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Dr. Sunil Nihalani, MD

Gastroenterologist, Internist, Primary Care Doctor

Professional statement

Dr. Sunil Nihalani is a compassionate and detail-oriented internist, gastroenterologist, and primary care doctor serving the communities of Davenport and Lake Wales, FL. Dr. Nihalani earned his medical degree from Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal in India. He then moved to the United States to do graduate studies in genetics at George Washington University. He then did his residency training at the department of internal medicine at St. Louis University Health Sciences Center. He also did fellowship training in gastroenterology at the University of Vermont. Dr. Nihalani is a partner at Ridge Medical Associates, LLC. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is affiliated with Winter Haven Hospital, Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center, and Lake Wales Medical Center. His experience at Lake Wales Medical Center is impressive, where he was the chief of medical staff in 2011 and 2012.. He also previously held the position of vice chief of staff and chairman of credentialing committee. Dr. Nihalani is presently the secretary/treasurer of the medical executive committee there. Dr Nihalani also gives back to the community by volunteering at the Lake Wales Free Clinic where he is also the medical director. Dr. Nihalani welcomes patients who speak English, Spanish, Hindi, and Urdu. His awareness of these different languages makes him accessible to patients from a variety of cultural backgrounds. Quality and empathy is his motto. He believe in practicing evidence-based medicine while treating the patient as an individual and listening to them and doing what he believe is in their best interest. Dr. Nihalani is devoted to ensuring the longevity of his patients’ health and developing long-lasting relationships with them.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross

Specialties

  • Internist
  • Gastroenterologist
  • Primary Care Doctor

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Winter Haven Hospital
  • Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center
  • Lake Wales Medical Center

Education and training

  • Medical School - Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
  • University of Vermont, Fellowship in Gastroenterology
  • Saint Louis University, Residency in Internal Medicine

Awards and publications

  • Physician of the year, Lake Wales Hospital 2013

Zocdoc awards

Rapid registration
Speedy response
Scheduling hero

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Hindi
  • Urdu

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1164455770

Office locations

Ridge Medical Associates

2209 North Blvd W

Davenport, FL 33837

Ridge Medical Associates

405 S 11th St

Lake Wales, FL 33853

Patient reviews
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Dr Nihalani is a highly qualified and true patient-oriented Dr. I continue to recommend him to others.
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Linn the PA is fabulous. She listens, she counsels, and she proceeds after discussing care plan.
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very caring, and professional, great doctor.
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My visit went very well. From the receptionist to the anesthesiologist all were very pleasant and courteous. The before and after procedures were explained clearly by the medical attendants. Finally this fine Specialist explained his findings and recommendations. In summary, very pleasant experience.
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caring doctor
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it was well taken care of
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Great doctor was really pleased with everything
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He is a great doctor. Sometimes you have to wait a little long but that's because he gives every patient the time that they need to discuss their problems. Take a book to read and know that you will get the same attention.
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it was a fairly good appointment
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Dr. NIHALANI IS VERY CARING AND LISTENED TO MY ISSUES.
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Dr. Nihalani takes the time to listen to patients concerns and needs and is excellent in getting referrals and prescribing the right medicines for whatever the aliment may be.
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Dr. Nihalani is wonderful. He's a great listener and provided a very comfortable environment while prvoiding knowledgeable and friendly care. I highly recommend him. 5 stars! William S.
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I love Dr. Nihalani's professionalism and how he actually takes the time to talk with and listen to patients concerns and questions. I'm very pleased with having him as my physician.
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Dr. Nihalani is great. He listens to my concerns and tries to resolve them.
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Very attentive, fast, clean.
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He is in my opinion he is a good Dr. and easy to get along with and he cares for his patients
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Always leave Dr. Nihalani's office feeling much better than when I came in! He is always very thorough and always tells the truth; always tells you what you need to know for your health which may NOT be what you wantto hear. He is always right in the long run.
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Awesome, Kind, Respectful, Funny Great Personality
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Dr Nihalani is extremely knowledgeable and gives it to you straight. He always takes time to answer any questions that you have.
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Very good
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Dr. Nihalani is a pleasure to visit with and he always listens. He is intelligent, competent and you can tell he genuinely cares about his patients.
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Dr. Nihalani takes a personal interest in his patients. He is not only my personal physician; I regard him as a personal friend. Rev. Joseph V.
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Always worth waiting for, concise, precise, professional and very knowledgeable.
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I found Dr.Nihalani to be very forthright and honest with me.
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My visit today was to get a flu shot. The office nurse was prompt, my wait time was about 10 minutes. Jan C
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Office was very clean, the staff very organized and attentive. My procedure was done quickly and again, staff was very attentive. They also called me the next day to follow up on me to make sure I was feeling ok. Thank you Dr.Nihalani and your staff.
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Going to the Doctor is always a pleasant experience with Dr. Nihalani and his professional staff who are knowledgeable, efficient, and always friendly, making my day a much better one.
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Dr. Nihalani was very professional, explained the procedure and preparation very well. Janette C
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Time period between entering and being checked , was to long. Its the third time in a row that this situation happens. It feels like once you enter this waiting rooms, they forget you are in there. Seems like they are giving to many appointments for the same day.
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He's just a great Dr who gets it. The patient comes first with Dr Nihalani.
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Awesome and very nice
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Dr. N. always have the answers to any/all of your questions. He cares about his patients.
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Very satisfied
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My visits with Dr. Nihalani are always straight forward, professional and timely. He has high standards he lives up to and when you leave his office there is no doubt what one needs to do to improve their health and whathis plan is for you to stay in good health.
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he is a ehcelente Dr.
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Great job would recommend anyone.
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Dr. Nihalani is always thourough in his examination, and gives good explanations about his actions and your general condition.
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He listened to my concerns. Didn't feel like he was hurrying me. We both agreed on course of arriving at a diagnosis. I felt like he really cared. 12/14/15
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Dr Nihalani is an excellent doctor who listens to his patients and I feel comfortable talking to him and asking him for advice. I have been a patient of his for several years and I have no complaints.
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B He had time to talk and discuss my tests and x-rays. Other Dr, don't have time.
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He takes time with us to understand out medical problems, We had to wait a while to see him but that means he's taking time to help the patient before us.
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He has been a very good Doctor
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He always takes the time to listen and is very pleasant.
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I waited an hour and a half to see him. I was not happy with this. I do like him as my Dr but this absurd. I feel I was put aside because i'm not important.
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The staff is great as well as Dr. Nihalani! He takes his time and address all your issues. The P.A. Lynn is wonderful, as well.
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Dr Nihaloni is throughly and a very good doctor. He asks questions and then listens to answer and interjects his aspect and guidance on you personal or families we'll being. He is very Knowledgeable and always ready to listen to yourpoint although his points are very good qualified and Reasonable when asked to follow. He loves caring and always willing to help or staffers can help EXCELLENT. Ray C
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Nice visit and completely satisfied with my visit. Have recommended other people to Dr N. And they are very satisfied with him
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Great Dr. Would recommend for anyone to see him.
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Dr Nihallani is very courteous and professional. After the test, he informed me of what to do to resolve my problem
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