Dr. Gelsimo Cruz, MD

GastroenterologyMaleAge 77

Dr. Cruz
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Gelsimo A. Cruz, MD, PA

300 Hospital Dr Ste 230 Glen Burnie, MD 21061

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(410) 768-2700

Dr. Gelsimo Cruz, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Glen Burnie, MD and has over 54 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Cruz has more experience with Esophageal Disorders, Anal & Rectal Disorders, and Gastrointestinal Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of the Philippines College of Medicine medical school in 1967. He is affiliated with University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Cruz to book an appointment.


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Affiliated with University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center Glen Burnie, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for gastroenterology.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Cruz

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Cruz treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Cruz treats other conditions, please contact the office at (410) 768-2700.

Esophageal Disorders

Esophageal disorder specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the esophagus, such as reflux esophagitis, indigestion, and esophageal ulcers through procedures including medication, surgery, and swallowing therapy.Compare with other Esophageal Disorders specialists.

Dr. Cruz typically treats 77% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dysphagia
Esophageal Diseases
Indigestion
Reflux Esophagitis
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Anal & Rectal Disorders

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Dr. Cruz typically treats 76% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Hemorrhoids
Anal or Rectal Pain
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Gastrointestinal Disorders

Gastrointestinal disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that affect the gastrointestinal tract, including Crohn's disease, ulcers, hernias, and food poisoning.Compare with other Gastrointestinal Disorders specialists.

Dr. Cruz typically treats 69% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 22 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Stomach Diseases
Abdominal Disorders
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastritis
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High Frequency
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Dr. Cruz's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • 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 C
  • Hernia
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Dr. Cruz accepts the following insurance:

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National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna PPO
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Southern Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Dr. Cruz's Reviews

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5.0

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  • Explained conditions well (11)
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    Dr. Cruz is the best. I needed to change my Gastro doctor because my other was too far and Dr. Cruz is completely understanding and you can tell he cares about you getting better. He was great, cannot recommend enough!
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    Keith Bannister in Baltimore, MD – Aug 01, 2017
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    I met Dr. Cruz during an emergency visit to the ER. He treated me with kindness and respect. When seeing him for office visits, he it attentive and listens carefully to your issues.
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    PamH in Severn, Md – Dec 02, 2016
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    I have had 3 colonoscopies & i felt comfortable & relaxed every time.Dr. Cruz & his staff were very professional and genuine!
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    What could be improved
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    6 people found this helpful
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    About Me

    Biography

    Dr. Gelsimo Cruz, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Glen Burnie, MD and has over 54 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Cruz has more experience...Read more

    Specialties

    • Gastroenterology

    Board Certifications

    • Gastroenterology
    • Internal Medicine

    Education

    1975
    Prince Georges Hospital Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1974
    Prince Georges Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital
    1973
    Suny-Northport Va Hosp
    Residency Hospital
    1972
    Beckley Reg Hosp
    Residency Hospital
    1971
    Northeastern Hosp
    Internship Hospital
    1967
    University of the Philippines College of Medicine
    Medical School

    Languages

    • English
    • Tagalog

    Awards

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Dr. Gelsimo Cruz, MD accepting new patients?

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    Does Dr. Gelsimo Cruz, MD accept my insurance?

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    What are Dr. Gelsimo Cruz, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Cruz frequently treats Esophageal Disorders, Anal & Rectal Disorders, and Gastrointestinal Disorders. See all practice areas where Dr. Cruz specializes.

    Where is Dr. Gelsimo Cruz, MD's office located?

    Dr. Cruz's office is located at 300 Hospital Dr Ste 230, Glen Burnie, MD 21061. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    What languages does Dr. Gelsimo Cruz, MD speak?

    Dr. Cruz speaks Tagalog and English. View profile to see all.

    Does Dr. Gelsimo Cruz, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Cruz has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

    How can I make an appointment with Dr. Gelsimo Cruz, MD?

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    Locations

    Gelsimo A. Cruz, MD, PA

    Gelsimo A. Cruz, MD, PA300 Hospital Dr Ste 230 Glen Burnie, MD 21061
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    University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center

    Glen Burnie, MD

    69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

    • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2021)
    • General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)