Dr. Hyon Kang, DO

Dr. Hyon Kang, DO

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 51
(22)
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Dr. Hyon Kang, DO is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in El Paso, TX. He is 51 years old and has been practicing for 17 years. Dr. Kang is affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center.

1560 Lomaland Dr

El Paso, TX 79935

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • 8 More

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Constipation
very high
more than 97% of peers
Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kang "Dr. Hyon S. Kang is a Board Certified Internist subspecializing in Gastroenterology. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio and Gastroenterology Fellowship at the University of Virginia under world renowned subspecialists focusing on digestive health problems with emphasis on pancreas, liver, and therapeutic procedures. He is an expert on ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography) to resolve issues related to gallstones, chronic pancreatitis, and other bile duct problems. He has successfully completed over 300 ERCPs since being in El Paso. Coordinating with surgeons and radiologists, Dr. Kang has performed numerous complicated procedures to include laparoscopic assisted ERCP. As a patient himself, Dr. Kang s highest priority is to treat each and every patient with respect and dignity. For patient convenience, Dr. Kang will perform both endoscopy and colonoscopy on the same date. Dr. Kang is a strong advocate of minimizing health care costs and is committed not to perform unnecessary procedures. Since September 2012, he has proudly joined Dr. Vinay Patel, M.D."

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Megacolon
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Oklahoma State University Center For Health Sciences College Of Osteopathic Med Tulsa Ok
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kang has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kang's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kang to family and friends
4.6
based on 22 total reviews (8 with comments)
Dr. Kang'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
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (8)
in Spring,Texas |
Dr Kang was great. He is very professional and caring. He has an excellent staff as well. I would definitely recommend him.
in Houston, TX |
I had been dealing with Crohn's disease for several years, and I was nit getting better. I switched to Dr. Kang, and I had an immediate improvement, and I feel confident that we now have it under control.
in Cypress. Tx |
Was referred to him by my family doctor. Very nice and I would highly recommend him!!
in Houston, TX |
FANTASTIC!
in Houston, TX |
I appreciate his bed side manner. Seams caring and knowledgeable. His staff had been helpful and pleasant. I would recommend to anyone.
in Cypress, TX |
Dr. Kang is very nice and has a wonderful bedside manner. He showed intrest in my well-being, was inquisitive and very thorough. He performed my very first Colonoscopy and it went smoothly. If you're in the market for a Gastroenterologist, he's your guy!
Houston |
Just another patient don't care about the patient! Just want the money.
in Houston, TX |
From my experience I found Dr. Kang to be a wonderful physician. He explains the conditions and diagnosis very well. He can relate the information very well and takes the time to let me understand them with reassurance.
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Dr. Kang accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Life
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Kang has admitting privileges

Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center
10655 Steepletop Dr
Houston, TX 77065
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