Dr. Dorsey Bass, MD

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Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology • Male • Age 63

795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94301
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Dr. Bass' Experience

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Dr. Bass' Specialties

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology

Procedures Dr. Bass Performs

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
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Conditions Dr. Bass Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
725 Welch Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94304

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Palo Alto Medical Foundation
Palo Alto Office
795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94301
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    Dr. Bass' Experience

    Specialties

    • Pediatric Gastroenterology

    Board Certifications

    • Pediatric Gastroenterology
    • Pediatrics
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    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
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    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anemia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Blood Disorders
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Dysphagia
    • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Esophagitis
    • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Intestinal Atresia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lactose Intolerance
    • Malnutrition
    • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
    • Pancreatitis
    • Pouchitis
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Unexplained Weight Loss
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    • Viral Hepatitis
    • Vomiting Disorders
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    Background Check for Dr. Bass

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • 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

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1979

    Internship Hospital

    Boston City Hospital
    Complete in 1980

    Residency Hospital

    Boston City Hospital
    Complete in 1982

    Fellowship Hospital

    Harvard Med School
    Complete in 1986
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Bass & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Bass' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital where Dr. Bass has admitting privileges:

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    • Lucile Packard Children's Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Bass

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    Likelihood to Recommend

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    5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bass to family and friends

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    Dr. Bass' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    1 response

    Experience with Dr. Bass

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Palo Alto Medical Foundation
    Palo Alto Office
    795 El Camino Real
    Palo Alto, CA 94301
    (650) 321-4121 (Office)
    (650) 853-4969 (Fax)
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