Dr. Vijayalakshmi Pratha, MD

Dr. Vijayalakshmi Pratha, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Female  |  
Age 53
(20)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Vijayalakshmi Pratha, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in San Diego, CA. She is 53 years old.

3330 3rd Ave Ste 304

San Diego, CA 92103

Contact Information

(619) 260-1012

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Constipation
normal
more than 81% of peers
Gastritis
normal
more than 80% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
normal
more than 80% of peers

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
57

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • 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 Diseases
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Andhra Medical College, Ntr University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pratha has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pratha's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pratha to family and friends
3.0
based on 20 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Pratha's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in San Diego, CA |
She is a great doctor and her medical expertise and her diagnosis is excellent. She is very considerate and listens and explains patient the conditions and how she is treating. She takes adequate time with the patients. I recommend her to family and friends.
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Santee, CA |
After months of different doctors misdiagnosis of my daughter's digestive problems. Dr. Paths quickly diagnosed and cured her.
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in Carlsbad, CA |
Cancelled my appointments several times. Did not clearly tell me that my colonoscopy was not at a Scripps facility. Sent the biopsies to a laboratory that is not in my insurance network and I have ended with a $1000.00 bill
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Pratha accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Pratha has admitting privileges

Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego
4077 5th Ave
San Diego, CA 92103
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