Dr. Hormuz Irani, MD

Dr. Hormuz Irani, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
63 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Hormuz Irani, MD is a general surgery specialist in Bakersfield, CA and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in general surgery, bariatric surgery, and more.

1C13 Medical

5959 Truxtun Ave Ste 100

Bakersfield, CA 93309
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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)
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 91% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Irani'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. Irani ""Delivering compassionate surgical care with state-of-the-art technology.""

3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Complex General Surgical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

37  Conditions Treated

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30  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.


  • University Of Sydney
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • University Of Sydney, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Kern Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Kern Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Miami/Jackson Meml Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Bariatric Surgery
    Other Education | Completed 2000
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
    Other Education | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Irani has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Irani's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Irani to family and friends
55 total reviews (32 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (55)

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Dr. Irani's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (32)

I had the pleasure of meeting Dr Irani, 12 years ago when I had my 1st surgery. Unfortunately, life happens and I've needed his services a total of 5 times, the most recent surgery being the most intense. I am 10 days postop recovering remarkably well, other than lifting I am back to my normal...more
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When I needed to find a great doctor he was there.
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Very happy with Dr, Irani. He is very caring, patience, and kind. We will definitely recommend him to all family and friends. If ever we need his services in the future, he will be the one we will go to! Thank you Dr, Irani!! Alex and Pearl Gil
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My experience with Dr. Irani has been nothing but exceptional. He is patient, caring and explains your procedure with clarity and depth. While under the care of Dr. Irani, his staff, and his PA Ivan, I felt confident and at ease that I was getting the best care possible. I would recommend Dr....more
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I saw Dr Irani for a WLS consultation and ultimately had the surgery done on July 11th 2016. That man is the most amazing human being,I have ever met. He is soft spoken, gentle, sweet, caring and goes above and beyond the standard of care a patient needs. I have had the best care in the almost 16...more
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