Dr. Nikesh Lath, MD

Dr. Nikesh Lath, MD

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Dr. Nikesh Lath, MD is a general surgery specialist in Decatur, IL. He specializes in general surgery.

HSHS Medical Group Multispecialty Care

1770 E Lake Shore Dr Ste 105

Decatur, IL 62521
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
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. Lath's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abdominal Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lath treats Abdominal Pain more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Lath treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lath treats Abdominal Disorders more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Lath treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lath treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Lath treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Lath's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal or Rectal Pain
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colectomy
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophageal Varices
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Fracture
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Graft vs Host Disease
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hyperparathyroidism
Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach Diseases
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia
Vulvar Cancer
Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

Inspired by our Franciscan values of Respect, Care, Competence and Joy, HSHS Medical Group providers are devoted to elevating the patient as the focus of our existence. We will prioritize our decision-making to place the needs of our patients firs...

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Dr. Lath's Reviews

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Based on 6 reviews

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Best doctor in town by far! Very friendly and caring doctor
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I went to ER on Friday evening, my acute issue turned in to a miracle.due to DR. Lath persistence an knowledge,an I my add against all other recommendations to remove my appendix.DR.Lath ran further test an found stage 3 colon cancer. Which would of never been found! HE immediately done surgery. WE...Read More
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Dr. Lath was very professional and explained my surgery to me so I could understand what to expect. He spent time explaining how the surgery would be done and what to expect afterwards. I definitely will recommend him to all my friends and family!
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There is absolutely NO WAY I would go back to this doctor. I consulted with him on removing haemorrhoids that had returned after rubber band ligation. Inspection- rather than being somewhat gentle (not asking for dinner & a movie), he stuck the scope inside & tried jamming it in even harder while...Read More
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I was referred to Dr. Lath from my general physician. I had two operations over a few months. I found him to be patent & understanding. He took plenty of time to explain things & answer questions. There was not one part of the experience that was negative. I was very satisfied!
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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