Dr. Venu Konala, MD

Hematology & Oncology •  Male • Age 41
  
Dr. Konala
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Ashland Bellefonte Cancer Center

122 Saint Christopher Dr Ashland, KY 41101

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(606) 836-0202

Dr. Venu Konala, MD is a Hematology & Oncology Specialist in Ashland, KY. Dr. Konala has more experience with Gastrointestinal Oncology, Blood Disorders, and Lymphatic Disorders than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Highlands Arh Regional Medical Center and King's Daughters Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Konala to book an appointment.


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  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth
    This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital
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Dr. Konala accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Anthem Essential-KY
Appalachian Regional Health (ARH)-KY
Balanced Blue Access-KY PPO
Balanced Pathway-KY HMO
Balanced Pathway-KY PPO
Baptist HCA-KY
Blue Access - UL1 Tiered Network-KY PPO
Blue Access-KY
Blue Access-KY PPO
Blue Preferred-KY
Blue Traditional-KY
Bronze Blue Access w/HSA-KY PPO
Bronze Blue Access-KY PPO
Bronze Pathway for HSA-KY HMO
Bronze Pathway w/HSA - SG-KY HMO
Bronze Pathway w/HSA-KY PPO
Bronze Pathway X for HSA-KY HMO
Bronze Pathway X-KY HMO
Bronze Pathway- SG-KY HMO
Bronze Pathway-KY HMO
Bronze Pathway-KY PPO
Bronze Pathway-KY PPO Plus
Catastrophic Pathway X-KY HMO
Catastrophic Pathway-KY HMO
Gold Blue Access-KY PPO
Gold Pathway - SG-KY HMO
Gold Pathway X-KY HMO
Gold Pathway-KY HMO
Gold Pathway-KY PPO
Gold Pathway-KY PPO Plus
Kentucky Employees Health Plan (KEHP)
KentuckyOne-KY
Lumenos Plans-KY
Methodist Hospital-KY
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Norton Healthcare Blue Access Tiered-KY PPO
Pathway X-KY HMO
Pathway-KY
Pathway-KY HMO
Platinum Blue Access-KY PPO
Platinum Pathway - SG-KY HMO
Platinum Pathway-KY PPO
Platinum Pathway-KY PPO Plus
Silver Blue Access w/HSA-KY PPO
Silver Blue Access-KY PPO
Silver Pathway for HSA-KY HMO
Silver Pathway w/HSA - SG-KY HMO
Silver Pathway w/HSA-KY PPO
Silver Pathway X for HSA-KY HMO
Silver Pathway X-KY HMO
Silver Pathway- SG-KY HMO
Silver Pathway-KY HMO
Silver Pathway-KY PPO
Silver Pathway-KY PPO Plus
St. Joseph's-KY
The Christ Hospital Health Network (TCHHN)-KY
UK RHP-Regional Health Plan-KY
UK-Indemnity-KY
UK-KY EPO
UK-KY PPO
UK-Medicare Carve-Out-KY
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
CareSource
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
Molina Healthcare
Molina
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Mutual of Omaha
Tricare
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UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Wells Fargo Insurance

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Konala

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Konala treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Konala treats other conditions, please contact the office at (606) 836-0202.

Gastrointestinal Oncology

Oncologists diagnose and treat cancers of the gastrointestinal tract, including stomach cancer, liver cancer, and colon cancer, through chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, and targeted cancer therapy.Compare with other Gastrointestinal Oncology specialists.

Typically treats 87% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Konala treats Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Konala treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

Colorectal Cancer
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Konala treats Colorectal Cancer more than 87% of their peers

Dr. Konala treats this condition more than 87% of their peers

Anal and Rectal Cancer
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Konala treats Anal and Rectal Cancer more than 84% of their peers

Dr. Konala treats this condition more than 84% of their peers

Blood Disorders

Blood disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that affect the blood's ability to function, including hemophilia, anemia, and sickle cell disease.Compare with other Blood Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 64% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 9 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Blood Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Konala treats Blood Disorders more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Konala treats this condition more than 92% of their peers

Anemia
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Konala treats Anemia more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Konala treats this condition more than 88% of their peers

Bleeding Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Konala treats Bleeding Disorders more than 74% of their peers

Dr. Konala treats this condition more than 74% of their peers

Lymphatic Disorders

Lymphatic disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the lymphatic system, including lymphedema, lymphadenitis, and lymphangitis.Compare with other Lymphatic Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 67% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Hodgkin's Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Konala treats Hodgkin's Disease more than 77% of their peers

Dr. Konala treats this condition more than 77% of their peers

Mantle Cell Lymphoma
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Konala treats Mantle Cell Lymphoma more than 75% of their peers

Dr. Konala treats this condition more than 75% of their peers

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Konala treats Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma more than 50% of their peers

Dr. Konala treats this condition more than 50% of their peers

Blood Cancers

Blood cancer specialists diagnose and treat cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma that affect the blood cells, bone marrow, or lymphatic system.Compare with other Blood Cancers specialists.

Typically treats 61% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Hodgkin's Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Konala treats Hodgkin's Disease more than 77% of their peers

Dr. Konala treats this condition more than 77% of their peers

Mantle Cell Lymphoma
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Konala treats Mantle Cell Lymphoma more than 75% of their peers

Dr. Konala treats this condition more than 75% of their peers

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Konala treats Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia more than 63% of their peers

Dr. Konala treats this condition more than 63% of their peers

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Dr. Konala's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Counseling
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Cancer Treatment Complications
  • Cancer Treatment-Related Pain
  • Cancer-Related Conditions
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • ENT Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemophilia
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

Dr. Konala's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Konala

4.6

Based on 10 ratings

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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
10%
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Dr. Konala is very smart and very kind. I was very scared and he made me feel so much better.
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Great! He is the most kind, intelligent, and patient doctor.
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What I thought would be the worst day of my life, Dr. Konala made feel not so bad after all. He is so very thorough comforting
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very good bedside manners. very concerned, polite, listens well.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Venu Konala, MD is a Hematology & Oncology Specialist in Ashland, KY. Dr. Konala has more experience with Gastrointestinal Oncology, Blood Disorders,...Read more

Specialties

  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Cancer Research
  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Education

Texas Tech University
Fellowship Hospital
Rangaraya Med Coll Andhra U
Medical School
2012
Pennsylvania Hospital Of University of Pennsylvania Health System
Residency Hospital
2010
Pennsylvania Hospital Of University of Pennsylvania Health System
Internship Hospital
2009
Chesterfield Royal Infirmary, Uk
2009
Huddersfield Royal Infrmy
2008
Hull Royal Infirmary
2007
Prince Philip Hospital, Uk
2006
West Wales General Hospital, Uk
2005
Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, Uk

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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Locations

Ashland Bellefonte Cancer Center

Ashland Bellefonte Cancer Center122 Saint Christopher Dr Ashland, KY 41101
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  • Call
  • Fax
  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions

Highlands Cancer Center

Highlands Cancer Center4958 Ky Route 321 Prestonsburg, KY 41653
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Affiliated Hospitals

Check the quality of care at hospitals where Dr. Konala treats patients.

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Highlands Arh Regional Medical Center

Prestonsburg, KY

65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

King's Daughters Medical Center

Ashland, KY

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital

Ashland, KY

80% Patient experience rating, 11% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019)

Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center

Paintsville, KY

67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average

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