Dr. Nizar Dholakia, MD

Dr. Nizar Dholakia, MD

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Infectious Disease Medicine | Male | 57 years old

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Dr. Dholakia specializes in Infectious Disease Medicine and practices in Houston, TX. He practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Dholakia's Reviews

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3.7
based on 15 total surveys (4 with reviews)
Dr. Dholakia's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (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 man. His nurse Linda is awesome to work with. She adds so much to his practice. What an asset.
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
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.
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 is a very knowledgeable doctor but the way he treated me in my time of need and my vulnerable situation his behavior as a man was despicable
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Dr. Dholakia's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Infectious Disease Medicine
  •  Board certified in Infectious Disease
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Infectious Disease

Conditions Treated

  • AIDS
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • 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
  • Human Parvovirus B19 Infection
  • 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

Education

  • Medical School
    Karachi Medical and Dental College, University Of Karachi

    Graduated in 1984

  • Internship Hospital
    The Brooklyn Hospital Center

    Completed in 1990

  • Residency Hospital
    The Brooklyn Hospital Center

    Completed in 1992

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Tex Health Science Center

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati

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Specialties

  • Infectious Disease Medicine

Procedures Performed

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