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Dr. Alok Goyal, MD

Gastroenterology
3.1 (44)
Accepting new patients
39 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Alok Goyal, MD

Dr. Alok Goyal, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in South Plainfield, NJ. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 39 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons and is affiliated with Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Medical Center and Hackensack Meridian Raritan Bay Medical Center, Perth Amboy.

Dr. Goyal works at South Plainfield Primary Care Center in South Plainfield, NJ with other offices in Perth Amboy, NJ. They frequently treat conditions like Overweight, Obesity and Abdominal Pain along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Goyal's Office Locations

  1. 1
    South Plainfield Primary Care
    2509 Park Ave Ste 1A, South Plainfield, NJ 07080 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (908) 232-4462
  2. 2
    Ujjwal K Datta Dpm
    491 New Brunswick Ave, Perth Amboy, NJ 08861 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (732) 324-8033
    Monday
    3:00pm - 7:00pm
    Tuesday
    3:00pm - 7:00pm
    Wednesday
    4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Thursday
    3:00pm - 7:00pm
    Saturday
    7:00am - 12:30pm

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  • Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Medical Center
  • Hackensack Meridian Raritan Bay Medical Center, Perth Amboy

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    Nov 08, 2022
    Dr.Goyal is an excellent Physician.He is a very caring Doctor.
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    About Dr. Alok Goyal, MD

    Specialties
    • Gastroenterology
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    Years of Experience
    • 39 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Gujarati, Hindi, Spanish and Urdu
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    NPI Number
    • 1003848805
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Suny Downstate Med Center|Suny-Downstate Med Ctr
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital Ne|St Lukes-Roosevelt Hosp, Ne
    Residency
    Internship
    • St Luke's - Roosevelt Hosp Ctr
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    Medical Education
    • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
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    Dr. Goyal has seen patients for Overweight, Obesity and Abdominal Pain, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Goyal on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    Dr. Goyal speaks Gujarati, Hindi, Spanish and Urdu.

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