Dr. Rizwana Thanawala, MD

Dr. Rizwana Thanawala, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Rizwana Thanawala, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Lake City, FL. She graduated from University Of Bombay / Grant Medical College and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.Read her story

4367 NW American Ln

Lake City, FL 32055

Contact Information

(386) 758-6094

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Thanawala performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Diarrhea
very high
more than 99% of peers
Constipation
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Thanawala's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Thanawala's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Thanawala "Dr. Thanawala is a board certified Gastroenterologist who started her practice Gastroenterology Associates, in Lake City, Florida in 1997. She completed her Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology training at Nassau County Medical Center, Stony Brook University, Long Island, New York in 1997. Dr. Thanawala completed medical school in Bombay, India at Grant Medical College in 1989. Prior to her medical training in New York, Dr. Thanawala did research in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Southern California. Dr. Thanawala enjoys gastroenterology and performs endoscopic procedures at the Lake City Surgery Center and the Lake City Medical Center. Dr. Thanawala is board certified in Gastroenterology and is an affiliated member of the American College of Gastroenterology and the American Gastroenterology Association. She is also the Medical Director at the Lake City Surgery Center and is on the Board of Trustees at the Indian Cultural and Education Center in Gainesville, Florida."
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2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

76  Conditions Treated

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11  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • University Of Bombay / Grant Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Nassau University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Nassau University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Nassau University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Thanawala has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Thanawala's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thanawala to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

Dr. Thanawala's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Very rude and dismissive. She talks down to you when you ask a question. She did not listen to my concerns and did not explain anything very well. I left with many unanswered questions.
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