Dr. Venkat Vavilala, MD

Dr. Venkat Vavilala, MD

Nephrology  ·  
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Age 49
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Dr. Venkat Vavilala, MD is a nephrology specialist in Merrillville, IN. He graduated from Osmania Medical College, Ntr University Of Health Sciences and specializes in nephrology, nephrology & renal medicine, and more.

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

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

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

Dr. Vavilala'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.

3  Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine
  • 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

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5  Procedures

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

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vavilala to family and friends
41 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

  • 5
    (40)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

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)

Wonderful Dr. Helpful and informative.
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What a wonderful office visit I had! He was very thorough and so personable. I feel I am in the very best of hands!
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He was on time and explains test results with easy to understand layman terms and illustrations.
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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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