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Dr. Vikram Tarugu, MD

Dr. Vikram Tarugu, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 47


Dr. Vikram Tarugu, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Okeechobee, FL and has been practicing for 22 years. He specializes in gastroenterology, internal medicine, and more.


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(863) 824-3447

Dr. Tarugu accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
AvMed
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
BlueDental Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Select HMO
Medicaid
Amerigroup
Managed Care
Medicaid HMO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Self Pay
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Tarugu's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Gastric Ulcer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tarugu treats Gastric Ulcer more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Tarugu treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Ulcer
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tarugu treats Ulcer more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Tarugu treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Stomach Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tarugu treats Stomach Diseases more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Tarugu treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Tarugu's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis D
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Megacolon
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Mesenteric Panniculitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Pyloromyotomy
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Salmonella Food Poisoning
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Patient satisfaction and safety is critical component of practice 

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

Our Lady Mercy Hosp
Residency Hospital
2008
University Of Mississippi
Fellowship Hospital
2001
Our Lady Mercy Hosp
Internship Hospital
1997
Adichunchanagiri Institute Of Medical Sciences, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences
Medical School
2008
2001
1997

Awards

Dr. Tarugu's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tarugu

4.3

Based on 11 reviews

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1 Star
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As long as your sick .Dont go.Hes only interested in Colonoscopys.
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Great doctor , so far my Crohn’s has not acted up and in remission for 6 months
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One of the best doctors I have been to. Excellent bed side demeanor, accurate diagnosis and high quality treatment. Highly recommend him to any body seeking treatment for Gastrointestinal conditions.
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Dr. Vikram exceeded my expectations. He was attentive, knowledgeable, and detail oriented. He documented everything I said about my condition and gave me feedback that was not cookie cutter or repetitive. Generally, the wait time was reasonable and the receptionist was friendly. Only been to this...Read More
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Dr. Tarugu is the best gastroenterologist I have ever seen in my life . He's very professional, kind and a excellent doctor . He helped me with my gastrointestinal problem so fast and he was very accurate to find a solution for me . I will recommend to everyone who's dealing with hepatitis or...Read More
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Raulerson Hospital

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