Dr. Christopher Tan, MD

GastroenterologyMaleAge 42

Dr. Tan

Yakima Gastroenterology Assocs

3909 Creekside Loop Ste 120 Yakima, WA 98902

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(509) 248-6616

Dr. Christopher Tan, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Yakima, WA. Dr. Tan has more experience with Pancreatic Disease, Esophageal Disorders, and Liver Disease than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Virginia Mason Memorial. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Tan to book an appointment.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Tan

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Tan treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Tan treats other conditions, please contact the office at (509) 248-6616.

Pancreatic Disease

Pancreatic disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the pancreas, such as pancraetitis.Compare with other Pancreatic Disease specialists.

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

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Pancreatitis
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Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Esophageal Disorders

Esophageal disorder specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the esophagus, such as reflux esophagitis, indigestion, and esophageal ulcers through procedures including medication, surgery, and swallowing therapy.Compare with other Esophageal Disorders specialists.

Dr. Tan is experienced in the area of Esophageal Disorders. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Esophagitis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Dysphagia
Esophageal Varices
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Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

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

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Liver Damage from Alcohol
Cirrhosis
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Liver Function Test
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High
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Very High
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Dr. Tan's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Achalasia
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Alkalosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Animal Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Back Pain
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Cold Sore
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Skin
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Food Allergy
  • Gallbladder Scan
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • 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
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Immunization Administration
  • Impedance Testing
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Function Test
  • Loss of Taste
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Megacolon
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Mesenteric Panniculitis
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Pancreatitis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • pH Probe
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pneumonia
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyuria
  • Pouchitis
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Prostatitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Swine Flu
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ultrasound, Endoanal
  • Ultrasound, Esophageal
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaccination
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Wheezing
  • Wireless pH Testing

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Coop Core

Dr. Tan's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tan

4.0

Based on 4 ratings

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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What went well
  • Appointment scheduling (3)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (3)
  • Explained conditions well (3)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (1)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (1)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (1)
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He explains my condition clearly. Calls back when you have a question.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Reston, VA – Apr 23, 2017
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Trustworthiness
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Yakima, WA – Apr 18, 2017
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Great doctor!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Spokane, WA – Apr 18, 2017
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One of those doctors that seems to care more about his paycheck than his patients. Steer clear if you have any concerns or conditions that effect your life, you won't get treated seriously. If I could give negative stars I would.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Wenatchee, WA – Mar 10, 2017
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Biography

Dr. Christopher Tan, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Yakima, WA. Dr. Tan has more experience with Pancreatic Disease, Esophageal Disorders, and...Read more

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Geriatric Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Awards

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What are Dr. Christopher Tan, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Tan frequently treats Pancreatic Disease, Esophageal Disorders, and Liver Disease. See all practice areas where Dr. Tan specializes.

Where is Dr. Christopher Tan, MD's office located?

Dr. Tan's office is located at 3909 Creekside Loop Ste 120, Yakima, WA 98902. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Yakima Gastroenterology Assocs

Yakima Gastroenterology Associates3909 Creekside Loop Ste 120 Yakima, WA 98902
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Tan is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Virginia Mason Memorial

Yakima, WA

57% Patient Experience Rating, 12% lower than the national average

1 Award Received

Award Highlight: Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2020)