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Ophthalmologist (eyes)
32 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (9)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Kakarla Chalam is Excellent. Dr. Chalam has been reviewed by 17 patients who have provided 9 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.6
Promptness 3.7
Courteous Staff 3.8
Accurate Diagnosis 3.8
Bedside Manner 3.8
Spends Time with Me 3.8
Follows Up After Visit 3.8

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 8 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
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)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2013)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Jacksonville, FL
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Greater Jacksonville


Dr. Chalam has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Shands Jacksonville Medical Center 
  • Shands Jacksonville 

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

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Additional Information
Dr. Kakarla Chalam FACS, MBA, and MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 32 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Kakarla Chalam practice?
Dr. Kakarla Chalam has 2 office locations.
Dr. Kakarla Chalam practices Ophthalmology near Jacksonville, FL.
See Jacksonville Ophthalmologists.