Dr. Harpal Bhaika, MD

Dr. Harpal Bhaika, MD

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Gastroenterology  ·  
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68 y/o
(16)

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Dr. Harpal Bhaika, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Bakersfield, CA and has been practicing for 32 years. He specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

Kern Gastroenterlgy Medical Grp

5959 Truxtun Ave Ste 200

Bakersfield, CA 93309
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Bhaika performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Gastritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Stomach Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Bhaika's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bhaika "I seek to provide the most complete care to my patients in a caring and respectful way."

2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

74  Conditions Treated

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11  Procedures

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.

Education

  • Government Medical College Patiala, Baba Farid University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Rajendra Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Rajendra Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • St Joseph Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • St Joseph Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bhaika has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bhaika's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bhaika to family and friends
16 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Bhaika's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Very rude doctor and even cruel in his comments to my sister who is terminally ill and does not need insensitive remarks from a doctor she hoped would help her.
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Vvv good doctor ... prescribe only if needs Gives tips to keep healthy
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I've known Dr. Bhaika for many years as a patient, as well as working with him as a hospital employee. In fact, it was because of his no nonsense approach to his patients I decided to seek out his advice for a few GI issues I had. He did the necessary testing and diagnosing to solve my problem. He...more
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I feel like I am getting the run around with Dr. Bhaika. I feel like I am being diagnosed, and then rediagnosed over and over again. It is a difficult time getting appointments scheduled with the staff, who seems incompetent at best, dodging questions and not being able to help with simple...more
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This is the worst doctor i have ever dealt with im my life.he is rude,cruel and has no compassin.not to mention he is a lousy doctor.he should not be allowed to practice medcine.
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