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Patient Reviews

4.5
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(10)
Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Babu Ponakala is Excellent. Dr. Ponakala has been reviewed by 10 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
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Promptness 4.3
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Courteous Staff 4.5
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.5
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Bedside Manner 4.3
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Spends Time with Me 4.5
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Follows Up After Visit 5.0
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Education & Awards

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

Awards  
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

Affiliations

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 5 office locations.
Dr. Babu Ponakala practices Ophthalmology near Hinsdale, IL.
Additional practice locations include: Palos Heights, IL and Orland Park, IL.
See Hinsdale Ophthalmologists.