Dr. Pankaj Bhatnagar, MD

Dr. Pankaj Bhatnagar, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
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58 y/o
(39)

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Dr. Pankaj Bhatnagar, MD is a general surgery specialist in Las Vegas, NV and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in general surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.Read his story

Advanced Laparoscopic and General Surgery of Nevada

3150 N Tenaya Way Ste 215

Las Vegas, NV 89128
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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

Port Placements or Replacements
very high
more than 99% of peers
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
high
more than 88% of peers
Dialysis Access Procedures
high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Bhatnagar'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.

Dr. Bhatnagar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bhatnagar "Dr. Pankaj Bhatnagar, also known as Dr. PK, is a dedicated, honest, and trustworthy provider who strives for excellence in patient care. It is his meticulous way that has earned him five stars among his patients and peers. With a love for education, he takes time to teach medical students, staff, and patients. He was presented with the best teacher award at Hahnemann University in Philadelphia in 1995, and has worked as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin from 2002-2007. He served as a Clinical Professor of Surgery at an Osteopathic College in Pikeville, Kentucky from 1999 to 2001. Dr. Bhatnagar received his medical degree from Maulana Azad Medical College, India and has been board certified since 1996. Dr. Bhatnagar has worked closely with Davita Dialysis and Kidney Specialists of Southern Nevada to provide patients with lifesaving access procedures. Davita's Dialysis group presented him with an award for exceptional work a few years ago. He opened his practice Advanced Laparoscopic and General Surgery of Nevada (ALGSN) in January 2008. He specializes in minimally invasive procedures including but not limited to, laparoscopic procedures, robotic surgeries, such as stomach and colon resection, cholecystectomy, appendectomy, and TIF (Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication Procedure). Dr. PK is Board Certified with the American Board of Surgeons. He has more than 20 years of experience and is certainly a cut above the rest."
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6  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

82  Conditions Treated

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90  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

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

  • Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University of Delhi / Maulana Azad Medical College
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Hahnemann Medical College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bhatnagar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bhatnagar's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bhatnagar to family and friends
39 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

  • 5
    (28)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Bhatnagar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Real life saver. Makes certain to answer your questions in terms you understand.
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Dr. PK.B removed my lipomos with 48 incisions in Feb 2015 and I ended up with 48 keloid scars and severe itching. With his experience he should have discussed with me, doing 1 or 2 incision instead he was not even aware that he was going to do 48 incisions until the day of the surgery. If he had...more
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Dr. Bhatnagar repaired my inguinal hernia using mesh during an open (traditional) surgery. The operation is a total success. I was able to suppress the little pain I experienced afterward with nothing more than acetaminophen and ibuprofen. The day after surgery, I was up and around. The wound is...more
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I will highly recommend Dr. Bhatnagar for breast cancer surgery. As you can imagine this was a highly stressful experience and besides the successful surgery, Dr. Bhatnagar explained the options and answered all of my questions.
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I had my gall bladder removed. He never explained anything. Never took any time. Treated like it was a factory. Then afterwards, not even explaining anything about post op care. Had to call the office and see if and when to schedule a follow up visit. Was still in pain 2 weeks later and called...more
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