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"I'm blessed to be in family medicine, where I have the opportunity to treat the whole family. I believe in preventive medicine and educating patients ...Read more
"I'm blessed to be in family medicine, where I have the opportunity to treat the whole family. I believe in preventive medicine and educating patients about healthy lifestyles."

Vinitha Kunchala, M.D.

Family Medicine


Affiliations Presence Medical Group
Presence Health Partners
Unite Here Health
Hospitals Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center-Joliet
Years in practice 6
Languages spoken English, Hindi, Telugu
Board certifications Family Medicine
Education Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad, India ; Michigan State University Center for Medical Studies Affiliated Hospitals (Kalamazoo) (Residency) ; MacNeal Hospital, Berwyn (Fellowship)
Extended/Weekend Hours Evening and weekend hours Handicap Accessible Handicap accessible Convenient Parking Convenient parking
Office 1
703 E. 9th St.
Lockport, IL 60441
Ph 815.838.0694
Fax 815.838.0705
Office hours [+]
Extended/Weekend Hours




ENCORE Accepts Most Health Plans Aetna Better Health (Medicaid)
Aetna HMO Aetna Medicare Advantage Aetna PPO POS
All Kids (Medicaid) Beech Street (Viant) PPO Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice POS Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO CIGNA Care Network
CIGNA Choice Fund CIGNA HMO CIGNA Open Access/Open Access+
CorVel Workers Comp Coventry/First Health Discounts for the Uninsured
Family Health Network - MAID First Health (Coventry) Galaxy Health Network
Great West HMO (CIGNA) Great West PPO, POS (CIGNA) Harmony Health Plan HMO
HealthSpring MARE Advntg HMO HFN PPO Humana HMO
Humana PPO POS IlliniCare (Medicaid) Illinois Health Connect (MAID)
Illinois Healthy Woman - MAID Magellan Behavioral Health Medicaid
Medicare Medicare HMO Plans Multiplan / PHCS PPO
Multiplan / PHCS Savility PHCS PPO, EPO (Multiplan) UHC Ever Care Medicare Advntg
UHC Medicare Workers Compensation Blue Cross Medicare Advntg HMO
Aetna Choice POS / SmartCare Blue Cross/BS Medicare Select Tricare / Champus
First Health/Coventry Health HealthLink, Inc. (State of IL) Personal Care/Coventry Health
Caterpillar, Inc. Community Partners Health Plan Health Alliance Medicare Advtg
Savility (PHCS, Multiplan) Wellcare Wellcare Medicare Advantage
Personal Care/Coventry MAR Adv CountyCare Presence Health EPO / BCBS PPO
Blue Choice PPO
Hypertension Menstrual Problems Women's Health
Weight Management Menopause Issues

Vinitha Kunchala, MD earned her medical degree at Gandhi Medical College in Hyderabad, India and completed residency training at Michigan State University's Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies. She completed a fellowship in women's health at MacNeal Memorial Hospital.

She is board certified in family medicine and on the medical staff at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center. Her clinical interests include women's health, menstrual/menopausal issues, obesity & hypertension. She is fluent in English, Telugu and Hindi. Her staff is fluent in Spanish.