Dr. Saligrama Bhat, MD

Dr. Saligrama Bhat, MD

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Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases  ·  
Male  ·  
66 y/o
(11)

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Dr. Saligrama Bhat, MD is a cardiovascular & pulmonary disease specialist in Port Charlotte, FL and has been practicing for 35 years. He specializes in cardiovascular & pulmonary diseases and pulmonary disease.

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

Learn about Dr. Bhat

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Top Care Areas

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

Shortness of Breath
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bronchoscopy
very high
more than 99% of peers
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Bhat'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.

2  Specialties

  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  • Pulmonary Disease

3  Board Certifications

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

49  Conditions Treated

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12  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Closed Endoscopic Biopsy of Bronchus With Robotic Assistance
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thoracentesis

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

  • Govt Med Coll, Mysore U
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Cook Co Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Cook Co Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Queens Gen Hosp-Lij-Hillside Mc Affil
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bhat has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Fawcett Memorial Hospital

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

Hospital Quality Award

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

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Dr. Bhat's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bhat to family and friends
11 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Bhat's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Great experience. My dad was 88 yrs. old when Dr. Bhat cared for him. He was patient , caring and had a easy bedside manner. He spoken in easy and relaxed manner, making it easy to ask questions. Made sure both me and my dad understood what was going on and what to expect.
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