Dr. Venkata Kakarlapudi, MD

Dr. Venkata Kakarlapudi, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Venkata Kakarlapudi, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in New Albany, IN and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

108 W Daisy Ln

New Albany, IN 47150

Contact Information

(812) 206-1910

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Outer Ear Infection
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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

94  Conditions Treated


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47  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Allergen Immunotherapy
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hearing Aid
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Biopsy
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University of Missouri-Kansas City
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • University MD Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University of Maryland Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University Of Louisville-Mba In Entrepreneurship
    Other Education | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kakarlapudi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kakarlapudi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kakarlapudi to family and friends
40 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (40)

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Dr. Kakarlapudi'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 (3)

Once you finally get back in the back to see him it was okay. He scheduled me for a CT scan and gave me naproxen, nasocort and told me to use a saline rinse 2 times a day. Said was tonsils and sinuses were inflamed but no antibiotic for it. Both times we got there atleast 20 minutes before appt...more
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I was skeptical at first, but DR. Kakarlapudi knew exactly what he was doing. I wish i would have had my nasal surgery a long time ago.I breathe so much better now.
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He spent very little time and really did not do an exam at all. He barely looked at the ulcer I had had for almost 10 months at that time and then told me he could cut it out, adding, "I'm not trying to discourage you, but you will be in a lot of pain afterwards." He never mentioned the need for...more
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