Dr. Hyon Kang, DO

Dr. Hyon Kang, DO

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Gastroenterology  |  
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52 y/o
(22)

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Dr. Hyon Kang, DO is a gastroenterology specialist in El Paso, TX and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Oklahoma State University Center For Health Sciences College Of Osteopathic Med Tulsa Ok in 2000 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

El Paso Gastrntrlgy Consltnts

1560 Lomaland Dr

El Paso, TX 79935
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Accepted insurance

  • 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
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

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
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

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

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Procedures

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
  • Wilford Hall U S A F Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Virginia Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

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)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

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.
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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.
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in Cypress. Tx
Was referred to him by my family doctor. Very nice and I would highly recommend him!!
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in Houston, TX
FANTASTIC!
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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.
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