Dr. Rakesh Parikh, MD

Dr. Rakesh Parikh, MD

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48 y/o
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Dr. Rakesh Parikh, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Carmichael, CA. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 12 years.

Capitol GI Consultants

6555 Coyle Ave Ste 330

Carmichael, CA 95608
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Western Health Advantage

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Top Care Areas

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Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 96% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Ulcer
high
more than 87% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Parikh "Dr. Parikh received his medical degree from N.D.M.V.P. Samaj s Medical College in Nashik, India and completed his Internship at Nashik Civil Hospital. He completed his Residency at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital in Pontiac, Michigan and his Fellowship at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Parikh is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He has been in practice since 2006 and has been with Capitol G.I. since 2009. Dr. Parikh sees patients in our Carmichael, Lincoln, and Roseville offices."
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Parikh does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pancreatobiliary Disease
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Joint Fusion
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry
  • Polypectomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • N D M V P Samaj Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Nashik Civil Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Wayne State University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Parikh has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Parikh has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Mercy San Juan Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Parikh is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Parikh's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Parikh to family and friends
2.1
based on 15 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Parikh's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (6)

Rocklin, CA |
Dr. Parikh is a shady doctor, who goes through the motions and is more interested in making money off his patients than actually helping them. Dr. Parikh does not explain medications and side effects at all, talks down to his patients, and is clearly not in medical care to help people. Dr. Parikh...more
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in Fair Oaks, CA |
I had my colonoscopy/endo at Sutter Endoscopy surgery center in Roseville, CA. From the moment I walked in, through prep, the procedure, post-op and follow up, I was very pleased. Every single RN or staff was professional, caring and upbeat. This also includes my Dr. and anesthesiologist. I felt...more
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in Elk grove |
After I visited him for Colonoscopy. After he removed my 2 small polyps on Nov 28th, 2016. After I going home, every 30 minutes I had a bowel movement with a lot of blood came out. I thought it take 2 or 3 times only. My procedure done around 10am but the bleeding until 2 am the next day. The...more
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in Citrus Heights CA |
New patient office visit with him in February 2016 1 of the Most Horrible physicians I have Ever experienced in my 60 years. I have Serious health issues that were Completely ignored. Complaint x3 were submitted to No avail.
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in Sacramento, CA |
During the endoscopy procedure the doctor knocked my front crown out on my tooth. When I called to inform him his response was for me to tell my dentist to put it in more tightly because I will need to have the procedure often due to medical reasons and/a weak apology, well at least he acknowledge...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Parikh accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Blue Shield of California HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
  • Health Net
    Health Net HMO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare HMO
  • Western Health Advantage
    Western Health Advantage HMO

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Hospitals where Dr. Parikh has admitting privileges

Mercy San Juan Medical Center
6501 Coyle Ave
Carmichael, CA 95608
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