HomePhysiciansSurekha Boddipalli, MD

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 165 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 07/2009
    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 165 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

    4.6
    163 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.7
    162 ratings

    Friendliness/courtesy of Care Provider

    4.8
    163 ratings

    Care Provider spoke using clear language

    4.8
    163 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.7
    162 ratings

    Time Care Provider spent with patient

    4.7
    163 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.7
    159 ratings

    Patients' confidence in Care Provider

    4.8
    163 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.7
    163 ratings

    Wait time at clinic

    4.1
    157 ratings


    Comments (15)

    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.


    3.6
    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  
    4.9
    Jun 25, 2019
    she is awesome  
    5.0
    Jun 25, 2019
    Everything was explained well to me  
    4.9
    Jun 19, 2019
    Dr. Boddipolli gave us a lot of information covering all the potential issues and treatments.  
    4.1
    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  
    5.0
    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.  
    4.6
    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.  
    4.9
    Feb 26, 2019
    she is wonderful. she is what a doctor should be i'm happy she is my doctor  
    4.9
    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  
    4.5
    Sep 02, 2018
    Provider has always been very cordial and personable at my visits. We have good conversations and I leave feeling satisfied with the visit.  
    5.0
    Aug 19, 2018
    *Dr. Boddipalli was very patient to show me my medical record as it applies to my situation. She took time to explain and define any medical terms I didn't understand.  
    5.0
    Aug 15, 2018
    Everyone is very attentive and well mannered.  
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