Dr. Irfan Wadiwala, DO

Dr. Irfan Wadiwala, DO

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Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
47 y/o
(79)

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Dr. Irfan Wadiwala, DO is a bariatric surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 11 years. He specializes in bariatric surgery and general surgery.

Houston Weight Loss

13323 Dotson Rd Ste 210

Houston, TX 77070
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • Humana
  • inHealth
  • INTotal Health
  • Medicaid

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
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. Wadiwala's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wadiwala performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Wadiwala performs this procedure more than 77% of his peers

Esophageal Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wadiwala performs Esophageal Surgery more than 53% of his peers

Dr. Wadiwala performs this procedure more than 53% of his peers

Obesity
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wadiwala treats Obesity more than 46% of his peers

Dr. Wadiwala treats this condition more than 46% of his peers

Dr. Wadiwala's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Abscess
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Acid Reflux Surgery
Adjustable Gastric Banding
Anorectal Abscess
Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
Appendectomy
Appendicitis
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Bile Duct Disorders
Biliary Dyskinesia
Biopsy
Boil
Bowel Resection
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Pain
Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Disorders
Colon Polyp
Colonoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Dialysis Access Procedures
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diverticulitis
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Esophageal Dilation
Esophageal Surgery
Excision
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Diseases
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastrectomy
Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastroparesis
Hemorrhoid Removal
Hemorrhoids
Hepatobiliary Surgery
Hernia
Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Injuries
Intestinal Diseases
Intestinal Fistula
Intestinal Ischemia
Intestinal Obstruction
Laceration
Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Liver Resection
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Liver Diseases and Disorders
Liver Surgery
Liver Tumor
Localized Fat Deposits
Lump
Lumpectomy
Malignant Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Mass
Mastectomy
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Mole
Mole Removal
Multi-System Organ Failure
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Obesity
Obstructive Jaundice
Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatic Cystic Lesions
Pancreatitis
Paracentesis
Partial Mastectomy
Pediatric Advanced Laparoscopy Surgery
Percutaneous Tracheostomy
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Peripheral Vascular Surgical Procedures
Pilonidal Cyst
Polypectomy
Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
Rectal Cancer
Rectal Diseases
Rectal Prolapse
Rectal Surgery
Revision Surgery
Scar Revision Surgery
Secondary Malignancies
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Stereotaxis
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Surgery
Surgical Weight Loss
Tracheal Surgery
Tumor
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Ventral Hernia

About Me

Care Philosophy

I strongly believe that patient-physician relationship is the cornerstone in the ultimate success.

Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2008
Penn State's Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
2007
Arrowhead Reg Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
2005
California
Undergraduate School
2003
King-Drew
Residency Hospital
2002
King Drew Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
2001
Western Univ Of Health Sciences/College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of The Pacific, Western University Of Health Sciences
Medical School
1993
El Camino
Undergraduate School
2008
2007
2005
2003
2002
2001
1993

Languages

  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Wadiwala's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wadiwala

4.6

Based on 79 reviews

5 Stars
86.07594936708861%
(68)
4 Stars
1.2658227848101267%
(1)
3 Stars
2.5316455696202533%
(2)
2 Stars
2.5316455696202533%
(2)
1 Star
7.594936708860759%
(6)

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I was referred to Dr. Wadiwala by one of his former patients who had gastric sleeve surgery. Upon meeting him and speaking with him, I knew I had made the right decision in choosing him to be my doctor. He is genuine and very caring. He greets you with a big smile on his face, and he takes the...Read More
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He met me 2 minutes before the operation and didn't to want to converse on my diagnosis or condition. Post-op I have not seen him. He left 2 sheets of paperwork for me and disappeared. Not only would I not recommend him- I'd warn people to choose a different surgeon.
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I do not like leaving low reviews for anyone, however he seems to have no time for post operation follow up. I have made numerous attempts to contact him for a work excuse and gather other post operations information. His staff always states he is busy and they will pass along the information. ...Read More
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Amazing doctor who really cares about his patients and changing lives. He takes the time to explain and ensure you are ready and feel comfortable with the procedure.
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Told me it was a free consultation, but charged my insurance $250! I never had any services provided!
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Aetna
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
Humana
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
Molina
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Principal Financial Group
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
PacifiCare
Wellcare of Georgia
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