Prakash Paragi, MB

Prakash Paragi, MB

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Prakash Paragi, MB is a general surgery doctor who practices in West Orange, NJ. He has been practicing for 27 years.

393 Northfield Ave

West Orange, NJ 07052

Contact Information

(862) 520-5090

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Health Net
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • 7 More

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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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  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Oncology

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Obesity
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • von Willebrand Disease


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  • 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

Prakash Paragi has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Prakash Paragi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Prakash Paragi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Prakash Paragi to family and friends
based on 21 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Prakash Paragi's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Edison |
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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in Boonton,NJ |
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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in Hazleton, PA |
He changed my life a year ago march 3rd 2016 he made me a better happier woman! I moved out of the state but he saw me he would be astonished that sleeve made me feel my age!
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in Newark, NJ |
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in Elizabeth nj |
I had my sleeve surgery may5th2016 by Dr paragi and I hav no compains down 22 lbs great service I would defently recommend him!!!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Prakash Paragi accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Health Net
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • 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
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare

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Saint Barnabas Medical Center
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