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Dr. Kiran Bhat, MD

Gastroenterologist

Brooklyn, NY

About Dr. Kiran Bhat

Dr. Kiran K. Bhat work to help his patients acquire lifelong habits of health and disease prevention. With 20 years of experience in gastroenterology, one of Dr. Bhat’s most sought-after treatments is a very effective, non-surgical procedure for hemorrhoids that is minimally-invasive. The focus of his care is to educate and help people maintain an excellent quality of life through nutrition. Dr. Bhat maintains his own practice serving the Brooklyn community, where he is known for his compassionate and patient-oriented view. He began the trek toward medicine at Pune Armed Forces Medical School in Pune, India graduating in 1982. He has an accomplished training record with fellowships in gastroenterology, at places like Brooklyn Hospital Center and Caledonian Hospital. Dr. Bhat also completed his residencies in internal medicine at Brooklyn hospitals. Teaching and training, Dr.Bhat educated fellows, interns, and medical students for about a decade. He is also a fast language-learner, fluent in English, Spanish, Hindi, and Kannada. Dr. Bhat is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and in gastroenterology. Outside of healthcare, Dr. Bhat leads a similarly enriching life. He loves to practice yoga and play squash, to go dancing (especially salsa and mambo), and to travel internationally. He is also an avid snowboarder and loves to cook (nutritious foods, of course!). He looks forward to meeting you!

In-network insurances

  • 1199SEIU
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross

Specialties

  • Gastroenterologist

Practice names

Board certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Education and training

  • Medical School - Armed Forces Medical College, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
  • University Hospital of Brooklyn, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • Kings County Hospital Center, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • Veterans Affairs New York Harbor Healthcare System, Brooklyn, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • The Brooklyn Hospital Center, Fellowship in Gastroenterology
  • Caledonian Hospital, Fellowship in Gastroenterology
  • Woodhull Medical Center, Fellowship in Gastroenterology

