Dr. Venkat Banda, MD

Dr. Venkat Banda, MD

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Dr. Venkat Banda, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Siddartha Medical College in 1990 and specializes in internal medicine, geriatric medicine, and more.Read his story

8585 Picardy Ave

Baton Rouge, LA 70809

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  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
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  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
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Biography

"Venkat Banda, MD, FACP, earned his Doctor of Medicine from Siddhartha Medical College in Vijayawada, India. He completed his residency at St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, Illinois. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. Dr. Banda is the Progra...

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Hospital Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Hospital Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Education

2012
American College Of Physicians
Fellowship Hospital
1995
Saint Francis Hospital
Residency Hospital
1993
Saint Francis Hospital
Internship Hospital
1990
Siddartha Medical College
Medical School
2012
1995
1993
1990

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Resident of the Year - St. Francis Hospital, 1995
  • LEAD Program Clerkship - Internal Medicine - Tulane University School of Medicine - Owl Club, 2011
  • Off Service Teacher of the Year - Family Medicine Residency Program, 2009
  • Teacher of the Year - Emergency Medicine Residency Program, 2004
  • Medical Director of the Year - LA Nursing Home Association, 2002
  • Teacher of the Year - Emergency Medicine Residency Program, 2007
  • LEAD Program Clerkship - Internal Medicine - Tulane University School of Medicine - Owl Club, 2012

Media & Publications

  • Bronchiolitis Obliterans with Organizing Pneumonia in Rheumatoid Arthritis,
  • Nosocomial Legionnaires Disease: A Case Report and Review of the Literature., Sept 1993
  • Multiple Primary Lung Cancers: A Case Report and Review of Literature., Sept 1993

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He was very professional and kind with my mother and our family. His friendly and open demeanor as well has his thoroughness made our experience as possible under the circumstances. Highly recommend.
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He was very compassionate with our family. He answered all of our questions. Very professional !
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Very considerate physician with my mother while she was ill. He and the BRG staff were wonderful.
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A sloppy physician!
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Any physician who misses seeing his patients for 5 consecutive days is not to be trusted. Be ware!
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Cigna
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CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
EmblemHealth
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First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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