Dr. Rachana Palnitkar, MD

Dr. Rachana Palnitkar, MD

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Infectious Disease Medicine  ·  
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Dr. Rachana Palnitkar, MD is an infectious disease specialist in Los Gatos, CA. She specializes in infectious disease medicine.

Valley Infectious Disease Associates

14901 National Ave Ste 202

Los Gatos, CA 95032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Simplifi
  • UnitedHealthCare

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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Rachana Palnitkar, MD is an infectious disease specialist in Los Gatos, CA. She specializes in infectious disease medicine.

Specialties

  • Infectious Disease Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine

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Dr. Palnitkar is fantastic. Extremely dedicated to figuring out the absolute best course of treatment, in my case for an uncommon type of staph infection. When the pharmacy couldn't fill my prescription she personally called them at 8pm to straighten things out.
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Brilliant doctor with a total concept of medicine and health care. Great diagnostician that truly cares about patients. Never in a hurry, always available, and willing to spend as much time as needed to explain to the patient what are the underlying issues and what are the options. Not hesitant to...Read More
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She does not talk at all and when she does it's to get you to pull the plug on your family member. How does she sleep at night? Most of all I do not think she is even on the same page as the team treating our patient in the ICU. Horrible doctor. Just do your job.
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Brilliant, caring and personable!!!
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
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Humana
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Simplifi
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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