Dr. Venkata Behara, MD

Dr. Venkata Behara, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 41
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Dr. Venkata Behara, MD is a nephrology specialist in Mount Prospect, IL. He graduated from Rush Medical College Of Rush University and specializes in nephrology and nephrology & renal medicine.

601 W Golf Rd Ste 105

Mount Prospect, IL 60056

Contact Information

(847) 439-8780

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Behara performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hyperkalemia
very high
more than 97% of peers
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
more than 92% of peers
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Behara's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Nephrology & Renal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

35  Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Hungry Bone Syndrome
  • 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
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
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4  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • Rush Medical College Of Rush University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Behara has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Behara's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Behara to family and friends
13 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Behara's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

A very compassionate doctor who is also an excellent clinician. Highly recommended !!!
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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.
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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.
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Very easy to talk with. Explained my condition in an easy to understand way.
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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.
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