Dr. Amit Taggar, MD

Dr. Amit Taggar, MD

Bariatric Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 35
(28)
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Dr. Amit Taggar, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Margate, FL and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from Ross University / School of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine and specializes in bariatric surgery and general surgery.

5800 Colonial Dr Ste 108

Margate, FL 33063

Contact Information

(954) 969-1355

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 96% of peers
Obesity
high
more than 88% of peers
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
normal
more than 65% of peers

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Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
1

Conditions Treated

  • Obesity
7

Procedures

  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.

Education

  • Georgia Tech
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Ross University / School of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University of Kansas Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • UCSF
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Taggar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Taggar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Taggar to family and friends
4.8
based on 28 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (26)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Taggar's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Miami, FL |
Dr Taggar gave me a quotation for a surgery. I asked him if the price will be increased (self pay) and his answer was no, the price is what it is and you will pay that. We signed the price. A few days later his assistant called me to let me know that the price has increased in $1000 (one thousand)....more
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in Naples, FL |
well, he was more than great, he was very attentive in all aspects. a very good doctor i was every impressed with him and all his staff. i would recommend him first as a doctor and as a person that takes pride in what he does, and that's important in my opinion. i thank doctor Taggar for helping...more
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in Miami, FL |
I am 6 days post op today from my gastric sleeve surgery with Dr.Taggar and already 15 lbs down. I have got to say Dr.Taggar is an incredible doctor and just an amazing person! He's so humble and sweet and has truly changed my life. I highly recommend Dr.Taggar to anyone seeking a healthier life...more
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in Trussville, AL |
I met Dr. Taggar in Birmingham, AL in the summer of 2015. I was experiencing problems and weight gain from the original procedure I had in 2005. We discussed thoroughly about the problems i was having and the reason for the weight gain. Once we decided on a procedure that was best for me, which...more
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in Coral Springs, FL |
After many years of procrastination & research I decided to get the surgery done. I had met with Dr. Amit Taggar who works with Dr. Wizman and he made me feel very comfortable about booking my Surgery with him. He is a brilliant, young, up and coming surgeon. For the 2 week pre -op I lost 16/lbs...more
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Dr. Taggar accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Dental Blue 100/200/300
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Taggar has admitting privileges

Northwest Medical Center
2801 N State Road 7
Margate, FL 33063
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Broward Health Coral Springs
3000 Coral Hills Dr
Coral Springs, FL 33065
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