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Dr. Nirmala Gopalan, MD

Geriatric Medicine*
3.0 (2)
Map Pin Small San Jose, CA
Accepting new patients
31 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Nirmala Gopalan, MD

Dr. Nirmala Gopalan, MD is a Geriatric Medicine Specialist in San Jose, CA. They specialize in Geriatric Medicine, has 31 years of experience, and is board certified in Geriatric Medicine. They graduated from DR M.G.R. MEDICAL UNIVERSITY / MADRAS MEDICAL COLLEGE and is affiliated with Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Gopalan an average 3.0 star rating.

Dr. Gopalan works at Practice in San Jose, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Constipation and All Headaches (incl. Migraine) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of California 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. Gopalan's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
    751 S Bascom Ave, San Jose, CA 95128 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (888) 334-1000
  2. 2
    Office
    777 E Santa Clara St Ste 300, San Jose, CA 95112 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (408) 885-4198
  3. 3
    Acci\cst
    2400 Moorpark Ave, San Jose, CA 95128 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (408) 885-4622

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  • Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

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All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
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Constipation
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Immunization Administration
Limb Pain
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Anal or Rectal Pain
Diarrhea
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Fever
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Foot Infection
Joint Pain
Muscle Cramping
Muscle Spasm
Nail Infection
Nausea
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Sebaceous Cysts
Shortness of Breath
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
Achilles Tendinitis
Acidosis
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Actinic Keratosis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Kidney Infection
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Administrative Physical
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
Ataxia
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Atherosclerosis
Athlete's Foot
Atrophic Vaginitis
Back Pain
Bedsores
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Bedwetting
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bladder Infection
Blepharitis
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Boil
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Breast Pain
Bronchiectasis
Bronchitis
Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
Bunion
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Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Canker Sore
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Depression (Dysthymia)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Coccygeal Pain
Cold Sore
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cough
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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Difficulty With Walking
Dizziness
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
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Esophagitis
Essential Tremor
Excessive Sweating
Fibromyalgia
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastroptosis
Gout
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Hammer Toe
Headache
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Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Heartburn
Hemorrhoids
Herpes Simplex Infection
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Hip Pointer
Hip Sprain
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Influenza (Flu)
Ingrown Nail
Insomnia
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Intertrigo
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Kidney Infection
Knee Sprain
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menstrual Disorders
Migraine
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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Mood Disorders (Dysthymia and Cyclothymia)
Muscle Weakness
Mycobacterial Lung Infection
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nasopharyngitis
Neurogenic Bladder
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
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Orchitis
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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
Osteomalacia
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Overactive Bladder
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pharyngitis
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Plantar Fasciitis
Pneumonia
Pollen Allergy
Polyuria
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Postnasal Drip
Proteinuria
Radiculopathy
Rash
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Reflux Esophagitis
Restless Leg Syndrome
Ringworm
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Rosacea
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Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Sarcoidosis
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Secondary Diabetes Mellitus
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Shingles
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Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Tachycardia
Sinusitis
Skin Ulcer
Sleep Apnea
Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stye
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Swine Flu
Symptomatic Menopause
Syphilis Infections
Tension Headache
Throat Pain
Thrush
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Thyroid Goiter
Tinnitus
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Tonsillitis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
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Trigeminal Neuralgia
Urinary Stones
Vaginitis or Vaginosis
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
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Vitamin B Deficiency
Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wheezing
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Diabetes Counseling
Geriatric Assessment
Vaccination
Wellness Examination
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    Specialties*
    • Geriatric Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 31 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1073627014
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • DR M.G.R. MEDICAL UNIVERSITY / MADRAS MEDICAL COLLEGE
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Geriatric Medicine and Internal Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Nirmala Gopalan, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Gopalan is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Gopalan accepts Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of California, and other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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

    Dr. Gopalan has seen patients for Constipation and All Headaches (incl. Migraine), and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Gopalan on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    2 patients have reviewed Dr. Gopalan. The overall rating for this provider is 3.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Gopalan.

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