Dr. Carl West, MD

Dr. Carl West, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(26)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Carl West, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in La Quinta, CA. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 41 years. Dr. West is affiliated with JFK Memorial Hospital.

47647 Caleo Bay Dr Ste 210

La Quinta, CA 92253

Contact Information

(760) 771-1000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Diverticulosis, Intestinal
very high
more than 94% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers
Ulcer
very high
more than 91% of peers

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2

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology
2

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
90

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Obstruction
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • 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 Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Fluke
  • Malnutrition
  • Megacolon
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pinworm
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Salmonella Food Poisoning
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry

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.

Education

  • UCLA
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1972
  • U Sc Sch Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Ucsd
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • University Ca San Diego Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • University Ca San Diego Mc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. West has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. West's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. West to family and friends
4.9
based on 26 total reviews (18 with comments)
Dr. West's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (18)
New Braunfels, TX |
absolutely he is great
New Braunfels, TX |
yes quite please with everyone
Miami, FL |
just excellent care understanding of problems appropriate thanks
New Braunfels, TX |
absolitly
New Braunfels, TX |
dr west and jenna and the whole are a great team!
New Braunfels, TX |
very kind professional
San Antonio, TX |
staff are professional courteous and respectful
San Antonio, TX |
100
San Antonio, TX |
definite I would recommend dr west
Reseda, CA |
DR WAS VERY HELPFUL AND KNOWLEGEABLE ABOUT MY SYNDROME THANK YOU
Reseda, CA |
YES I WAS VERY SATISFY WITH DRS EXPPALNTION AND STAFF ATTENTION THANK YOU !
Reseda, CA |
thank u
Chatsworth, CA |
very efficient and kind
Chatsworth, CA |
Will recommend to my friends and family.
Chatsworth, CA |
Great doctor who listens.
in Cathedral City, CA |
I very pleased like Dr. West and his personnel here kind and nice. Thanks for the way they treat me..
in cathedral city |
I had good attention from the staff, Dr. west was very professional. I would recommend to others to visit his practice.
in Woodland Hills, CA |
I enjoyed coming because the doctor took the time and care to examine me. Dr. West is very knowledgeable, attentive, and friendly. I hope to come back soon.
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Dr. West accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Medicaid
    Managed Care
    Medicaid HMO
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Hospitals where Dr. West has admitting privileges

JFK Memorial Hospital
47111 Monroe Street
Indio, CA 92201
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