Dr. Edward Paredez, MD

Dr. Edward Paredez, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 46
(21)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Edward Paredez, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas in 1998 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

9850 Genesee Ave Ste 820

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 453-5200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Paredez performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Indigestion
very high
more than 98% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Paredez "Highly competent clinical and procedural skills with attention to detailed patient history and personalized care."
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • 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 Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Common Bile Duct Stone
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • E. coli Food Poisoning
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Malnutrition
  • Megacolon
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Salmonella Food Poisoning
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Texas At Austin
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of New Mexico Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University Of New Mexico Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Of New Mexico Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Scripps La Jolla: Favorite New Doctor, 2004
Media & Publications
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Aug 2006
  • Hip Fracture and PPIs, Feb 2007

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Paredez's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Paredez to family and friends
4.2
based on 21 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Paredez's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in San Diego, CA |
Dr. Paredez comes to the reception area, introduce himself, then escorts you to his office putting patients at ease. He goes over your history with you, takes time to ask and answer questions which made me feel a part of my care. He spoke to me right before the procedure, again when I awoke to...more
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in San Diego, CA |
I had gastroenteritis for two years, and it was painful and very inconvenient. Dr. Paredez patiently listen to me, then asked good questions, and recommended some very good advice about my diet. I made the changes he recommended and my condition soon got much better. I'm very thankful to him.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Paredez accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Basic HMO
    Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
  • 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
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Paredez has admitting privileges

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
9888 Genesee Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
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