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Gastroenterology | Male

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Dr. Edward Piken, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Torrance, CA. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 44 years. Dr. Piken is affiliated with Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance and Torrance Memorial Medical Center.

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    Dr. Piken's Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Piken to family and friends
    4.1
    based on 17 total surveys (4 with reviews)
    Dr. Piken's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
      VERY GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      EXCELLENT
    • Time well spent
      EXCELLENT
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      VERY GOOD
    • Office environment
      EXCELLENT
    • Staff friendliness
      VERY GOOD
    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Reviews (4)
    in Rancho Palos Verdes |
    Dr Piken is one of The gentlest and kindest physicians I have ever been to see. He listens and shows that he really cares about his patients. Add to the fact that he is a brilliant diagnostician.
    in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA |
    Very kind and he knew exactly what was wrong with me. He explained what was my diagnosis, offered a simple solution and more diagnostics if I did not feel comfortable with his recommendation and had me come back in one week. He also told me to call his office immediately if I had any problems or questions befor my next appointment.
    in Carson, CA |
    I absolutely love Dr. Piken! He is caring and understands my anxiousness about health concerns without irritation or being condescending as some caregivers can be. He listens and has never rushed through my visits. I can usually get an appt with Piken when needed, but he has plenty of associates to cover when he's out of office etc. It's really nice to find a physician that has great bedside manners.
    in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA |
    Thought the doctor was a little cavalier about my condition
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    Dr. Piken'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
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Gastroenterology
    • Internal Medicine

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anal or Rectal Pain
    • Anemia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Barrett's Esophagus
    • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
    • Benign Tumor
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Blood Disorders
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Cirrhosis
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Dehydration
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diarrhea
    • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
    • Duodenal Ulcer
    • Duodenitis
    • Dysentery
    • Dysphagia
    • Enteritis
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Esophageal Diverticulum
    • Esophageal Ulcer
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Esophagitis
    • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
    • Gastric Ulcer
    • Gastritis
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gastroparesis
    • Heartburn
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
    • Hepatitis C
    • Hepatorenal Syndrome
    • Hernia
    • Ileus
    • Indigestion
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Malnutrition
    • Megacolon
    • Nausea
    • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
    • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
    • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
    • Pancreatitis
    • Peptic Ulcer
    • Reflux Esophagitis
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Unexplained Weight Loss
    • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
    • Viral Hepatitis
    • Vomiting Disorders

    Education

    • Medical School
      SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1973

    • Internship Hospital
      Einstein Bronx Muni Hospital

      Completed in 1974

    • Residency Hospital
      Einstein Bronx Muni Hospital

      Completed in 1976

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Harbor Genl Hospital

      Completed in 1978

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Gastroenterology

    Procedures Performed

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