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Dr. Venkata Behara, MD

Nephrology ·  Male · Age 42

Dr. Behara

Nephrology Associates of Northern Illinois

601 W Golf Rd Ste 105 Mount Prospect, IL 60056

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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.


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Dr. Behara's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
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Dr. Behara treats Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Behara treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Hyperkalemia
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very high

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Dr. Behara treats Hyperkalemia more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Behara treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Chronic Kidney Diseases
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Behara treats Chronic Kidney Diseases more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Behara treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease

Dr. Behara's conditions and procedures:

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

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Nephrology & Renal Medicine

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Education

Rush University Medical Center
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Rush Medical College Of Rush University
Medical School

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We have been seeing Dr. Behara for about 4 years. He is such a kind person. Always explains things in a way that can be understood, spends time with you to ensure you understand what was discussed, is always receptive to questions, and genuinely cares about his patients. An awesome doctor!
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Displays excellent “Patient Awareness “.
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Dr. Behara, to me he is a great Doctor. He explains the care he is giving me and takes his time to make sure I understand him, and if I have family members with me he brings them into the conversation
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Dr. Behara works with specialists in other areas such as cardiology to provide the treatment and medications needed to improve each patient’s recovery and quality of life.
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Dr Behara was terrific. I had so many questions and worries. He took so much time with me. He answered all my questions and I left feeling so much better.
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Dr. Behara was very kind and easy to talk to. He was thorough and professional. He showed concern for my health and listened to what I had to say and answered my questions in a way that helped me to understand what my next steps will be.
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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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compassionate ,knowlegeable , caring,
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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.
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Thorough explanation of my condition and his recommended next steps. Straightforward yet patient. Highly recommend.
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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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