Vara Venkata Ponnada | Hospitalist Waterloo
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Vara Venkata Ponnada, M.D.

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1825 Logan Avenue
Waterloo, Iowa 50703


UnityPoint Health – Allen Hospital


About This ProviderPrint

Why did you become a provider?

I have always had an interest in medicine since my childhood and admired doctors.

What qualities best describe the care you provide to your patients?

Thoroughness, honesty, friendly and compassionate.

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

Satisfying patients and being able to diagnose, treat or at least alleviate symptoms and suffering.

What is the most important message you would like to share with your patients? What would you like your patients to know about you?

Prevention is better than cure. I am always willing to listen and care.



Areas of Interest


Accepts Children


College/Medical School

Kurnool Medical College


St. John's Episcopal Hospital

Board Certification(s):

American Board of Internal Medicine