Sarat Ayyagari | Hospitalist Cedar Rapids
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Sarat Ayyagari, M.D.

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1026 A Avenue, NE
6 East
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402



UnityPoint Clinic Hospitalists – Cedar Rapids


About This ProviderPrint

Why did you become a physician/provider?

To help people.

As a provider, what is your medical philosophy?

Cure sometimes, treat often, comfort always

What type of care/clinical interests are you most passionate about?

Palliative care is underutilized. I try to educate selective patients about this.

Why did you choose your specialty?

I love the scope and complexity of medicine.

What qualities best describe the care you provide your patients?

Comprehensive, compassionate, evidence-based.

Being a health care provider, what drives/motivates you each day?

Helping people understand and take charge of their illness.

What is the most important thing patients should know about you and your practice?

I am thorough and spend time to educate patients and caregivers.



Accepts Children


College/Medical School

Rangaraya Medical College, India


The Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

Board Certification(s):

American Board of Internal Medicine