Aruna  Galla-Pagadala

Aruna Galla-Pagadala, M.D.

2285 Sequoia Drive

Aurora, Illinois 60506

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Aruna Galla-Pagadala, M.D.

Family Medicine

2285 Sequoia Drive

Aurora, Illinois 60506


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I believe in educating and partnering with my patients for the best health outcomes.

About Me



  • Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago, Family Practice
  • Medical School: Kakatiya Medical College

Hospital Affiliations

  • Advocate Dreyer

Ratings and Comments

Aruna Galla-Pagadala, M.D.

4.6 out of 5

256 Patient Ratings

Gives easy to understand instructions

4.6 out of 5

227 Patient Ratings

Explains in a way you understand

4.7 out of 5

256 Patient Ratings

Listens carefully to you

4.7 out of 5

256 Patient Ratings

Knows your important medical history

4.4 out of 5

255 Patient Ratings

Shows respect for what you say

4.7 out of 5

254 Patient Ratings

Spends enough time with you

4.6 out of 5

256 Patient Ratings


really cared about me

Reviewed on August 2, 2019 7:00 PM

Overall she was a decent doctor. I didn't feel like she took as much time with me as I would have liked. And I was a bit distraught from what I discovered on a personal exam and thought she could have bit more consoling and informative after her exam of me.

Reviewed on July 27, 2019 7:00 PM

Love my primary Dr. Galla and her staff. No complaints!

Reviewed on July 24, 2019 7:00 PM

I just love that the whole staff listens and very friendly.

Reviewed on July 15, 2019 7:00 PM

Very pleased with visit.

Reviewed on June 16, 2019 7:00 PM

I liked him, I thought he was interested and knowledgeable.

Reviewed on June 8, 2019 7:00 PM

I get nervous when I see any provider. Dr. Galla and her tech make feel comfortable and at ease.

Reviewed on May 22, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. is very caring.

Reviewed on May 19, 2019 7:00 PM

Everything went very smoothly

Reviewed on April 28, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Galla has continued to be a professional and very approachable provider for me. She offers practical and helpful information for my particular health issues.

Reviewed on April 26, 2019 7:00 PM

that was really good experience.

Reviewed on March 2, 2019 6:00 PM

was great. looking forward to coming in again.

Reviewed on February 19, 2019 6:00 PM

Everyone was very nice, and it is nice to be treated well since you are the patient in need of help. Caring, smiling and laughing is good atmosphere for patients. I will continue to come here, I was very well taken care of.

Reviewed on February 17, 2019 6:00 PM

compassionate and helpful.

Reviewed on January 29, 2019 6:00 PM

showed compassion

Reviewed on January 29, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr Galla is very pleasant and listens carefully to any concerns.

Reviewed on January 28, 2019 6:00 PM

Galla answered all of my questions and was very helpful.

Reviewed on January 24, 2019 6:00 PM


Reviewed on January 22, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Galla has been consistently very helpful and she has explained things very well in the past. My only minor concern is that she seems rather rushed during appointments, and talked very quickly. Otherwise, I felt that she provided excellent care and she still did a comprehensive exam.

Reviewed on December 2, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Galla is awesome. I can always get an appointment when I need one and she is very pleasant during my visits.

Reviewed on November 24, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Galla always takes time to answer question, honest about health issues good or bad and rejoice when health is good.

Reviewed on November 20, 2018 6:00 PM

great provider. has your best interests in mind

Reviewed on November 20, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Gallla has always been helpful.

Reviewed on October 30, 2018 7:00 PM

I'm very happy that Dr. Galla is my provider. She's very knowledgeable and pleasant to visit with.

Reviewed on October 17, 2018 7:00 PM

I'm happy and satisfied with this Dr.

Reviewed on October 14, 2018 7:00 PM

1st visit as my former DR I had for 38 years retired. provider seems to be a good fit to be new provider.

Reviewed on October 8, 2018 7:00 PM

provider is a good listener and explain things very well.

Reviewed on September 30, 2018 7:00 PM

Very professional. Felt comfortable with the visit.

