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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Vivekanand Palavali is Excellent. Dr. Palavali has been reviewed by 15 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 4.1
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 4.8
Spends Time with Me 4.3
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. Vivekanand Palavali, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spinal Stenosis

Education & Awards

Dr. Palavali graduated from Sri Venkateswara Medical College, Tirupati. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2013)


Dr. Palavali has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • McLaren Regional Medical Center 
  • Memorial Healthcare Center 


  • Spanish
  • Telugu

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Additional Information
Dr. Vivekanand Palavali MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 29 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Vivekanand Palavali practice?
Dr. Vivekanand Palavali has 4 office locations.
Dr. Vivekanand Palavali practices Neurological Surgery near Flint, MI.
Additional practice locations include: Owosso, MI.
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