Dr. Irfan Wadiwala, DO

Dr. Irfan Wadiwala, DO

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

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Dr. Irfan Wadiwala, DO is a bariatric surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 10 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

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Top Care Areas

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

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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more than 58% of peers
Esophageal Surgery
normal
more than 56% of peers
Stomach Surgery
normal
more than 55% of peers

Dr. Wadiwala'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. Wadiwala "I strongly believe that patient-physician relationship is the cornerstone in the ultimate success."

2  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*

64  Conditions Treated

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50  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wadiwala has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wadiwala's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (79)

  • 5
    (68)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Wadiwala'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)

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...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. ...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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