Dr. Kota Venkatesh MD Surgeon

Dr. Kota Venkatesh is a surgeon in Suwanee, Georgia and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Emory Johns Creek Hospital and Gwinnett Hospital System. He received his medical degree from Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences and has been in practice for 18 years. Dr. Venkatesh accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 16 doctors at Emory Johns Creek Hospital and one of 31 at Gwinnett Hospital System who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Emory University
Residency, General Surgery, 2002–2003

St Lukes Hospital (Bethlehem PA)
Residency, General Surgery, 2004–2008

University of Texas at Houston
Residency, Colon and Rectal Surgery, 2008–2009

Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences
Class of 1996

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

GA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Laparoscopic vs open resection for the treatment of diverticular disease.
Gonzalez, R., Smith, C. D., Mattar, S. G., Venkatesh, K. R., Mason, E., Duncan, T., Wilson, R., Miller, J., Ramshaw, B. J.

Can current technology be integrated to facilitate laparoscopic living donor hepatectomy?
Lin, E., Gonzalez, R., Venkatesh, K. R., Mattar, S. G., Bowers, S. P., Fugate, K. M., Heffron, T. G., Smith, C. D.

Preoperative factors predictive of complicated postoperative management after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for morbid obesity.
Gonzalez, R., Bowers, S. P., Venkatesh, K. R., Lin, E., Smith, C. D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Choice HMO
  • BCBS Georgia BlueChoice Option POS
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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