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Dr. Kimberly Ponnuru, MD

General Surgery*
4.6 (9)
Map Pin Small Merriam, KS
Accepting new patients
24 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Kimberly Ponnuru, MD

Dr. Kimberly Ponnuru, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Merriam, KS. They specialize in General Surgery, has 24 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from University of Kansas School of Medicine and is affiliated with AdventHealth Shawnee Mission. Dr. Ponnuru, completed a residency at UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS MEDICAL CENTER. Patients rated Dr. Ponnuru an average 4.6 star rating.

Dr. Ponnuru works at AdventHealth Medical Group General Surgery at Shawnee Mission in Merriam, KS. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Ponnuru's Office Locations

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    AdventHealth Medical Group General Surgery at Shawnee Mission
    7450 Kessler St Ste 201, Merriam, KS 66204 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (913) 632-9200
    Monday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Thursday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Friday
    08:00 - 16:30

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  • AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

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    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 24 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1689766230
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS MEDICAL CENTER
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    • University of Kansas School of Medicine
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    • General Surgery
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    Dr. Ponnuru works at AdventHealth Medical Group General Surgery at Shawnee Mission in Merriam, KS. View the full address on Dr. Ponnuru’s profile.

    9 patients have reviewed Dr. Ponnuru. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Ponnuru.

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