Dr. Hemmal Kothary, MD

Dr. Hemmal Kothary, MD

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Family Medicine  ·  
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46 y/o
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Dr. Hemmal Kothary, MD is a family medicine specialist in Bakersfield, CA and has been practicing for 17 years. He specializes in family medicine.Read his story

Dignity Health Medical Group - Bakersfield

9500 Stockdale Hwy Ste 200

Bakersfield, CA 93311
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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
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kothary's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Acne
Actinic Keratosis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
ADHD and-or ADD
Administrative Physical
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Allergy Shots
Anemia
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Anxiety
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Atherosclerosis
Athlete's Foot
Back Pain
Bedsores
Bell's Palsy
Bladder Diseases
Blood Culture for Bacteria
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Breast Exam
Breast Pain
Bronchiectasis
Bronchitis
Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Cold Sore
Confusion
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Depressive Disorders
Dermatitis
Diabetes
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Difficulty With Walking
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Dizziness
Dysphagia
Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
Ear Ache
Ear Disorders
Earwax Buildup
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Erectile Dysfunction
Esophageal Diseases
Excision of Skin Lesion
Fibromyalgia
Flu Shot
Folliculitis
Foot Conditions
Fungal Infections
Fungal Nail Infection
Ganglion Cyst
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gestational Diabetes
Gout
Hair Loss
Headache
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Herpes Simplex Infection
High Cholesterol
HIV Screening
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypothyroidism
Immunization
Infectious Diseases
Insomnia
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Larynx Conditions
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Liver Function Test
Low Back Pain
Malaise and Fatigue
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Migraine
Muscle Spasm
Nausea
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
Otitis Media
Overactive Bladder
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Partial Lung Collapse
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Perimenopause
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Physical Exams for Sports, School and Summer Camp
Pneumonia
Pollen Allergy
Polyneuropathy
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
Preventive Care
Prostate Cancer Screening
Pulmonary Disease
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rash
Raynaud's Disease
Restless Leg Syndrome
Rib Fracture
Ringworm
Runner's Knee
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sepsis
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sinusitis
Skin Infections
Skin Lesion Biopsy
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stomach Diseases
Symptomatic Menopause
Testicular Dysfunction
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tinnitus
Tobacco Use Disorder
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
Ulcer
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaccination
Valley Fever
Vertigo
Viral Culture
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wellness Examination

About Me

HEMMAL S. KOTHARY is Board Certified in Family Practice. He is extremely knowledgeable and passionate for the care of his patients.  Dr,. Kothary treats each patient as an individual and provides exceptional care.  

Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

2002
Kern Med Center
Residency Hospital
1999
Ross University / School of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Medical School
1994
University of California, Riverside
Undergraduate School
2002
1999
1994

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Kothary's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kothary

4.6

Based on 54 reviews

5 Stars
85.18518518518519%
(46)
4 Stars
3.7037037037037037%
(2)
3 Stars
1.8518518518518519%
(1)
2 Stars
3.7037037037037037%
(2)
1 Star
5.555555555555555%
(3)

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I went to visit him after around 10 years of not going to the doctor. I have spent a decade gaining weight and not taking great care of myself so I expected to have some problems. He identified my greatest concern and also let me know about some I was unaware of. He didn't make me feel bad about...Read More
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Dr. kothary is a very professional! I wish I could say the same for his staff. Seems that they cannot reschedule appropriately- not to mention- if you do not have refills already on your prescription, you could be waiting 3-4 days. According to his staff, he is out of the office more than he is in...Read More
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He is just a very caring Dr. who really tries and get to the bottom of why your feeling the way you do. When my mom had cancer, he never met her and he treated her like it was his mom. He just has a way with people. He treats everyone with respect, like it was one of his family members.
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Friendly and courteous and very professional. Very attentive and unhurried. Explains conditions and procedures very well.
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Recently moved to Bakersfield and my chiropractor recommended Dr Kothary. I couldn't be happier. I have some serious health issues and he's great at listening to and answering my questions in a way I can understand. He's also helping me to find the best specialists in the area for my various...Read More
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
WellPoint

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Mercy Hospitals

Bakersfield, CA

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