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

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Babu Ponakala is Excellent. Dr. Ponakala has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 4.3
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.6
Bedside Manner 4.4
Spends Time with Me 4.6
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Education & Awards

Dr. Ponakala graduated from Bangalore Medical College. He has 1 awards.

On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Ponakala has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Mt Sinai Hospital Medical Center - Chicago 
  • Advocate Trinity Hospital 
  • ST Elizabeth Hospital Chicago 

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Additional Information
Dr. Babu Narayan Ponakala MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 22 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Babu N. Ponakala practice?
Dr. Babu Ponakala has 4 office locations.
Dr. Babu Ponakala practices Ophthalmology near Palos Heights, IL.
Additional practice locations include: Orland Park, IL and Oak Lawn, IL.
See Palos Heights Ophthalmologists.