Dr. Debra Polson, MD


Gastroenterology | Female

Dr. Debra Polson, MD

Dr. Debra Polson, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Tucson, AZ. She is 59 years old and has been practicing for 33 years. Dr. Polson is affiliated with Northwest Medical Center and Tucson Medical Center.

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Dr. Polson's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
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  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (6)
in Tucson, AZ |
Many years ago, I had to go to Dr. Polson and had a good experience. As a result, I referred others to her and kept her name for future reference. I recently had the need to see Dr. Polson again and was reminded on why I kept her name. She was very knowledgeable and professional. I especially appreciated the time she spent with me ensuring that she answered all of my questions.
in Tucson, AZ |
I have been a patient of Dr. Polson's for over 20 years. She is kind, caring, and a good listener. She spends time with me and doesn't try to rush out of the room. She is proactive with my condition. If you are looking for a doctor, I would highly recommend her as your doctor.
in Tucson, AZ |
My experience was not positive. I was billed $175 for one 15 minute office visit. I was prescribed two medications and given the wrong directions by the doctor on the second one when the first medication caused a reaction. Consequently, I cancelled the procedure and was still billed. I would not recommend this person. Because of the experience, I delayed contact with another Gastroenterologist for the procedure.
Novato, CA |
I am very disappointed with her last and final visit with my mother. She quite coldly and rudely told my mother she was in the final stages of her condition and she could not live by herself any longer, and that she had 3 to 6 months left. Then abruptly exited the room leaving my 85 year old mother to digest on her own, alone. I at least expected a phone call telling me I needed to attend this final appointment as this was going to be a difficult discussion for my mother. No compassion!
in Sahuarita |
Dr. Polson has been my doctor for several years. I am completely satisfied with her. One of the few doctors today who will contact you even on weekends if there is an issue 100% professional.
in Tucson, AZ |
Very clear and straightforward with me. And when I took my aging mom to see here, I was impressed with Dr. Polson's patience and kindness.
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Dr. Polson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Gastroenterology
  •  Board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
  •  Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vomiting Disorders


  • Medical School
    Wright State Univ Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 1984

  • Residency Hospital
    Wright State U Affil Hosps

    Completed in 1987

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Beaumont Hospital - Royal Oak Campus

    Completed in 1989

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Gastroenterology

Procedures Performed

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures