Dr. Santosh Garg, MD

Dr. Santosh Garg, MD

Pediatrics  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
Dr. Santosh Garg, MD is a pediatrics specialist in West Covina, CA and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Maharishi Dayanand University / Government Medical College in 1970 and specializes in pediatrics.Read his story

1535 W Merced Ave Ste 300

West Covina, CA 91790

Contact Information

(626) 962-8122

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare
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Dr. Garg's Experience

Dr. Garg's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatrics
  • Board certified in Pediatrics
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Garg's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Garg "Dr. Santosh K. Garg is a Board certified pediatrician and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics caring for children of San Gabriel Valley and the surroundings communities since 1992. After earning his medical degree from Punjabi University in India in 1970, he finished a full residency in Pediatrics and earned a Masters degree in Pediatrics in 1974. He moved to the U.S in 1975. He took additional Pediatric residency training from Rutgars University and associated hospitals in New Jersey. He has been practicing in California since 1981. Over the last 30 years Dr. Garg has been engaged in a group practice with an HMO and has been in his solo practice in West Covina, CA since 2001. He has been on the clinical facility at UCI as an assistant Professor of Pediatrics from 1983 to 2002. He was chair of Pediatrics department at Queen of the Valley Hospital for years 1999, 2007, and 2016. His main office is in the city of West Covina CA. He also goes part time to the offices of Central City Clinics in the cities of El Monte, Baldwin Park, and La Puente. Dr Garg is well respected by his peers and hospital staff. He places his patient care and well being above all other interests. Besides speaking fluent English he speaks Hindi and Punjabi. All the office staff is fluent in English and Spanish."
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1  Specialties

  • Pediatrics

1  Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

9  Procedures

  • Immunization
  • Infant Care
  • Nebulizer Treatment
  • Physical Examination
  • Sports Physical Examination
  • Vaccination
  • Well Baby Care
  • Well Child Examination
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Dav College, Jullundar
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1963
  • Maharishi Dayanand University / Government Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • Robert Wood Johnson University Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Pgi
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Rutgers Med Sch
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Garg has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Garg's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Garg to family and friends
5 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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Dr. Garg's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Best pediatrician ever, always very professional and nice. I have been bringing my daughters who are 9 and 7 since they were newborns and now my newborn baby boy and couldn't be any happier with another pediatrician. He Genuinely cares about his patients. Dr. Garg and his PA are very knowledgable....more
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Dr. Garg and his staff is very nice. Staff tries there best to give same day appointments all the time. My child has been seeing Dr. Garg since he was newborn and he is not 11 years old. John his P.A is very nice with children and playful.
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