Dr. Franco Felizarta, MD

Dr. Franco Felizarta, MD

Infectious Disease Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
50 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Franco Felizarta, MD is an infectious disease specialist in Bakersfield, CA and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in infectious disease medicine and internal medicine.

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Dr. Felizarta's Experience

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

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Felizarta "I work in partnership with patients, offering high-quality, and individualized care with compassion. I believe communication and collaboration with patients is the foundation for effective relationships. Please contact our office with additional questions. We look forward to hearing from you."

2  Specialties

  • Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Infectious Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

10  Conditions Treated

  • Bacterial Infections
  • Brain Infection
  • Fever
  • Infections
  • Infectious Diarrhea
  • Infectious Myringitis
  • Infective Meningitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Pneumonia
  • Restless Leg Syndrome

6  Procedures

  • Blood Culture for Bacteria
  • Blood Draw
  • Blood Test
  • Lab Service
  • Physical Examination
  • X-Ray

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.


  • University Of The Philippines Manila, College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • SUNY Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • SUNY Health Science Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Felizarta has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Felizarta's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Felizarta to family and friends
12 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Felizarta's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Felizarta is everything one would want in a doctor and more! I found him to be very intelligent and compassionate. He is warm, kind, friendly, pleasant, cheerful, up best, patient and engaging. Because of his expertise and compassionate nature, i always felt very safe and optimistic under his...more
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I called about my appointment that was at 8/26/16. At 11:15 a.m. because I went to the wrong place the lady now i know her name is nancy..then tells me that I have no appointment and I said well I'm looking at the dr. Order the appointment information..then proceeded to be argumentative and rude...more
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Sits behind a big desk and looks important. Doesnt have any feeling or kindness - looks like he does not care about me at all. Afraid to shake my hand ( maybe might get diseases from disease patients!) NO PERSONALITY AT ALL! ( I suppose as long as he gets his fee, that is all that matters)
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