Dr. Vivek Huilgol, MD

Dr. Vivek Huilgol, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Vivek Huilgol, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Flinders University Of South Australia, School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in gastroenterology.

3715 Prytania St Ste 500

New Orleans, LA 70115

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 96% of peers
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
more than 88% of peers
Abdominal Pain
more than 81% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Huilgol "Dr. Huilgol received his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at Flinder's University of South Australia. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at the Aurora-Sinai Program in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He completed two fellowships in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Aurora-Sinai Program and Medical College Wisconsin. Dr. Huilgol completed his final fellowship of Advanced Gastroenterology Training at the LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport. He is board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. Prior to joining Ochsner, Dr. Huilgol worked as a staff physician and held leadership positions at the Veterans Affairs Healthcare System hospital in Roseburg, Oregon. "

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

59  Conditions Treated


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5  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Flinders University Of South Australia, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Royal Adelaide Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Aurora-Sinai Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Aurora Sinai Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Huilgol has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Huilgol's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

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Dr. Huilgol's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

My experience has been that Dr. Huilgol is very respectful and culturally conscious of my health concerns and engaged me in a very meaningful manner to map out a course of treatment. I greatly respect his expertise and will continue to access him for all GI concerns or routine GI check-ups for as...more
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We had an excellent experience with Dr. Huilgol and his staff. I called several doctor's offices & hospitals before choosing Nola Gastro-they were the most professional & the only office offering colon lavage option for my colonoscopy screening. Since I had hemorrhoids in the past, I did not want...more
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Was most satisfied with professional manner of whole operation. EGD procedure could not have been better handled . Caring and dedicated staff at every level. Medication first prescribed offered immediate relief. Could not have been more pleased. Thank you Dr. Viv and staff.
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Dr. Huilgol is knowledgeable, approachable, trustworthy, reliable and competent. He has good dr-patient rapport and treats his staff with respect and courtesy. Rather than see someone else, I chose to travel back across the country to have him perform my next procedure.
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Dr. Viv was wonderful. Thorough, compassionate, personable, professional, explained everything to me and answered my questions, then followed up personally with my lightning fast results. I highly recommend him and wish he could be our primary Doctor!!!
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