Reviewed on September 18, 2018 7:00 PM

I have always had a great experience with all Dreyer medical Clinics. Never had any complaints. Thank you for all you do and Keep up the great work.

Reviewed on September 18, 2018 7:00 PM

Good as usual.

Reviewed on September 18, 2018 7:00 PM

excellent as always

Reviewed on September 1, 2018 7:00 PM

I love Dr. Aruna Galla Pagadala. She is an excellent doctor. She always listens to me and gives my advise on how to better my health. She genuinely seems concerned in helping me better my health.

Reviewed on August 18, 2018 7:00 PM

good overall, she is a good doctor. easy to talk to and she is genuinely concerned about my health. the one negative is that I never se her wash her hands before or after she exams me. I noticed it on more than one occasion.

Reviewed on August 13, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Galla is very competent, thorough, and consistent. Engaging and concerned for my overall well being. Excellent primary care physician.

Reviewed on August 6, 2018 7:00 PM

I have great respect my provider. She reminded me that I am due for my bone density scan and colonoscopy. She also made it very easy for me to schedule both. I have scheduled the dexa scan, but not the colonoscopy, due to my work schedule.

Reviewed on August 6, 2018 7:00 PM

Awesome Dr, highly recommended, explians all protocols in pricedures. listens to the patient. very satisfied

Reviewed on August 4, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr.Galls is avery good doctor. She cares.

Reviewed on July 16, 2018 7:00 PM

It was a routine visit. I felt like she was concerned with my welfare.

Reviewed on June 23, 2018 7:00 PM

I am very grateful for having Dr. Galla as my doctor. She is honest and takes a personal interest in my continued health. She is very patient as I am an noncompliant patient and she handles me as an adult.

Reviewed on June 16, 2018 7:00 PM

She is usually very good. This time I felt rushed. I was going to ask her a different question, and she got up and left. Not usually like that. But my question was very important for my medical health.

Reviewed on June 12, 2018 7:00 PM

My Health care provider was excellent and listened to me. We always have great conversation. They are always smiling and friendly. I ask alot of questions and they are patient with me and understanding. Thank you to all for all you do to help us stay healthy.

Reviewed on June 6, 2018 7:00 PM

I was looking for a new primary care doctor and I a very happy that I choose Dr Galla. She was very nice talked to me about my complete medical history and seemed to truly care about me. The new patient visit was very well done and all the staff was very nice. I will be continuing to see Dr Galla.

Reviewed on June 2, 2018 7:00 PM

Very good!! Dr. Galla is very informative.

Reviewed on May 22, 2018 7:00 PM

pleasant & informative

Reviewed on May 21, 2018 7:00 PM

when the nurse called me to explain test results she was not at all helpful. when she said something was high, I asked what that meant and she told me "normal is between 4 and 6 and you are higher than that. I tried to explain I wanted to know what these test results meant about my health and she told me to just take the medicine Dr prescribed not happy with this

Reviewed on May 21, 2018 7:00 PM

Most of the time she is really good, but she didn't listen well at all. I had a list of concerns and just dismissed them, didn't ask questions about them. I had what I believe is a bone cycst, she just glanced at it and said use a heating pad. Didn't even ask if it was causing pain. if she is as dismissive again, I will be finding a new Doctor.

Reviewed on May 12, 2018 7:00 PM

I went in for severe back pain in the lower and upper region of my back. never once looked at my back or listened to my heart. sent me for a urine test and prescribed antibiotics. had to go to walk in care because back pain was worse. not please with my experience with dr Galla. will not recommend her or go back to her.

Reviewed on April 24, 2018 7:00 PM

she is slow on getting back with my test results..

Reviewed on April 23, 2018 7:00 PM

A pleasant visit marked by patience, understanding, wise counsel.

Reviewed on April 11, 2018 7:00 PM

Very helpful to my problem.

Reviewed on April 9, 2018 7:00 PM


Reviewed on March 19, 2018 7:00 PM

very good

Reviewed on March 19, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Galla is one of the best doctors I have seen in a very long time. She really takes her time with me and is concerned about my health. I really appreciate her.

Reviewed on March 12, 2018 7:00 PM

Good experience as usual.

