Dr. George Rishwain, MD

Dr. George Rishwain, MD

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Gastroenterology  ·  
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66 y/o
(12)

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Dr. George Rishwain, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Stockton, CA and has been practicing for 36 years. He specializes in gastroenterology.

Dignity Health Medical Group - Stockton

782 E Harding Way

Stockton, CA 95204
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 95% of peers
Hemorrhoids
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Rishwain's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rishwain ""Dr. Rishwain has been practicing in Stockton continuously since 1982. He remains committed to providing the best health care possible, through effective communication with his patients so they clearly understand their medical problem and the treatment necessary to improve their gastrointestinal health issues.""

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

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

86  Conditions Treated

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15  Procedures

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Dilatation
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)

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 California At San Diego
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • Creighton University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Wadsworth Va UCLA
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Wadsworth Va UCLA
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Of California San Francisco
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rishwain has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rishwain's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rishwain to family and friends
12 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Rishwain'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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Finest caring doctor with knowledge and experiences that raise the bar. Honest. Dedicated. Diligent. Life honoring. Inspirational. Excellence!
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While hospitalized at St. Joseph's Hospital in Stockton,CA Dr. Rishwain was the assigned GI physician. The treatment given was top-notch. The Dr. followed up frequently with me regarding the procedure and my condition.
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