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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Vivian Bethala is Excellent. Dr. Bethala has been reviewed by 16 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.1
Promptness 4.3
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Vivian Bethala, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Constipation
  • Hepatitis C
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Bethala graduated from Jawaharlal Institute Of Post-Graduate Medicine & Research, Pondicherry. He has 4 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009, 2011 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
New Jersey
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Emerson, NJ


Dr. Bethala has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Valley Hospital 
  • Hackensack University Medical Center 


  • Spanish
  • Hindi

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Additional Information
Dr. Vivian Kumar Bethala MD is a male Internist, has 35 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. Vivian K. Bethala practice?
Dr. Vivian Bethala has 3 office locations.
Dr. Vivian Bethala practices Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology near Emerson, NJ.
Additional practice locations include: Paramus, NJ and Hackensack, NJ.
See Emerson Internists and Emerson Gastroenterologists.