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Surekha Boddipalli, MD

Philosophy of Care

In the evolving world of Hematology and Oncology, I believe a multidisciplinary approach is necessary to deliver the most up-to-date and personalized care to my patients. The doctor-patient relationship should comprise of compassion and empowerment of medical knowledge necessary to allow patients to participate in a shared decision making process.

Patient Satisfaction Rating

Based on 200 reviews

  • General


    • Hematology
    • Integrated Oncology Program
    • Oncology


    • Hematology & Oncology
    • Internal Medicine

    Accepts adults


    • English
    • Telugu

    Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer, Gastrointestinal Malignancies, Gynecologic Malignancies, Multiple Myeloma in addition to Hematologic disorders with a special interest in Geriatric Oncology.

    Yoga, Running, and Travel

  • Education

    School SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine
    Graduation Date 08/2009
    Degree MD

    School Lenox Hill Hospital
    Title Resident in Internal Medicine

    School Lankenau Medical Center
    Specialty Hematology & Oncology

  • Memberships

    • American Society of Clinical Oncology
    • American College of Physicians
    • American Society of Hematology
  • Media/Published Articles

    • Best of Geriatric Oncology Conferences and Journals (May 30, 2016)
    • A Rare case of CMML Transformation into Acute lymphoblastic Leukemia in a patient with Turner’s Syndrome (May 1, 2013)
    • The New Target Specific Oral Anti-Coagulants: Special Consideration in the Elderly (Apr 18, 2013)
    • HIT Happens (Apr 1, 2013)
    • Chest Wall Mass, an Aids defining Lesion (Feb 15, 2011)
  • Research & Clinical Trials


    • Anticoagulation in the Elderly
    • Delivery of Geriatric Oncology in the community setting
    • Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia
    • Lung Cancer mutation Testing
    • Mediators of Pathologic Angiogenesis
    • Target-Specific Oral Anticoagulants

  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    Based on 200 reviews

    Rating Categories

    The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.

    Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

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    Ease of scheduling appointments

    197 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    196 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    196 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    192 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    196 ratings

    Comments (23)

    Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

    Oct 25, 2019
    Excellent experience  
    Oct 24, 2019
    Dr Boddipalli is great!  
    Oct 17, 2019
    very clear, good people skills  
    Sep 26, 2019
    Dr Boddipalli is a very caring physician  
    Sep 23, 2019
    EXellent doctor.  
    Aug 28, 2019
    Love this DR. and staff  
    Aug 25, 2019
    Dr. Boddipalli is an exceptionally caring doctor. She helped me through a physically trying time when I was first diagnosed and was in a great deal of pain. I continue to feel that she always See more  
    Aug 20, 2019
    I love Dr Yunus! She's great!  
    Aug 13, 2019
    excellent experience  
    Aug 06, 2019
    i took off of work to make sure i was there on time, but the doctor didn't seem to care about making me wait.  
    Aug 06, 2019
    I have the highest praise for Dr Boddapolli and would recommend her to all family members and friends  
    Jul 19, 2019
    Overall we liked everything about the doctor,   
    Jul 16, 2019
    very happy to have Dr. Boddipalli as my oncologist. She has the excellent skills and also the wonderful bedside manner!  
    Jul 16, 2019
    First meeting with the care provider didn't go too well - she wasn't expecting me but once everything was straightened out - she was lovely - couldn't have been nicer.  
    Jun 26, 2019
    all good. felt very comfortable  
    Jun 25, 2019
    she is awesome  
    Jun 25, 2019
    Everything was explained well to me  
    Jun 19, 2019
    Dr. Boddipolli gave us a lot of information covering all the potential issues and treatments.  
    Apr 17, 2019
    Dr was running late and seemed to talk so fast it was hard to follow what she was saying as it was about cancer. She did ask if we had any questions and did apologize See more  
    Mar 27, 2019
    The provider was courteous and friendly. Explained everything concerning my health issue. Answered my questions. Ordered blood tests needed. I would definitely recommend her to other patients.  
    Mar 27, 2019
    Dr Bollipalli spent a considerable amount of time with me and I was very impressed with her knowledge about my concerns. She is an excellent hematologist and I am happy to be under her care.  
    Feb 26, 2019
    she is wonderful. she is what a doctor should be i'm happy she is my doctor  
    Feb 26, 2019
    doctor Bodapalli is the best. always courteous , caring, informative and looks not just your cancer but all your health issue. she is the best doctor I have  
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