Dr. Nikhilesh Sekhar, MD

Dr. Nikhilesh Sekhar, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
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Dr. Nikhilesh Sekhar, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Fairfield, CT and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey / Newark in 1999 and specializes in bariatric surgery, general surgery, and more.

140 Sherman St

Fairfield, CT 06824

Contact Information

(800) 633-8446

Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • HealthSmart
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Priority Health
  • Thrivent Financial
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Obesity
very high
more than 99% of peers
Esophageal Surgery
normal
more than 74% of peers
Sleeve Gastrectomy
normal
more than 62% of peers

Dr. Sekhar'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.

3  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

5  Conditions Treated

11  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey / Newark
    Medical School | Graduated 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sekhar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sekhar's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sekhar to family and friends
54 total reviews (28 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (54)

  • 5
    (42)
  • 4
    (9)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Sekhar'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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (28)

Poor follow-up
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I went to follow up with Dr. Sekhar for the first time after my surgery. He didn’t even give me 5 minutes in the room, didn’t let me voice my concerns and rushed right out the door. I drove 40 minutes away just for him to not even give me the time of day really disappointing. I just feel like a...more
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THE WHOLE SUPPORT STAFF AND TEAM ARE PHENOMENAL AND I ENJOY AND AM GRATEFUL THAT I WAS ABLE TO GO THROUGH THIS EXPERIENCE AND PROCUDURE WITH THIS TEAM. I WOULDNT CHANGE A THING KEEP UP THE EXCELLENT WORK!
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5 stars.
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Dr Sekhar was great and very gentle during my upper endoscopy - I had no hoarseness and went great. The staff is always smiling and friendly.
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