Dr. Debra J. Polson, MD

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Specializes in Gastroenterology • Female • Age 56

1398 N Wilmot Rd
Tucson, AZ 85712
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Dr. Polson:

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Dr. Polson's Experience

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Dr. Polson's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Polson Performs

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)

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Hospital Quality

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Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital
350 North Wilmot Road
Tucson, AZ 85711
Tucson Medical Center
5301 East Grant Road
Tucson, AZ 85712

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Polson

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Tucson Surgery Center
Tucson Surgery Center
1398 N Wilmot Rd
Tucson, AZ 85712
Mountain View Gastroenterology
Mountain View Gastroenterology
3040 N Swan Rd Ste C
Tucson, AZ 85712
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    Dr. Polson's Experience

    Specialties

    • Gastroenterology

    Board Certifications

    • Gastroenterology
    • Internal Medicine
    1
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    2
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anemia
    • Barrett's Esophagus
    • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
    • Duodenal Ulcer
    • Dysphagia
    • Enteritis
    • Esophagitis
    • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
    • Gastric Ulcer
    • Gastritis
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
    • Hemochromatosis
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Indigestion
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Polson

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Wright State University / Main Campus
    Graduated in 1984

    Residency Hospital

    Wright State U Affil Hosps

    Fellowship Hospital

    Beaumont Hospital-Royal Oak Campus
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Polson & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Polson's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Polson has admitting privileges:

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    • Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital

    • Tucson Medical Center

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Polson

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Polson to family and friends

    37 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Polson's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    34 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    37 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    37 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 36 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Polson
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    37 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    37 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    37 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    37 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Polson accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does she accept?*

    Less
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    Office Locations

    A
    Tucson Surgery Center
    1398 N Wilmot Rd
    Tucson, AZ 85712
    (520) 731-5500 (Office)
    B
    Mountain View Gastroenterology
    3040 N Swan Rd Ste C
    Tucson, AZ 85712
    (520) 320-1369 (Office)
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
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