Reviewed on January 29, 2018 6:00 PM

overall all I had a good experience.the receptionist were nice and helpful.I got taken care of right away. Dr. gal was super helpful and made sure I knew what I was getting done and helped me through the Pap smear

Reviewed on January 26, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Galla is the nicest, most professional doctor I have ever met in my life.

Reviewed on January 24, 2018 6:00 PM

Happy visit

Reviewed on December 25, 2017 6:00 PM

I appreciate this provider's knowledge and judgment.

Reviewed on December 18, 2017 6:00 PM

Welcoming and left on a high note.

Reviewed on December 14, 2017 6:00 PM

I'm happy to have Dr. Galla as my doctor, I couldn't find no one better.Thanks

Reviewed on December 11, 2017 6:00 PM


Reviewed on November 14, 2017 6:00 PM

All of my experiences at Dreyer have been good. Some 50+ years.

Reviewed on November 14, 2017 6:00 PM

Wouldn't go back to her - didn't care for her. She didn't seem to listen to what I was saying and would talk over me. I'm not very loud, more quiet and reserved, and this was disconcerting. I also don't like doctors who push or make you feel bad. She was concerned, I think, but the way she went about it wasn't good for me. I didn't like her.

Reviewed on November 13, 2017 6:00 PM

Great service for a Saturday when I was in pain.

Reviewed on November 13, 2017 6:00 PM

I really like Dr. Galla

Reviewed on October 22, 2017 7:00 PM

Very good experience.

Reviewed on October 16, 2017 7:00 PM

It was Okay. Don't think she understands one issue, but she works with me on it.

Reviewed on October 9, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr. Galla is an excellent listener.

Reviewed on October 3, 2017 7:00 PM

This was a first appointment to establish primary care. Dr. Galla speaks very quickly so I had to listen carefully to understand her. She was helpful, quick and intelligent.

Reviewed on September 23, 2017 7:00 PM

She is very good doctor.

Reviewed on September 19, 2017 7:00 PM

Good Visit

Reviewed on September 18, 2017 7:00 PM

Excellent visit, as usual. Team members are always courteous and friendly. Dr. Galla is personable, thorough & just nice!

Reviewed on September 18, 2017 7:00 PM

she makes me feel like she is very concerned about my health. No other Dr. has made me feel like this. Just listening to me and telling me what I need to do.

Reviewed on September 5, 2017 7:00 PM

it was an excellent visit with her

Reviewed on August 28, 2017 7:00 PM

She is an excellent physician and is very patient and informative when answering my questions and concerns. I really enjoy being her patient.

Reviewed on August 28, 2017 7:00 PM

Everyone was excellent

Reviewed on August 28, 2017 7:00 PM


Reviewed on July 29, 2017 7:00 PM

Very good -

Reviewed on June 20, 2017 7:00 PM

we had a very good visit a positive visit

Reviewed on June 19, 2017 7:00 PM

Very good attention with this provider, very good character & is interested in our concerns & questions we ask.

Reviewed on June 18, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr. Galla-Pagadala is always courteous,listen, and provides the best care for me even when I don't listen, I know she is doing what is best.

Reviewed on June 12, 2017 7:00 PM

Very friendly and professional. Felt very comfortable with Dr. Galla.

Reviewed on May 30, 2017 7:00 PM

I feel Dr. Galla is very concerned about my well being, is very thorough, and makes decisions with my continued good health in mind. I think she is doing a very good job!

Reviewed on May 20, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr. Galla Pagadala is very thorough!! So glad I see her.

Reviewed on May 14, 2017 7:00 PM

this visit was completely unacceptable. The doctor did not listen to me and was in a rush to get out of the room. I was having a major medical crisis, and left dryer to go to the emergency room where I was admitted for care. Completely unacceptable. this visit was completely unacceptable. The doctor did not listen to me and was in a rush to get out of the room. I was having a major medical crisis, and left Dreyer to go to the emergency room where I was admitted for 2 days for proper care. Completely unacceptable. I have nothing good to say about this doctor and will never see her again. It was a horrific experience for both my wife and myself during a very scary time.

