Dr. Achal Garbharran, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Crystal Lake, IL and has been practicing for 12 years. She specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.


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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Garbharran's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
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Dr. Garbharran treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Garbharran treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Thyroid Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Garbharran treats Thyroid Disease more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Garbharran treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Hypothyroidism
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Garbharran treats Hypothyroidism more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Garbharran treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Garbharran's conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acromegaly and Gigantism
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Obesity
  • Obesity Counseling
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. Achal Garbharran, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Crystal Lake, IL and has been practicing for 12 years. She specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

2007
Chicago Med Sch/Nrth Chicago Va Med Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
2005
Loyola University Med Ctr/Hines Va Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
2002
University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
Medical School
2007
2005
2002

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Dr. Garbharran's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Garbharran

4.3

Based on 23 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Usually when I see her it is not uncommon to have a long wait even if you arrive 15min prior to your appointment. Many times I have had to wait about an hour or slightly more to just be called back to the room. I do like Dr. Garbharran as a person and feel she is knowledgeable. However, I highly dislike the corporate side of this. They have made it very clear people are just numbers and to cram as many in, in a day as possible. She is always rushed and jam packed with patients. I have had problems with refills being done via phone with her RN as of late making life slightly difficult. I also hate that they jam pack so many people in. There doesn't seem to be a limit to amount of patients, causing HUGE follow up appointment delays (I'm sure this a productivity issue out of her control. Not reflection on her or skills, just the corporate part making it very hard to have proper followups when they are needed. Probably going to be looking for a new place soon due to that alone.
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The best doctor I've ever had the pleasure of having as a physician. She sets the bar high for others to follow. During my first visit many years ago she explained diabetes cause and treatment better than the previous 10 years of other doctors.
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I love Dr. Ahmed, she helped me immensely during the many years I was her patient. I even considered traveling 6 hours to keep her as my doctor after I moved!
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Dr. Ahmed is one of the most amazing Dr I have ever come across. Her and her staff is hands-down the BEST medical group I have seen. Dr. Ahmed takes time to hear your concerns, gives you her full attention, makes sure your concerns are taken care of, and over-all just very professional/friendly/caring Dr. Her staff is also amazing; Jennifer is one of the nurses'/Dr Ahmed's staff members, and she's GREAT. Can't say enough good things about Dr Ahmed and her staff :) Would highly recommend her!!
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She is excellent at helping you reduce your A1C promptly. Another one of the best of the best.
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Took the time to listen to my issues and offered different solutions to try, Very pleasant and friendly.
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69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2017)

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