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Dr. Ambika Softa, MD

Internal Medicine*
1.6 (16)
Map Pin Small Bakersfield, CA
Accepting new patients
44 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Ambika Softa, MD

Dr. Ambika Softa, MD is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Bakersfield, CA. They specialize in Internal Medicine, has 44 years of experience. They graduated from Punjab Medical College, University Of Health Sciences Lahore and is affiliated with Adventist Health Bakersfield. Dr. Softa, completed a residency at University Calif School Med. Patients rated Dr. Softa an average 1.6 star rating.

Dr. Softa works at Practice in Bakersfield, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Administrative Physical along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept 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. Softa's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Adventist Health Physicians Network
    9900 Stockdale Hwy Ste 200, Bakersfield, CA 93311 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (661) 716-2600

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  • Adventist Health Bakersfield

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Administrative Physical
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
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Administrative Physical
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Limb Pain
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Elbow Sprain
Joint Pain
Tobacco Use Disorder
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Immunization Administration
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
Actinic Keratosis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Allergic Rhinitis
Anemia
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Animal Allergies
Anxiety
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Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthritis of the Neck
Asthma
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Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Atherosclerosis
Athlete's Foot
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Back Pain
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Boil
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Bronchitis
Bursitis
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Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Common Cold
Congestive Heart Failure
Constipation
Contact Dermatitis
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cough
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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Diabetes
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Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
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Difficulty With Walking
Dizziness
Down Syndrome
Dry Eyes
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Dry Skin
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Dyslipidemia
Dysphagia
Ear Ache
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Earwax Buildup
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Esophagitis
Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Fever
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Fibromyalgia
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gout
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Hair Loss
Headache
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Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
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High Cholesterol
Hives
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Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypokalemia
Hypothyroidism
Insomnia
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Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Iodine Deficiency
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Jock Itch
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Malaise and Fatigue
Mastodynia
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menstrual Disorders
Migraine
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Muscle Cramping
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nasopharyngitis
Nausea
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Neurogenic Bladder
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Obesity
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Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Otitis Media
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Perimenopause
Pharyngitis
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Pneumonia
Pollen Allergy
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
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Postnasal Drip
Prostatitis
Proteinuria
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Hypertension
Radiculopathy
Rash
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Reflux Esophagitis
Ringworm
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Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Scabies
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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Secondary Diabetes Mellitus
Shortness of Breath
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Tachycardia
Sinusitis
Sleep Apnea
Stye
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Symptomatic Menopause
Syncope
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Thrombosis
Thyroid Goiter
Tinnitus
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Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Urinary Hesitancy
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Valley Fever
Vascular Disease
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Vertigo
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Viral Hepatitis
Vitamin B Deficiency
Vitamin D Deficiency
Warts
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Wheezing
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Yeast Infections
Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
Diabetes Counseling
Obesity Counseling
Pap Smear
Smoking Cessation Counseling
Wellness Examination
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    1.6
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    Based on 16 ratings
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    About Dr. Ambika Softa, MD

    Specialties*
    • Internal Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 44 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Hindi
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    NPI Number
    • 1770580912
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • University Calif School Med
    Residency
    Internship
    • Med College
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Punjab Medical College, University Of Health Sciences Lahore
    Medical Education

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Ambika Softa, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Softa is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Softa has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Softa has seen patients for Administrative Physical, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Softa on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    16 patients have reviewed Dr. Softa. The overall rating for this provider is 1.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Softa.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Softa, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Softa appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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