Dr. Sumeet Bhinder, MD

Dr. Sumeet Bhinder, MD

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Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
43 y/o
(35)

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Dr. Sumeet Bhinder, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Bakersfield, CA and has been practicing for 21 years. She specializes in rheumatology.

Sumeet Bhinder MD Inc

3850 Riverlakes Dr Ste B

Bakersfield, CA 93312
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Fibromyalgia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lupus
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Bhinder'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bhinder "I believe the best care can be achieved only when patients understand their conditions properly and are fully satisfied with the care they receive. Through effective education, patients are empowered to partner in their care and achieve their health priorities."

1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

58  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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.

Education

  • Guru Nanak Med College
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Flushing Hospital Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • N Shore University Hp Forest Hills
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Ma Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bhinder has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Punjabi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bhinder's Reviews

2.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bhinder to family and friends
35 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (18)

Dr. Bhinder's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

She listens and answers all questions. I feel like she is concerned about my well being. My first visit the staff didn’t call in a med and it did take a couple days to get someone on the phone. I had my doubts about the staff. The second time I needed to call for help (insurance didn’t want to...more
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I really liked Dr Bhinder. She was concerned about my care. Her staff is a complete different story. The staff is the worst I have ever encountered. I left 4 voicemails and not one call was returned. I personally talked to the receptionist and was promised a return call the same day. In 3 calls the...more
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Worst experience my husband has ever received. We basically went to just give a $30 co pay to sit in the room with her for 5mins and say oh he doesn’t have fibromyalgia he has acne that is what’s causing his pains or maybe he needs to go get seen at the cancer center! I would NEVER recommend her!...more
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Initially I was impressed with Dr. Bhinder. She diagnosed me and got my illness under control. I returned to work & my career. I did have to cut back constant doctor visits. I tell Bhinder's staff that my primary care doc can manage my illness so I can limit time off work for Dr. visits.Fast...more
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Dr Bhinder cancelled my initial appt 6 times (3 were the same day, day before my appt). I finally agreed to see PA but was reassured that Dr would see me @ my next appt to go over test results. I verified @ reminder call & when checking in, but PA walked in. Gave me 2 wrong diagnosis (verified by 3...more
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