Dr. Harold Philpot, MD

Dr. Harold Philpot, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Harold Philpot, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Emory University in 1986 and specializes in gastroenterology.

1 Independence Plz Ste 900

Birmingham, AL 35209

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Stomach Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Philpot'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.

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

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

77  Conditions Treated

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6  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Emory University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Ala
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Philpot has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Philpot's Reviews

2.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Philpot to family and friends
23 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Philpot's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Sorry to say but felt this doctor was rude to my husband in the hospital. Very blunt and seemingly uninterested in taking time to explain or help us understand his bleeding problem. I am a very positive person but Dr Philpots bedside manner has much to be desired. I am told he is an excellent...more
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He is a good dr, but tends to rush through an appointment. His staff is very easy to work with, as is his MA.
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If I could rate this Doctor a 0 star, I would. Dr. Philpot had a very terrible bedside manor. I have had a few procedures in the past and never felt as nervous as I did when I went for an EGD with him. I was rushed by not only the staff but the Doctor himself. He didn't seem to care about treating...more
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Dr. Craig Philpot met me with a poor bedside manor, rushing through the assessment after I waited just over an hour to see him. I found him to be dismissive to my inquiries, focusing only on obtaining the information he wanted to have in order to make his diagnostic impression, showing no regard to...more
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