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Kakarla V Chalam, MD Ophthalmology

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Ophthalmology Loma Linda, CA

About Kakarla V Chalam MD

Kakarla V Chalam, MD is a doctor primarily located in Loma Linda, CA, with another office in Riverside, CA. He has 41 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Chalam is affiliated with Loma Linda University Medical Center. He speaks Spanish, English.

Dr. Chalam has received 7 awards.

Compassionate Doctor RecognitionPatients' Choice AwardTop 10 Doctor - Metro AreaTop 10 Doctor - CityCompassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year HonoreeOn-Time Doctor AwardPatients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award

Locations

Kakarla V Chalam has 2 locations

Get Directions Loma Linda University Health Eye Institute 11370 Anderson St Ste 1800 Loma Linda, CA 92354
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
Get Directions Loma Linda University Health Eye Institute 4244 Riverwalk Pkwy Ste 100 Riverside, CA 92505
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS

Specialties

Kakarla V Chalam has the following 1 SPECIALTIES

Ophthalmology
An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.

Specialty Expertise

Kakarla V Chalam has the following 16 expertise

  • Scotoma
  • Eye Surgery (Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures)
  • Retina Surgery
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Glaucoma
  • Retinal Disorders
  • Eye Pain
  • Vision Issues
  • Eye Exam
  • Neovascular Glaucoma
  • Vitrectomy
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Cataract
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Blindness
  • Eye Diseases

Awards

7 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2020)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area

    Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - City

    Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree

    Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2015)

    Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2020)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

Education

41 Years Experience

Education
Guntur Medical College

Graduated in 1979

Education
Catholic Medical Center Of Brooklyn & Queens

Residency

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More about Kakarla V Chalam

Dr. Chalam graduated from the Guntur Medical College in 1979. He works in Loma Linda, CA and 1 other location and specializes in Ophthalmology. Dr. Chalam is affiliated with Loma Linda University Medical Center.

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