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Dr. Venkatrama Garlapati, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 72

Dr. Garlapati

Methodist Physician Group

5800 Broadway Merrillville, IN 46410

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(219) 884-9180


Dr. Venkatrama Garlapati, MD is a cardiology specialist in Merrillville, IN and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Osmania Med Coll in 1972 and specializes in cardiology.


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Dr. Garlapati accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
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MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
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Sagamore Health Network
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Dr. Garlapati's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chest Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Garlapati treats Chest Pain more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Garlapati treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Heart Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Garlapati treats Heart Disease more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Garlapati treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Vascular Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Garlapati treats Vascular Disease more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Garlapati treats this condition more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Garlapati's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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About Me

Care Philosophy

"I have dedicated my professional life to understanding heart disease, its causes and how to treat it. My patients can count on me to take a personal interest in their treatments and their outcomes."

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

Columbus Cuneo Cabrini Mc
Residency Hospital
Kingsbrook Jewish Med Center
Residency Hospital
Vet Affairs Med Center
Residency Hospital
1980
Columbus Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
1980
Cook Co Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
1976
Northport Va Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1972
Osmania Med Coll
Medical School
1980
1980
1976
1972

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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