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About Dr. Vinod K Sawhney

Dr. Vinod K Sawhney, MD is a Doctor primarily located in San Leandro, CA, with another office in Hayward, CA. He has 46 years of experience. His specialties include Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Sawhney is affiliated with San Ramon Regional Medical Center and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center Alta Bates Campus. Dr. Sawhney has received 1 award. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

20 Ratings with 10 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Vinod K Sawhney is Great. Dr. Vinod K Sawhney has been rated by 20 patients. From those 20 patients 10 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Vinod K Sawhney is 3.6 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Sawhney & Balbuena Mds

13847 E 14th St Ste 101
San Leandro, CA 94578
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Greater East Bay Endoscopy Center Inc

22455 Maple Ct Ste 150
Hayward, CA 94541
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Dr. Vinod K Sawhney has the following 2 specialties

  • Gastroenterology

    A gastroenterologist is a specialist in diagnosis and treatment of conditions involving the digestive/gastrointestinal (GI) tract. These doctors are experts on how food moves through the digestive system and is chemically broken down, with nutrients being absorbed and waste excreted. You might see this kind of doctor if you are experiencing any number of stomach issues, some of which might be severe diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, ulcers, acid reflux, Crohn's disease and more.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Expertise

    10 Expertise

  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Acid Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Colonoscopy
  • Celiac Disease
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Constipation


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Unnecessary undressing

It was not appropriate for the DR. to ask me to undress down to pants and bra. I felt very uncomfortable and violated. His excuse was that he wanted to see where I had had surgery. I could have shown him without undressing. Did not return.

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One Star

Very grateful for Carmen's review. Had a similar experience. Uneasy.

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Physical Exam for Acid Reflux

I was referred to this Dr. to see about my acid reflux that is irritating my salivary glands. He gave me a gown and said to take of my clothes except for bra and panties to check me. I hesitated because I didn't see the point of removing my clothes. I didn't think this was necessary,

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Missed the Mark

I have now had two visits with him. With a third pending. As the saying goes....three strikes and you're OUT. I hope that I can follow-up with better news or I will be looking for another MD. His staff is very unprofessional via phone and in person. By now, from all the sites I have checked he would have sent them thru some type of training or let them go. They are the first impression of a facility and it's not a good one.

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Four Stars

Doctor is good; RECEPTIONIST SUCKS. What happened, there used to have POLITE staff. Needs crash course in right way to deal with patients.

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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2015)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Sawhney is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    46 Years Experience

  • All India Institute Of Medical Sciences

    Graduated in 1972

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Vinod K Sawhney accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
    • Blue Cross CA Select HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California
    • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
    • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
    • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
    • Health Net CA PPO
    • Health Net EPO - PureCare One Small Business
    • Health Net SmartCare Large Group
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
    • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • UHC West
    • UHC SignatureValue Focus
    • UHC West SignatureValue Alliance
    • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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