Reviewed on May 8, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr gala has been wonderful... I admit I was a little freaked out with the diabetes diagnosis.. but she has been wonderful explaining things... and helping me figuire out what is working best... the irony was I got a viral thing going on at the same time and was concerned about how I was feeling... so far it's been a pretty painless situation.. much easier than I thought it was going to be :)

Reviewed on April 22, 2017 7:00 PM

My doctor always answers my questions and is a very good listener too. I feel very comfortable with her. She is considerate and explains everything so I can understand.

Reviewed on April 18, 2017 7:00 PM

Very well attended by all the personnel. Thanks.

Reviewed on April 16, 2017 7:00 PM


Reviewed on April 10, 2017 7:00 PM

v good

Reviewed on April 3, 2017 7:00 PM

Some questions hard to answer because this was my first visit with this provider and also a new insurance carrier for me. So far I am very pleased.

Reviewed on March 20, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr. Galla is very professional and friendly. I never feel rushed and she always listens to me. I like her very much.

Reviewed on March 16, 2017 7:00 PM

this was my first visit with Dr. Galla. Instead of a meet and greet, I was seeing her for an illness. She took a lot of time researching and going over my medical records trying to figure the best treatment for me. She was/ is very concerned about my health and I'm pleased to have chosen her as my new health provider.

Reviewed on March 12, 2017 7:00 PM

I like visiting Dr. Gala.

Reviewed on March 5, 2017 6:00 PM

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Medical Areas of Expertise

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  • AAH Preferred – Team Member Plan
  • AAH Select – Team Member Plan
  • Aetna Basic
  • Aetna Classic
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice (MC) POS
  • Aetna NAP - PPO
  • Aetna Open Access POS
  • Aetna Open Choice POS
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna Select Choice EPO
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna US Healthcare Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Beech Street / PPO Next Wrap Plus
  • Beech Street Network PPO
  • Blue Advantage HMO
  • Blue Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross HMO Illinois
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO - POS
  • Blue Cross PPO
  • Blue Cross PPO - Advocate Associate Medical Plan
  • Blue Precision Bronze HMO
  • Blue Precision Gold HMO
  • Blue Precision HMO
  • Blue Precision Platinum HMO
  • Blue Precision Silver HMO
  • BlueCare Direct
  • Cigna - Great West Health EPO
  • Cigna - Great West Plus
  • Cigna Open Access Plus POS
  • CIGNA Open Access POS
  • Cigna POS
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry / Personal Care POS
  • Coventry Advantra Medicare HMO
  • Coventry HMO
  • Coventry One Select PPO
  • Coventry PPO
  • First Health (Coventry) Rental PPO
  • First Health Network EPO
  • First Health Network PPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna HMO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna Open Access Plus HMO
  • Health Alliance ICP
  • Health Alliance MMAI
  • Healthlink PPO
  • HFN Platinum EPO
  • Humana Choice Care Network PPO
  • Humana DuPage Medical Group HMO
  • Humana DuPage Medical Group HMO - HMO Select
  • Humana EPO - Advocate Associate Medical Plan
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMO - Advocate Associate Medical Plan
  • Humana HMO Select
  • Humana Illinois Platinum HMO
  • Humana Integrated Care Program of Illinois
  • Humana Medicare Choice PFFS
  • Humana Medicare Choice PPO
  • Humana National HMO
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana National PPO
  • Humana PPO - Advocate Associate Medical Plan
  • Meritain Health PPO
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • PHCS Savility PPO
  • Three Rivers Provider Network PPO
  • UFCW Local 1546 Health and Welfare Fund (UMC)
  • United Healthcare AARP
  • United Healthcare Basics PPO
  • United Healthcare Caterpillar
  • United Healthcare Charter
  • United Healthcare Choice HMO
  • United Healthcare Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare Core PPO
  • United Healthcare EPO
  • United Healthcare HMO
  • United Healthcare Indemnity
  • United Healthcare Navigate HMO
  • United Healthcare Navigate POS
  • United Healthcare Nexus
  • United Healthcare POS
  • United Healthcare PPO
  • United Healthcare Select EPO
  • United Healthcare Select HMO
  • United Healthcare Select Plus POS


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