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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

4.7
Based on 251 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Hematology
    • Integrated Oncology Program
    • Oncology


    BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

    • Hematology & Oncology
    • Internal Medicine


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English
    • Telugu


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


    PERSONAL INTERESTS
    Yoga, Running, and Travel


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine
    Graduation Date 09/2009
    Degree MD

    RESIDENCY
    School Lenox Hill Hospital
    Title Resident in Internal Medicine

    FELLOWSHIPS
    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

    RESEARCH

    • 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
    4.7
    Based on 251 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.

    Press Ganey Certified Data Integrity

    Ease of scheduling appointments

    4.7
    248 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.7
    248 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.7
    246 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.7
    241 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.7
    246 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.


    4.3
    Dec 14, 2019
    All ok.  
    5.0
    Dec 11, 2019
    Dr. Bodipalli is a very caring Dr.  
    5.0
    Nov 19, 2019
    Dr Boddipali is such a great doctor. Always explains things clearly and is very compassionate.  
    5.0
    Nov 16, 2019
    Dr. Boddipalli is excellent. I am confident in her as a physician.  
    5.0
    Oct 25, 2019
    Excellent experience  
    5.0
    Oct 24, 2019
    Dr Boddipalli is great!  
    5.0
    Oct 17, 2019
    very clear, good people skills  
    5.0
    Sep 26, 2019
    Dr Boddipalli is a very caring physician  
    5.0
    Sep 23, 2019
    EXellent doctor.  
    5.0
    Aug 28, 2019
    Love this DR. and staff  
    5.0
    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  
    5.0
    Aug 20, 2019
    I love Dr Yunus! She's great!  
    5.0
    Aug 13, 2019
    excellent experience  
    4.5
    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.  
    5.0
    Aug 06, 2019
    I have the highest praise for Dr Boddapolli and would recommend her to all family members and friends  
    3.5
    Jul 19, 2019
    Overall we liked everything about the doctor,   
    5.0
    Jul 16, 2019
    very happy to have Dr. Boddipalli as my oncologist. She has the excellent skills and also the wonderful bedside manner!  
    5.0
    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.  
    5.0
    Jun 26, 2019
    all good. felt very comfortable  
    5.0
    Jun 25, 2019
    she is awesome  
    5.0
    Jun 25, 2019
    Everything was explained well to me  
    5.0
    Jun 19, 2019
    Dr. Boddipolli gave us a lot of information covering all the potential issues and treatments.  
    4.5
    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  
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