Dr. Kumar Venkatachalam MD
Gastroenterologists — Merrillville, INContact Dr. Kumar Venkatachalam
Dr. Kumar Venkatachalam specializes in gastroenterology, internal medicine in Merrillville, Indiana. Details of Dr. Venkatachalam's 22 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at University of Illinois at Chicago are available on your free doctor report.
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Merrillville, IN 46410
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Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise
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An internist who specializes in diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the digestive organs including the stomach, bowels, liver and gallbladder. This specialist treats conditions such as abdominal pain, ulcers, diarrhea, cancer, and jaundice and performs complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures using endoscopes to see internal organs. and Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
A personal physician who provides long term, comprehensive care in the office and the hospital, managing both common and complex illness of adolescents, adults, and the elderly. Internists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections, and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints, and digestive, respiratory and vascular systems. They are also trained in the essentials of primary care internal medicine which incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health, and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ear, skin, nervous system, and reproductive organs.. He obtained board certification from The American Board of Internal Medicine for Gastroenterology.
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Dr. Venkatachalam is affiliated with 1 hospital:
Methodist Hospital Southlake
EducationDr. Venkatachalam attended medical school at University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine and graduated in 1991 having 22 years experience. Additional Internal Medicine training was conducted at University of Illinois College of Medicine.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
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