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Dr. Amit C Chitalia MD Tampa FL

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Dr. Amit C Chitalia MD

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3100 E Fletcher Ave

Tampa, FL 33613

(813) 971-6000

 


 

License Number

  • ME113698
  • 1417280579

 

License Status

  • Clear

 

Services

 

Procedures Performed

 

 

Conditions Treated

  • Obesity
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Heart Tumors Benign
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Venous Hypertension
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload


 

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • Aetna HMO
  • Choice Plus POS II
  • National (BlueCard) PPO
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Dental Blue 100/200/300
  • Blue Care HMO
  • HealthyBlue 2.0
  • HealthyBlue Advantage
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Choice Care PPO
  • Preferred PPO
  • Select HMO
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • PHCS Network PPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Choice Plus POS II
  • National (BlueCard) PPO
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Care HMO
  • Blue Select
  • BlueDental Choice
  • HealthyBlue 2.0
  • HealthyBlue Advantage
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Choice Care PPO
  • Phoenix Standard
  • Preferred PPO
  • Select HMO
  • Tampa Bay CoreNet
  • Tampa Bay HUMx HMOx
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • PHCS Network PPO


 

Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology


 

Hospital Affiliations

  • Memorial Hospital Of Tampa
  • Broward Health Coral Springs
  • Northwest Medical Center
  • Chandler Regional Medical Center
  • Largo Medical Center
  • Mercy Gilbert Medical Center
  • Northside Hospital
  • St. Anthony's Hospital
  • St. Joseph's Hospital
  • St. Joseph's Hospital And Medical Center


 

Education and Training

  • Undergraduate School
    • Georgia Tech
  • Medical School
    • Northeastern Ohio Universities College Of Medicine


 

Professional Memberships

 

Awards

 

Publications

 

Languages Spoken (other than english)

  • Hindi


 

Certifications

 

Staff Privileges

 

Faculty Appointments

 

Disciplinary Actions

 

Criminal Offenses

 

Medical Malpractice

 

News

 

 

Reviews from the web

  • Very Please Patient – Jul 25, 2020 - healthgrades
    • Dr Taggar is great!! Do everything he outlines and explains and everything will go perfect. Great bedside manner and always answers all your questions clearly. Could not have ask for a better surgeon!
  • Mar 03, 2020 - healthgrades
    • Excellent very happy with Dr Taggar
  • Judy – Jan 18, 2020 - healthgrades
    • I had seen other bariatric surgeons and decided to continue my weight loss goals with him. My prior doctor had retired and the field was wide open. I chose him because of his professionalism and his ability to answer my questions succinctly. We discussed all my treatment options and I made the decision that was right for me. He supported me in that and didn't try to dissuade me.

His office is efficiently run, never too busy that they cant answer a question I have. If they don't know the answer and have to get back to me, they or the person I need always does so in a timely manner.

