Dr. Aarti Kakkar, MD

Dr. Aarti Kakkar, MD

Gastroenterology •  Female

  
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Dr. Aarti Kakkar, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Stoneham, MA and has over 15 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Kakkar has more experience with Esophageal Disorders and Gastrointestinal Disorders than other specialists in her area. She graduated from Emory University medical school in 2005. She is affiliated with medical facilities Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford and MelroseWakefield Hospital. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Kakkar to book an appointment.


Locations

Tufts Medical Center Community Care, Gastroenterology

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(781) 241-4118
Formerly Hallmark Health Medical Associates51 MONTVALE AVE Stoneham, MA 02180
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Formerly Hallmark Health Medical Associates170 Governors Ave Medford, MA 02155
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At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. Kakkar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kakkar

4.3

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Awesome dr! Staff is great as well and nurse Brooke amazing
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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  • Long wait times
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Deb Kelly in Saugus, MA – Jun 10, 2019
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She is very thorough and easy to talk to. Listened to my issues and tried a new prep approach for a colonoscopy. The procedure went better than previous 2.
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Cambridge – Feb 01, 2018
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Cares about my health and a personable doctor. I like her.
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(781) 241-4118

Dr. Kakkar accepts the following insurance:

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Kakkar

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Kakkar treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Kakkar treats other conditions, please contact the office at (781) 213-5200.

Esophageal Disorders

Esophageal disorder specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the esophagus, such as reflux esophagitis, indigestion, and esophageal ulcers through procedures including medication, surgery, and swallowing therapy.Compare with other Esophageal Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 59% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 8 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Esophageal Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kakkar treats Esophageal Diseases more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Kakkar treats this condition more than 91% of their peers

Esophagitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kakkar treats Esophagitis more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Kakkar treats this condition more than 89% of their peers

Dysphagia
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kakkar treats Dysphagia more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Kakkar treats this condition more than 83% of their peers

Gastrointestinal Disorders

Gastrointestinal disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that affect the gastrointestinal tract, including Crohn's disease, ulcers, hernias, and food poisoning.Compare with other Gastrointestinal Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 63% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 30 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kakkar treats Abdominal Disorders more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Kakkar treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kakkar treats Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Kakkar treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kakkar treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Kakkar treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

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Dr. Kakkar's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Chronic Liver Diseases
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Salmonella Food Poisoning
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Care Philosophy

Areas of expertise: IBS, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Indigestion, Heartburn, Chronic Liver Disease.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

Education

Boston University Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
Boston University Medical Center
Residency Hospital
Boston University Medical Center
Internship Hospital
2005
Emory University
Medical School

Awards

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Affiliated Hospitals

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Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford

Medford, MA

65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

MelroseWakefield Hospital

Melrose, MA
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
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