Dr. Frederic B. Newman, MD

Dr. Frederic B. Newman, MD

Gastroenterology | Male | 56 years old

As a Gastroenterologist in private practice for over 20 years, I understand the importance of spending adequate time with you. I am an adept listener. Explaining your diagnosis and treatment plan in terms that are understandable is critically important to me. Maintenance in state-of-the-art endoscopic surgical skills allows me to treat a wide variety of gastrointestinal conditions. I am interested in both routine gastroenterology as well as challenging conditions that have caused difficulty with diagnosis and treatment. Read more

Gastroenterology Associates
400 Plaza Dr Ste 125
Folsom, CA 95630 Get Directions
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Our practice prides itself in providing personalized, friendly service from your initial contact with us to our ongoing relationship in managing your digestive problems. We strive to create a comfortable environment that fosters confidence and healing. Although gastroenterology is a high tech medical specialty, the technology and medical science only provides a foundation to to your comprehensive treatment plan. The office staff is here to help you navigate the complexities of our healthcare system. We utilize state-of-the-art electronic medical records and participate in boh private and government sponsored quality improvement programs.Read more

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I strive to provide gastroenterology specialty care to all my patients in a private practice office environment that is respectful, comfortable and of the highest quality. Patient satisfaction surveys are taken seriously and assist us in improving the practice. We appreciate your time and effort in this process. We are open to both positive and negative feedback. 

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Dr. Newman says...

As a Gastroenterologist in private practice for over 20 years, I understand the importance of spending adequate time with you. I am an adept listener. Explaining your diagnosis and treatment plan in terms that are understandable is critically important to me. Maintenance in state-of-the-art endoscopic surgical skills allows me to treat a wide variety of gastrointestinal conditions. I am interested in both routine gastroenterology as well as challenging conditions that have caused difficulty with diagnosis and treatment. 

Dr. Newman's Care Philosophy

Our practice prides itself in providing personalized, friendly service from your initial contact with us to our ongoing relationship in managing your digestive problems. We strive to create a comfortable environment that fosters confidence and healing. Although gastroenterology is a high tech medical specialty, the technology and medical science only provides a foundation to to your comprehensive treatment plan. The office staff is here to help you navigate the complexities of our healthcare system. We utilize state-of-the-art electronic medical records and participate in boh private and government sponsored quality improvement programs. 

Dr. Newman says...

Dr. Newman has expertise and interest in diagnosing and treating the following conditions:

Colon cancer prevention and screening, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Swallowing disorders, Irritable Bowel Syndrome and chronic abdominal pain, Digestive disorders, Viral Hepatitis and chronic liver disease, Minimally invasive Hemorrhoid treatment, Disorders of the pancreas and bile ducts, Problems with Intestinal Absorption, Cirrhosis, Peptic Ulcer Disease

Dr. Newman says...

We utilize state-of-the-art technology at Mercy Folsom Hospital and the Folsom Sierra Endoscopy Center. Dr. Newman is expert in gastroenterology endoscopic procedures and finished additional training at the University of California San Francisco in advanced biliary and pancreatic endoscopy. He taught endoscopy to gastroenterology fellows and general surgery residents in training at UCSF as an Associate Clinical Professor. He also served as the Director of Gastroenterolgy at the Naval Hospital Oakland as a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy.

Dr. Newman says...

I strive to provide gastroenterology specialty care to all my patients in a private practice office environment that is respectful, comfortable and of the highest quality. Patient satisfaction surveys are taken seriously and assist us in improving the practice. We appreciate your time and effort in this process. We are open to both positive and negative feedback. 

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  •  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 Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • 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
  • Dysphagia
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Malnutrition
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Florida

    Graduated in 1986

  • Internship Hospital
    University Fla Health Science Center

    Completed in 1987

  • Residency Hospital
    University Fla Health Science Center

    Completed in 1989

  • Fellowship Hospital
    U Fla Hlth Scis Ctr-Jacksonville Hosp
  • Undergraduate School
    Florida State University

    Graduated in 1983

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Procedures Performed

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Liver Biopsy