Dr. Vandana Karri, MD

Dr. Vandana Karri, MD

HematologyFemaleAge 51

Accepting new patients

Dr. Vandana Karri, MD is a Hematology Specialist in Salem, VA. She is affiliated with medical facilities Lewisgale Medical Center and Lewisgale Hospital Pulaski. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Karri to book an appointment.

(540) 210-3529

Locations

LewisGale Physicians - Cardiology

Oncology1802 Braeburn Dr Salem, VA 24153
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Hospital Highlight

Affiliated with Lewisgale Hospital Pulaski Pulaski, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
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Dr. Karri's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Karri

4.7

Based on 46 ratings

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Very good visit. Also found out that I will need iron infused. Dr Karri is going to have infusion center call me.
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Judy Atkins – Jul 02, 2020
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Never wait long. Very thorough. Very kind. Very cheery.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Jun 29, 2020
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Informative and clear able to explain in a way that is easy to understand
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Jun 23, 2020
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Dr. Karri & her staff are always prompt, courteous, efficient & attentive. Dr. Karri takes time to talk to me & review my bloodwork & examine me. Any time I call the office, someone there was able & willing to help. I highly recommend Dr. Karri & her staff.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Patricia F. Amos – Jun 22, 2020
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Absolutely professional.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Jun 04, 2020
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My visit to Dr. Karri was great. My lab work was done on time and then my scheduled appointment was on time as well. Dr. Karri is very through in her examination and is extremely concerned about your overall health. Everything worked like a well oiled machine but with a very personal touch. I highly recommend Dr. Karri.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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May 28, 2020
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Compassionate, competent, personable. Entire staff goes out of their way to make a visit pleasant. Truly concerned about patient comfort.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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No results
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May 17, 2020
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My appointment with Dr. Karri was very thorough and informative. She stressed that she wanted to find the cause and not just treat the symptoms of my issue. I was very pleased.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Susan Wells Alderman – May 17, 2020
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This was my first visit with Dr. Karri. She is a very pleasant and knowledgeable doctor and made my visit less scary. I left her office feeling more comfortable.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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May 11, 2020
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I am a new patient from California. Dr. Karri treats me with respect and concern. She makes sure I understand what is happening and where we are going with my treatment.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Kathy Raab – Apr 29, 2020
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I have been a patient of Dr. Karri for 15 years and have always been treated with respect and concern for my condition. She always takes the necessary time to make sure everything has been covered and I understand what has been explained to me. If it was not for the treatment plan she developed for me, and continues to do so, I would not have the quality of life I now enjoy.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Christopher Woodroof – Apr 23, 2020
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I have been a patient with Dr Karri for about three years since moving here from northern Virginia. She is the best! She listens to you and takes time to explain your test results and discuss your treatment with you. I always feel comfortable and well cared for. Her staff are the best as well. If you need a Hematologist, I highly recommend Dr. Karri.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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John C. – Apr 23, 2020
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Every visit is great and on time. Dr.. Karri takes time with me in reporting my lab and CT results. She makes sure I understand my status and progress as well as anticipated future progress. She allows my adult child/children to attend appointments so they too can hear my physical situation. She answers their questions as well as mine. She keeps my other medical treatment professionals informed of my medical situation. Very professional and I recommend her without any reservation.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Michael Lazzuri – Apr 13, 2020
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This was a follow up visit from an infection. Dr. Karri is always caring, professional, kind and straightforward. A breath of fresh air.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Ruby – Mar 22, 2020
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Dr. Karri is without a doubt a true professional and at the top of her game. She is straight forward, zoned into your health needs and truly cares about her patients.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Carlissa R. Brooks-Ashley, MSN, BSN, RN – Jan 29, 2020
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I've been seeing Dr. Karri for more than 12 years, following my surgery for breast cancer before we moved here. She has always been encouraging and kind. I can recommend her highly!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jan 20, 2020
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She has literally done nothing for me. Ok this lab result is low and she doesn’t know why, so let’s just follow up in 4 months...
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Jan 13, 2020
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Very good
What went well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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No results
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Dec 28, 2019
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It was my six month blood work visit.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Robert Henderson – Nov 24, 2019
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I was referred to Dr. Karri by my primary care doctor and have had three appointments with her as she has been monitoring and diagnosing my blood concerns. She has been very thorough, clear, and caring in her explanations.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Nov 18, 2019
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No malpractice claims found for Virginia
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. Karri's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Anemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karri treats Anemia more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Karri treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Aplastic Anemia
  • Anemia of Pregnancy
  • Aplastic Anemia
  • Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia (AIHA)
  • Chronic Anemia
  • Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
  • D-Negative Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (D - HUS)
  • D-Negative Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Pregnancy Related
  • D-Positive Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (D + HUS)
  • Diamond-Blackfan Anemia
  • Hemolytic Anemia, Acquired Autoimmune
  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Hereditary Spherocytosis
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Megaloblastic Anemia
  • Microcytic Hypochromic Anemia
  • Myelpathic Anemia
  • Neonatal Anemia
  • Nutritional Anemia
  • Nutritional Sideroblastic Anemia
  • Pernicious Anemia
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts-1
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts-2
  • Secondary Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia With Spinocerebellar Ataxia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia, Pyridoxine-Responsive, Autosomal Recessive
  • Warm Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
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Bleeding Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karri treats Bleeding Disorders more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Karri treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Leukocytosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karri treats Leukocytosis more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Karri treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Karri's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Erythropoietin Test
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemophilia
  • Hemophilia A
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Hypocalcemia
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Infantile Colic
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Malignant Tumor of the Head and-or Neck
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  • Phlebectomy
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Purpura
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • von Willebrand Disease

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About Me

Biography

This physician is accepting telehealth visits.

Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Board Certifications

Education

New York Methodist Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
New York Methodist Hospital
Residency Hospital
King George Hospital
Internship Hospital
Andhra Medical College
Medical School
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Languages

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Telugu

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Vandana Karri, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (540) 210-3529.

Does Dr. Vandana Karri, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Karri has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Vandana Karri, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Vandana Karri, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Karri's profile to make an appointment.

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What are Dr. Vandana Karri, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Karri frequently treats Anemia, Bleeding Disorders, and Leukocytosis. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Karri treats.

Where is Dr. Vandana Karri, MD's office located?

Dr. Karri's office is located at 1802 Braeburn Dr, Salem, VA 24153. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Vandana Karri, MD speak?

Dr. Karri speaks Telugu, Hindi, and English. View profile to see all.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Karri is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Lewisgale Medical Center

Salem, VA

71% Patient Experience Rating, 2% higher than the national average

11 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

Lewisgale Hospital Pulaski

Pulaski, VA

79% Patient Experience Rating, 10% higher than the national average

2 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)