Dr. Gerald Isbell, MD

GastroenterologyMaleAge 65

Dr. Isbell
Accepting new patients

Digestive Health Associates of Texas, P.A.

7777 Forest Ln Ste C604 Dallas, TX 75230

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(972) 566-6667

Dr. Gerald Isbell, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Dallas, TX and has over 39 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Wake Forest University medical school in 1982. He is affiliated with Medical City Children's Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Isbell to book an appointment.

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  • Explains Conditions Well
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No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Isbell's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Nausea
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Isbell treats Nausea more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Isbell treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Hemorrhoids
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Isbell treats Hemorrhoids more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Isbell treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Gastritis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Isbell treats Gastritis more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Isbell treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Isbell's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Achalasia
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Administrative Physical
  • Alkalosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pharyngitis
  • Chronic Prostatitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Food Allergy
  • Gallbladder Scan
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hernia
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Immunization Administration
  • Impedance Testing
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Insomnia
  • Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
  • Intertrigo
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Joint Pain
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Function Test
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Pancreatitis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • pH Probe
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pneumonia
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Pouchitis
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Prostatitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ultrasound, Endoanal
  • Ultrasound, Esophageal
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Valley Fever
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Wheezing
  • Wireless pH Testing

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Principal Life
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Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
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Dr. Isbell's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Isbell

4.3

Based on 45 ratings

5 Stars
77.77777777777777%
(35)
4 Stars
6.666666666666667%
(3)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
15.555555555555555%
(7)
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Dr. Ibsell has been my gastroenterologist for the last 15 years! When I came to him, I had seen about 5 other doctors who were unable to properly diagnose my issue. Dr. Isbell diagnosed my ulcerative colitis during the first visit and he also developed a plan with medication that was very effective! His calm demeanor, vast experience and bedside manner are at the highest standards.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Kent F. – Dec 21, 2020
Doctor did not prescribe IBS medications that he thought would work for me. Test results were glossed over and he never showed them to me. Office clean and easy to get appointment and that is all.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't explain conditions well
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Nov 13, 2020
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Professional and welcoming staff. Dr. Isbell took his time and answered all my questions and listened to my replies.
1 person found this helpful
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Maxine Levy – Jul 30, 2019
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I rarely write reviews, but I can’t say enough good things about Dr. Isbell. He takes his time to listen to concerns, explains things and I leave having 100% faith with his treatment plan. Office organized with friendly and professional staff. Short wait time for visit. I would recommend him to anyone looking for a GI doctor. Krista Denton
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Krista Denton, RN in Dallas, TX – Feb 19, 2019
I would recommend Dr. Isbell to the world! He has experience. He listens. He is one of the few doctors I have met that you know cares. You don't leave wondering. He also has a good bedside manner. His staff is very professional, yet nice. everyone communicate effectively. Recommending a doctor is a big deal - I would recommend him and know I would be doing the right thing for my friends and family who need care. I can trust Dr. Isbell.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
4 people found this helpful
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Liv in DFW – Jun 22, 2018
Wonderful! Took my 19 year old daughter to Dr. Isbell because of stomach problems. He is excellent with teenage girls. Easy to talk to, asked very detailed questions and he listened very closely to her concerns/issues. Dr. Isbell has a great bedside manner and explained very clearly the options to resolve her stomach problems. A few easy tests later - problem resolved. 5 stars!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
20 people found this helpful
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Barbra Judge in Dallas, TX – Mar 28, 2016

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Gerald Isbell, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Dallas, TX and has over 39 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Wake...Read more

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

Orlando Regional Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
Baylor University
Residency Hospital
1983
Orlando Regl Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1982
Wake Forest University
Medical School
,

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

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What are Dr. Gerald Isbell, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Isbell frequently treats Nausea, Hemorrhoids, and Gastritis. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Isbell treats.

Where is Dr. Gerald Isbell, MD's office located?

Dr. Isbell's office is located at 7777 Forest Ln Ste C604, Dallas, TX 75230. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Isbell speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Digestive Health Associates of Texas, P.A.

Dallas – Medical City Hospital7777 Forest Ln Ste C604 Dallas, TX 75230
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Practice

7610 N Stemmons Fwy Ste 600 Dallas, TX 75247
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7777 Forest Ln Ste C675 Dallas, TX 75230
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Medical City Ambulatory Surgery Center Dallas7777 Forest Ln Ste C150 Dallas, TX 75230
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Isbell is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Medical City Children's Hospital

Dallas, TX

77% Patient Experience Rating, 8% higher than the national average

11 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)