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Dr. Christopher Shepela, MD

Gastroenterology •  Male • Age 47

Dr. Shepela

Regions Hospital Healthpartners

435 Phalen Blvd Saint Paul, MN 55130

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Dr. Christopher Shepela, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Saint Paul, MN and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in gastroenterology.


Dr. Shepela's Reviews

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4.6

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Dr. Shepela takes the time to listen to my concerns, responds to portal questions, and updates me with test results.
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i don't recommend dr shepela for a gastroenterology at all is had the scope down my throat to dilate my esphogus and they injected a sedation through my iv and he didn't wait for it to take effect he was suppose to wait at least 10 minutes before he started the procedure and he started shoving the scope down my throat and i was fighting it and he just kept on pushing it my throat was so sore i couldn't talk for 4 days i was in alot of pain from him shoving it down my throat
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I met Dr. Shepala the day of a GI procedure that he was performing on me in the hospital. He cares very much and was an excellent listener. He was very knowledgeable in using newer diagnostic techniques. Highly recommend.
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Biography

Dr. Christopher Shepela, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Saint Paul, MN and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in gastroenterology.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

Education

1999
Tulane University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1999

Languages

  • German
  • English

Awards

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(651) 254-8300

Dr. Shepela accepts the following insurance:

Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Blue Cross Accord
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Kaiser Permanente

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No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Shepela's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shepela treats Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Shepela treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Crohn's Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shepela treats Crohn's Disease more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Shepela treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Diarrhea
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shepela treats Diarrhea more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Shepela treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Shepela's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • 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
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Copper Metabolism Disorders
  • 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
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Megacolon
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Regions Hospital

Saint Paul, MN

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average