Dr. Vijay Arekapudi, MD

Dr. Vijay Arekapudi, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Female  |  
69 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Vijay Arekapudi, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 39 years. She graduated from Guntur Medical College, Ntr University Of Health Sciences in 1970 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

Lakeshore Medical Associates

2222 W Division St Ste 116

Chicago, IL 60622
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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more than 96% of peers
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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Miscarriages
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Perimenopause
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis


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  • C-Section
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Excision of Cervix
  • HIV Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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.


  • Guntur Medical College, Ntr University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • Ill Masonic Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Arekapudi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Telugu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Arekapudi's Reviews

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based on 16 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Arekapudi's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Chicago, IL |
I saw her daughter last year around july and she gave and order for my mammogram but I never schedule the appointment until this year, I went to her office to get a copy for the mammogram, the front desk lady was busy, she was there and ask to me what am I need, I told her I just need a copy for...more
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in Chicago, IL |
Please don't go to this doctor. Even if because of your insurance try another dr. Vijaya n this both work together in same clinic and if you took appointment of this dr her mother Vijaya will check you. Who's horrible lady, only they care about is money the copayment. She knows my blighted ovum at...more
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This doctor's office is a disorganized mess. I saw both doctors during my time there and was very dissatisfied with the care I received. They could not explain my recurrent problem and just shrugged their shoulders at me but ordered an expensive test without informing me it would be a $450 bill! ...more
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I am very disappointed. The doctor scheduled me for a c section at 730 I had to arrive 2hrs before for prepping. I live 30-40 min away from the hospital so I was up by 4am and arrived at the hospital at 5:20 hospital staff was very nice and friendly 7:30 came around and the doctor still hadn't...more
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Terrible! Terrible! Terrible!!! Horrible experience with the staff as well as the doctor. They had the insurance information at the time when appointment was made days prior. The day prior to the appointment they called and took the insurance information again. On the day of the appointment they...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Arekapudi accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Priority Health
    Priority PPO

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