Dr. Uthaiah Kokkalera, MD

Dr. Uthaiah Kokkalera, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
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47 y/o
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Dr. Uthaiah Kokkalera, MD is a general surgery specialist in Northridge, CA and has been practicing for 11 years. He specializes in general surgery, robotic surgery, and more.

Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic Gastrointestinal Surgery and Trauma Surgery.

18250 Roscoe Blvd Ste 335

Northridge, CA 91325
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net of California
  • HealthCare Partners
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kokkalera's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Intestinal Obstruction
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kokkalera treats Intestinal Obstruction more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Kokkalera treats this condition more than 5% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Intussusception
  • Paralytic Ileus
Appendicitis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kokkalera treats Appendicitis more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Kokkalera treats this condition more than 5% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Parasitic Appendicitis
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kokkalera performs Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Kokkalera performs this procedure more than 5% of his peers

About Me

Care Philosophy

Surgical precision with respect and compassion always.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2007
    Umass Memorial Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    2007
  • 2006
    Guthrie Hlthcare System
    Residency Hospital
    2006
  • 2002
    Mount Sinai Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    2002
  • 1996
    Bangalore Medical College
    Medical School
    1996
  • 1989
    St Josephs Arts and Science College
    Undergraduate School
    1989

Languages

  • Arabic
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Kokkalera's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kokkalera

4.5

Based on 17 reviews

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Dr. Kokkalera was patient and kind with a great sense of humor when I utilized his expert services for emergency gallbladder surgery. I would highly recommend him to my friends and family who are seeking excellent gastrointestinal care. His procedure was minimally invasive which allowed for quick...Read More
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Noticed he has a lawsuit he settled where his patient died. Stacy Scogin Vs Uthaiah Kokkalera https://unicourt.com/case/ca-la2-stacy-scogin-vs-uthaiah-kokkalera-md-et-al-5634 Also the State of California Medical Board filed an accusation against him as well for the death of a...Read More
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Highly recommended by his colleagues, Dr .Kokkalera Successfully performed Robotic Assisted removal of my Sigmoid Colon on 02/01/2018. I am more than satisfied by his care and attention to details. I was up and walking the day of surgery. Dr. Kokkalera made me feel secure and in excellent hands...Read More
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Saw Dr. Kokkalera re gall bladder issues. The doctor explained the procedure (removal of gall bladder) thoroughly & answered all my questions. At the hospital the doctor visited me & although I have seen other doctors for other operations, this was the first time a doctor came to visit me in the...Read More
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Hello, I first met Dr. Kokkalera to discuss my need for Hernia repair. He made a great impression on me as a Dr. and a Gentleman, He took time to discuss the procedure with me in great detail and has a video to demonstrate the surgery. I am a self employed businessman and my need for a minimally...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net of California
Large Group HMO
Large Group PPO
HealthCare Partners
UnitedHealthCare
PacifiCare HMO
WellPoint

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