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About Dr. Akash D Agarwal MD

Dr. Akash D Agarwal, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Hershey, PA, with another office in Wilkes Barre, PA. He has 18 years of experience. His specialties include Neurological Surgery. He speaks English.

Dr. Agarwal has received 2 awards.

Rating Overview

35 Ratings with 8 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Akash D Agarwal is Great. Dr. Akash D Agarwal has been rated by 35 patients. From those 35 patients 8 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Akash D Agarwal is 3.6 of 5.0 stars.

Locations

Dr. Akash D Agarwal has 2 locations

get directions AKASH D AGARWAL MD
30 Hope Dr
Hershey, PA 17033
get directions JAMES V MARTINO MD
545 N River St
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702

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Specialties

Dr. Akash D Agarwal has the following 1 specialty

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Akash D Agarwal has the following 10 expertise

  • Brain Tumor
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Glioblastoma
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Craniotomy
  • Laminectomy
  • Brain Surgery
  • Stroke
  • Aneurysm

Reviews

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Rudest most arrogant doctor I have ever had the displeasure of seeing

He was the rudest most horrible Dr. I have ever been to, he kept cutting me off acting like what I had to say was stupid, with a lot of eye rolling and acting like I was the lowest piece of filth that he couldn't wait to be away from! Even telling me I am more than welcome to get a 2nd opinion when I didn't even say anything to him!!!!! I have seen other doctors there that are nice and kind bibi would NEVER SUGGEST HIM TO ANYONE!! the worst bedside manner of any doctor I have ever been to anywhere!

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Worst bedside manner ever experienced

He was the rudest most horrible Dr. I have ever been to, he kept cutting me off acting like what I had to say was stupid, with a lot of eye rolling and acting like I was the lowest piece of filth that he couldn't wait to be away from! Even telling me I am more than welcome to get a 2nd opinion when I didn't even say anything to him!!!!! I have seen other doctors there that are nice and kind bibi would NEVER SUGGEST HIM TO ANYONE!! the worst bedside manner of any doctor I have ever been to anywhere!

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Five Stars

Dr. Agarwal and his assistant were both remarkable - attentive, caring and extremely interested and helpful explaining all details of my care with a brain aneurysm that would need to be treated with a craniotomy. He referred me to his mentor for a second opinion to help ease my fears which resulted in both doctors agreeing to participate in my surgery. Needless to say, surgery and follow-up care resulted in a perfect result. I am now over a year out from surgery and doing great! Dr. Agarwal's bedside manner was extremely patient and thorough!

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Unnessary waiting

I have had a few visits to this office and keep thinking it will change. 20 minutes to try and get past the gatekeeper, 5 minutes with the Doctor, then 30 minutes waiting to try to get called to get my return visit. Poor system. Like the Doctor, tired of it never improving.

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One Star

Incorrect diagnosis and treatment shows his lack of experience. Staff is ignorant.

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2011)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Education

    18 Years Experience

  • Boston University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2000

  • Dr. Akash D Agarwal Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Select
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry HealthAmerica HMO
    • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Geisinger Health Plan
    • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark BCBS
    • Highmark PPOBlue
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • UPMC Health Plan
    • UPMC Premium Network Plans
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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