Dr. Jatinder Ahluwalia, MD
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Dr. Jatinder Ahluwalia, MD

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Gastroenterology | Male

Care Philosophy

Our mission is to provide high quality care in a friendly environment.

Biography

Our mission here at Gastro Louisiana is to provide a personalized, high quality care to the residents of Acadiana. Our practice is focused on addressing the evaluation and management of digestive diseases. Our practice provides a friendly atmosphere for our patients and strives to maintain an excellent communication with our patients and referring physicians.

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Dr. Ahluwalia's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ahluwalia to family and friends
3.5
based on 30 total surveys (12 with reviews)
Dr. Ahluwalia's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (12)
in Youngsville, LA |
I find Dr. Ahluwalia a very personable and thorough physician with a high drive for excellence. The concern he has for his patients health and comfort is outstanding and although not qualified to judge his expertise I find the way he explains his diagnosis reflective of exceptional knowledge. His pursuit of a high standard of health care is also evident in his staff; equipment; and facility, all of which are above common standards. The staff too is very professional, thorough and engaging.
I waited a bit (30 minutes or so from appointment time in lobby, 30 minutes before I saw the doctor) but what clinic isn't like that nowadays. The staff, especially Dr. Ahluwalia's nurse, were so sweet and he was caring as well.
Church Point, LA |
The wait time in this office is crazy....Dr. is rude and has no idea from visit to visit what is going on with your health. The office takes weeks to get back to you with any tests result, or never do. Doesn't correspond with any other drs or if does it takes him weeks if not longer. Would not recommend him to anyone.
in Lafayette, LA |
Dr Ahluwalia has been gracious and efficient during every visit with him.
Lafayette, LA |
Very pleased with the amount of time spent answering questions and explaining procedures. Personable. Answers questions in a conversational, reassuring manner.
in Lafayette, LA |
He took his time and explained everything to me and answered all my questions. Made me feel very comfortable. His staff was extremely nice.
in Lafayette, LA |
My visit was very good. It was the second time I been there. Both times dr and staff we very appreciate that you were in need of care. After my procedure he explains all what he had done. Thanks a lot.
Lafayette, LA |
The office personnel are really nice and easy to talk to and work with. Dr Ahluwalia was very thorough and explained everything. So far I am happy with my gastroenterologist choice.
in Lafayette, LA |
Dr. Ahluwalia was very friendly; answered all my questions & listened to what I had to say.
in Maurice La. |
seems knowledgeable and careing very professional
in Lafayette, LA |
EXTREMELY bad experience with 1st visit! Doctor was rude and wouldn't let me talk. He would keep talking and completely ignore if I indicated I would like to say something or ask a question. I am easy going, but I had to walk out of the exam room and leave because of poor treatment. I am 62 years old and have seen many doctors, but I've NEVER been treated so rudely. STAY AWAY from this doctor! My husband disliked him also.
We thank you for your review and are truly sorry to hear that you had a bad experience. We strive to provide individualized care to every patient. We also try to spend enough time with each patient in order to address their issues objectively. As we continue to find ways to improve the care we provide our patients, our patients have helped us to continue growing by recommending us to their family and friends as you were. Please let us know if we can help you in any way in the future.
Lafayette, LA |
Dr. Ahluwalia is knowledgeable, thorough, polite, respectful, and affable. He treats his patients as people, not numbers. His staff are also pleasant and polite.
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Dr. Ahluwalia says...

Our mission here at Gastro Louisiana is to provide a personalized, high quality care to the residents of Acadiana.  Our practice is focused on addressing the evaluation and management of digestive diseases.  

Our practice provides a friendly atmosphere for our patients and strives to maintain an excellent communication with our patients and referring physicians.

Dr. Ahluwalia's Care Philosophy

Our mission is to provide high quality care in a friendly environment.

Dr. Ahluwalia's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Gastroenterology
  •  Board certified in Gastroenterology
  •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    Malpractice Claims not available

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Board Certifications

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  • Gastroenterology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Polyp
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

Education

  • Medical School
    Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
  • Residency Hospital
    University Iowa Hosps And Clinics
  • Fellowship Hospital
    University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Procedures Performed

  • Anoscopy
  • Bravo pH Testing
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Esophageal pH Monitoring
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Polypectomy
  • Radiofrequency Ablation for Barrett's Esophagus
  • pH Probe