Dr. Christopher Tan, MD

Gastroenterology •  Male • Age 41
  
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 Esophageal Disorders, Gastrointestinal Disorders, and Anal & Rectal Disorders 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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  • Explains Conditions Well
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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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(509) 248-6616

Dr. Tan accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
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Practice Areas

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.

Typically treats 83% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Esophageal Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tan treats Esophageal Diseases more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Tan treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Esophageal Ulcer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tan treats Esophageal Ulcer more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Tan treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Esophageal Varices
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tan treats Esophageal Varices more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Tan treats this condition more than 92% of their peers

Gastrointestinal Disorders

Gastrointestinal disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that affect the gastrointestinal tract, including Crohn's disease, ulcers, hernias, and food poisoning.Compare with other Gastrointestinal Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 78% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 25 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tan treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Tan treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Ulcer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tan treats Ulcer more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Tan treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tan treats Abdominal Disorders more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Tan treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Anal & Rectal Disorders

Compare with other Anal & Rectal Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 64% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Hemorrhoids
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tan treats Hemorrhoids more than 86% of their peers

Dr. Tan treats this condition more than 86% of their peers

Anal or Rectal Pain
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tan treats Anal or Rectal Pain more than 43% of their peers

Dr. Tan treats this condition more than 43% of their peers

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Dr. Tan's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Celiac Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endocarditis
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Giardiasis
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Limb Swelling
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Syncope
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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4.0

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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.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Christopher Tan, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Yakima, WA. Dr. Tan has more experience with Esophageal Disorders, Gastrointestinal Disorders, and Anal & Rectal Disorders 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.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Geriatric Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Awards

Common Questions and Answers

  • Does Dr. Tan communicate via email?

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  • Does Dr. Tan offer telehealth services or virtual visits?

    No users have indicated that Dr. Tan offers telehealth services or virtual visits

  • Does Dr. Tan offer an online patient portal?

    No users have indicated that Dr. Tan offers an online patient portal

  • Does Dr. Tan have free onsite parking?

    No users have indicated that Dr. Tan has free onsite parking

  • Does Dr. Tan offer weekend visits?

    No users have indicated that Dr. Tan offers weekend visits

  • Does Dr. Tan offer evening visits?

    No users have indicated that Dr. Tan offers evening visits

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Locations

Yakima Gastroenterology Assocs

Yakima Gastroenterology Associates3909 Creekside Loop Ste 120 Yakima, WA 98902
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Virginia Mason Memorial

Yakima, WA

62% Patient experience rating, 7% lower than the national average

  • Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2020)