Dr. Venkat Surakanti, MD

Dr. Venkat Surakanti, MD

Interventional Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Venkat Surakanti, MD is an interventional cardiology specialist in Baton Rouge, LA. He graduated from Osmania Medical College and specializes in interventional cardiology, cardiology, and more.Read his story

5231 Brittany Dr

Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Contact Information

(225) 769-0933

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 9 More

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Top Care Areas

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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
more than 87% of peers
Heart Disease
more than 86% of peers
Vascular Disease
more than 79% of peers

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Dr. Surakanti's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Surakanti "Whether you are at risk for heart and vascular disease, need some help in preventing future problems, or if you have a serious condition that requires the latest technologies and intervention, Baton Rouge Cardiology Center can help. We are also there for you when it comes to advice on making healthy lifestyle changes to prevent future problems. From prevention to diagnosis to advanced procedures, you have access to the highest quality of care available... right here at home. At Baton Rouge Cardiology Center, our team of dedicated cardiovascular specialists not only perform routine, but also highly specialized, complex, cardiac and vascular procedures. We also specialize in the treatment of varicose and spider veins. Our team of specialists includes interventional cardiologists, electrophysiologists, interventional radiologist, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, as well as a support staff of nurses and technicians, each prepared to participate in your diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation. Our clinical outcomes are a reflection of our commitment to excellence."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Surakanti "The physicians at Baton Rouge Cardiology Center are all board certified. We are committed to educating you about the full range of conditions and diseases and offer you the most advanced treatment options. Baton Rouge Cardiology Center provides cardiology services at convenient locations throughout Louisiana. For more information call 225-769-0933."

6  Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Adult Cardiology
  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiology
  • Invasive Cardiology
  • Nuclear Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease


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25  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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.


  • Osmania Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Osmania Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Cornwall Regional Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Kingston Public Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Osmania General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Victoria Jubilee Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • St. Francis Hospital of Evanston
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • St. Francis Hospital of Evanston
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Surakanti has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Telugu
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Surakanti's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Surakanti to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Surakanti's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Surakanti Says:

I appreciate your time in submitting a patient survey.  If you received great service and attention, please tell a friend.  If you did not, please tell me or my staff.  We are committed to providing you the best care.


Patient Comments (2)

i have family history of heart disease and was admitted to hospital. i had shortness of breath, dizzyness, heart was up and down. He really made extremely made when he came see me in the hospital. My PCP wanted to order echocardiogram.or nuclear stress test and he said no i could followup in his...more
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I apologize that you had a bad experience. We have been in practice for over 40 years and we strive to deliver quality health care. It is our goal to meet the expectations of each of our patients. To ensure that we will do our best to resolve your issue, please contact us directly at 225-769-0933, extension 3280.

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Dr. Surakanti is always so nice. I also enjoy talking to his nurse, Samantha. She is able to answer all of my questions.
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Thank you for your great review! Your kind words mean so much to us. We appreciate your feedback and are so happy to hear you had a positive experience. I made sure Dr. Surakanti and Samantha received the recognition they deserve. They were so happy to see your review. Thank you for trusting us with your health care.

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