Dr. Nirav Naik, MD

Dr. Nirav Naik, MD

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Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
47 y/o
(32)

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Dr. Nirav Naik, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Bakersfield, CA and has been practicing for 17 years. He specializes in bariatric surgery and general surgery.

New Life Medical

4817 Centennial Plaza Way Ste C

Bakersfield, CA 93312
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
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. Naik's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Naik performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Naik performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Obesity
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Naik treats Obesity more than 69% of his peers

Dr. Naik treats this condition more than 69% of his peers

Esophageal Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Naik performs Esophageal Surgery more than 27% of his peers

Dr. Naik performs this procedure more than 27% of his peers

Dr. Naik's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Surgery
Anal Fissure
Appendectomy
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Biopsy of Breast
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colectomy
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Surgery
Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastrotomy
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lipomas
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Obesity
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Surgery
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Ventral Hernia

About Me

Care Philosophy

My goal is to give the finest and most advanced surgical care with a personal touch. You may wait a little while to see me, however, I will give you all the time you need and leave you with all the information you need to be confident about understanding your condition and how we can improve your life.
Weight Loss Surgery/ Robotic Surgery/ Laparoscopic Surgery WWW.DRNAIK.COM

Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2001
    UCSF Fresno
    Residency Hospital
    2001
  • 1997
    UCSF Fresno
    Internship Hospital
    1997
  • 1996
    University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School
    1996
  • 1992
    University of Illinois at Chicago
    Undergraduate School
    1992

Languages

  • Gujarati
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Naik's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Naik

4.2

Based on 32 reviews

5 Stars
78.125%
(25)
4 Stars
3.125%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
18.75%
(6)

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Wants you to lose like 30 pounds in a month, its is crazy to me because if I could lose weight on my own then i wouldn't be asking for the surgery to begin with! My friends and I saw our surgeon around the same time and they had their Sleeve done within 2 weeks. They're doing great! Meanwhile I...Read More
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Dr Naik is easy to talk to and encourages questions about any aspect of treatment. Works to match insurance and make the treatment as affective as possible. He presents his weight loss procedures to groups and has an excellent presentation where it was easy to understand the choices and how those...Read More
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Had a great experience with Dr. Naik. He did an excellent job on my procedure. Highly recommend him. His physician assistant is great as well. Love the office staff.
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He is the most unconcerned doctor I have ever run into. he was not available in the hospital after my surgery when there were so many difficulties., And at the check-up later in his office he made wait two hours then had me see his pa, even thought he was at the office at the time. when I discussed...Read More
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Dr. Naik is awesome! My husband had to have a portacath and peg tube put for his chemo and radiation. Dr. Naik went above and beyond taking care of my husband. He explained everything he was going to do and again explained everything when he was done. Hi staff is very friendly, helpful and...Read More
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Blue Shield of California
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Health Net
Medicaid
Health Net of California
Large Group HMO
Large Group PPO
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Kaiser Permanente
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Medicaid
Options PPO
PacifiCare HMO
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid
WellPoint

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Mercy Hospitals

Bakersfield, CA