  • Kristin Johnson in Winter Haven, FL – Jan 09, 2020 - healthgrades
    • Dr. Taggar is professional and extremely knowledgeable. He did an amazing job on my surgery.
  • Phyllis West – Jan 09, 2020 - healthgrades
    • Dr. Taggar is very compassionate.He takes time with you and is very informative. I’ve been a patient for about 6 or 7 months and am very pleased with the service and staff. Was very satisfied with surgery too. Outstanding care at Memorial Hospital of Tampa.
  • Tracey M. – Jan 09, 2020 - healthgrades
    • Dr. Taggar performed my gastric sleeve 12/26/19 and I’m feeling great. 25 pounds down! No complications from the surgery...everything went perfectly. He explained everything to me and answered all my questions in every pre-op and now post-op visit. Never made me feel rushed, and gave me what I felt was personalized attention. I highly recommend this surgeon and his practice to anyone looking into WLS. Very personable, friendly, accommodating, and experienced. Thank you Dr. Taggar!
  • Julie Med – Jan 09, 2020 - healthgrades
    • Amazing Doctor, Really Listens to what you have to say . Would recommend highly to anyone that is choosing or deciding on a WLS . Dr. Taggar did my surgery 06/2019 & right after that did My Husband and Son 12/19, were all on the right track and doing great.. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. As long as you follow instructions you will do great... Happy to have joined THE LOOSERS BENCH
  • Mel in Naples, FL – Jun 25, 2018 - healthgrades
    • June 30, 2018 will make my one year mark since my gastric sleeve. Have Dr. Taggar perform my surgery was one of the best decisions I have made in my life. He made me feel at comfort before and after my surgery. He even text to check up on me several times after. I highly recommend Dr. Tagger to help with your lifetime change.
  • Atlanta, GA – Apr 04, 2018 - healthgrades
    • Almost at my one year post op and I’ve lost 100 lbs! No complications. I was an out of state patient. Dr. Tagger was great and the hospital staff was amazing! Highly recommend.
  • Ahmed in Tamarac – Apr 03, 2018 - healthgrades
    • Had my Bariatric surgery with Dr Taggar on 23rd Jan 2018. I’m so happy with my results excellent Surgeon very attentive and was very comforting. I was thinking about gastric sleeve for couple years. After my first consultation I decided to you with Dr Taggar. Highly recommend. My life changed I feel great and more active lost 25 lbs since my surgery. Thanks Dr Taggar and also thanks to Roxanne and all the staff been so sweet.
  • Miami, FL – Jun 22, 2017 - healthgrades
    • Dr Taggar gave me a quotation for a surgery. I asked him if the price will be increased (self pay) and his answer was no, the price is what it is and you will pay that. We signed the price. A few days later his assistant called me to let me know that the price has increased in $1000 (one thousand). She gave me some unprofessional explanation that the hospital raised the price, etc, etc. Very dishonest. Be aware if you get a quotation (self pay). I felt betrayed. Unprofessional and dishonest.
  • jorge garcia in Naples, FL – May 28, 2017 - healthgrades
    • well, he was more than great, he was very attentive in all aspects. a very good doctor i was every impressed with him and all his staff. i would recommend him first as a doctor and as a person that takes pride in what he does, and that's important in my opinion. i thank doctor Taggar for helping me to change my life. Jorge Garcia
  • Emilie Garcia in Miami, FL – May 09, 2017 - healthgrades
    • I am 6 days post op today from my gastric sleeve surgery with Dr.Taggar and already 15 lbs down. I have got to say Dr.Taggar is an incredible doctor and just an amazing person! He's so humble and sweet and has truly changed my life. I highly recommend Dr.Taggar to anyone seeking a healthier life through bariatric surgery. He is truly an amazing Dr. I Can't thank him enough ?? If I can leave more stars I would !!
  • Thaddelia in Trussville, AL – Mar 09, 2017 - healthgrades
    • I met Dr. Taggar in Birmingham, AL in the summer of 2015. I was experiencing problems and weight gain from the original procedure I had in 2005. We discussed thoroughly about the problems i was having and the reason for the weight gain. Once we decided on a procedure that was best for me, which was the Revisional bypass. So in February of 2016 we did the surgery. After months of loosing slowly, this procedure kicked in and to this date i have lost a total of 77 pounds and still loosing
  • Howard Goldberg in Coral Springs, FL – Feb 07, 2017 - healthgrades
    • After many years of procrastination & research I decided to get the surgery done. I had met with Dr. Amit Taggar who works with Dr. Wizman and he made me feel very comfortable about booking my Surgery with him. He is a brilliant, young, up and coming surgeon. For the 2 week pre -op I lost 16/lbs and for 2 week post-op I lost another 24/lbs and I feel great. 40/lbs for the month of January total. Thank you Dr. Taggar for saving my life.
  • Randy P. in Lanett, AL – Jan 13, 2016 - healthgrades
    • Dr. Taggar is personable and answered all my questions straight forward. I feel he has done everything in my best interest as a patient and I would recommend him to anyone that is considering this procedure. I have total confidence in his ability and would do it all over again, only sooner!
  • Rory – Oct 04, 2020 - healthgrades
    • Great Doctor and Great communication . Knows what he is doing highly recommended. Thanks again Doctor
  • Mar 26, 2020 - healthgrades
    • Excellent physician
  • Tina Bufano – Mar 06, 2020 - healthgrades
    • Dr. Srivastava is an amazing man. He has helped me overcome the issues I had when I went to see him last year.He has been amazing and kind. Most importantly to me he’s a real guy, you can tell him what you need to without judgment. I will see Dr. Srivastava every six months just for a check up once you have him as your heart doctor you don’t want to lose him, he’s the best out there.
  • Pat Buza – Feb 11, 2020 - healthgrades
    • I wish more doctors were as caring and concerned as Dr. Amit. He offers a great combination of knowledge and skill, rounded off with the most important to me - empathy. I recommend him to everyone.
  • LL – Feb 05, 2020 - healthgrades
    • Dr. Amit is great. We are so glad we found him. I believe he saved my

