Dr. Clifford Appel, MD

Dr. Clifford Appel, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. Clifford Appel, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Danbury, CT and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University in 1980 and specializes in gastroenterology.

111 Osborne St Ste 121

Danbury, CT 06810

Contact Information

(203) 739-7038

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Constipation
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Stomach Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Appel "A patient centric approach to listen and incorporate the patients views and concerns into our management plan."

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

85  Conditions Treated

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6  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Yale University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Beth Israel Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Beth Israel Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • North Shore University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Appel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Appel

4.3

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
78.94736842105263%
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4 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
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1 Star
15.789473684210526%
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I will highly recommend Dr. Appel to any one that has gastrointestinal issues. His positive attitude erased all of my fears toward my procedure and treatment.
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AVOID THIS PRACTICE! I am a patient that they made wait 3 weeks for an appt while in pain and vomiting blood. They lied to us and made us go to ER where we waited 6 hours and were told that no, those procedures (scope, scan) ARE NOT done in ER, only at or by the practice. They are heartless and...Read More
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I would highly recommend Dr. Appel and his staff at WCMG.
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One of the nicest docs that you will meet. Very knowledgable and helpful. I have been going to him for many years.
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