Dr. Tabassum Chowdhury, MD

Dr. Tabassum Chowdhury, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Female  ·  
53 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Tabassum Chowdhury, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Bakersfield, CA and has been practicing for 30 years. She specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

Kern Gastroenterlgy Medical Grp

5959 Truxtun Ave Ste 200

Bakersfield, CA 93309
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Chowdhury'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

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

76  Conditions Treated

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11  Procedures

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.


  • University Of Al Fateh, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University Mo Hospital and Clin
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Mo Hospital and Clin
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chowdhury has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chowdhury's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chowdhury to family and friends
16 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Chowdhury's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I had a previous colonoscopy with another doctor,that gave me a fear of having this needed procedure done! As it landed myself in a hospital with911 being called.! My primary doctor's assistant recommended Dr.Chowdhury to me.Im very happy she did,as Dr Chowdhury explains everything and reassure...more
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Dr. Chowdhury is a very kind and compassionate person and I believe her to be a skilled gastroenterologist. She always listens intently to every concern I have and then gives me feedback that is helpful to continue with my home care regarding my GURD and stomach problems. When I call her to get...more
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No compassion or patience with people that are hard of hearing. She has no time to explain a patients pros and cons of my situation. Rude and above all has no time. My experience with her is only as a doctor in the San Joaquin hospital.
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She was excellent in taking care of my husband who was critically ill. As a nurse I recognized her expertise over other physicians. Have recommended her to many people. I have also seen her as my hcp ??
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