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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Pratap Challa is Good. Dr. Challa has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.9
Promptness 3.9
Courteous Staff 4.3
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 4.3
Spends Time with Me 4.3
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. Pratap Challa, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Cataract
  • Glaucoma
  • Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)

Education & Awards

Dr. Challa graduated from University of Florida, Gainesville. He has 4 awards.

Glaucoma Scholars Award
Outstanding Ophthalmology Resident of the Year
Duke University Eye Center Golden Globe Award for
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Durham, NC


Dr. Challa has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Durham Regional Hospital 
  • Duke University Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Pratap Challa MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 18 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Pratap Challa practice?
Dr. Pratap Challa has 10 office locations.
Dr. Pratap Challa practices Ophthalmology near Durham, NC.
Additional practice locations include: Cary, NC and Raleigh, NC.
See Durham Ophthalmologists.