Skip to main content Skip to footer

Rakesh Surapaneni, MD

Hematologic Oncology
Accepts New Patients
MyBSWHealth portal
portal
Locations
About
Serving all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research.

LanguagesEnglish, Hindi, Telugu
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Continuing Care Hospital - Temple
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Round Rock
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Taylor
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Lakeway
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Choice POS II
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Elect Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Health Network Option
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - HMO
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Managed Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access Select
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Choice PPO
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - QPOS
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Select SM
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - EPO
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - HMO
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - HMO Open Acces
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - HMO/POS
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - LocalPlus
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - LocalPlusIN
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - Network
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - Network Open Access
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - Network POS
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - Open Access Plus
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - POS
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - POS Open Access
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - PPO
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - CHIP
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Access PPO Network
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Advantage Dual SNP (HMO SNP)
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select HMO Network
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select Plus HMO Network
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - STAR Medicaid - MRSA
Accepts New Patients
Healthscope - DART ACO
Accepts New Patients
Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
Accepts New Patients
Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members only
Accepts New Patients
Humana - ChoiceCare
Accepts New Patients
Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
Accepts New Patients
Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
Accepts New Patients
Humana - Humana Preferred
Accepts New Patients
Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
Accepts New Patients
Humana - National POS
Accepts New Patients
Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
Accepts New Patients
Medicare - Traditional Medicare
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - RightCare STAR Medicaid Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
Accepts New Patients
Superior - CHIP
Accepts New Patients
Superior - CHIP Perinate
Accepts New Patients
Superior - Foster Care
Accepts New Patients
Superior - STAR
Accepts New Patients
Superior - STAR+PLUS
Accepts New Patients
Tricare - Tricare Extra
Accepts New Patients
Tricare - Tricare Prime
Accepts New Patients
Tricare - Tricare Select
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Charter POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Core EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Core HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Options PPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - PPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select +
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and Texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Background
Education
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, Siddhartha Medical College (2001)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Crozer-Chester Medical Center (2006)
  • Fellowship: Hematology/Oncology, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (2012)
Certifications
  • Internal Medicine (General Cert) - American Board of Internal Med
  • Hematology (Sub-Spec Cert) - American Board of Internal Med/Hematology
  • American Board of Internal Med/Medical Oncology
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education.To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities.The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements.Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of May 11, 2020, Rakesh Surapaneni, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(179)
Overall: 4.9*
Friendliness / Courtesy of Care Provider
Wait Time at Clinic
Care Provider showed Concern for Questions/Worries
Care Provider Efforts to Include in Decisions
Rate Care Provider
Time Care Provider spent with Patient

Patient Comments**

star
star
star
star
star
Aug 26, 2020
Experienced and knowledgeable.
star
star
star
star
star
Aug 26, 2020
He's genuine concern and give excellent care
star
star
star
star
star
Aug 25, 2020
Dr. Serapaneni was very professional and open to answering any questions I had and to explain everything that he was doing to help fix the issue.
star
star
star
star
star
Aug 18, 2020
Dr. Surapaneni is very knowledgeable and responsive to my questions. He explained my condition and made me feel more comfortable about my concerns about my blood work.
star
star
star
star
star
Aug 18, 2020
excellent
star
star
star
star
star
Aug 13, 2020
Caring and attentive physician.
star
star
star
star
star
Aug 13, 2020
Dr Surapaneni went over my case carefully and was very patient in answering my questions which set my mind at ease. thankful he's handling my case.
star
star
star
star
star
Aug 11, 2020
please keep up the excellent service!!
star
star
star
star
star
Aug 10, 2020
Caring provider
star
star
star
star
star
Aug 5, 2020
Overall very positive experience.
star
star
star
star
star
Aug 5, 2020
Has taken excellent care of me, answers all my questions thoroughly and is available for questions and concerns.
star
star
star
star
star
Jul 21, 2020
excellent
star
star
star
star
star
Jul 19, 2020
Very good
star
star
star
star
star
Jul 18, 2020
Fantastic doctor. Exceptional in every way
star
star
star
star
star
Jul 18, 2020
awesome as usual, very attentive and always informative
star
star
star
star
star
Jul 17, 2020
Love how he takes time to explain all tests and possible conditions. How he answers questions and plans for the future.
star
star
star
star
star
Jul 15, 2020
he cares
star
star
star
star
star
Jul 8, 2020
showed genuine care and answered all my questions
star
star
star
star
star
Jul 8, 2020
Always feel comfortable and assured with Dr. Sarapanini .
star
star
star
star
Jul 7, 2020
doc makes me feel comfortable about my concerns
star
star
star
star
star
Jun 30, 2020
very thorough and knowledgeable
star
star
star
star
star
Jun 27, 2020
Great care with great personality.
star
star
star
star
star
Jun 22, 2020
always polite, and always explain any question I ask.
star
star
star
star
star
Jun 19, 2020
he's the best
star
star
star
star
star
Jun 18, 2020
Dr Surapaneni is knowledgeable, patient and above all participants with the concerns of this patient. I am overwhelmingly grateful Dr Surapaneni is my Hematologist and physician.
star
star
star
star
star
Jun 10, 2020
explained the problem very clearly. took the time to help with questions. and the LVN male nurse was great( can't remember his name) and the other Dr. was helpful also.
star
star
star
star
star
Jun 9, 2020
ver impressed with his explanation of the tests shown on his screen and his attention to details with me. his manner was relaxing to a patient.
star
star
star
star
star
Jun 3, 2020
He's a very good Dr for me. He talks to me with respect. When he talk to me, he looks me in my eyes, not looking around while he's talking to me.
star
star
star
star
star
May 31, 2020
I am so happy to have the right doctor. I appreciated Dr. Surapaneni care about my condition and spend time to explain what i concerned.
star
star
star
star
star
May 30, 2020
I wouldn't be able to fight this battle without his knowledge and kindness
star
star
star
star
star
May 13, 2020
Excellent service as aways.
star
star
star
star
star
May 8, 2020
He understood my concerns and addressed them. He explained all the tests that BSW ran, including some I didn't expect. He gave me his best guess as to what may be going on and suggested possible further tests to be done down the road. He didn't make me feel foolish concerning my concerns.
Scroll To Top