Dr. Basim Abdelkarim, MD

Dr. Basim Abdelkarim, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 47
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Dr. Basim Abdelkarim, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Upland, CA. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 19 years.Read his story

1310 San Bernardino Rd Ste 103

Upland, CA 91786

Contact Information

(909) 253-0310

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Stomach Diseases
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Abdelkarim's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Abdelkarim "Dr. Basim Abdelkarim is a Physician of Internal Medicine specializing in Gastroenterology. He has been in private practice since 2005 and currently serves patients at his practice in Upland, California. Dr. Abdelkarim received his education and medical training from the University of California Irvine. His accolades include Chairman for the Department of Medicine, Director of Gastroenterology, Director of Quality Assurance Committee, and former Chief of Staff. His passion for patient care and client based customer service lead Dr. Abdelkarim to seek out the most innovative and effective cutting edge technologies in the aesthetic market since 2014. He is committed to building trust with his clients by listening to their needs, providing informative options, and administering thorough, attentive care. From your first phone call to your post-treatment follow-up, the Skin Rejuve Med Spa staff will guide you through your cosmetic procedure with enthusiasm and expertise. Each member of our team strives to demonstrate compassion and discretion with each of our valued clients. You will instantly feel at ease in the hands of our experienced, knowledgeable and gracious staff. During the initial consultation for any of our procedures, you will be able to discuss any areas of concern, along with any questions regarding the procedure and what to expect after treatment. Before you leave, we will book your treatment and provide you with pre-treatment recommendations. During our follow-up appointments, we will assess your results and make any subsequent treatment recommendations. From dermal fillers to body sculpting, Skin Rejuve Med Spa has become an all-inclusive beauty destination. Contact us to learn more about our services and book your consultation today!"


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  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

Dr. Abdelkarim does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders


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  • Acne Scar Removal
  • Botox® Injection
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Juvéderm® Voluma® Injection
  • Kybella Treatment for Submental Fat
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Skin Tightening

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, Irvine, College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Univ Of California Irvine Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Abdelkarim has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Abdelkarim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Abdelkarim's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Abdelkarim to family and friends
based on 43 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (43)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Abdelkarim's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

San Bernardino, CA |
So dont know where to begin , my first intial appt i did not meet the doctor , the day of colonoscopy i had a very breif meeting , my husband said the doctor seemed rushed but told him what he found and his concern and that he would follow uo with a plan when he saw me next , so naturally i was...more
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in Alta Loma, CA |
He saved my life in 2016 while at Casa Colina Rehab following a right knee replacement. Day before I was to be discharged I developed a gastric bleed. I'm not sure when it became an emergency but When he arrived he completely took charge of a precarious (I think) situation. His presence &...more
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Los Angeles, CA |
I saw Dr. Abdelkarim a couple of weeks ago as I was complaining of an abdominal pain. he ordered some tests and one of them came out positive for H. Pylori. I found out about the result from hospital through a medical record account they created for me. no one from Dr. Abdelkarim's office bothered...more
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in Rancho Cucamonga, CA |
I actually saw his Physician Assistant, Ian Donahue, and he was great. Love the office decor and atmosphere (pictures of the doctor's families, rich mahogany wood furniture, elegant pictures in Waiting Area and in Exam Rooms). The Office Staff were very professional and helpful. Definitely a...more
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in Upland, CA |
I went in to this office due to chronic stomach pain. I saw Dr. Abdelkarim's PA Dr. Donahue and he was excellent! He made sure he expalined everything so I could understand it thoroughly and he gave me choices and options on to proceed with my care. I could not be happier that a doctor finally took...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Abdelkarim accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Basic HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Priority Select HMO
    Select Plus HMO
    Select PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Abdelkarim has admitting privileges

San Antonio Regional Hospital
999 San Bernardino Rd
Upland, CA 91786
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