The Vitals website is provided for your informational use only. Nothing contained or offered by, on or through Vitals should be construed as medical advice or relied upon for medical diagnosis or treatment. Vitals does not recommend or endorse any particular healthcare provider whose information or ratings appear on this website. We encourage you to read our full Terms of Service.

Dr. Siddhartha Venkatappa Is this you?

About

Dr. Siddhartha Venkatappa, MD, MBBS, MPH is a Doctor primarily located in Miami, FL, with another office in South Miami, FL. He has 21 years of experience. His specialties include Hematology and Oncology, Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. Dr. Venkatappa is affiliated with Jackson South Community Hospital, Doctors Hospital Baptist Health South Florida and South Miami Hospital. He speaks English.

Specialties

Dr. Siddhartha Venkatappa has the following 3 specialties

  • Hematology and Oncology

    An Oncologist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of different cancers. This physician has extensive knowledge of the different signs and symptoms of cancer, as well as the various methods of treatment.
    Oncologists diagnose cancer through methods such as biopsy, endoscopy, X-ray, blood tests, ultrasound, and different forms of nuclear medicine. They treat cancer through surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, hormone therapy, or antibody treatments.
    If it is determined that a cancer cannot successfully be treated, oncologists then focus on providing palliative care, the use of pain medication to make a dying person more comfortable.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Medical Oncology

    Think of an oncologist as your main physician for cancer care. After being diagnosed, you’ll meet regularly with an oncologist to explore and manage your treatment options, as well as monitor your condition throughout the process. Medical oncologists are extremely knowledgeable in various types of cancer treatment and can recommend the right method for the type and stage of cancer you’re facing.
    They may also refer you to additional specialists throughout your care, but they will always be your home base for questions and support. It’s also worth mentioning that medical oncologists deal mostly with solid tumors while hematologists specialize in cancers that involve blood disorders, such as leukemia.

Board Certifications

See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.

  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    (2015)

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    (2015)

  • Top 10 Doctor - City

    (2014)

  • Expertise

    9 Expertise

  • Blood Cancer
  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Cancer
  • Chemotherapy
  • Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Leukemia
  • Lymphoma
  • Myelofibrosis
  • Myeloma
  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Venkatappa is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Jackson South Community Hospital

    9333 SW 152nd St
    Palmetto Bay, FL 33157

  • Doctors Hospital Baptist Health South Florida

    5000 University Dr
    Miami, FL 33146

  • South Miami Hospital

    6200 SW 73rd St
    South Miami, FL 33143

  • South Miami Inc Dba Doctors Hospital
  • Phtjackson Memorial South
  • South Miami
  • Homestead Hospital Inc

    160 NW 13th St
    Homestead, FL 33030

  • Mariners Hospital

    91500 Overseas Hwy
    Tavernier, FL 33070

  • Education

    21 Years Experience

  • Bangalore Medical College

    Graduated in 1991

  • University Hospital

    Residency

  • Nearby Doctors

    Dr. Siddhartha Venkatappa is similar to the following 3 Doctors near Miami, FL.

  • Dr. Antonio Ucar

    Dr. Antonio Ucar

    Hematology and Oncology, Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, Hematology

    Miami, FL 0 mi

    4.3
    (85)
    31
  • Dr. Perla Periut

    Neurology, Internal Medicine

    Miami, FL 0 mi

    4.0
    (22)
    30
  • Dr. Yeisel Barquin

    Internal Medicine

    Miami, FL 0 mi

    3.9
    (12)
    9