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Swapna V Chenna, MD
Rating
(4.72)
250 ratings, 26 reviews
Practice Name
Hospital Preference
WakeMed Raleigh Campus
Office Location
8001 TW Alexander Dr., Suite 216
WakeMed Brier Creek Healthplex
Raleigh, NC 27617
919-350-9818
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Biography

Dr. Swapna Chenna is board certified in Family Medicine and Geriatric Medicine. As a family medicine doctor in Brier Creek, Dr. Chenna's clinical interests include geriatrics, women's health, preventive care and minor office procedures. She helps with the management of chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol by empowering patients to actively participate in improving their lifestyle. She is multilingual, speaking various Indian languages such as Hindi, Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, and some Malyalam.

Dr. Chenna received her medical degree from the University of Mysore in India. During medical school and internship, she volunteered in many free medical camps organized by the Satya Sai Seva organization and went on to work as a House staff at Sri Satya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences for two years. After completing her residency in Family Medicine at the Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center, a UCLA affiliate, in Pomona, CA, Dr. Chenna completed a fellowship in Geriatrics at the Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC. As a senior resident, she took interest in educating the interns and medical students. Her fellowship training strengthened her interest in memory loss, fall prevention, rehabilitation and long term care. Dr. Chenna is a member of the American Medical Association, American Academy of Family Physicians, North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians and the American Geriatrics Society. Apart from her professional interests, Dr. Chenna enjoys traditional Indian dance, music, traveling and spending quality time with her family.

Clinical Interests
Management of chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol and high cholesterol
Also interested in women’s health, preventive care, healthy ageing, poly pharmacy, fall prevention, gait and balance problems, and minor office procedures
Languages
Hindi, Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, and some Malyalam
Medical School
University of Mysore, India
Residency
Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center, Pomona, Ca. & Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC
Certifications
American Academy of Family Physicians
Professional Memberships
American Medical Association, American Academy of Family Physicians, North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians and the American Geriatrics Society
Star Rating

The Star Ratings score is the average score a provider receives about his or her care on our Patient Satisfaction Survey conducted by Professional Research Corporation. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. The Star Rating you see represents the average score a provider received for the past 12-month period as long as they had more than 30 ratings during that time frame.

Overall Provider Rating
(4.72)
4.72 out of 5
250 ratings, 26 reviews

WakeMed Patient - February 2020

Always thorough in everything about my care


WakeMed Patient - February 2020

Organization of staff and Dr. Chenna''s dedication to her patients.


WakeMed Patient - February 2020

The medical assistant was rushed and not particularly helpful when asked questions. Dr. Chenna was warm, approachable, and took her time. Much appreciated!


WakeMed Patient - February 2020

Everything


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