Dr. Venkata Bodavula, MD

Dr. Venkata Bodavula, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Venkata Bodavula, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Saint Peters, MO and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Gandhi Medical College / Osmania University in 1997 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.Read his story

5600 Mexico Rd Ste 21

Saint Peters, MO 63376

Contact Information

(636) 373-9882

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 95% of peers
Hand Fracture
very high
more than 92% of peers
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Bodavula's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bodavula "Dr Ven Bodavula is a Board certified Hand Surgeon with extensive experience in dealing with every aspect of hand problems. He believes in the importance of role of Hand Surgeons in early care and proper management of hand and wrist injuries . Hand problems ,when properly and timely taken care of can have excellent results with good function"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bodavula "Hand surgery is all about restoring form and function and getting back patient to their full capacity so that they can enjoy their life and activities. We have office hours daily so that we can take care of emergencies."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

23  Conditions Treated

22  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Injection
  • Limb Reattachment
  • Nerve Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.


  • Gandhi Medical College / Osmania University
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Gandhi Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Nyu Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Nymc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Mt Sinai-Nyu Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Curtis Natl Hand Ctr
    Other Education | Completed 2004
  • Sunnybrook Hsc
    Other Education | Completed 2003
  • University Of Health Sciences / Kakatiya Medical College
    Other Education | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bodavula has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Telugu
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bodavula's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bodavula to family and friends
24 total reviews (13 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Bodavula'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

Patient Comments (13)

The office is terrible. I prepaid for services, and when the claim processed, my HRA paid the claim, so they were paid twice. I have made over a dozen calls since July 2017, it is now March 2018 and I still have not received my refund. I have been promise d several times my refund was sent out,...more
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I saw Dr. Bodavula today for the first time. He diagnosed my wrist and preformed a procedure in his office. He was easy to talk with, took his time explaining what I had and how he would rid the pain in my wrist, and told me that I would be in pain for at least 3 days and how to manage the pain. I...more
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Saw this doctor after I fractured my hand which required immediate surgical repair. Initially things went well. However the cast broke after 2 days following surgery and despite daily calling for 2 weeks I did not hear from the office until the follow up. When I got to my appointment that day I was...more
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I have not only been Dr Bodavula's patient, but I have worked with him in surgery as well. He is an excellent hand specialist and a very kind and caring person. He is always pleasant and takes the time to explain things to you and answer any questions you may have. He diagnosed my two issues in...more
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The Doctor was highly recommended, but we could never get past the front desk. Showed up for appt, they never even acknowledged we were even there! Sliding glass door lets you know up front two things... "Don't tap on glass" and another sign that basically says that he is very busy and if you...more
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