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Critical Care Specialist, Pulmonologist (lungs)
17 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Murali Chakinala is Excellent. Dr. Chakinala has been reviewed by 5 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Murali Chakinala, MD is board certified in Critical Care Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Pulmonary Hypertension

Education & Awards

Dr. Chakinala graduated from Vanderbilt University, Columbia. He has 4 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Lung Transplantation
Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2011, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Chakinala has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Barnes Jewish Hospital 
  • Missouri Baptist Hospital Sullivan 

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Additional Information
Dr. Murali Mohan Chakinala MD is a male Internist, has 17 years of experience and practices in Critical Care Medicine and Pulmonary Disease.
Where does Dr. Murali M. Chakinala practice?
Dr. Murali Chakinala has 3 office locations.
Dr. Murali Chakinala practices Critical Care Medicine and Pulmonary Disease near Saint Louis, MO.
See Saint Louis Critical Care Practitioners and Saint Louis Pulmonologists.