Santhi Penmetsa MD
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Santhi Penmetsa, MD

  • Rheumatology
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  • Insurance
  • Hospital Affiliations
    Education

    Medical Education: Sri Ramachandra Medical College - 1993 - Madras,
    Residency: Howard University Hospital - 1996 - Washington, DC
    Residency: University of Mississippi Medical Center - 1998 - Jackson, MS
    Fellowship: University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center - 2015 - Albuquerque, NM

    Specialties
    • Rheumatology (Board Certified)
    • Internal Medicine (Board Certified)
  • Insurance

    Accepted Health Plan information is only as accurate as the most current information submitted. Prior to your appointment, it is advisable to verify with a physician office that they are still a participating provider.

    • BC/T - BC of Texas PPO
    • BCBSF - BC/BS Federal Select
    • BCMA - BC/BS Medicare Advantage PPO
    • BC/TH - BCBS of Texas HMO
    • BLADV - Blue Advantage HMO
    • BLUE - Blue Card PPO ( BCBS)
    • BLCFDS - Blue Choice Federal Select
    • BPPO - Blue Choice PPO
    • BLUT - Blue UT Select PPO
    • BCEP - BlueCross/BlueShield EPO
    • BLUEH - BlueCross/BlueShield HMO
    • BC - BlueCross/BlueShield POS
    • BCBS - BlueCross/BlueShield PPO
    • CCPPO - Choice Care PPO (includes Humana)
    • CHCRE - Choice Care(PHCS)
    • CIG - Cigna
    • HMO-POS - Cigna
    • CIGNO - Cigna (OAP) Open Access
    • CIGCN - Cigna care Network
    • CIG/E - Cigna EPO
    • CIG/ET - Cigna EPO True Access
    • CIGLP - Cigna Local Plus
    • CIG/PT - Cigna PPO True Access
    • CIG/P - Cigna/PPO
    • FP/HS - Federal Plans & Health Select
    • HS/PP - Health Smart PPO
    • HLTHS - HealthSmart GEPO
    • HSMAR - HealthSmart POS
    • HSPPO - HealthSmart PPO
    • HMOBL - HMO Blue
    • HUMA - Humana
    • HUMCC - Humana Choice Care
    • HC/H - Humana Choice HMO
    • HUM/C - Humana Choice Medicare Advantage (PPO)
    • HC/P - Humana Choice PPO
    • HUM/G - Humana Gold Plus HMO
    • HUM/H - Humana HMO
    • HUM/S - Humana POS
    • HUM/P - Humana PPO(PHCS)
    • HUMPR - Humana Preferred
    • HUM/PS - Humana Preferred POS
    • HUMPO - Humana Preferred PPO
    • HUMT - Humana TRS Care
    • Medicare - Medicare
    • MUL - Multiplan
    • MULTI - Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS - Private Health Insurance
    • PHCSS - Private Healthcare Systems POS
    • PHCSP - Private Healthcare Systems PPO
    • UHC - United Healthcare
    • UHCS - United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • UHCCP - United Healthcare Choice Plus POS
    • UNITE - United Healthcare Choice Plus PPO
    • UNIMC - United Healthcare Medicare Complete
    • UHCNH - United Healthcare Navigate HMO
    • UHCNP - United Healthcare Navigate POS
    • UHC/O - United Healthcare One or All Savers
    • UHCOP - United Healthcare Options PPO
    • UNI/S - United Healthcare POS
    • UNIP - United Healthcare PPO
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