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Vinod Garg, MD

Dr. Garg is a general surgeon in the Pomona area. He is affiliated with Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center and San Antonio Regional Hospital.
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Dr. Garg saw more pain patients than 95% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Garg saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 95% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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226 doctors
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225 doctors
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112 doctors
Dr. Garg saw more varicose veins patients than 95% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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39 doctors
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39 doctors
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19 doctors
Dr. Garg saw more gangrene patients than 95% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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377 doctors
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376 doctors
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188 doctors
Dr. Garg saw more gallstones patients than 95% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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547 doctors
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548 doctors
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273 doctors
Dr. Garg saw more biliary tract disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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500 doctors
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Dr. Garg saw more peripheral artery disease (PAD) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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854 doctors
Dr. Garg saw more vascular disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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94 doctors
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94 doctors
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47 doctors
Dr. Garg saw more ventral hernia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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988 doctors
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493 doctors
Dr. Garg saw more peripheral vascular disease (PVD) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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550 doctors
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551 doctors
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275 doctors
Dr. Garg saw more hernia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Garg saw more cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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127 doctors
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63 doctors
Dr. Garg saw more appendicitis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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25 doctors
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12 doctors
Dr. Garg saw arteriovenous (AV) fistula patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the LA area. Learn more.
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306 doctors
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153 doctors
Dr. Garg saw more arteriosclerosis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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942 doctors
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471 doctors
Dr. Garg saw more cellulitis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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274 doctors
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136 doctors
Dr. Garg saw more bowel obstruction patients than 95% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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203 doctors
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203 doctors
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101 doctors
Dr. Garg saw more inguinal hernia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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442 doctors
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220 doctors
Dr. Garg saw more weakness patients than 75% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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131 doctors
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130 doctors
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65 doctors
Dr. Garg saw more osteomyelitis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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144 doctors
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Dr. Garg saw more leg ulcer patients than 95% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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494 doctors
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Dr. Garg saw more open wound patients than 95% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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392 doctors
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Dr. Garg saw more abscess patients than 95% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Garg saw stomach cancer patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the LA area. Learn more.

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532 doctors
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Dr. Garg saw more kidney failure patients than 75% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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434 doctors
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217 doctors
Dr. Garg saw more hemorrhoid patients than 85% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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693 doctors
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Dr. Garg saw more stroke patients than 75% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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732 doctors
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365 doctors
Dr. Garg saw more cerebrovascular disease patients than 75% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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913 doctors
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Dr. Garg saw more chronic kidney disease patients than 75% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Garg saw more aneurysm patients than 85% of similar doctors in the LA area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

Laparoscopic hernia surgery rate

Dr. Garg’s laparoscopic hernia surgery rate is lower than the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Garg 5%
Predicted for his patients 12%

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery to reduce scarring and pain compared to traditional open surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Laparoscopic surgery involves smaller incisions, less scarring, and sometimes less pain than traditional open surgery.

To help you understand how Dr. Garg’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Garg’s hernia surgeries were performed laparoscopically.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform hernia surgeries, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of laparoscopic hernia surgeries for patients like Dr. Garg’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Garg’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Outpatient gallbladder removal rate

Dr. Garg’s outpatient gallbladder removal rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
42%
outpatient gallbladder removal rate

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of outpatient gallbladder removal to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Hospitalizations are costly and associated with a higher risk of infections, so avoiding unnecessary hospital stays can save money and improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery. Gallbladder removals are commonly performed in an outpatient setting, avoiding hospitalizations altogether.

To help you understand how Dr. Garg’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal compares to a typical doctor who performs gallbladder removals:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Garg’s gallbladder removals were performed in an outpatient setting.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform gallbladder removals, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of outpatient gallbladder removal for patients like Dr. Garg’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Garg’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Outpatient hernia surgery rate

Dr. Garg’s outpatient hernia surgery rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
83%
outpatient hernia surgery rate

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of outpatient hernia surgery to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Hospitalizations are costly and associated with a higher risk of infections, so avoiding unnecessary hospital stays can save money and improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery. Hernia surgeries are commonly performed in an outpatient setting, avoiding hospitalizations altogether.

To help you understand how Dr. Garg’s rate of outpatient hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Garg’s hernia surgeries were performed in an outpatient setting.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform hernia surgeries, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of outpatient hernia surgery for patients like Dr. Garg’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Garg’s rate of outpatient hernia surgery is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Garg sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

Office
250 W Bonita Ave
Pomona, CA 91767
2,562 miles away

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Credentials
  • S.N. Medical College
    MEDICAL EDUCATION
  • Agra University, S. N. Medical College
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1975

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Garg is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • San Antonio Regional Hospital
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Health Net
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • SynerMed
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield