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Dr. Udaya Kakarla, MD

Neurosurgery*
3.5 (37)
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21 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Udaya Kakarla, MD

Dr. Udaya Kakarla, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Phoenix, AZ. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 21 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine and is affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center and HonorHealth Deer Valley Medical Center. Dr. Kakarla, completed a residency at Barrow Neurological Institute Of St Joseph Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Kakarla an average 3.5 star rating.

Dr. Kakarla works at Barrow Brain and Spine in Phoenix, AZ. They frequently treat conditions like Spine Deformities, Spondylolisthesis and Spinal Cord Injury along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Kakarla's Office Locations

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    Barrow Brain and Spine
    2910 N 3rd Ave Ste 200, Phoenix, AZ 85013 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (602) 406-3181

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
  • HonorHealth Deer Valley Medical Center

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Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Spinal Cord Injury
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Compressed Spinal Cord
Low Back Pain
Myelopathy
Scoliosis
Spinal Stenosis
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Spinal Fusion
Back Pain
Cervical Stenosis
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Degenerative Disc Disease
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Upper Back Pain
Somatic Nerve Block
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Birth Defects
Bone Cancer
Brain Abscess
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Broken Neck
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Edema
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spinal Cord Injury
Complete Spinal Cord Injury
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Cranial Trauma
Epilepsy
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Lumbar Spinal Cord Injury
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelitis
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Myelomalacia
Neck Pain
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neurogenic Bowel
Pinched Nerve
Spinal Cord Tumor
Stroke
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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Syringomyelia
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury
Thoracolumbar Radiculopathy
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Whiplash
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Brain Surgery
Complex Spine Surgery
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Peripheral Nerve Block
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spine Fracture Treatment
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    About Dr. Udaya Kakarla, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 21 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Telugu
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    NPI Number
    • 1609056647
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Barrow Neurological Institute Of St Joseph Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Indiana University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Kakarla has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Kakarla works at Barrow Brain and Spine in Phoenix, AZ. View the full address on Dr. Kakarla’s profile.

    Dr. Kakarla has seen patients for Spine Deformities, Spondylolisthesis and Spinal Cord Injury, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Kakarla on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    37 patients have reviewed Dr. Kakarla. 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. Kakarla.

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