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About Dr. Prashanth R Ramachandra

Dr. Prashanth R Ramachandra, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Darby, PA. His specialties include Bariatric Medicine. Dr. Ramachandra has received 6 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

40 Ratings with 22 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Prashanth R Ramachandra is Great. Dr. Prashanth R Ramachandra has been rated by 40 patients. From those 40 patients 22 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Prashanth R Ramachandra is 4.5 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Southeast Pennsylvania Surgical Associates

1501 Lansdowne Ave Ste 307
Darby, PA 19023
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Specialties

Dr. Prashanth R Ramachandra has the following 1 specialty

  • Bariatric Medicine

    Bariatric medicine focuses on the causes, prevention and treatment of obesity. Bariatric specialists are trained in medically supervised weight loss and the management of obesity as a chronic condition. These specialists are skilled in various disciplines that help patients lose weight and obtain optimal health.
    The field encompasses dieting, exercise and behavioral therapy, anti-obesity medication, pharmacotherapy and surgery. Bariatric specialists might be from surgical backgrounds and perform obesity-related operations or they might be nutrition and hormone focused, prescribing diet and exercise plans as well as weight loss medications.
    Patients defined as obese or having unhealthy Body Mass Indices (BMI) have much greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, asthma, sleep apnea, hypertension, many types of cancer and chronic musculoskeletal problems.
    One subspecialty of bariatrics is the focus on the correlation between obesity and mortality.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Prashanth R Ramachandra has the following 3 expertise

  • Biliopancreatic Diversion
  • Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)
  • Gastric Bypass (Gastrojejunostomy)

Dr. Prashanth R Ramachandra has 0 board certified specialties

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Reviews

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Excellent doctor
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five stars

compassionate and caring.

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Excellent Bariatric and Surgeon --got my life back

Had gastric sleeve 5 years ago and have kept off 100+ lbs. He follows all Bariatric for 5 years to increase odds of success. DR Ram as his patients call him created a center of excellence awarded over 5x by insurance companies. Patients come from tristate Philadelphia area and western PA to be properly diagnosed regarding GI/ stomach surgery needs too.

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best doctor
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15 minutes
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came highly recommended. the best doctor i have ever seen
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  • Awards

    6 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    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.

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree

    Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2016, 2017, 2018)

    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.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2017, 2018)

    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.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    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.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2018)

    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.

  • 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.

  • Education

  • Wilmington Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Prashanth R Ramachandra accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Select
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital Blue Cross
    • Capital BC PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry DE PPO
    • Coventry HealthAmerica HMO
    • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Highmark BCBS
    • Highmark Community Blue PPO
  • IBC
    • IBC Keystone HMO POS
    • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Southeast Pennsylvania Surgical Associates, 1501 Lansdowne Ave Ste 307, Darby, PA
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