HomePhysiciansOjash T. Bhagwakar, MD

Ojash T. Bhagwakar, MD

Philosophy of Care

I believe in establishing a strong patient-physician relationship and involving my patients in their care. I believe in patient education and understanding of their medical problems. I practice all aspects of internal medicine and have particular interests in diabetes, hypertension, cholesterol, and preventive care.


Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.6
Based on 420 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Internal Medicine
    • Years in Practice: 18


    BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

    • Internal Medicine


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English
    • Gujarati


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    Hypertension, Diabetes, COPD/Asthma, Cardiovascular Disease, Preventive Care


    PERSONAL INTERESTS
    Golf, Tennis


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School University of Illinois at Chicago
    Graduation Date 01/1999
    Degree M.D.
    Honors Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

    RESIDENCY
    School Northwestern University - McGaw Medical Center
    Title Resident in Internal Medicine

  • Awards and Accolades

    Name Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors 2017
    Date 04/2017

  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.6
    Based on 420 reviews

    Rating Categories

    The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.


    Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

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    Ease of scheduling appointments

    4.6
    414 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.6
    418 ratings

    Friendliness/courtesy of Care Provider

    4.8
    420 ratings

    Care Provider spoke using clear language

    4.8
    418 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.7
    414 ratings

    Time Care Provider spent with patient

    4.5
    419 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.6
    412 ratings

    Patients' confidence in Care Provider

    4.7
    417 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.7
    418 ratings

    Wait time at clinic

    4.4
    408 ratings


    Comments (27)

    Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.


    5.0
    Aug 20, 2019
    Dr Baghwaker is the best. He takes terrific care of me and my needs. the best!  
    5.0
    Aug 20, 2019
    DR. OJ IS THE VERY BEST  
    5.0
    Aug 13, 2019
    Doctor is very professional, concerned about my issues, listens, and takes care to make sure I understand everything. I never feel rushed or unimportant.  
    4.8
    Aug 06, 2019
    I have nothing at all to say about Dr. OJ other than , I wouldn't trade him as my physician for the world.  
    5.0
    Aug 04, 2019
    I'm very pleased with my doctor  
    2.9
    Jul 31, 2019
    seemed rushed and was behind schedual. kind of dimissive of the symptoms. seem to come quickly to the conclusion that it was the simplist of the possiblities and said we will work from there.  
    4.9
    Jul 16, 2019
    Seems to really care about me.  
    5.0
    Jun 30, 2019
    Dr B & his staff are always, very friendly & professional..  
    5.0
    Jun 12, 2019
    Dr. OJ is the best. He has been my DMG doctor at many years. When choosing a medi-care policy, the most important question for me is to make sure DMG and the fine doctors that See more  
    5.0
    Jun 11, 2019
    DR took his time explaining his diagnosis and options. he also asked if i had any questions at the end which I appreciated.  
    5.0
    May 22, 2019
    I am always very satisfied and comforted by the care and medical attention this doctor provides.  
    5.0
    May 15, 2019
    Doc AJ great in communication.  
    5.0
    Apr 16, 2019
    Dr. OJ is the best. i have sent friends to him. they agree.  
    5.0
    Apr 04, 2019
    I like my provider very much. I think he is the best doctor I ever had.  
    5.0
    Mar 26, 2019
    Dr. Bhagwakar is wonderful. My husband saw him first, we liked him so much that I switched to him.  
    5.0
    Mar 20, 2019
    highly outstanding care provider  
    3.2
    Mar 19, 2019
    I talked to him about still having problems. He seemed not very concerned about my need for help.  
    5.0
    Mar 18, 2019
    I was supposed to see him at 12:45 p.m. but arrival early at 12:15 p.m. and was taken right away. I really appreciated that. He understood the urgency of my surgery and got me taken See more  
    5.0
    Feb 27, 2019
    I recommend Dr. Bhagwakar to all of my friends, family and co-workers.  
    5.0
    Jan 31, 2019
    It has literally taken me YEARS to find a Dr that I feel comfortable with. Dr. Bhagwakar has a supreme amount of patience and never makes me feel rushed. He is a calming care provider See more  
    5.0
    Jan 02, 2019
    I would recommend Dr.Bhagwakar to everyone, he is an excellent doctor.  
    5.0
    Jan 02, 2019
    nice Dr glad I have him  
    4.5
    Dec 29, 2018
    Great Doctor.   
    5.0
    Dec 23, 2018
    dr bhagwaker is so understanding and caring and really listens  
    5.0
    Dec 11, 2018
    VERY satisfied with Dr Bhakwaker  
    5.0
    Dec 05, 2018
    we really like him. He is both knowledgeable and pleasant and listens to us both.  
    4.6
    Nov 27, 2018
    Could have used more time  
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