Specializes in: Gastroenterology
Education: Guntur Medical College
Abhishek Polavarapu, MD, is a gastroenterologist with Norman Regional’s GI of Norman. Dr. Polavarapu attended medical school at the Guntur Medical College and completed his fellowship at Northwell Health Staten Island University Hospital.
His special interests include:
- Management of dysphagia
- GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease)
- Stomach ulcers
- GI bleeding
- Fatty liver disease
- Large and small bowel disorders
- GI cancers screening and surveillance
- Upper endoscopy and colonoscopy
- Polyp removal
Dr. Polavarapu said gastroenterology is his dream career because it offers him to practice a blend of hands on procedure and art of medicine while helping people improve their health in the process. He said his patients can expect an empathetic individual who will listen thoroughly and address all patient concerns with clear communication, easy access and respect. In his free time, Dr. Polavarapu enjoys playing tennis, trying new things and acquiring new skills.