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Dr. Edward Paredez, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 47

Dr. Paredez

Dr. Edward Paredez, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas in 1998 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.


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(858) 453-5200

Dr. Paredez accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Basic HMO
Choice Plus POS II
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
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Open Access Plus

Background Check

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. Paredez's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Abdominal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

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

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

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Paredez treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 97% of his peers

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

Abdominal Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Paredez treats Abdominal Pain more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Paredez treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Paredez's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • 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
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Biopsy
  • 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 and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Care Philosophy

Highly competent clinical and procedural skills with attention to detailed patient history and personalized care.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Scripps La Jolla: Favorite New Doctor, 2004

Media & Publications

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Aug 2006
  • Hip Fracture and PPIs, Feb 2007

Dr. Paredez's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Paredez

4.2

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
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(16)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
9.523809523809524%
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2 Stars
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1 Star
14.285714285714286%
(3)

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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...Read More
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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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