Dr. Vernu Visvalingam, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
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Age 45
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Dr. Vernu Visvalingam, MD
Dr. Vernu Visvalingam, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Sarasota, FL. He is 45 years old and has been practicing for 21 years. Dr. Visvalingam is affiliated with Doctors Hospital of Sarasota and Sarasota Memorial Hospital.

Pulmonology

3333 Cattlemen Rd Ste 202

Sarasota, FL 34232

Contact Information

(941) 342-8892

Dr. Vernu Visvalingam, MD

Dr. Vernu Visvalingam, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • 6 More

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Care Philosophy

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Dr. Visvalingam's Experience

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Dr. Visvalingam's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Gastroenterology
  • Board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
1

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
2

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
78

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Salmonella Food Poisoning
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.

Education

  • University School of NY Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Visvalingam has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Visvalingam's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Visvalingam to family and friends
4.2
based on 11 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Visvalingam's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
Sarasota, FL |
Not a good diagnostician. If you ask for a second opinion, he will drop you as a patient.
Sarasota, FL |
He just wrote scripts and pushed me out the door. Terrible bedside manor. Seemed to dislike his profession.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Visvalingam accepts 20 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
    Evolutions Healthcare Systems PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
    Interplan Health Group
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
    Blue Choice 65
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • PHCS
    PHCS PPO
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Visvalingam has admitting privileges

Sarasota Memorial Hospital
1700 S Tamiami Trl
Sarasota, FL 34239
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Doctors Hospital of Sarasota
5731 Bee Ridge Rd
Sarasota, FL 34233
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