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Purani Palaniswami, M.D.

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4.9/5
63 Ratings20 Comments
Specialties:
Rheumatology
Practice:
Elmhurst Memorial Elmhurst Clinic
Hospital Affiliations:
Elmhurst Hospital
Language:
English
Clinical Interests:
Connective Tissue Diseases; Gout; Lupus; Osteoarthritis; Osteoporosis; Psoriatic Arthritis; Rheumatoid Arthritis; Sarcoid; Scleroderma

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This provider is an independent medical practitioner who has been permitted to use the hospital's facilities and to exercise his or her independent medical judgment in the care and treatment of his or her patient.

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Philosophy Of Care

Advances in rheumatology are occurring at a phenomenal pace. I will incorporate new therapies in the best way possible for all my patients. The health of mind and body of all my patients is my highest priority.

Education & Credentials

Education: Kasturba Medical College, 2001

Internship: St. Louis University, MO, 2004

Residency: St. Louis University, MO, 2006

Certifications

Rheumatology

Insurance Accepted

Blue Cross Community FHP-ICP
Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Choice MCNP PPO
Blue Choice Options PPO
Blue Cross POS
Blue Cross PPO
Blue Choice Preferred
Blue Precision HMO
Cigna HealthSpring MA HMO
Aetna National Advantage Program
Beech Street PPO
Imagine Smart Network
CIGNA POS
CIGNA HMO
CIGNA PPO
Coventry First Health PPO
Coventry HMO
Coventry Workers Compensation Plan
Great West Open Access
HFN PPO
Humana Gold Plus HMO
Aetna HMO
Ambetter Secure Care HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
AARP Medicare Advantage Complete (plan 1 & 2) (UHC) HMO
AARP Medicare Advantage Complete (UHC) and Compete Assure
Blue Cross Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Community MMAI
Blue Cross HMO Illinois (HMOI)
TriWest PC3 / Veterans Administration Community Care
Cigna HealthSpring PPO
Coventry (Personal Care)
Coventry One PPO
Coventry POS
Coventry PPO
Galaxy Health PPO (UHC)
Great West POS
Great West PPO
HFN Workers Compensation Plan
Humana Choicecare PPO
Humana HMO
Humana Gold Plus PPO
AARP Medicare Complete Access (UHC) HMO
Aetna Medicare HMO
Aetna Medicare POS
Aetna Medicare PPO
Ambetter Balanced Care HMO
Illinos Medicaid
Medicare Part B
PHCS PPO
Sunrise Advantage
United HealthCare Select POS
United Healthcare Select HMO
MultiPlan PPO
TriCare Standard/Reserve Select PPO
United Healthcare Choice EPO
United Healthcare Choice HMO
United Healthcare Choice Plus POS
UHC Medicare Advantage PPO
United HealthCare Choice Plus HMO
United HealthCare Choice Select HMO
United Healthcare Select EPO

Reviews

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Overall Patient Rating
4.9 out of 5
(63 Ratings, 20 Comments)
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5/12/2021
very professional and nice
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5/1/2021
good
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4/30/2021
very informative and knowledgeable
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3/30/2021
Dr. P is wonderful!!!!! Always interested in my thoughts regarding treatment, always reviews options for treatment, and is always prepared to check the status of concerns I may have had in a previous visit. Outstanding.
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3/10/2021
*Dr. Palaniswami shows how much she cares about me by listening to my words even when I think I am talking too much - She hears me and then has just the right response that comforts me and gives me hope.
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2/22/2021
Dr. Palanishshwami always checks how I am doing and also ensures any questions I have and gives me additional information regarding medication changes, if required. She also discusses any new advancements that could affect my medical life.
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1/23/2021
Good experience
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12/28/2020
Good.
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12/28/2020
Good.
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9/28/2020
Dr. is very nice
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