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Dr. Nikhil Agarwal, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male

Dr. Agarwal

Center For Nrgstrntrlgy & Mtlty

2340 Clay St Fl 4 San Francisco, CA 94115

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Dr. Nikhil Agarwal, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Drexel University College Of Medicine in 2006 and specializes in gastroenterology.


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(415) 600-1138

Dr. Agarwal accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Card PPO
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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Agarwal's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Gastroparesis
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Dr. Agarwal treats Gastroparesis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Agarwal treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Diarrhea
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Dr. Agarwal treats Diarrhea more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Agarwal treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Abdominal Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Agarwal treats Abdominal Pain more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Agarwal treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Agarwal's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Mesenteric Panniculitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Pyloromyotomy
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Biography

Dr. Nikhil Agarwal, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Drexel University College Of Medicine in 2006 and specializes in gastroenterology.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

Education

2006
Drexel University College Of Medicine
Medical School
2006

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Dr. Agarwal's Reviews

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He diagnosed me while looking at a different patient's chart. I was so confused because what he was telling me did not align with my symptoms. When we realized that he was looking at the wrong chart he got mine yet still stood by his original diagnosis even though it contradicted the test I already had. When I pointed this out, he got angry with me and said that the appointment was over. And to think I ended up paying just under $1000 for this debacle.
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Attentive, kind, engaged listener and communicator. Impressive knowledge and skill! Fortunate in referral to him following thorough but unproductive gastric MD testing. Had obviously read all the referral MD,s history; reviewed it w/ me, then skillfully administered shot In stomach nerve confirming diagnosis of entrapped abdominal wall nerve. [ACNES]. 3 months of disabling pain resolving w/in one week! Immediately able to face & retain food -- ( after 3-month 30# loss!) So GRATEFUL !!
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Terrible! I was referred by my PCP. No one told me ahead of time that he wasn't in my network, so I later got a $500 bill for a 10-minute appointment that didn't help me at all.
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I am doing an update on my former review of Dr. Nikil Agarwal. He read the review and took the steps to explain why he was unable to answer emails as quickly as expected. But that said he has since been answering in a very timely manner and has been very good at explaining everything. So good in fact, that I have shared his explanation with others that share the same chronic illness I have and why it affects our ability to heal from other conditions.
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Darn, I wish I had read this website first. Dr. Argawal is fine, no complaints with him personally, it's that no one explains their billing to you ahead of time. I was referred here and specifically called in advance to make sure that he was on our plan (PPO) and was told that he was. I had a 30 minute discussion with the doctor. For this, I was billed $525 by the doctor and $268 by CPMC for a total of $793. To make it worse, it turns out that the $525 is actually out of network, so it's worse.
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I was referred to Dr. Agarwal for complex stomach issues that I have been dealing with for years. My gastroenterologist in La thought he could help me so I made the trip to see him. It was well worth it- Dr Agarwal is thorough and smart and he has really helped to get to the bottom of my symptoms. I am finally starting to feel better and I couldnt be happier that I met him.
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Dr. Agarwal is exceptional. He is clearly an expert inhis field but on top of that he is kind, dedicated and caring.
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500$+ for a 10 minute talk. Don't do it!
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This office bills as hospital and they do not warn you about this. I went in to this normal looking doctor's office for a 5 minute consult - no care/treatment was given, no prescriptions were written - and was billed for outpatient hospital services which can be very expensive. Be forewarned and only see this doctor if it is your only option! See any other GI specialist instead.
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Kept wanting to push a prescription on me that I had previously tried for something different. Then I tried following up and he wasn't even available for another week and a half. I kept telling the NP who was trying to help me, felt like she was more helpful than he was, over the emails back and forth what worked and what didn't. Unfortunately, I understand they need to take steps and try certain meds. bottom line, if you're required to go see him save yourself a trip if he's too far away
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