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Dr. Amudhan Pugalenthi, MD

Surgical Oncology*
4.5 (2)
Map Pin Small Bakersfield, CA
Accepting new patients
9 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Amudhan Pugalenthi, MD

Dr. Amudhan Pugalenthi, MD is a Surgical Oncology Specialist in Bakersfield, CA. They specialize in Surgical Oncology, has 9 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from DR M.G.R. MEDICAL UNIVERSITY / CHINGLEPUT MEDICAL COLLEGE and is affiliated with Bakersfield Memorial Hospital, Mercy Hospital Downtown - Bakersfield and Mercy Hospital Southwest. Dr. Pugalenthi, completed a residency at General Surgery, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, NY. Patients rated Dr. Pugalenthi an average 4.5 star rating.

Dr. Pugalenthi works at Dignity Health Medical Group - Bakersfield in Bakersfield, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Ileus 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.

Dr. Pugalenthi's Office Locations

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    Surgery Center - Dignity Health Medical Group - Bakersfield, CA
    3838 San Dimas St Ste B231, Bakersfield, CA 93301 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (661) 306-4812

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    About Dr. Amudhan Pugalenthi, MD

    • Surgical Oncology

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    Years of Experience
    • 9 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Tamil
    Languages Spoken
    • Male
    NPI Number
    • 1609043207
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    Education & Certifications

    • Multi-Organ Abdominal Transplant Surgery, University of Minnesota, MN|Surgical Oncology, Mercy Medical Center, MD
    • General Surgery, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, NY
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    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Bakersfield Memorial Hospital
    • Mercy Hospital Downtown - Bakersfield
    • Mercy Hospital Southwest

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

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    Dr. Pugalenthi works at Dignity Health Medical Group - Bakersfield in Bakersfield, CA. View the full address on Dr. Pugalenthi’s profile.

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

    2 patients have reviewed Dr. Pugalenthi. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Pugalenthi.

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