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Dr. Douglas Politoske, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 61

Dr. Politoske

Dr. Douglas Politoske, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Temple University School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in gastroenterology.


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(619) 223-5574

Dr. Politoske accepts the following insurance:

Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Cigna
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Cigna PPO
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No malpractice claims found for California
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. Politoske's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Gastrointestinal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Politoske treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Politoske treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Diarrhea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Politoske treats Diarrhea more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Politoske treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Politoske treats Abdominal Disorders more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Politoske treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Politoske's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • 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
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • 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

Biography

Dr. Douglas Politoske, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Temple University School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in gastroenterology.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1990
Los Angles Co Usc Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1989
Los Angles Co Usc Med Center
Residency Hospital
1984
Us Naval Hospital
Internship Hospital
1983
Temple University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1990
1989
1984
1983

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Politoske's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Politoske

4.4

Based on 13 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr. Politoske is very personable that is equally matched by his intelligence & determination for his patients to get well. A true perfectionist with an outstanding bedside manner, an epic plan of care, & a man of integrity. He truly wants his patients to become well with a desirably achievable...Read More
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Dr. Politoske is very personable and shares his experience with you on his recommendation's to the treatment and alternative treatments to your health issues. I highly recommend Dr. Politoske for any health issue you may have IRT gastroenterology issues.
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