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Dr. Kumaran Chinnappan, MD

Bariatric Surgery
4.9 (54)
Map Pin Small Festus, MO
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Kumaran Chinnappan, MD

Dr. Kumaran Chinnappan, MD is a Bariatric Surgery Specialist in Festus, MO. They graduated from DR M.G.R. MEDICAL UNIVERSITY / MADRAS MEDICAL COLLEGE|The Royal College Of Surgeons Of England|University of Mumbai / Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and is affiliated with Mercy Hospital Jefferson and Mercy Hospital South.

Dr. Chinnappan works at Arch Bariatrics in Festus, MO with other offices in Saint Louis, MO. They frequently treat conditions like Obesity along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts 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. Chinnappan's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Gregg A Ginsburg MD
    1455 US Highway 61 Ste B, Festus, MO 63028 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (314) 690-1527
  2. 2
    Heart of America Bariatrics, LLC
    10007 Kennerly Rd Ste A, Saint Louis, MO 63128 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (314) 858-6172
  3. 3
    Arch Bariatrics
    12152 Tesson Ferry Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63128 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (314) 858-6172

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  • Mercy Hospital Jefferson
  • Mercy Hospital South

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    About Dr. Kumaran Chinnappan, MD

    • Bariatric Surgery
    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1346417250
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    Education & Certifications

    • American College Of Surgeons|American Society Of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery|Geisinger Medical Center|Singapore General Hospital/National Cancer Center
    • Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center
    Medical Education
    • DR M.G.R. MEDICAL UNIVERSITY / MADRAS MEDICAL COLLEGE|The Royal College Of Surgeons Of England|University of Mumbai / Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College
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    • General Surgery
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    Dr. Kumaran Chinnappan, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Chinnappan is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Chinnappan has seen patients for Obesity, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Chinnappan on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    54 patients have reviewed Dr. Chinnappan. The overall rating for this provider is 4.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Chinnappan.

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