Dr. Vikram Tarugu, MD

Dr. Vikram Tarugu, MD

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Gastroenterology  ·  
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46 y/o
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Dr. Vikram Tarugu, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Okeechobee, FL and has been practicing for 21 years. He specializes in gastroenterology, internal medicine, and more.Read his story

Gastro in Florida

201 SW 16th St

Okeechobee, FL 34974
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Self Pay
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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

Treatment Frequency
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
very high
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

Care Philosophy

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

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Dr. Tarugu's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tarugu

4.6

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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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Recently moved to Okeechobee. Doctor wanted a look for himself even although test were not due. His Colonoscopy and Endoscopy. Immediately referred me to Cleveland Clinic for surgical consult for Barrett's Esophagus. The removed 1/2 of my esophagus and no pre/post chemo. The doctor saved my life...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
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Choice Plus Test POS II
AvMed
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test 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 Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Self Pay
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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Raulerson Hospital

Okeechobee, FL