Dr. Pankaj Bhatnagar, MD

Dr. Pankaj Bhatnagar, MD

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58 y/o
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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)

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Nevada
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Bhatnagar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
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
very high
very high

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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very high

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 Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Abdominal Hernia
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Adhesiolysis
Adhesions
Amputation
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Anorectal Abscess
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Arrhythmias
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteriovenous Graft Placement Surgery
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Tumor
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Colectomy
Colonoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
Colostomy
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Cathertization With Robotic Assistance
da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
Debridement
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dialysis Access Procedures
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
Diverticulitis
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophageal Varices
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Excision of Cyst
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Foreign Body Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Disease
Heart 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
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
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
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
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Placement
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Pseudoaneurysm Repair
Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
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
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Temporal Artery Biopsy
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Tracheostomy
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Ventral Hernia
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Whipple Procedure

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,...

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog
  • English

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Dr. Bhatnagar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bhatnagar

4.0

Based on 41 reviews

5 Stars
73.17073170731707%
(30)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
2.4390243902439024%
(1)
2 Stars
4.878048780487805%
(2)
1 Star
19.51219512195122%
(8)

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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...Read 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...Read 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...Read More
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AARP
Aetna
Choice Plus Test POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Assurant Health
AvMed
Open Access
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
CareSource
Medicaid
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Coventry Health Care
EmblemHealth
GHI
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
Medicaid
Health Plan of Nevada
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
HealthSmart
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medicaid
Medicaid of California
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Teamsters or other Unions
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Medicaid
Options PPO
Sierra Health
UMR
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid
WellPoint

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