Dr. Sanjay Ahluwalia, MD

Dr. Sanjay Ahluwalia, MD

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53 y/o
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Dr. Sanjay Ahluwalia, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Chandler, AZ. He graduated from Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College in 1987 and specializes in gastroenterology.

Advanced Gastroenterology

2971 W Elliot Rd Ste 3

Chandler, AZ 85224
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Accepted insurance

  • Accountable Health Plans of America
  • Aetna
  • Allstate
  • Altec
  • American Family Insurance
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Arizona Medical Network
  • Assurant Health
  • AZ Benefit Options
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)

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Top Care Areas

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

Constipation
very high
more than 98% of peers
Diarrhea
very high
more than 96% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ahluwalia "We have designed a Digestive health practice especially for you, our patient, by providing a comprehensive array of healthcare to you and by building a strong partnership together. Everything we do at Advanced Gastroenterology is geared toward providing you with nothing less than the best possible care."
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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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
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • 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
  • Gastroparesis
  • Giardiasis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Anoscopy
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Esophageal Dilatation
  • Esophageal pH Monitoring
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Liver Biopsy

Background Check

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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

  • Lokmanya Tilak Mun MC Bombay U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • University of Illinois
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University of Illinois Chicago
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Southern California
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University of Southern California
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Advanced endoscopy
    Other Education | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ahluwalia has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Dignity Health - Mercy Gilbert Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
General Surgery Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

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

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Dr. Ahluwalia's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ahluwalia to family and friends
3.5
based on 57 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (57)

  • 5
    (30)
  • 4
    (6)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (18)

Dr. Ahluwalia'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
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

in Chandler, AZ |
Very enjoyable!
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in Mesa, AZ |
I needed a colonoscopy done. I am usually terrified of any medical procedures and get very anxious about going to a hospital. This doctor sensed my discomfort, explained everything clearly and put me at ease. Contrary to my fear, the colonoscopy was a breeze. He put me at ease before the...more
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in Chandler, AZ |
I have been seeing Dr. Ahluwalia for over seven years. . . .I wouldn't think of going to anyone else! While his bedside manner may not be "warm and fuzzy"...he gets the job done in a compassionate and professional way.
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in Mesa, AZ |
I saw some bad reviews and it makes me sad. I have been seeing this Doctor for 6 years and I think him and his staff are great.
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in Chandler, AZ |
I would walked out if I knew I could easily find another doctor that took my insurance. The waiting area carpet is filthy, the chairs are all ripped up, and the dirty pens at the front desk are in need of some TLC. Some of the chairs were also dirty. I had a 1:30 appointment and did not see the...more
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We apologize if your experience was less than what we strive to provide to our patients. We do have regularly scheduled carpet cleaning and chair replacement.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Ahluwalia accepts 85 insurance carriers
  • Accountable Health Plans of America
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna PPO
  • Allstate
  • Altec
  • American Family Insurance
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Motorola Health Plans
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
  • Arizona Medical Network
  • Assurant Health
  • AZ Benefit Options
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
    AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) EPO
    AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) PPO
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Benesight
  • Berkshire Life Insurance Company of America
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Care 1st Health Plan
    AHCCCS without Prior Authorization
  • Caremark Pharmacy
  • CHAMPVA
  • Chandler Group
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna POS
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
  • CNA
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • Comprehensive Medical and Dental Program (CMDP)
  • Compusys
  • Conseco
  • CopperPoint Mutual
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • CoreSource
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • CRS
  • EBMS
  • El Paso First Health Plan
  • Employers Dental Service
    EDS
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Choice of Arizona
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
  • Health Net
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
    Gold
    Humana HMO
    Humana PPO
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
  • LifeWise
  • Lincoln
  • Lutheran Preferred
    Lutheran Preferred PPO
  • Magellan Health Services
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Maricopa Health Plan
  • Maricopa Managed Care
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MedPartners
    MedPartners PPO
  • Mercy Care
    AHCCCS without Prior Authorization
  • Meritain Health
  • MetLife
  • Monumental Life Insurance Company
  • MultiPlan
    RAN/AMN
  • New York Life
  • One Health
    One Health HMO
    One Health POS
    One Health PPO
  • Operating Engineers Health & Welfare Plan
  • Pacific Life & Annuity Company
  • PHCS
    PHCS PPO
  • Phoenix Health Plan
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
  • Premier Group Insurance
  • Principal Life
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Prudential
  • Pyramid Life
  • Secure Care Indemnity
  • Select Med
    Select Med Select Med
  • Sierra Choice
    Sierra Choice POS
  • State Farm
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • Triwest
    TriCare/TriWest
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    PacifiCare
    PacifiCare HMO
    PacifiCare POS
    PacifiCare PPO
    Secure Horizons
    UMR
    United Healthcare
  • Unum
  • Wausau Benefits
  • Wells Fargo Insurance
  • WPS Health Insurance

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Hospitals where Dr. Ahluwalia has admitting privileges

Dignity Health - Mercy Gilbert Medical Center
3555 S Val Vista Dr
Gilbert, AZ 85297
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Banner Baywood Medical Center
6644 E Baywood Ave
Mesa, AZ 85206
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Banner Gateway Medical Center
1900 N Higley Rd
Gilbert, AZ 85234
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