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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (12)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Arun Softa, Internist, General Practitioner is Excellent. Dr. Softa has been reviewed by 60 patients who have provided 12 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 3.7
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Arun Softa, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 8 areas:
  • Arthritis
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Flu (Human Influenza)
  • Musculoskeletal Diseases
  • Pain
  • Weight Loss
  • Weight loss (non-surgical)

Education & Awards

Dr. Softa graduated from Government Medical College - India. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2014)
Best Of Bakersfield Consumser Counsil of America *


Dr. Softa has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Adventist Health/San Joaquin Community Hospital 
  • Bakersfield Memorial Hospital 


  • Hindi
  • Tagalog
  • Spanish
  • Urdu
  • Panjabi
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Arun Kumar Softa MD is a male General Practitioner, has 31 years of experience and practices in General Practice and Internal Medicine.
Where does Dr. Arun K. Softa practice?
Dr. Arun Softa has 2 office locations.
Dr. Arun Softa practices General Practice and Internal Medicine near Bakersfield, CA.
See Bakersfield Primary Care Doctors and Bakersfield Internists.