Dr. Vikram Tarugu, MD

Dr. Vikram Tarugu, MD

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Age 46
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Dr. Vikram Tarugu, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Okeechobee, FL and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Adichunchanagiri Institute Of Medical Sciences, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences in 1997 and specializes in gastroenterology, internal medicine, and more.Read his story

201 SW 16th St

Okeechobee, FL 34974

Contact Information

(863) 824-3447

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Tarugu performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastric Ulcer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ulcer
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Tarugu's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Tarugu's bio

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tarugu "Patient satisfaction and safety is critical component of practice "

3  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology
  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

89  Conditions Treated

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9  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tarugu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tarugu's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tarugu to family and friends
10 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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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

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

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...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...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...more
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