Dr. Venkata Behara, MD


Nephrology | Male

Dr. Venkata Behara, MD
Dr. Venkata Behara, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Mount Prospect, IL. He is 40 years old. Dr. Behara is affiliated with Northwest Community Hospital and Advocate Lutheran General Hospital.

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Dr. Behara's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
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  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (9)
Glen Ellyn, IL |
A very compassionate doctor who is also an excellent clinician. Highly recommended !!!
in Palatine, IL |
Dr Behara is genuine in communicating with the patient, explaining your condition but more importantly listening and not rushing to leave the room. Very knowledgeable and understanding. Highly recommend.
in Arlington Heights, IL |
Dr. Behara is wonderful. Immediately puts you at ease. Explains in detail your test results and and is exceptionally thorough in his diagnosis. Would highly recommend this exceptional physician.
in Hoffman Estates, IL |
Very easy to talk with. Explained my condition in an easy to understand way.
in Palatine, IL |
Dr Behara was very engaged in learning about my medical history, as well as that of my family. He took the time to answer all of my questions, and assuage any fears and give good counsel.
in Niles, IL |
compassionate ,knowlegeable , caring,
in Wheeling, IL |
His kindness opened the door to trusting this gifted Doctor. His knowledge and ability to communicate to achieve the medical results needed to live well exceed expectations. Grateful for being under his medical care - Dr Behara has dedicated his life to being the best respected in his field.
in Palatine, IL |
Thorough explanation of my condition and his recommended next steps. Straightforward yet patient. Highly recommend.
in Burr Ridge, IL |
We thought the world of Dr. Behara! He was knowledgeable, thorough and oh so kind. He had great communication skills and was a Dr. you could trust.
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Dr. Behara's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Nephrology
  •  Board certified in Nephrology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Nephrology

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis


  • Medical School
    Rush Medical College Of Rush University
  • Residency Hospital
    Rush University Medical Center

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Nephrology

Procedures Performed

  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Hemodialysis
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Peritoneal Dialysis