Dr. Nirav Naik, MD

Dr. Nirav Naik, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
46 y/o

Accepting new patients

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

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Top Care Areas

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 98% of peers
Sleeve Gastrectomy
more than 52% of peers
Stomach Surgery
more than 46% of peers

Dr. Naik'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Naik "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"

2  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

12  Conditions Treated

37  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • University Of Illinois At Chicago
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Ucsf Fresno
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Ucsf Fresno
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • Gujarati
  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Nirav Naik, MD
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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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