Dr. Ritu Walia, MD

Pediatric GastroenterologyFemaleAge 46

Dr. Ritu Walia, MD is a Pediatric Gastroenterology Specialist in Gainesville, GA. She is affiliated with medical facilities Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston and Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Walia to book an appointment.

Dr. Walia

Gastro Health for Kids

1208 Sherwood Park Dr NE Gainesville, GA 30501
Accepting new patients

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  • Explains Conditions Well
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Experience
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No malpractice claims found for Georgia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Walia's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Liver Function Test
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walia performs Liver Function Test more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Walia performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers

pH Probe
normal
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walia performs pH Probe more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Walia performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers

Ultrasound, Endoanal
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walia performs Ultrasound, Endoanal more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Walia performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Walia's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diarrhea
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Esophagitis
  • Food Allergy
  • Gallbladder Scan
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Heartburn
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Impedance Testing
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Liver Function Test
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • pH Probe
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ultrasound, Endoanal
  • Ultrasound, Esophageal
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Wireless pH Testing

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(470) 228-4778

Dr. Walia accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Anthem
Blue Choice PPO, EPO-GA
Blue Choice-GA HMO-POS
Blue Essential Open Access-GA HMO
Blue Essential Open Access-GA POS
Blue Essential-GA PPO
Blue HRA Blue Choice-GA PPO
Blue HRA Blue Open Access-GA POS
Blue HSA Blue Choice-GA PPO
Blue HSA Blue Open Access-GA POS
Blue Open Access (Select Network)-GA POS
Blue Open Access (Small Grp)-GA POS
Blue Open Access-GA HMO
BlueChoice Healthcare Plan-GA
BlueChoice-GA HMO
BlueChoice-GA POS
BlueChoice-GA PPO
Healthy Support Open Access-GA POS
Healthy Support-GA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway Enhanced (Small Grp)-GA
Pathway Guided Access Products-GA HMO
Pathway Guided Access-GA
Pathway Products - Pathway Network-GA HMO
Pathway X (on Exchange)-GA HMO
Pathway X Guided Access-GA
Pathway X Guided Access-GA HMO
Pathway-GA HMO
State Health Network - SHBP-GA
Traditional / Indemnity-GA
Traditional Health Plan-GA
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Choice HMO
Blue Choice Option POS
Blue Open Access POS
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Choice Network POS
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Kaiser Permanente
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

Dr. Walia's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Walia

4.0

Based on 20 ratings

5 Stars
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(15)
4 Stars
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1 Star
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  • Staff friendliness (17)
  • Appointment scheduling (15)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (15)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (5)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (5)
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (5)
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Dr. Walia was the only Dr. we could get to listen to us to resolve the issue. She was very helpful, compassionate, and detailed in everything she did. After six months of the issue my daughter had Dr. Walia had the solution. Great bedside manner in and out of the office. HIGHLY recommend her and her staff. Staff was very friendly and always had great communcation. Thank you so very much for taking your time to help my daughter.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Dr. Walia is such a beautiful kind hearted doctor that cares deeply for her patient's. She is very competent in her field. Me and my family drove many miles for her services and she was worth the travel. I would highly recommend her for any pediatric GI issues.
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She is a wonderful physician.
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V.T. – May 17, 2020
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Dr. Walia is a pediatric GI doctor that knows what she is talking about. She is a great asset and takes excellent care of her patients.
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DT – May 17, 2020
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Dr. Walia is a competent and caring doctor. She’s immensely helpful and empathetic. Highly recommend her for any pediatric GI problems
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Dr. Walia is professional, experienced and caring doctor. She cures with care!
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Laadi – May 16, 2020
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Excellent doctor
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Our  goal is to provide a compassionate, high-quality, cost-effective and family-centered care to children with gastrointestinal issues

Biography

Dr. Ritu Walia, is a board certified in Pediatrics and specializes in the field of pediatric gastroenterology. Dr. Walia, attended Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical...Read more

Specialties

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Pediatrics

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi

Awards

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Is Dr. Ritu Walia, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Ritu Walia, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Walia's profile to make an appointment.

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What are Dr. Ritu Walia, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Walia frequently treats Liver Function Test, pH Probe, and Ultrasound, Endoanal. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Walia treats.

Where is Dr. Ritu Walia, MD's office located?

Dr. Walia's office is located at 1208 Sherwood Park Dr NE, Gainesville, GA 30501. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Ritu Walia, MD speak?

Dr. Walia speaks Punjabi, Hindi, and English. View profile to see all.

Does Dr. Ritu Walia, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Walia has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

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Locations

Gastro Health for Kids

Gastro Health for Kids1208 Sherwood Park Dr NE Gainesville, GA 30501
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  • Hours
    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: 9:00am - 12:00pm
    • Sun: closed
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Walia is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston

Atlanta, GA

Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville

Gainesville, GA

72% Patient Experience Rating, 3% higher than the national average

10 Awards Received