Dr. V Lakshmi Achanta, MD

Dr. V Lakshmi Achanta, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 43
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Dr. V Lakshmi Achanta, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 12 years. She graduated from University of Health Sciences / Andhra Medical College in 1999 and specializes in internal medicine.

12121 Richmond Ave Ste 420

Houston, TX 77082

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Achanta's Experience

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Dr. Achanta's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Achanta "Our office has very dedicated&friendly staff. No long wait to get an appointment to see a doctor. Apart from normal hours we are open on Sat 10-2 pm, Mon & wed till 5:30pm for the convenience of working people who cannot take time off to see doctor during normal business hours. I care and treat all my patients as my own family members. If you were to be hospitalized, you will see the same doctor that is treating you in the office and not house call doctor Call 2815694647 for an appointment"

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

201  Conditions Treated

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20  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Breath Testing
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Examination
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Spirometry
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • University of Health Sciences / Andhra Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • State University of New York At Buffalo
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • State University Of New York, University At Buffalo
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Achanta has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Telugu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Achanta's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Achanta to family and friends
17 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Achanta's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • 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)

I had bad experience with doctor and specially with their staff. When I try to move out for another doctor they were not ready to share my reports. I have to go multiple times to get my own reports
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The doctor is very efficient and I was diagnosed what I have correctly and the right medications are prescribed. I felt well right away. She has been my doctor and my whole family sees her. I went to several different doctors prior to seeing her, but my problem was not diagnosed correctly. I...more
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Please take your time and find another provider. I have had nothing but bad luck from scripts not being called in to lost laboratory results. Dr. Achanta is either too busy or doesn't care about the care of her patients. Does not spend enough time and when she tells you something she forgets...more
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The doctor kept answering the phone while doing my pap smear exam, so unprofessional. I had very bad experience with the receptionist. They submitted the wrong code to Quest Diagnostic so that I got 3 bills from them. I called in to ask for a re submission, but few weeks later I still receiving...more
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I had a bad experience with the receptionist/nurse who took my blood pressure. The first reading she reported was 136/85 and so I requested the doctor for a second reading. This time I carefully looked at the monitor after the test was complete and the display showed 124/85 however the nurse...more
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