Dr. Vasanth Nalam, MD
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Dr. Vasanth Nalam, MD

Pediatrics | Male

VASANTH K NALAM, M.D. 4540 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy, Lafayette, LA 70508 Get Directions
(337) 981-6383

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Dr. Nalam specializes in Pediatrics and practices in Lafayette, LA. He practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Nalam accepts 16 insurance carriers

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  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net
  • Humana
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  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Life
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5 based on 11 responses
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Experience with Dr. Nalam
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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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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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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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)
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Dr Nalam has been my children's pediatrician for 18+ years. He listens well, answers questions, and has a true concern/compassion for his patients. I wish there were more doctors like him...he is simply the best
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Dr. Nalam has been my children's pediatrician since their birth. He is very precise and well educated in his field. Dr. Nalam has always been very patient and always listens to any concerns. Unfortunately, we moved away and we miss him as our pediatric doctor.
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Specialties

  • Pediatrics

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  • Pediatrics

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Health Sciences / Andhra Medical College

    Graduated in 1969

  • Residency Hospital
    Harlem Hospital Center

    Completed in 1975

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Harlem Hospital Center

    Completed in 1976

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Pediatrics
  • Board certified in Pediatrics
  • Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Nalam's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Nalam

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients