Dr. Venkata Chilakapati

Internal Medicine - Cardiology
Salem, VA
22 years experience male

Locations

Salem VA Medical Center

Salem, VA

Address

Salem, VA
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

Federated Insurance Companies

Medicare

Medicaid

OmniCare

UnitedHealthcare

Cardiac Center of Texas

McKinney, TX

About

Bio

Venkata S Chilakapati MD., MPH., MS., PhD., FACC Interventional Cardiologist Cardiac Center of Texas, McKinney, TX Medical Center of Plano, TX Medical Center of McKinney, TX

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Internal Medicine - Cardiology, Board Certified

Languages spoken

Hindi, Telugu

Doctor Q&A

885 Answers
2.3K Agrees
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Chest pain: Chest pain in 21 year old male is not heart attack pain. There are multiple other causes like inflammation of pericardium, pleural layer, or musculosk ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Paxil (paroxetine): In few cases Paxil (paroxetine) could cause low heart beat as side effect. Metoprolol also decreases heart rate as a drug effect. Combination could ca ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Knot: Without examining it, difficult to diagnose. You need physical examination. Obtain physician consultation.

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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
Sep 29, 2013
Experienced, well-trained, caring expert in Cardiology and many other fields. Highly recommend.
Feb 16, 2014
Very accurate and timely responses.
Feb 15, 2014
Great answers. Very helpful!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! No one explained anything after the ct- just sent me home. So many #'s
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you! I'm being tested for HP, which I think is more the cause.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! My dad stopped drinking alcohol after heart attack. Helpful! Thx!!!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Andhra University, Andhra Medical College, India
Graduated 1998MD

Residency

Michael Reese Hosp/University of Illinois at Chicago

Awards

Dr. Robert Adolph annual award from University of Cincinnati for outstanding bedside diagnostic skills, humanism, teaching and provision of cost-effective care 2008-2010
Robert A Weinstein Award from Michael Reese Hospital: Resident Teacher of the Year, 2006 – 2007
John D. Minton’s Best Outgoing Student Award from Graduate School, WKU 2001

Affiliations

ACC
AHA
ASNC
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