Dr. Hemmal Kothary, MD

Dr. Hemmal Kothary, MD

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45 y/o
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Dr. Hemmal Kothary, MD is a family medicine specialist in Bakersfield, CA and has been practicing for 16 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

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Dr. Kothary's Experience

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

Dr. Kothary's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kothary "HEMMAL S. KOTHARY is Board Certified in Family Practice. He received his undergraduate degree from California State University- Riverside and his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine in Dominica. He served his residency at Kern Medical Center. In his spare time, he enjoys participating in most outdoor sports and activities. Dr. Kothary has been with Dignity Heath Medical Group since 2016. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kothary "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.  "

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

127  Conditions Treated

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26  Procedures

  • Allergy Shots
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Blood Culture for Bacteria
  • Breast Exam
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Flu Shot
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Physical Exams for Sports, School and Summer Camp
  • Preventive Care
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaccination
  • Viral Culture
  • 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.

Education

  • University Of California, Riverside
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Ross University / School Of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Kern Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kothary has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kothary's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kothary to family and friends
53 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (53)

  • 5
    (46)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Kothary'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 (7)

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...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...more
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I have challenges with front desk staff and cannot figure out why, but Dr. Kothary is easily the most knowledgeable and patient physician I have ever visited. My entire family loves him.
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