Dr. Ruban Nirmalan, MD

Dr. Ruban Nirmalan, MD

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Dr. Ruban Nirmalan, MD is a general surgery specialist in Lafayette, IN. He specializes in general surgery.

5177 McCarty Ln

Lafayette, IN 47905

Contact Information

(765) 448-8000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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

Cholecystitis and Gallstones
high
more than 88% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
high
more than 86% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
normal
more than 77% of peers

Dr. Nirmalan'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.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

56  Conditions Treated

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56  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 5/13/2014
    Amount or Range: $225,000.00
    State: 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

Education data for Dr. Nirmalan is unavailable at this time.

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Nirmalan has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Nirmalan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nirmalan's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nirmalan to family and friends
9 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Nirmalan'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

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Great Surgan, I went in for an appendectomy, he came in explained everything super well and did a fantasic job doing the surgery. I really would recommend him for anyone I know who has an appendicitis.
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Very thorough exam. Didn't want to just rush in to surgery. Listened to what I had to say and explained things clearly.
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Horrible experience. I am in sever pain and was able to get an appointment with Nirmalan and was considering going to the emergency room or seeing him. I decided to see him instead. He would not listen to me and said I should be on medication for 2 weeks and seen again. I kept telling him I am in...more
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