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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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Connecticut
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Appel's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Appel treats Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Appel treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Stomach Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Appel treats Stomach Diseases more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Appel treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Appel treats Abdominal Disorders more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Appel treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Appel's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
All Types of Food Poisoning
Anal or Rectal Pain
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
Colon Cancer
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Dehydration
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diarrhea
Diverticulitis
Diverticulitis, Intestinal
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Dysentery
Dysphagia
E. coli Food Poisoning
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enteritis
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophageal Varices
Esophagitis
Fecal Impaction Removal
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastric Ulcer
Gastritis
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastroparesis
Heartburn
Hemochromatosis
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatitis C
Hepatorenal Syndrome
Hernia
Ileus
Indigestion
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Ischemia
Intestinal Obstruction
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Lactose Intolerance
Liver Biopsy
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Malnutrition
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
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

About Me

Care Philosophy

A patient centric approach to listen and incorporate the patients views and concerns into our management plan.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

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

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Dr. Appel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Appel

4.3

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
78.94736842105263%
(15)
4 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
15.789473684210526%
(3)

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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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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Connecticare
Connecticare HMO
Connecticare POS
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
POMCO Group
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty

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Danbury Hospital

Danbury, CT

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