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Dr. Sukanya Makkapati, DO

Obstetrics & Gynecology
3.5 (8)
Accepting new patients
30 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Sukanya Makkapati, DO

Dr. Sukanya Makkapati, DO is an Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialist in West Des Moines, IA. They specialize in Obstetrics & Gynecology, has 30 years of experience, and is board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecologic Surgery. They graduated from Kansas City College of Osteopathic Medicine and is affiliated with Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center.

Dr. Makkapati works at West Des Moines OB/GYN Associates in West Des Moines, IA with other offices in Indianola, IA and Ankeny, IA. They frequently treat conditions like Ovarian Cysts and Pap Smear Abnormalities along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Anthem, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and 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. Makkapati's Office Locations

  1. 1
    West Des Moines OB/GYN Associates
    4949 Westown Pkwy Ste 140, West Des Moines, IA 50266 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (515) 223-5466
    Monday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Tuesday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Wednesday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Thursday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Friday
    8:00am - 12:00pm
  2. 2
    West Des Moines OB/GYN - Indianola Satellite Clinic
    2006 N 4th St # 202B, Indianola, IA 50125 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (515) 223-5466
  3. 3
    West Des Moines OB/GYN - Ankeny Satellite Clinic
    111 NW 9th St Ste 2, Ankeny, IA 50023 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (515) 223-5466

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  • Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center

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    Jun 04, 2017
    This doctor is very knowledgeable and personable. She explained testing results, needed surgery, and post op issues clearly and was open to answering questions. The people working with her are great! I wholeheartedly recommend her and her colleagues.
    Alice in Berwick, IA — Jun 04, 2017
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    About Dr. Sukanya Makkapati, DO

    Specialties
    • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 30 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1942276704
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • State University of New York at Buffalo
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Kansas City College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University of Iowa
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Obstetrics & Gynecologic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Sukanya Makkapati, DO is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Makkapati is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Makkapati has an average wait time of 10 – 15 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Makkapati has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Makkapati has seen patients for Ovarian Cysts and Pap Smear Abnormalities, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Makkapati on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    8 patients have reviewed Dr. Makkapati. The overall rating for this provider is 3.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Makkapati.

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