Dr. Rakesh Garg, MD

Dr. Rakesh Garg, MD

Pulmonology  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(12)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Rakesh Garg, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Newton, NJ. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 34 years.

222 High St Ste 102

Newton, NJ 07860

Contact Information

(973) 579-3444

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Asthma
very high
more than 99% of peers
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Internal Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Infection
  • Wheezing

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Procedures

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for 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.

Education

  • Jn Med Coll, Aligarh Muslim U
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Regina Genl Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Alberta Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Jewish Genl Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • St Barnabas Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Umdnj-Rutgers Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Garg has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Garg does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Garg and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Garg's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Garg to family and friends
4.6
based on 12 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Garg's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Goshen, NY |
Dr. Garg never rushes you, he always takes his time to make you feel like a real person that is concerned with your health. You can be real with him, and he listens and lets you be a part of the treatment plan. I have been seeing him for 24 years and he has kept me healthy.
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I waited an hour and 15 minutes Terrible!!!!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Garg accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Garg has admitting privileges

Newton Medical Center
175 High St
Newton, NJ 07860
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