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Hindi
  • Kannada

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1104872530

Dr. Kiran Bhat's office location

55 Greene Ave, 201

Brooklyn, NY 11238

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Dr. Bhat was great! He was very kind and patient with my health concerns. My endoscopy was done with no complications. I was worried that my throat was going to hurt afterwards, but I experienced zero pain. Overall, I was veryhappy about my doctor’s visit. I would recommend Dr. Bhat to anyone.
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My first visit with Dr. Bhat was fine, he gave me some guidelines and asked to schedule another appointment for an endoscopy. He did not explain in person any of the rules for me to follow before my endoscopy, and alsodid not make it clear that there would be a pamphlet given to me with my checkout forms that would explain the rules. When I got to my second appointment he berated me for not following the rules (I drank a seltzer water.. otherwise I had fasted), and when I expressed some hesitation to go through with the procedure he yelled at me and told me I was being a baby. I told him I was not comfortable receiving the procedure and left immediately. I was shocked by the treatment I received, It was honestly unbelievable. Would not recommend.
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It was a great experience he is very warn and Patient doctor
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Dr Bhat is great. He was really nice and made me feel immediately confortable. He is knowledgeable and really took his time with me. I would absolutely recommend him.
Less than 1 year ago
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It was a great experience. I highly recommend this doctor
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Dr. Bhat was very informative and very direct about my case and didn't generalize everything like most do.
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I had an excellent visit with Dr. Bhat. Based on the other reviews I was prepared for the wait time, which doesn't bother me because he clearly takes his time with each patient and the staff was attentive. However the waitingarea is cramped and hectic. Dr. Bhat's office, though, is comfortable and clean and he is extremely thorough with a kind, easy bedside manner.
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My main problem with Dr. Bhat is that either he or his staff does not have enough time to properly screen potential patients (or they just have the wrong procedures in place). I booked my grandmother an appointment with Dr. Bhatfor a second opinion on a very serious diagnosis that she received from another doctor. I also called the morning before the appointment to find out if I needed to know or do anything in light of the fact that I was coming in for a second opinion from another doctor. I was told that we would have to fill out paper work when we showed up. However, when we showed up, Dr. Bhat decided that it would be a bad idea for him to provide the second opinion because he wasn't affiliated with the hospital at which my grandmother received her first opinion, and the whole process would therefore take too long. This may have been a smart move medically that probably saved my grandmother some time and headache, but it would have been better if someone from the office had reached out to me ahead of time to talk about the constraints that the doctor faces when performing second opinions.
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The wait was bad. I came early to check in but I still have to wait an hour and a half. I was also nervous because the waiting room was dirty. The bathroom was dirty. Before I went in to seethe doctor they put me right outside his office and you could hear everything thing the patient and doctor were saying inside which really made me uncomfortable. When I walked into Dr. Bhat's office it was like a whole new world. His office was immaculate compared to the waiting area. It was spacious and cozy. His bedside manner was incredible. He took his time with me even though my problem was not serious and it was getting late in the day. His information also fixed my problem and I haven't needed a follow up!
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He is a thorough Dr., but the wait time is long. The office is shared so it was a bit busy in the waiting area. The receptionist was very friendly and helpful. I had to still fill out forms and giveinsurance card even though I did all that on Zocdoc. He has a holistic approach that may not be right for me.
More than 1 year ago
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He was definitely informative and took his time to explain possible issues. I didn't feel rushed nor like I had a poor service.
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He is very thorough. Wait time is long.
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Dr. Bhat has been an excellent choice for a gastro! I've been dealing with hemorrhoids for a number of years, and he performed an IRC treatment of his own brand, which after round 1 has proven very successful! Honestly night andday, and the recovery was short of a few weeks. Dr. Bhat was very relaxed to communicate with, and his confidence in the work made me feel at ease. I don't get too nervous during medical procedures, and he gave me no reason to feel differently. Only drawback of the office is the wait time... definitely book early, or expect to get some reading done!
More than 1 year ago
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My visit was great. The wait was not. I really appreciate the attention that Dr. Bhat gives to his patients and how much knowledge he has and shares.
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Dr. Bhat is an excellent physician. Takes time to listen to all of your symptoms, is caring and concerned for your overall health and well being, not just diagnosing to prescribe endless medications that don't actually treat you. He is a good man.
More than 1 year ago
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I would absolutely not return or recommend this office. The staff is rude, and it seems like they book appointments without even looking at a calendar. Don't waste your time.
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Extremely long wait time. However Dr. Bhat was extremely detail oriented and thorough.
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Receptionist wouldnt open the schedule to confirm my appointment. Was seen 2 hours after scheduled appointment and office tells me that's to be expected. Didnt have any patients with my problem. Wanted to push an invasive endoscopy procedure as a first step even though "it probably wouldn't tell us anything"
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The office staff was unprofessional and unorganized. Waited a hour and a half and would not have been seen when I was If I had not complained. Took a chance in scheduling a colonoscopy with the doctor because he seemed satisfactoryand have now been waiting hour and half for the procedure. Several other patients are also waiting. Apparently we have all been booked at the same time. NEVER COMING HERE AGAIN!!!!
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Excellent and Intelligent
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He is very serious about his profession, which can sometimes make him come off less personable than some would like - but he is extremely knowledgeable, very thorough, and highly professional. Highly recommend!
More than 1 year ago
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The wait was very long, but I understood that each patient was given the same type of attention that I was given. I really appreciate the way Dr. Bhat treats his patients. He is very knowledgeable and very helpful.
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It was short and sweet. Resolved any problems I had .
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I waited approximately 2 1/2 hours to be seen. My appointment was at 5:15 and I did not leave the office until 8:10. He was gentle during the examination and gave me pointers to assist with my nutrition.
More than 1 year ago
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Dr.Bhat took extensive notes and asked pointed questions.He was very thorough in determining my ailment and offered good advoce on diet enhancements.
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He was very helpful and took my problems seriously, but offered the most natural treatment.
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Was seen immediately after I finished the paper work. He listened and took his time with me. I can tell he wanted to get to the bottom of my problem. I would recommend him. He had a good staff as well.
More than 1 year ago
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The waiting area and vitals room is gross and feels unprofessional. The other doctors in the practice were running around looking for keys and searching for technicians, it felt like disorganized chaos, I almost left. But, once you go back andsee Dr. Bhat, his personal office is clean and organized and I can see why he doesn't venture to the front of the office. He listened to me, and took the time to really evaluate what was going on. I never felt rushed, he seems to really care about patients and his job. I definitely recommend him!
More than 1 year ago
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Kind and knowledgeable. The only downside was that he was on the phone for a lot of my consultation, which I found distracting.
More than 1 year ago
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While I waited for over an hour, the wait was because he takes time to listen to his patients and explain what is going on. I did not mind the wait as it was well worth it.
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Very knowledgeable.
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very professional!
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He was for the most part friendly and knowledgeable. The office was overbooked, so I ended up waiting for 2 hours and 15 minutes to see him, though.
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Great doctor, easy to communicate with.. Going through some relocation challenges but shouldn't last long...
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