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Ramu Patakoti, MD is a doctor in Spokane, WA specializing in nephrology and kidney health.

Ramu Patakoti, MD Providence-employed provider

Specialties

Nephrology
Accepting new patients

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine

Patient Rating

4.3 / 5

105 W. 8th Ave. Suite 7060
Sacred Heart Doctors Building
Spokane, WA 99204
P: (509) 340-0930
F: (509) 747-2054

Philosophy of Care

Prevention of chronic kidney disease by patient acceptable means.

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Overview

Gender

Male

Other Languages

Hindi, Telugu

Expertise

  • Acute dialysis catheter placement
  • Tunnel catheter placement and removal
  • Native kidney biopsy
  • Transplant Kidney biopsy 

Education

Medical School

Gandhi Medical College - Secunderabad, India

Internship

Internal Medicine; Resurrection Westlake Hospital - Melrose Park, IL

Residency

Internal Medicine; Resurrection Westlake Hospital - Melrose Park, IL

Fellowship

Nephrology; University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI

Achievements

Publications

"Diabetes Affects Your Kidneys," AAKP-RENALIFE. R. Patakoti and K Tuttle (2012, March 1)

"Direct and Indirect Effects of Obesity on Kidneys-Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease," R. Alicic, R. Patakoti, and K. Tuttle.

Professional Organizations

  • American Society of Nephrologists

Interests

Medical Interests

  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Diabetic Nephropathy
  • Kidney Stones
  • Transplant

Reviews

Patient Ratings and Comments

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey. Responses are measured on a 10-point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5-point scale in order to display results in a 5-star rating. Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.3 out of 5 (41 Ratings, 14 Comments)

100

09/28/2016
He is a caring and excellent doctor. He always goes above and beyond.
100

09/20/2016
they bend over backwards to make me feel good.
30

09/08/2016
I was told I was a waste to his time.
100

08/09/2016
Very nice dr. both myself and my husband liked him a lot.
100

08/04/2016
One member of this team walked me back to my car.
70

06/19/2016
I appreciate that Dr. Patakoti is in very HIGH demand (as are all of the nephrologists). I had to work VERY HARD to get the initial appt. I was open to discussion and participation in my own health care. I think a little more time to educate me about the initial diagnosis during this visit would have been time well spent, as good information can go a long way to reduce anxiety.
90

05/29/2016
Dr Patakoti was very receptive to my needs and respected what I had to say. He made several recommendations that I understood and took back to my PCP.
90

05/24/2016
My only problem was with prescriptions. They were sent in and did not notify us there was a prescription to pick up, the wrong dosage was given, or I would call the nurse to ask if [...] still needed to be taking a certain prescription...
100

04/26/2016
Dr. was very caring & kind my husband and I really liked him.
30

04/17/2016
waste of time and money
70

04/12/2016
some of my follow up requirements were left for me to do at homeBUTI have not heard anything back on the ultrasound I had to set up nor the lab work figures as to what they mean to my caseif results were summited to my primary care physician. I have not heard from her either
100

02/21/2016
Dr. Patakoti was very caring and informative about my illness and what we would do together to make things better.
100

02/14/2016
Dr. Patakoti is very patient with me - to listen to my opinion or to my questions - Takes his time with me - Answers questions so I understand.
70

11/24/2015
He seems to be very knowledgeable in his field. [...] I would appreciate a phone call regarding my test results, which I have not received.
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