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Specializes in Internal Medicine • Male • Age 55

6001 Truxtun Ave Ste 200
Bakersfield, CA 93309
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Dr. Ratnayake's Offices

Saman Ratnayake MD
ERNEST SOLANO LCSW PHD
6001 Truxtun Ave Ste 200
Bakersfield, CA 93309
4580 California Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93309
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Dr. Ratnayake's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Mercy Hospitals
2215 Truxtun Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93301
San Joaquin Community Hospital
2615 Chester Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93301

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    Phone & Address

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    Is Dr. Ratnayake accepting new patients?

    • Yes.
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    Saman Ratnayake MD
    ERNEST SOLANO LCSW PHD
    6001 Truxtun Ave Ste 200
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
    (661) 458-9537
    Contact Information
    (661) 377-3777 (Office)
    (661) 377-3778 (Fax)
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    4580 California Ave
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
    (661) 458-9537
    Contact Information
    (661) 327-4411 (Office)
    (661) 847-4500 (Fax)
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  2. Dr. Ratnayake's Experience

    Specialties

    • Internal Medicine
    • Family Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    1
    • Allergy Testing
    • Allergy Treatment
    • Biopsy
    • Immunization
    • Physical Examination
    • Vaccination
    • Wellness Physical Examination
    2
    • Anxiety
    • Arthritis
    • Asthma
    • Depression
    • Diabetes
    • Hypertension
    • Injuries
    • Obesity
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Ratnayake

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Ross University, School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1995

    Internship Hospital

    Kern Med Center
    Complete in 1996

    Residency Hospital

    Kern Med Center
    Complete in 1998
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Ratnayake & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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  3. Dr. Ratnayake's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

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      Mercy Hospitals

    • Bakersfield Memorial Hospital

    • Bakersfield Heart Hospital

    • Kern Medical Center

    • San Joaquin Community Hospital

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  4. Patient Satisfaction

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    14 responses
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    13 responses
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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Experience with Dr. Ratnayake
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
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