Dr. Nizar Dholakia, MD

Dr. Nizar Dholakia, MD

Infectious Disease Medicine  |  
Male  |  
58 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Nizar Dholakia, MD is an infectious disease medicine doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 26 years.

Houston Methodist

6560 Fannin St Ste 1640

Houston, TX 77030
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Dholakia's Experience

Dr. Dholakia's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Board certified in Infectious Disease
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Infectious Disease Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Infectious Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Conditions Treated

  • AIDS
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Adverse Drug Reactions
  • Allergic Fungal Sinusitis
  • Aspiration Pneumonia
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Boil
  • Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
  • Bubonic Plague
  • Cat Scratch Disease
  • Chickenpox
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Chronic Non-Healing Wounds
  • Chronic Prostatitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Colitis
  • Cough
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cystitis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dengue Fever
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes
  • Ear Infection
  • Ebola Virus
  • Edema
  • Endocarditis
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Folliculitis
  • Functional Dyspepsia
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • German Measles
  • Gout
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Hepatitis
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Immune Disorders
  • Impetigo
  • Indigestion, Non-Ulcer
  • Infections
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Insect Sting Allergies
  • International Travel Diseases
  • Intestinal Diseases
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Jock Itch
  • Laceration
  • Leg Venous Ulcer
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaria
  • Measles
  • Mumps
  • Nicotine Addiction
  • Obesity
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Pancreatitis
  • Parasitic Infection
  • Parotitis
  • Parvovirus Infection
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pneumonia
  • Prostatitis
  • Recurrent Fever
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rhinitis
  • Ringworm
  • Roseola
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scabies
  • Sepsis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shingles
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Streptococcal Infections
  • Testosterone Deficiency
  • Tetanus
  • Thrush
  • Tobacco Withdrawal
  • Tonsillitis
  • Toxoplasmosis
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Typhoid Fever
  • Ulcer
  • Upper Extremity Infection
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Varicella Zoster
  • West Nile Fever
  • Whooping Cough
  • Wounds
  • Yellow Fever


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  • Antibiotic Infusion
  • Cyst Aspiration
  • Earwax Removal
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Executive Physical Examination
  • IV Therapy
  • Immunization
  • Nebulizer Treatment
  • Vaccination
  • Wound Care and Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • Karachi Medical and Dental College, University Of Karachi
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • The Brooklyn Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • The Brooklyn Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Tex Health Science Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dholakia has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dholakia's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dholakia to family and friends
based on 15 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Dholakia's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Harper, TX |
Dr D has treated me for MRSA for 12 years. We get it cleared up, then it shows up again as much as 2 years later. I am sitting in an ER as I write this with another breakout. His staff will get me in tomorrow so that Dr D takes charge of my case once again. Great bedside manners. Great Dr. Great...more
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Danbury, Texas |
Dr Dhoulakia was assigned to treat a staph infection in my nasal passages and he provided the right combination of antibiotics. I was able to overcome a recurring staph infection because of his care! Great doctor that I highly recommend
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in Orange, TX |
The best care I've received yet. Personable, friendly, funny and very knowledgeable. Kept me informed and gave me options in my care. From my 1st visit he assured me he would make me well and take care of my needs. He has kept his word. Highly recommended.
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in Houston TX |
He was the most arrogant and rude Doctor I have ever come across. Actually one of the worst experiences I've had with any person ever. Doctors should be held just as responsible for the interaction with other people as they are regarded for their knowledge and experience in their field. I'm sure he...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Dholakia accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Dholakia has admitting privileges

Park Plaza Hospital
1313 Hermann Dr
Houston, TX 77004
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Houston Methodist Hospital
6565 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
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