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Dr. Alan Auerbach, MD

Gastroenterology •  Male • Age 67

  
Dr. Auerbach

Hammond Clinic

7905 Khalimed Ave Fl 2 Munster, IN 46321
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Dr. Alan Auerbach, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Munster, IN and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1978 and specializes in gastroenterology.


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Dr. Auerbach accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Access Choice PPO
Blue Preferred HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
WellCare
WellCare PPO

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Dr. Auerbach's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Reflux Esophagitis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Auerbach treats Reflux Esophagitis more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Auerbach treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Esophagitis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Auerbach treats Esophagitis more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Auerbach treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Esophageal Diseases
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Auerbach treats Esophageal Diseases more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Auerbach treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Auerbach's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Anoscopy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biliary Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Megacolon
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

Dr. Auerbach's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Auerbach

2.8

Based on 11 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
36.36363636363637%
(4)

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It's been several years since I saw him but BE CAREFUL! He tried to prescribe me the same medication 6 different times. The problem was already on the medication!!!
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Horrible. Horrible. Horrible. Stay far far away from him. He does not care about his patients. Do your homework before deciding on a physician. Ultimately, it's your health and thus guy is to close to retirement to care about his patients. Please, please, do your homework.
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He didn't fully listen and was ready to push my concerns aside.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Patients are treated by the severity of the illness, not by the time of appointment. Every patient deserves to be explained in terms they understand about the illness or condition that they have.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1983
Med College Of Wisconsin
Fellowship Hospital
1981
Evanston Hospital
Residency Hospital
1978
University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
Medical School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2017)