Dr. Vikram Tarugu, MD
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Gastroenterology | Male

Vikram tarugu MD pa 201 SW 16th St Okeechobee, FL 34974 Get Directions

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Patient satisfaction and safety is critical component of practice 

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Dr.Vikram Tarugu is a board certified physician and has received numerous awards.

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Dr. Tarugu's Reviews

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based on 7 total surveys (3 with reviews)
Dr. Tarugu's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
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  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (3)
Tampa, Florida |
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 office 3 times but each time has been an encouraging experience. I guess that's why I have kept coming back!
in Lake Worth, FL |
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 gasto problems you will be in the best hands with Dr. tarugu . I wish there could be more doctors like him .
in Okeechobee, FL |
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 from this aggressive cancer. Caught it early and only in my esophagus.
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Dr. Tarugu says...

Dr.Vikram Tarugu is a board certified physician and has received numerous awards.

Dr. Tarugu's Care Philosophy

Patient satisfaction and safety is critical component of practice 

Dr. Tarugu says...

Expert in treatment of gastro intestinal and liver diseases. GERD, Irritable bowel syndrome, colon cancer, Ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, Pancreatitis, Pancreatic cancer, Abdominal pain, Diarrhea, Jaundice, Diverticulitis, Rectal bleeding, Hepatitis C, EGD, Colonoscopy, ERCP, EUS

Dr. Tarugu says...

Expert in procedures like EGD, endoscopy , Colonoscopy, ERCP, EUS, Hemorrhoid banding 

Dr. Tarugu'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
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Gastroenterology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • 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 Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis D
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Mesenteric Panniculitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders

Education

  • Medical School
    Adichunchanagiri Institute Of Medical Sciences, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences

    Graduated in 1997

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology
  • Internal Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Liver Biopsy