Dr. Vimala Ramachandran, MD

Dr. Vimala Ramachandran, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 43
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Dr. Vimala Ramachandran, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.

19636 N 27th Ave Ste 401

Phoenix, AZ 85027

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of Arizona, Inc.
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Ganglion Cyst
very high
more than 98% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 96% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 96% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

60  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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47  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Cornell University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Case Western Res U/Univ Hosps Cleveland
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ramachandran has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ramachandran's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ramachandran to family and friends
23 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Ramachandran's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

I have battered my hands many times over the years but I was never scared before until I saw my finger just dangling recently. I was able to secure an appointment quickly. While I was never at this facility previously, I was processed as quickly as paperwork allows. The office staff, actual...more
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One of the finest Doctor's I have had the opportunity to encounter her services. She is the exception in her Professional mannerisms, very personal, and her knowledge is evident. I had carpal tunnel in my left and right hand, both with severe pain, numbness, and feeling of the hands being...more
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My husband broke his collar bone in an accident and we were referred to Dr Ramachandran by the ER. I was very impressed by how fast she was able to see us in her office. But I was most impressed by her surgical skills. My husband was in an incredible amount of pain before surgery, but actually...more
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Saw Dr. Ramachandran for an injury to my hand from over a year ago. Pain and complications persisting. She did a thorough exam, was very gentle & efficient, listened to my history and concerns. I felt confident in her conclusions and further recommended testing to get to the bottom of my issues.
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Excellent doctor. Excellent personality. She knows her hands and how to solve and fix medical problems.
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