Dr. Michael S. Epstein, MD

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Specializes in Gastroenterology • Male • Age 59

621 Ridgely Ave Ste 201
Annapolis, MD 21401
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Dr. Epstein:

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Dr. Epstein's Experience

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Dr. Epstein's Care Philosophy

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Anne Arundel Medical Center
2001 Medical Parkway
Annapolis, MD 21401
Baltimore Washington Medical Center
301 Hospital Drive
Glen Burnie, MD 21061

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Epstein

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Digestive Disorders Associates
Digestive Disorders Associates
621 Ridgely Ave Ste 201
Annapolis, MD 21401
Digestive Disorders Associates
Maryland Diagnostic & Therapeutic Endoscopy Center
621 Ridgely Ave Ste 101
Annapolis, MD 21401
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    Dr. Epstein's Experience

    Dr. Epstein's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Gastroenterology
    • Gastroenterological Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Gastroenterology
    • Internal Medicine
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    • Anoscopy
    • Capsule Endoscopy
    • Colon Cancer Screening
    • Colonoscopy
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Colorectal Cancer Screening
    • Endoscopic Ultrasound
    • Endoscopy
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
    • Hemorrhoid Treatment
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Liver Biopsy
    • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anemia
    • Barrett's Esophagus
    • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Celiac Disease
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Cirrhosis
    • Colitis
    • Colon Cancer
    • Colon Polyp
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diarrhea
    • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulum of Esophagus
    • Duodenal Ulcer
    • Duodenitis
    • Dysentery
    • Dysphagia
    • Enteritis
    • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Dilation
    • Esophageal Ulcer
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Esophagitis
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    • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
    • Gastric Ulcer
    • Gastritis
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
    • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
    • Gastroparesis
    • Heartburn
    • Hemochromatosis
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hepatitis
    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
    • Hepatitis C
    • Indigestion
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Malnutrition
    • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
    • Pancreatitis
    • Peptic Ulcer
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Unexplained Weight Loss
    • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
    • Vomiting Disorders
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    Background Check for Dr. Epstein

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Maryland.
    • 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

    Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School
    Graduated in 1981

    Internship Hospital

    George Washington University
    Complete in 1982

    Residency Hospital

    George Washington University
    Complete in 1984

    Fellowship Hospital

    Va Georgetown Hospital
    Complete in 1986

    Undergraduate Schools

    University Of Colorado
    Graduated in 1977
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Epstein & 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. Epstein'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. Epstein has admitting privileges:

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    • Anne Arundel Medical Center

    • Baltimore Washington Medical Center

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Epstein

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Epstein to family and friends

    19 responses
    below
    national average

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    is confidential

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    Dr. Epstein's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    18 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    19 responses
    same as
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    19 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 17 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Epstein
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    19 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    19 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    19 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    19 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Epstein accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

    A
    Digestive Disorders Associates
    621 Ridgely Ave Ste 201
    Annapolis, MD 21401
    (410) 224-4887 (Office)
    (410) 224-1428 (Fax)
    B
    Digestive Disorders Associates
    Maryland Diagnostic & Therapeutic Endoscopy Center
    621 Ridgely Ave Ste 101
    Annapolis, MD 21401
    (410) 224-3636 (Office)
    C
    Maryland Diagnostic/Therapeutic
    MDTEC
    621 Ridgely Ave Ste 101
    Annapolis, MD 21401
    (410) 224-3636 (Office)
    D
    Digestive Disorders Associates
    1630 Main St Ste 213
    Chester, MD 21619
    (410) 244-4887 (Office)
    (410) 224-1428 (Fax)
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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
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    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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