Dr. Bruce Bacon, MD

GastroenterologyMaleAge 72

Dr. Bacon
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Center for Liver and Digestive Diseases Kidney Disorders and Abdominal Transplant

3660 Vista Ave Ste 308 Saint Louis, MO 63110

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Dr. Bruce Bacon, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has over 47 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Bacon has more experience with Liver Disease, Pancreatic Disease, and Gallbladder & Bile Duct Diseases than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Case Western Reserve U, School of Medicine medical school in 1975. He is affiliated with medical facilities Marshall Browning Hospital and Ssm Health Saint Louis University Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Bacon to book an appointment.

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Dr. Bacon is an excellent physician and is highly recommended. He is always on top of new care and treatment for the disease, is very caring and extremely recommended. He is great at explaining procedures, proactive with testing and a wonderful listener.
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St. Louis, MO – Apr 03, 2017
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Dr. Bacon is kind, caring and compassionate. he is a good listener and cares very much for his patients. I would recommend him anytime
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  • Staff friendliness
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Guy in St Louis, MO – Feb 27, 2017
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Dr. Bacon is a warm, compassionate, caring man. He takes the time necessary to listen to all of his patients and thoroughly explain their circumstances in terms they can understand. He has used his medical knowledge to save so many, many lives, mine being one of them. He works tirelessly, and travels all around the world spreading his knowledge and his medical skills so that others can benefit like I did. He is truly a gift from heaven.
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  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Biography

Dr. Bruce Bacon, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has over 47 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Bacon has more experience...Read more

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1982
Metro Genl Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
1979
Metro Genl Hosp
Residency Hospital
1976
Metro Genl Hosp
Internship Hospital
1975
Case Western Reserve U, School of Medicine
Medical School
1971
College of Wooster
Undergraduate School
,

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What are Dr. Bruce Bacon, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Bacon frequently treats Liver Disease, Pancreatic Disease, and Gallbladder & Bile Duct Diseases. See all practice areas where Dr. Bacon specializes.

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Dr. Bacon's office is located at 3660 Vista Ave Ste 308, Saint Louis, MO 63110. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Bacon

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Bacon treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Bacon treats other conditions, please contact the office at (314) 577-6000.

Liver Disease

Liver disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the liver, such as hepatitis, fatty liver disease, and cirrhosis, through medications, lifestyle changes, or surgery.Compare with other Liver Disease specialists.

Dr. Bacon is experienced in the area of Liver Disease. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Cirrhosis
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Viral Hepatitis
Hepatitis C
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Pancreatic Disease

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Gallbladder & Bile Duct Diseases

Gallbladder/bile duct disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions such as gallstones, biliary atresia, and biliary cholangitis through procedures including medications, lithotripsy, and surgery.Compare with other Gallbladder & Bile Duct Diseases specialists.

Dr. Bacon is experienced in the area of Gallbladder & Bile Duct Diseases. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Gallstones
Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
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Dr. Bacon's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Achalasia
  • Anemia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Constipation
  • Copper Metabolism Disorders
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  • Gallbladder Scan
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Impedance Testing
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Function Test
  • Mesenteric Panniculitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • pH Probe
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Secondary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ultrasound, Endoanal
  • Ultrasound, Esophageal
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Wireless pH Testing

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Dr. Bacon accepts the following insurance:

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Balanced Blue Preferred-MO
Blue Access Choice (St Louis) (Select Network)-MO
Blue Access Choice - S-MO
Blue Access Choice-MO
Blue Access-MO
Blue Preferred (Blue Preferred / Small Grp)-MO
Blue Preferred (Select Network)-MO POS
Blue Preferred Network-MO
Blue Preferred Options-MO
Blue Preferred Plus-MO POS
Blue Preferred-MO HMO
Blue Traditional-MO
Bronze Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Access Choice-MO
Bronze Blue Access Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Access-MO
Bronze Blue Preferred Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Preferred-MO
Bronze Pathway for HSA-MO
Bronze Pathway X for HSA-MO
Bronze Pathway X-MO
Bronze Pathway-MO
Catastrophic Pathway X-MO
Catastrophic Pathway-MO
Gold Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Gold Blue Access Choice-MO
Gold Blue Access Plus-MO
Gold Blue Access-MO
Gold Blue Preferred Options-MO
Gold Blue Preferred Plus-MO
Gold Blue Preferred-MO
Gold Pathway X-MO
Gold Pathway-MO
Lumenos Plans (Blue Access Choice)-MO
Lumenos plans (Blue Access)-MO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway X-MO
Pathway-MO
Preferred-Care Blue (KC) (Select Network)-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice-MO
Silver Blue Access Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access-MO
Silver Blue Preferred Options-MO
Silver Blue Preferred-MO
Silver Pathway for HSA-MO
Silver Pathway X for HSA-MO
Silver Pathway X-MO
Silver Pathway-MO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO

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Center for Liver and Digestive Diseases Kidney Disorders and Abdominal Transplant3660 Vista Ave Ste 308 Saint Louis, MO 63110
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Ssm Health Saint Louis University Hospital3635 Vista Ave Saint Louis, MO 63110
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