Puja Turakhia

UChicago Medicine Medical Group

Puja Turakhia, MD, is an expert family medicine specialist who delivers comprehensive primacy care to adults and children of all ages. Dr. Turakhia performs annual exams, sports physicals and vaccines and is passionate about pediatric and adolescent medicine. In addition to treating chronic conditions such as hypertension and diabetes, she also sees patients for acute conditions/illnesses, common injuries and more.

Dr. Turakhia is committed to providing excellent healthcare, which includes preventive care, such as smoking cessation and working on lifestyle changes, to improve her patient’s health. Dr. Turakhia can identify risk factors for a wide range of diseases in order to monitor or prevent the progression of serious conditions.

Areas of Expertise

Practicing Since

  • 2021

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Gujarati

Medical Education

  • St. George's University School of Medicine

Internship

  • Virtua Memorial Hospital

Residency

  • Virtua Memorial Hospital

  • Aetna HMO (specialists only)
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO (specialists only)
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI) (specialists only)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare *see insurance page
  • Aetna Better Health *see insurance page
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice Plus POS/PPO
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO) (specialists only)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • BCBS Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Plus HMO
  • United Choice HMO (specialists only)
  • University of Chicago Health Plan (UCHP)

Our list of accepted insurance providers is subject to change at any time. You should contact your insurance company to confirm UChicago Medicine participates in their network before scheduling your appointment. If your insurance company is not listed here, or if you have any other questions, please contact Managed.Care@uchospitals.edu.

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