husbands life. He is very knowledgeable and has a wonderful bedside manner. He is very easy to talk to and explains everything thoroughly.

  • Jan 31, 2020 - healthgrades
    • I would not change Drs if I had to. Dr Amit literally saved my life. I moved 2 hours away from him but continue to see him.
  • Jan 09, 2020 - healthgrades
    • Dr Amit is great! He's thorough and open to listening to your concerns while being personable and friendly. I highly recommend him.
  • Mary Teeter – Jan 07, 2020 - healthgrades
    • Despite the lengthy wait, once we were in doctor Srivastava’s office, we were given the same time and attention that others before us had received. I would highly recommend him to any of my family members and friends.
  • Dec 09, 2019 - healthgrades
    • Great Visit! Good News on my improving health.
  • Edwin Rodrigo – Dec 05, 2019 - healthgrades
    • Dr.Amit has been my cardiologist for many years and I call myself his poster child because of the work he has done on me which has allowed me to live a normal and active life. I am truly blessed to have met him and I can’t say enough about the man.I highly recommend him to anyone who is having problems with peripheral vascular disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Lynnl McGuirk – Nov 22, 2019 - healthgrades
    • He is wondeful, thorough and compassionate
  • Donna – Nov 21, 2019 - healthgrades
    • The entire staff are 5 star. Truly a dedicated group of people who take their jobs seriously. Dr Srivastava is an amazing doctor. He is thorough and caring. He is always easy to talk to. And no matter how busy he is, when he is meeting with me,it is clear he is focused 100% on me. All my visits are consistently professional. I always feel well informed and well cared for.
  • N/A – Nov 09, 2019 - healthgrades
    • I was so happy to have met Dr. Srivastava! I'm excited about my upcoming procedures and treatments! He is completely knowledgeable and it's clear that he is an expert in his field!
  • Wanda C Darling – Nov 06, 2019 - healthgrades
    • Very nice and friendly and does a great job
  • Cheri Martin – Nov 01, 2019 - healthgrades
    • Has always been kind. Seems happy for me when I was recovering and at follow ups. Answers any questions.
  • Oct 30, 2019 - healthgrades
    • Dr. Srivastava has always made visits productive with informative responses to questions and easy to understand explanations. Interactions have been enjoyable and make you feel very at ease through his genuine caring concern for your health.
  • Tom – Sep 20, 2019 - healthgrades
    • Excellent doctor! Very, very pleased with the results of my surgery! I couldn't be happier.
  • D. Kutch – Sep 11, 2019 - healthgrades
    • Dr. Srivastava is a rare combination of competence, professionalism, and likability. He is the epitome of what most people seek in a doctor.
  • Dianne Ray – Aug 24, 2019 - healthgrades
    • Competent, caring, so glad I found him !
  • Bob Hawkins – Aug 24, 2019 - healthgrades
    • Dr Srivastava took time to understand my problem and develop a treatment plan. Recommend highly


 


 

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