Dr. Ambika Softa, MD

Dr. Ambika Softa, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Ambika Softa, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Bakersfield, CA and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from Punjab Medical College, University Of Health Sciences Lahore in 1980 and specializes in internal medicine.

4580 California Ave

Bakersfield, CA 93309

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Softa's Experience

Dr. Softa's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Softa "Specializing in internal medicine, Ambika Softa comes from a family of doctors; her brother and her husband are also physicians  As a dedicated doctor for the last 36 years, Dr. Softa's passion is to help her patients live a healthier lifestyle.

Dr. Softa is also an advocate for women's health and preventative medicine as well as the treatment of depression and diabetes.  Believing people seeking medical attention should receive both physical and spiritual care, Dr. Softa offers to pray with her patients to give them some reassurance. She is known for her good sense of humor and elieves a smile and a laugh can be healing.

Originally from India, Dr. Ambika Softa is married to Dr. Arun Softa. They are both members of Adventist Health Physicians Network. The Softas are proud parents of two daughters, one of which has also chosen medicine as her career.

Dr. Ambika Softa enjoys cooking, gardening and has a soft spot for furry friends. She also loves to travel the world."

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1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Softa does not have any board certifications listed.

119  Conditions Treated

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12  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Cardiovascular Disease Counseling
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Obesity Counseling
  • Pap Smear
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • Punjab Medical College, University Of Health Sciences Lahore
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Med College
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Ny Hospital Cornell Mc Ny Methodist Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Calif School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

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What People Say About Dr. Ambika Softa, MD
If you can read and have internet access, you're already more qualified than her. It's amazing she still has her license. I have never met any doctor as uninformed and unknowledgable as her. Don't waste your me here.
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Bakersfield,CA – Feb 15, 2017
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I see a number of specialists and Dr. Softa has been very quick to coordinate with them . She has also taken care of some issues herself saving me time and money.
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Chuck Mullen in Bakersfield, CA – Jan 04, 2017
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