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Patient Reviews

5.0
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(23)
Patient comments (9)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Kakarla Chalam is Excellent. Dr. Chalam has been reviewed by 23 patients who have provided 9 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.8
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Promptness 4.9
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Courteous Staff 5.0
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Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
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Bedside Manner 5.0
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Spends Time with Me 5.0
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Follows Up After Visit 5.0
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Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 8 areas:
  • Diabetic Eye Disease (Diabetic Retinopathy)
  • Eye Diseases
  • Eye Surgery (Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures)
  • Neovascular Glaucoma
  • Retina Surgery
  • Retinal Disorders
  • Scotoma
  • Vitrectomy

Education & Awards

Dr. Chalam graduated from Guntur Medical College. He has 10 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Vitrectomy
Achievement award american academy of ophthalomology
Senior honor award american society of retina specialists
American academy of ophthalomology achievement award
Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2013, 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2015)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Jacksonville, FL
Ophthalmologist
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Greater Jacksonville
Ophthalmologist
On-Time Doctor Award (2015)

Affiliations

Dr. Chalam has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Shands Jacksonville Medical Center 
  • Professor, Ophthalmology 

> > > > Dr. Kakarla Chalam, FACS, MBA, MD

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Additional Information
Dr. Kakarla Chalam FACS, MBA, and MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 33 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Kakarla Chalam practice?
Dr. Kakarla Chalam has 1 office location.
Dr. Kakarla Chalam practices Ophthalmology near Jacksonville, FL.
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