Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Haritha Pabbathi , MD

Medical Oncologist

Southeastern Regional Medical Center

"I really enjoy the team aspect at Cancer Treatment Centers of America. We all work together to do what is best for our patients."

- Haritha Pabbathi , MD

Patient Rating

5 / 5
39 Ratings

About Our Ratings

Medical Degree

  • Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad, India

Internship / Residency

  • Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, Englewood Hospital & Medical Center, Englewood, NJ

Certification(s)

  • Medical Oncology, Hematology & Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

Practicing Since: 2010

Dr. Haritha Pabbathi joined Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) at Southeastern Regional Medical Center (Southeastern) as a hematologist-oncologist and medical oncologist in December 2012.

Dr. Pabbathi earned a bachelor in medicine, bachelor in surgery from Gandhi Medical College in Hyderabad, India. She then completed an internship and residency at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center in Englewood, New Jersey.

Next, Dr. Pabbathi went on to finish a fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at Lenox Hill Hospital, a part of the Long Island Jewish Health System in Manhattan, New York.

Since finishing her education, Dr. Pabbathi has served as an attending physician and consulting physician at two different hospitals in LaGrange, Georgia. She also spent time as a hospitalist in South Carolina. Dr. Pabbathi has always had a passion for oncology, which is one of the many reasons she decided to join the team at Southeastern.

Dr. Pabbathi is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and medical oncology with the American Board of Internal Medicine. She is also a member of the American Medical Association, the American Society for Clinical Oncology and the American Society for Hematology.

In her free time, Dr. Pabbathi enjoys traveling and cooking.

Patient Ratings and Comments

The patient ratings and comments on this page are obtained from an external Press Ganey® outpatient survey provided to all eligible CTCA patients within one to two weeks of their treatment occurrence. Raw data from the answers to the survey questions about our physicians are calculated by Press Ganey into a one- to five-star rating. In the spirit of transparency, all patient comments are posted as written by the patient, whether they are positive or negative. We only exclude comments if they are deemed to be slanderous or libelous, contain profanity or vulgar language, or do not relate to the patient’s experience with the doctor involved. As a result, the comments are the views and opinions of the patients surveyed and are not endorsed by, and may not necessarily reflect the opinion of, CTCA.

Patient Rating

5 / 5
12/29/2017
Very pleased

Patient Rating

5 / 5
12/28/2017
Excellent Dr. explained everything to my husband and myself. She gave us the information we needed to make informed decisions regarding my healthcare. Very caring and respectful.

Patient Rating

5 / 5
12/19/2017
Dr. Pabathi is great. she answers all my questions.[...]. they are very knowledgeable and caring

Patient Rating

5 / 5
12/18/2017
Same as above, first impression was Great, the doctor was wonderful, very concern, and gives very good reports for the solution of my illness.

Patient Rating

5 / 5
12/17/2017
Great and continues to be excellant

Patient Rating

No Rating
12/15/2017
Dr. Pabbathi is very professional and friendly.

Patient Rating

5 / 5
11/30/2017
*Dr. Pabbathi is wonderful - She has been taking care of me & my needs for [...] yrs. She has been a great oncologist.

Patient Rating

5 / 5
11/29/2017
Very intelligent & caring physician!

Patient Rating

No Rating
11/29/2017
My medical doctor was a little stern and didn't speak in a positive manner about the situation. I know [...] is the end for many, but there are also many who come through and live a normal life. She left a feeling of hopelessness

Patient Rating

5 / 5
11/29/2017
Very professional and doesn't rush out of the room after she gets there.

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About Our Star Ratings

The patient star ratings are an average of all responses to physician-related questions on our nationally recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) measures patient satisfaction as part of our effort toward continuous improvement in all aspects of the patient experience. We partner with Press Ganey®, a third-party-validated organization with over 30 years of experience supporting over 26,000 health care organizations, to survey our patients about their recent experiences at CTCA®.

Why is this information important?

CTCA is committed to transparency. Not only do the surveys allow us to continuously improve our services, but we hope these ratings will help you feel confident in your decision to seek care at CTCA.

How are the star scores calculated?

All eligible CTCA patients receive a survey from Press Ganey within one to two weeks after their treatment occurrence. In addition to being asked about their overall experience at CTCA, patients are asked to score the level of confidence they have in their provider, as well as the likelihood they will recommend the physician to others. Raw data from the answers to the survey questions about our physicians are calculated by Press Ganey into a one- to five-star rating, with one star being the lowest possible rating and five stars being the highest.

Are all comments included?

In the spirit of transparency, all patient comments are posted as written by the patient, whether they are positive or negative. Patients’ names and other identifying information are removed from the comments for confidentiality and patient privacy. We only exclude comments if they are deemed to be slanderous or libelous, contain profanity or vulgar language, or do not relate to the patient’s experience with the doctor involved. As a result, the comments are the views and opinions of the patients surveyed and are not endorsed by, and may not necessarily reflect the opinion of, CTCA.

Why don’t all physicians have ratings and comments?

Following industry best practice, star ratings and comments are only published for physicians with a minimum of 30 completed patient surveys. Star ratings and comments are not available for all physicians or specialties. The validated Press Ganey survey captures patient experience feedback with the primary oncology services of chemotherapy and radiation therapy, which include only medical oncologists and radiation oncologists. This helps us ensure that the sample size is large enough to give you an accurate representation of the physician’s care.

Can anyone provide ratings and responses for a physician?

No. Only patients who are under the care of the physician can provide a response through the Press Ganey survey. Eligible patients receive the survey either by mail or email after their treatment occurrence. Survey responses are completely voluntary.

How do you protect patient information for those who have responded to the survey?

Patient privacy is of the utmost importance to us. If a review comment includes any information that could identify a patient (e.g., name, etc.), it is removed from the comment prior to publishing on the physician’s bio page. All patient information that has been removed from a comment is designated with an ellipses, or “[…]”.

How often are the scores updated?

Press Ganey surveys are sent out all year long. All patient ratings and reviews are regularly updated and published within a month of receiving the responses. Ratings and reviews remain on a physician’s bio page for one year after being published. After that time period, the ratings and reviews older than a year are removed to ensure the most current information is available.

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