> > > > Dr. Kakarla Chalam, MD, PHD, MBA
Dr. Kakarla Chalam MD, PHD, and MBA is a male Ophthalmologist, has 31 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology and Surgery.
Dr. Kakarla Chalam has 2 office locations.
Jacksonville OPC
1833 Boulevard St
Jacksonville, FL 32206

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Locations and availability (2)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Kakarla Chalam is Excellent. Dr. Chalam has been reviewed by 13 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.6
  • Currently 3.6153846153846 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.7
  • Currently 3.6666666666667 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.8
  • Currently 3.75 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.8
  • Currently 3.7692307692308 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.8
  • Currently 3.7692307692308 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.8
  • Currently 3.75 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.8
  • Currently 3.7692307692308 of 4 stars

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 6 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
American academy of ophthalomology achievement award
Achievement award american academy of ophthalomology
Senior honor award american society of retina specialists
Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2013)


Dr. Chalam has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Shands Jacksonville Medical Center 
  • Shands Jacksonville 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Chalam accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 17 plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida - 12 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 3 plans
  • Unicare - 12 plans
  • Humana - 29 plans
  • Cigna - 6 plans

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Where does Dr. Kakarla Chalam practice?
Dr. Kakarla Chalam practices Ophthalmology and Surgery near Jacksonville, FL.
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