprasanna Karnam, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in West Jordan, UT. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 24 years.

3584 W 9000 S

West Jordan, UT 84088

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Celiac Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Duodenal Ulcer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ulcer
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
85

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Copper Metabolism Disorders
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Megacolon
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Anoscopy
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry
  • Pyloromyotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Madras Medical College, Tamil Nadu Dr Mgr Medical University
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Long Island College Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Wayne State U/Detroit Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University Of Miami
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Karnam has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Karnam's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Karnam to family and friends
4.0
based on 43 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Karnam's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
Amman, AM |
Dr. Karnam is warm & caring. He didn't downplay my symptoms! He is up to the challenge of figuring out complicated digestive issues & he goes above & beyond what all previous doctors have done for me. I traveled halfway around the world & drove from out of state to see Dr. Karnam. He is one of few doctors in the USA knowledgeable about rare disorders such as sucrose malabsorption & Mast Cell Activation Disorder. He has vowed to stick with me until we figure out my problems!
in Provo, UT |
Dr. Karnam is the rare physician who will stick with rare or unspecified illnesses. He will not stop until he figures things out that other doctors will not. He is simply the best.
in Draper, UT |
Dr. Karnam saved my life. I would have died of cancer before 40 without him. He is brilliant, kind and attentive - especially considering his time constraints. He can get more done in one visit than most physicians can get done in a month of visits. Know that seeing him and following his advice will improve your health.
Highland Park, IL |
He barely listened to my symptoms and went straight to recommending an endoscopy. This was very costly for me to do because of needing to meet my deductible first. Nothing turned up in the endoscopy results and there were no other answers provided to me. I'm still having digestive issues and feel like I was just taken advantage of by going straight to a costly procedure.
in Lehi, UT |
We love Dr. Karnam. He takes time to listen and truly cares about improving the health of his patients.
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Dr. Karnam accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Riverton Hospital
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Jordan Valley Medical Center
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West Jordan, UT 84088
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Salt Lake Regional Medical Center
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Salt Lake City, UT 84102
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Park City Medical Center
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Park City, UT 84060
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