Prakash Paragi, MB

Prakash Paragi, MB

General Surgery  ·  
Prakash Paragi, MB is a general surgery specialist in West Orange, NJ and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Bangalore Med College Bangalore Karnataka India in 1991 and specializes in general surgery, bariatric surgery, and more.

393 Northfield Ave

West Orange, NJ 07052

Contact Information

(862) 520-5090

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

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Sleeve Gastrectomy
very high
more than 97% of peers
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
very high
more than 91% of peers
more than 89% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

38  Conditions Treated

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12  Procedures

  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastrotomy
  • Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

2 Malpractice Claims
  • Settlement : 3/13/2015
    Amount or Range: $42,500.00
    State: New Jersey
  • Settlement : 4/20/2015
    Amount or Range: $5,500,000.00
    State: New Jersey
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.


  • Bangalore Med College Bangalore Karnataka India
    Medical School | Graduated 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Prakash Paragi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Prakash Paragi to family and friends
25 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Prakash Paragi's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Dr.Paragi was a amazing doctor he guided me through the procedure very detailed and everything he told me what to eat in a very detailed way highly recommend him to anyone else.
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Excellent surgeon, professional, courteous and caring. Great staff. Successful surgery with great results
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Dr Paragi and his staff take excellent care of his patients. I had my VSG surgery by him in July 2017 and since that time I have lost about 120lbs and am still losing weight to get to my goal about 40lbs more. I went from a size 24 jeans to a size 10. It is not always easy because of my past poor...more
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Began my bariatric weight loss journey with Dr Paragi in September 2017. It has been a fantastic experience. Dr Paragi is very professional, knowledgeable and provides thorough,detailed education. He partners with quailty nutrionists who take personal care throughout your journey. He is clear to...more
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Dr. Paragi is an excellent surgeon. His Gastric Sleeve surgery on me was well done & I recovered quickly. The after care, however, is quite lacking. I have only seen the doctor 3 times for cursery visits left lots to be desires--Hello, you look ok, goodbye--& I had to wait an hour for that! I...more
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