Dr. Pooja Malhotra, MD

Dr. Pooja Malhotra, MD

NephrologyFemaleAge 44

Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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(973) 891-2905

Dr. Pooja Malhotra, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in South Orange, NJ. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as Saint Barnabas Medical Center and East Orange General Hospital. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Malhotra to book an appointment.

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Essex Renal & Medical Group, LLC

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Essex Renal & Medical Group, LLC511 S Orange Ave South Orange, NJ 07079
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  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
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  • Explained conditions well (5)
  • Listened & answered questions (5)
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    Dr. Pooja Malhotra is a very kind, caring and a considerate person, great physician & very good in diagnosing.
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    Mar 23, 2021
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    One of the best visits I have had with a physician, she answered a lot of my questions about my condition. Very thorough and empathetic
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Staff friendliness
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
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    Vimla – Oct 04, 2020
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    Excellent, very thoughtful. She spent a lot of time reviewing all the labs I had and reassured me that my kidney function will be fine
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
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    Sunny Singh – Oct 04, 2020
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    Dr. Pooja Malhotra is a very kind, caring and a considerate person. This attribute makes her a great physician. She is very good in diagnosing and then committing to treatment. Eileen and I are very fortunate to have her accept us as her patients Eileen and Kaleem
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    May 09, 2019
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    Excellent Doctor, very caring
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    Mar 12, 2019
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    Dr Malhota is a passionate and caring Dr.I respect her because she is a good Doctor.She takes very good care of me.Thanks Cynthia King
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    Cynthia King in Linden, NJ – Mar 20, 2017
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    Excellent patient care
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    Brenda Hamilton in Newark, NJ – Apr 13, 2016
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    Experience
    Background

    Background Check

    No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
    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. Malhotra's Top Procedures and Conditions

    Treatment Frequency
    Hyperkalemia
    high
    high

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Malhotra treats Hyperkalemia more than 89% of her peers

    Dr. Malhotra treats this condition more than 89% of her peers

    Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
    normal
    normal

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Malhotra treats Hypotension (Excluding Maternal) more than 80% of her peers

    Dr. Malhotra treats this condition more than 80% of her peers

    Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
    normal
    normal

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Malhotra treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 69% of her peers

    Dr. Malhotra treats this condition more than 69% of her peers

    Dr. Malhotra's conditions and procedures:

    • Acidosis
    • Acute Glomerulonephritis
    • Acute Kidney Failure
    • Alkalosis
    • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
    • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
    • Chronic Kidney Diseases
    • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
    • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
    • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
    • Dehydration
    • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
    • End-Stage Renal Disease
    • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
    • Gout
    • Hydronephrosis
    • Hypercalcemia
    • Hyperkalemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypokalemia
    • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
    • Iron Metabolism Disorders
    • Kidney Infection
    • Kidney Infection, Acute
    • Kidney Stones
    • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
    • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
    • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
    • Nephritis and Nephropathy
    • Nephrotic Syndrome
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
    • Peritoneal Dialysis
    • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
    • Proteinuria
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
    • Renal Osteodystrophy
    • Traumatic Acute Kidney Injury
    • Vitamin D Deficiency

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    (973) 891-2905

    Dr. Malhotra accepts the following insurance:

    Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Anthem
    National (BlueCard) PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    HealthyBlue 2.0
    HealthyBlue Advantage
    Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
    EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO

    About Me

    Biography

    Dr. Pooja Malhotra, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in South Orange, NJ. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as Saint Barnabas Medical Center...Read more

    Specialties

    • Nephrology

    Education

    SUNY Health Sciences Center-Brooklyn (New York)
    Residency Hospital

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How can I make an appointment with Dr. Pooja Malhotra, MD?

    Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (973) 891-2905.

    Does Dr. Pooja Malhotra, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Malhotra has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

    Is Dr. Pooja Malhotra, MD accepting new patients?

    Dr. Pooja Malhotra, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Malhotra's profile to make an appointment.

    Does Dr. Pooja Malhotra, MD accept my insurance?

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    What are Dr. Pooja Malhotra, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Malhotra frequently treats Hyperkalemia, Hypotension (Excluding Maternal), and Diabetes With Renal Manifestations. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Malhotra treats.

    Where is Dr. Pooja Malhotra, MD's office located?

    Dr. Malhotra's office is located at 511 S Orange Ave, South Orange, NJ 07079. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Malhotra is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

    Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

    Saint Barnabas Medical Center

    Livingston, NJ

    74% Patient Experience Rating, 5% higher than the national average

    8 Awards Received

    East Orange General Hospital

    East Orange, NJ

    56% Patient Experience Rating, 13% lower than the national average

    3 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

    Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

    Newark, NJ

    65% Patient Experience Rating, 4% lower than the national average

    2 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

    Trinitas Regional Medical Center

    Elizabeth, NJ

    55% Patient Experience Rating, 14% lower than the national average

    6 Awards Received