Dr. Venkat Vavilala, MD

Dr. Venkat Vavilala, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
(41)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Venkat Vavilala, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Merrillville, IN. He is 49 years old.

90 W 86th Ave

Merrillville, IN 46410

Contact Information

(219) 791-1555

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • 17 More

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Top Care Areas

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Hyperkalemia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Nephrology & Renal Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
40

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Stones
  • 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
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Kidney Stones Treatment
  • Paracentesis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Indiana.

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

  • Osmania Medical College, Ntr University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • State University Of New York
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • State University Of New York
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vavilala has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vavilala's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vavilala to family and friends
5.0
based on 41 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Vavilala'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 (4)
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Wonderful Dr. Helpful and informative.
in Demotte IN |
What a wonderful office visit I had! He was very thorough and so personable. I feel I am in the very best of hands!
in Crown Point, IN |
He was on time and explains test results with easy to understand layman terms and illustrations.
in Hebron, IN |
Recommended by my family doctor, three years ago. I am more than satisfied with Dr. Vavilala He has my kidney problems and blood pressure under control. He is friendly, very knowledgeable and quite pleasant to work with.
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Dr. Vavilala accepts 26 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Cofinity
    Cofinity PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
    Platinum PPO
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
  • Pipefitters
  • Pyramid Life
  • Sagamore Health Network
    Sagamore Plus
  • Simplifi
  • Thrivent Financial
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Vavilala has admitting privileges

Community Hospital
901 MacArthur Blvd
Munster, IN 46321
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Franciscan Health Crown Point
1201 S Main St
Crown Point, IN 46307
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Franciscan Health Hammond
5454 Hohman Ave
Hammond, IN 46320
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Methodist Hospital Southlake
8701 Broadway
Merrillville, IN 46410
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Methodist Hospitals - Northlake Campus
600 Grant St
Gary, IN 46402
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Pinnacle Hospital
9301 Connecticut Dr
Crown Point, IN 46307
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St. Catherine Hospital
4321 Fir St
East Chicago, IN 46312
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St. Mary Medical Center
1500 S Lake Park Ave
Hobart, IN 46342
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