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Dr. Anuradha Arun, MD

Primary Care Doctor

Professional statement

PLEASE NOTE: As a practice we discourage same day appointment cancellations. If you need to cancel your appointment, please give us 24 hour notice so we can fill up your cancelled appointment to care for another patient that may need it. Dr. Anuradha Arun is a primary care doctor who is proud to serve Silver Spring and the greater District area. She strives to be a thorough and compassionate internist through detailed exams and close listening to her patients. As a cutting-edge provider, Dr. Arun provides many uncommon primary care services, like in-house labs, EKG, and peripheral vascular disease screenings. She also provides outpatient services such as dermatological procedures and women’s health. She has won a number of awards for her work in medicine, including the John H. Mulholland Research Award for Outstanding Research. Her medical research includes “Effectiveness of Hydroxyurea therapy in the treatment of Sickle Cell Anemia in Hospital Based practices,” which she presented at St Agnes Hospital, in Baltimore. Dr. Arun earned her medical degree at Annamalai University, Rajah Muthiah Medical College, and she is board-certified in Internal Medicine. She looks forward to meeting you!

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • AmeriGroup

Specialties

  • Primary Care Doctor

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Holy Cross Hospital

Board certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Education and training

  • Medical School - Rajah Muthiah Medical College, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
  • Union Memorial Hospital, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • Union Memorial Hospital, Internship in General Surgery

