Dr. Paramvir Rahal, MD

Dr. Paramvir Rahal, MD

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Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
54 y/o
(57)

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Dr. Paramvir Rahal, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Bakersfield, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in gastroenterology.

Institute Advanced Gastroenterology

9802 Stockdale Hwy Ste 101

Bakersfield, CA 93311
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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

Liver Damage from Alcohol
very high
more than 99% of peers
Esophageal Ulcer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastric Ulcer
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Rahal'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.

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

70  Conditions Treated

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9  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Guru Govind Singh Medical College, Baba Farid University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • University of Louisville
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University of Louisville
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Providence Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rahal has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rahal's Reviews

2.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rahal to family and friends
57 total reviews (16 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (57)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (5)
  • 1
    (27)

Dr. Rahal's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (16)

The worst doctor I have ever met. After driving 45 minutes and then waiting 1.5 hours past our apt time to see him, we still had no luck. I got frustrated when he walked into the exam room & he started raising his voice, telling me that he will get here when he gets here--there's nothing that can...more
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I have been a patient for many years and have had multiple procedures at the surgery center. All staff is amazing and very caring as well as Dr Rahal. He has great bedside manners and answers all my questions. My family also goes there and would highly recommend this doctor and office.
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Great Experience in a very relaxing atmosphere of office and surgery center. Excellent Bed side manners and good staff.
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OFFICE DOES NOT REVIEW YOU OTHER MEDICAL BACKGROUND WHEN SCHEDULING TESTS.YOUR JUST A NUMBER IN FILL A SLOT.THEY CARE NOTHING ABOUT YOU.GIRL WHO CALLED ME ORIGINALLY ASKED ME IF 7:30AM WAS GOOD FOR ME .I SAID YES.AFTER ABOUT 30 SECONDS OF TALKING SHE SAYS WE WILL SEE YOU AT 10:30AM.DOESN'T HAVE A...more
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This doctor has no bed side manners, talks down to you and does not explain things well. Does not like to be asked questions. Procedures are done in a surgical center (which I believe he owns) where they play a Punjabi language chant over and over again on the PA system, very annoying when trying...more
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