Dr. Alexander Shpaner, MD

Dr. Alexander Shpaner, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Dr. Alexander Shpaner, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in gastroenterology.

6719 Alvarado Rd Ste 206

San Diego, CA 92120

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • Sharp Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Shpaner performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Shpaner's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

98  Conditions Treated


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10  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • UCLA Va Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Univ Of Tex MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shpaner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shpaner's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shpaner to family and friends
12 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Shpaner's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Went for bleeding in stool, scheduled colonoscopy within a week after consult. Found polyps and diverticulosis. You express your concerns and/or questions, he listens and responds accordingly. Excellent and to the point. Great bedside manner. NO hesitation refering Dr. Shpaner to family/friends. In...more
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