Sunitha Avula, M.D.

Specialties:

Internal Medicine
  • Silver Cross Medical Group
  • Silver Cross Health Connection

Call 708-301-6702

Accepting new patients.

Dr. Sunitha Avula is board certified in Internal Medicine. She received her medical degree from Gandhi Medical College in India and completed her internship and residency at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. With over 25 years of experience, Dr. Avula has dedicated her practice solely to managing the comprehensive healthcare needs of women through all stages of life beginning at age 16. She not only provides primary care, such as regular check-ups, but is also trained to solve diagnostic problems and manage chronic conditions.

Dr. Avula has a particular interest in diabetes, preventative medicine, and weight loss. Dr. Avula is a member of the American College of Physicians and the Indian Medical Council.

Contact Information

Silver Cross Medical Group

Locations

Profile

Gender:

Female

Languages:

English

Experience

Year began practicing: 1994

Year joined staff: 2016

Education

1991
Gandhi Medical College, India

Residency

1994
University of Illinois at Chicago Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn, Illinois

Internships

1996
Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn, Illinois

Board Certified

  • Internal Medicine

Accepted Insurance

  • PROFESSIONAL BENEFITS ADMINISTRATOR-PPO
  • HUMANA HEALTH PLANS-EPO, HMO, POS
  • UNICARE (HEALTHLINK)-PPO
  • CAPP CARE-PPO
  • CATERPILLAR-PPO
  • BEECH STREET-PPO
  • HFN, INC.-EPO, PPO, WORKERS COMPENSATION
  • COVENTRY (PERSONAL CARE)-HMO, PPO
  • (GENERAL)-EPO, HMO, POS, PPO, WORKERS COMPENSATION
  • BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD-HMO, PPO
  • CIGNA-HMO, POS, PPO
  • PERSONALCARE-HMO
  • AETNA-HMO, POS, PPO
  • BLUECARE DIRECT-HMO
  • SEIU HEALTHCARE-PPO
  • MEDICARE-MEDICARE

Other Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Accepting Referrals

  • Internal Medicine

Areas Of Interest

Abnormal Uterine/Vaginal bleeding, Acid Reflux, Adult Diabetes, Allergy & Asthma Management, Anxiety, Back Pain, Blood Pressure Monitoring, Breast Exams, Chronic Cough, Chronic Obstruct Pulm Disease/COPD, Congestive Heart Failure (CHF), Depression, Diabetes Mellitus Type 1, Diabetes Mellitus Type 2, Digestive Diseases, Dizziness, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, GI Disorders, Headaches, High Cholesterol, Hypertension (High Blood Pressure), Hyperthyroidism, Kidney Disorders, Low Back & Neck Pain, Nutrition, Sinus, Sinus Problems, Type 1 Diabetes, Well Women Care, Well Women Exams, Wellness, Prevention, Women's Health, Women's health care, Women's Issues

Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff have expertise in their areas of practice to meet the needs of patients seeking their care. These physicians are independent practitioners on the Medical Staff and are not the agents or employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They treat patients based upon their independent medical judgment and they bill patients separately for their services.