Professional memberships

  • American Tamil Medical Association
  • American College of Physicians

Awards and publications

  • J. H. Mullholland Research Award for Outstanding Research

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Tamil

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1003997479

Office locations

PrimeCare Medicine

9801 Georgia Avenue, Suite 2-24

Silver Spring, MD 20902

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Dr. Arun and her staff are the best!
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Great staff and Dr. Arun is a really good Doctor.
Less than 1 month ago
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I had a mystery illness that had been dogging me for nearly two years. Dr. Arun actually attempted to find it, rather than calling me crazy, and I think she did. She was thorough and detailed (first doctor I've ever seenlook at my personally compiled medical history) and her staff is friendly.
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I’ve been going to Dr. Arun for several years. She is always kind, personable, and correct in her diagnoses of my medical issues. Dr Arun is non-judgemental and is patient with me during stressful times. She is focused on my overallwell-being. She is a great PCP! This is also extended to her staff.
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My visit was great. She was patient and answered all my questions.
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There was very little waiting. Yet there was time for Dr. Arun and the patient to talk.
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Dr. Arun is a medical professional with an excellent bedside manner. She is by far one of the best diagnosticians in the area.
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I love Dr.Arun been going to her for the past 10yrs. She is a good Dr. and her staff is awesome. My visits with her is always good. She makes sure that I’m up to day on all my medical appointments.
Less than 3 months ago
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I eas very much satisfied with my visit of my primary care Doctor,Dr. Arun.She is indeed commited physicisn.the nurses were also cooperative. Excellent physician one can rely on!
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She really has an awesome bedside manner. Immediately recognized an issue with my Gastroenterologist and contacted him to make a same day appointment ! Caring and Professional to the core!
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Initially, I was fine with Dr. Arun. But as I saw her more she began to withhold my lifesaving prescriptions unless I saw her multiple times a year. This is for an albueterol inhaler and a preventative steroid that keeps mebreathing. I understand wanting to see a patient, but withholding my prescription unless I see her a bunch of times seems above and beyond what is necessary. I am moving on to another PCP who takes my health above her ideals. Some people work multiple jobs and can’t take time to see a doctor frivolously multiple tones a year. My previous doctors saw me once a year for my physical and gave me a years worth of my medically necessary medication for my asthma. This is uncalled for.
Less than 3 months ago
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Doctor could not tell where my infection was and recommended I go to an ENT instead. Wish I had know that and would have gone directly to the ENT, saved myself a trip and a copay. Also she sent prescription directlyto CVS without telling me what it was and how it works. Really frustrating that doctors don't explain anything to patients.
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Dr. Arun has been my primary care physician for many years and I value her professional knowledge, skills, and attention. I also appreciate her help with multiple caretaking responsibilities. Emily G
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Dr Arun has been my physician for over 10 years, I highly recommend her. She is truly cares for for her patients and is very thorough and very progressive in her practice. I highly recommend her.
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I went there because of the good reviews. As the saying goes, first impression is everything. I was not impressed. She walked into the room, not looking at me or greeting me. Went straight to the notes the nurse had lefton the counter. It was awkward silent for 2-3 min. Then she walked over to me and introduced herself very quickly (as if she didn't mean it and just checking off the box). I gave her the benefit of the doubt and scheduled my next appointment. However, the more I thought about it and talked to my husband about it, I just didn't feel right about her attitude. May be she was having a bad day. I don't know. But I cancelled my second appointment.
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Dr. Arun was very nice. Shw answered all the questions I had. The only thing I would have liked better is if she had me come in the office and went over all my labwork results with me so I understood.
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After three years, she is still very through, caring doctor who provides me with the best medical care.
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She’s the best, I love when she see me. I feel really good. Thanks DR Arun.
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I felt that she was very informative and cared about my well being. She took her time and answered my questions.
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Very comfortable to discuss matters with and she was very informative.
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She is sweet and listens to your concerns without judgment.
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Thanks so much for the excellent care and attention to my health concerns.
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Very nice doctor who paid attention and listened to my concerns.
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Dr Arun is a wonderful doctor, always up to date on the latest medical knowledge and information, she takes time with you, answers questions in detail, assumes you are capable of understanding. She gets to know her patients, is friendly andthorough...in short she does everything you hope your doctor will do.
Less than 1 year ago
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In this day of "fast everything" including "fast medicine," I am always impressed with Dr. Arun's care to address questions and review concerns of her patients. She truly cares about her patients, and when necessary, devotes time to obtainrecords and information to provide the best treatment. Beside being impressed with Dr. Arun's practice of medicine, I am highly impressed with her staff as well. Greeted by staff when contacting the office, I am impressed with the care and professionalism they offer each patient. Lucy K.
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Dr Arun has been our family physician for many years. I recently moved over 40 miles away and having a hard time deciding on the commute or a new physician. Dr Arun is a tough act to follow.
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Dr. Arun took her time to ask and answer questions on this appointment for a yearly physical. I feel that I'm taken care of.
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First time there. She was very through and heard my concerns. Happy with her.
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She was very sweet and have a great sense of humor!
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I was very happy with it and am looking forward to my next visit.
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I am very happy with Dr Arun. I will not change my Doctor for nothing. I am happy with her practice.
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Polite and professional provider who shows concern! I would recommend her to anyone!
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I have been a patient of Dr Arun for over a decade. Her professionalism is beyond reproach. She really listens to your concerns and educates you as to why she is asking certain health related questions. I appreciate her recommendations onbetter personal health and would recommend Dr Arun to anyone who wants a intelligent and understanding general practitioner. M H
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She was very nice, courteous. She listened to my concerns and spoke with me about each of them.
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DR ARUN IS VERY PATIENT AND THOROUGH. SHE TAKES TIME TO LISTEN AND TEACHES AS SHE PROVIDES CARE. SHE IS ONE OF THE BEST DOCTORS PRACTICING TODAY...
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You make an appointment and get there on time but always have to wait 30 mins or more to see the Doctor. When you call the office for refills etc they put you on hold for about 15 mins or moreand never come back on the phone to say ..sorry I will be right with you, you just feel abandon and hang up.
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Great primary care doctor with an excellent staff. They were even willing to put up with my two year old daughter during my appointment. I would highly recommend them.
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Very professional, listened to me. Isn't in a hurry to prescribe medicines without trying lifestyle changes.
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Dr Arun is very east to talk to. I have been seeing her for several years and I am a very satisfied patient. She is interested in her patients well being and is one of the best doctors i have been going to.
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Personable, makes you feel at ease. She listens and engages with you regarding your health concerns.
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She takes her time addressing every issue or question a patient might have hence then the small adjusted appointment timing however shes a thorough and knowledgeable doctor and she has charisma!
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Mention your primary concern when booking--she'll be sure to address it, while listening to (and taking into account) other concerns you mention. A really positive, proactive doctor. I really appreciate her thoroughness. For the first time ever, I know who my PCP is, and I happen to like them!
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She's very warm and welcoming. I felt very comfortable talking to her about everything and that's not usually the case with me. She's wonderful.
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I felt that my care wasn't managed at all in the entire 2 years of being a patient of hers. She doesn't know about my condition, nor has she ever taken the time to learn about my condition. After dealing withher condescending nature and overall lack of concern from this doctor, I realized that I need another doctor who I can trust with my care.
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I think my overall appointment was great, however, Dr. Arun never said when I should come back to see her, and I didn't know that after my blood work I could leave. I don't believe she said bye... But, I do like her..
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I Thank God For Directing Me To Dr, Anuradha Arun, She Has An Excellent And Compassionate Bedside Manner And I Look Forward To Her Medical Care Of Me For Many Years To Come.The Office Staff Was Also A Very Nice Group Of Professional Assistants,
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Dr. Arun is a great doctor. Absolutely the best!
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My husband and I both had physicals with Dr. Arun and were impressed. They take a comprehensive interest in your mental, as well as physical health. I have a strong family history of breast cancer and Dr. Arun requested that mynext OBGYN results be sent to her as well. I like that she wants a holistic view of my medical history.
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Dr Arun is awesome, really attentive and literally explains lab results and so much more upon your concerns. Never feel rushed and that is very appreciated.
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