Dr. Pankaj Bhatnagar, MD

General Surgery •  Male • Age 60

  
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Dr. Pankaj Bhatnagar, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Las Vegas, NV. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as MountainView Hospital and Centennial Hills Hospital Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Bhatnagar to book an appointment.


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Advanced Laparoscopic and General Surgery of Nevada

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Advanced Laparoscopic and General Surgery of Nevada4275 Burnham Ave Las Vegas, NV 89119
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Centennial HIlls6240 N Durango Dr Ste 120 Las Vegas, NV 89149
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Advanced Laparoscopic and General Surgery of Nevada2031 Mcdaniel St North Las Vegas, NV 89030
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Advanced Laparoscopic and General Surgery of Nevada3150 N Tenaya Way Ste 215 Las Vegas, NV 89128
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Excellent excellent excellent best Doctor Surgont. I want thank you so much . You’re expert and more than excellent
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Mona Moubarek – Jul 11, 2020
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Dr PK is a very good surgeon who performed a life saving colostomy procedure on me. It was a very stressful time in my life and I feel I received top notch care from the doctor and his staff.
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Kristi – Aug 12, 2019
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Very caring and skilled professional
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Las Vegas, NV – Feb 26, 2019
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Dr. Pankaj K. Bhatnagar performed a Robotic Laproscopic right Inguinal Hernia repair on me last week. The procedure went smoothly without any issues. I experienced mild discomfort during post surgey recovery and I didn't need any post operation pain medication during recovery. There was no infection and I am recovering well. I am thankful to the doctor for a job done well. He is excellent in his professional knowledge as well his behavior. Tribhuwan Choubey
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Tribhuwan Choubey in North Las Vegas, NV – Jan 31, 2019
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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 followed proper work ethic, he should have known that the procedure cannot be reversed. Even wiki knows that people of color are more prone to Keloid scars. Permanently damaged my upper body with scars.
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Las Vegas, NV – Sep 07, 2017
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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 healing nicely. Dr. Bhatnagar impressed me from day one with his knowledge and competence, and I am 100 percent satisfied with the outcome of the surgery. He and his team did a great job.
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Gary in Las Vegas, NV – Jul 26, 2017
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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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Kathy in Pahrump, NV – Aug 31, 2016
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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 again. The nurse tells me I shouldn't be in pain I should be healed. Can't see the doctor for another 2 weeks. I have to suffer in the meantime.
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Jo Ann Fuhrman in Las Vegas, NV – Jul 04, 2016
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Dr. Bhatnagar was the perfect choice for my surgeon. His expertise combined with his compassion and care made my difficult situation easier to to deal with. I highly reccommend Dr. PK.
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J.Pease in Las Vegas, NV – Jun 03, 2016
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I am very grateful to Dr. PK and his staff. When I first met him his abruptness threw me for a second but honestly it engendered my trust in his capabilities. He is a no nonsense, knowledgeable, and competent surgeon with an excellent staff. He performed a hemrroidhectomy on me and from start to finish I felt safe and well taken care of. Two weeks later I am healing beautifully, good as new. He improved my quality of life, no greater gift can be given.
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Fae C in Las Vegas, NV – Feb 19, 2016
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Silver-NV PPO
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Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
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HealthyBlue Advantage
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CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Coventry Health Care
EmblemHealth
GHI
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
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Health Plan of Nevada
HealthCare Partners
HealthPlus
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HealthPlus Amerigroup
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HealthSmart
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Humana
Choice Care PPO
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Medicare
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MultiPlan
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Tricare
TriCare for Life
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Options PPO
Sierra Health
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Dr. Bhatnagar's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Port Placements or Replacements
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bhatnagar performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Bhatnagar performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bhatnagar performs Arteriovenous Shunt Creation more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Bhatnagar performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Dialysis Access Procedures
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bhatnagar performs Dialysis Access Procedures more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Bhatnagar performs this procedure more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Bhatnagar's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adhesiolysis
  • Adhesions
  • Amputation
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Graft Placement Surgery
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Renal Failure Syndrome
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • Colostomy
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Cathertization With Robotic Assistance
  • da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
  • Debridement
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Distal Colorectal Cancer
  • Diverticulitis
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Empyema
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Familial Colorectal Cancer
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Cancer, Borrmann 4
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Cancer
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lipomas Sebacious Cyst Removal
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Resection
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Neoplasm of Stomach
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Placement
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pseudoaneurysm Repair
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectal-Colon Bleeding
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Septal Defect
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Bleeding
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Tracheostomy
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Ulcer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Whipple Procedure
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

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, ...Read more

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1995
Hahnemann Medical College
Residency Hospital
1986
University of Delhi / Maulana Azad Medical College
Internship Hospital

Languages

  • Spanish
  • Hindi
  • English

Awards

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MountainView Hospital

Las Vegas, NV

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

Centennial Hills Hospital Medical Center

Las Vegas, NV

65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center

Las Vegas, NV

64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average

North Vista Hospital

North Las Vegas, NV

59% Patient experience rating, 10% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Summerlin Hospital Medical Center

Las Vegas, NV

64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average