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Amarnath V. Ramakrishnan, MD

Gastroenterologist
Languages: English
Accepting New Patients
Education
Institution
Type
Field of Study
Sri Ramachandra Deemed University, Madras (Chennai) Sri Ramachandra Medical College
Medical School
Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Residency
Medical College of Pennsylvania/Hahnemann University Hospital
Fellowship
Gastroenterology
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
Services
Clinical Interests
  • abnormal amylase
  • abnormal bowel movement
  • abnormal liver function
  • abnormal stool
  • allergic colitis
  • allergic esophagitis
  • allergic gastroenteritis
  • altered bowel habits
  • anal fissure
  • anal fistula
  • anal pain
  • anal polyp
  • anal spasm
  • anal stenosis
  • anal ulcer
  • anorectal disease
  • anorexia
  • appetite loss
  • autoimmune enteropathy
  • barretts esophagus
  • biliary atresia
  • biliary cirrhosis
  • biologic therapy for gastrointestinal diseases
  • bleeding hemorrhoids
  • blood in stool
  • bright red blood per rectum
  • cancer of pancreas
  • celiac disease
  • choking sensation
  • cholangitis
  • cholecystitis
  • cholelithiasis
  • cholestasis
  • chronic diarrhea
  • cirrhosis
  • clostridium difficile
  • colic
  • colitis
  • colonic polyps
  • colonoscopy
  • colorectal screening
  • constipation
  • crigler najjar syndrome
  • cyclic vomiting syndrome
  • cystic fibrosis - gi complications
  • diverticular disease
  • diverticulitis
  • diverticulosis
  • duodenal ulcer
  • duodenitis
  • dysphagia
  • elevated amylase
  • end stage liver disease
  • endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
  • endoscopy
  • eosinophilic esophagitis
  • esophageal disorder
  • esophageal mass
  • esophageal ulcer
  • esophageal varices
  • esophagitis
  • fatty liver
  • feeding problems
  • flatulence
  • gallbladder disease
  • gallbladder polyp
  • gastric anomaly
  • gastric ulcer
  • gastritis
  • gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • gastrointestinal bleeding
  • gi stent placement
  • gluten sensitivity
  • graft versus host disease
  • helicobacter pylori
  • helminthiasis
  • hematemesis
  • hematochezia
  • hemorrhoids
  • hemorrhoids with complications
  • hepatorenal syndrome
  • hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer
  • hiatal hernia
  • hirschsprungs disease
  • hydrops of gallbladder
  • idiopathic megacolon
  • ileitis
  • ileoscopy
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • intestinal atresia
  • intussusception
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • lactose intolerance
  • liver biopsy
  • malabsorption
  • malignant neoplasm of liver
  • meckel's diverticulum
  • megacolon
  • megarectum
  • melena
  • motility disorders
  • nausea
  • odynophagia
  • pancreatic insufficiency
  • pancreatitis
  • peptic ulcer
  • peritonitis
  • polyposis syndrome
  • polyps
  • portal hypertensive gastropathy
  • primary biliary cirrhosis
  • proctosigmoidoscopy
  • rectal bleeding
  • rectal fistula
  • rectal hemorrhage
  • rectal pain
  • rectal polyp
  • regional enteritis
  • right lower quadrant pain
  • right upper quadrant pain
  • severe diarrhea
  • short bowel syndrome
  • small bowel disease
  • stomach cancer
  • stomach cramps
  • stomach pain
  • swallowing problem
  • tenesmus
  • ulcerative colitis
  • whipple disease
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.

4.5 out of 5 (61 Ratings, 9 Comments)


100

07/28/2017
Dr. Ramakrishnan was not only very personable but very intelligent and informative. He decided on a plan and get it in place. I loved this.
90

05/03/2017
The closest appointment available was more than a month away. I texted Dr. Ramakrishnan using Mychart about the problem I experienced and he replied right away; he stayed longer to see me and found a spot for me for the procedure I needed in a day. I appreciate his care very much as well as his friendliness and professionalism.
100

04/24/2017
Great dr. concern & care.
100

03/13/2017
He consistently goes above and beyond to try to help me manage symptoms, solve problems creatively and be empathic.
90

03/06/2017
Very good "bedside manner." This was my first time meeting Dr. R. and I would highly recommend him. I think he was over booked so our appointment was very short and rushed, but I felt he did his best and listened well.
90

01/18/2017
I was surprised at how quickly my appointment was over. I thought I might receive more suggestions from him, but what he advised me about at my last appointment worked.
100

12/10/2016
Dr. Ram is very nice & has helped my condition so much!
100

12/07/2016
Dr. Ramakrishnan is wonderful! He is patient and CARING!
70

09/26/2016
NOt much time was spent with me in consult, the recommendation was for an Endoscopy which he did schedule quickly for that I am grateful but the procedure showed nothing and he seemed pretty dismissive at that point which bothered me greatly. he later in the week called to schedule a colonoscopy which I am having done this week I am hoping this will show results for my issue and that I will not again be dismissed with no care.
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