Dr. Hyon Sik S. Kang, DO

Dr. Hyon Sik S. Kang, DO

Gastroenterology | Male | 50 years old

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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.Read more

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4.6
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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's Care Philosophy

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.

Dr. Kang's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Gastroenterology
  •  Board certified in Gastroenterology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Gastroenterology

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
  • 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
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • 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
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Megacolon
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

Education

  • Medical School
    Oklahoma State University Center For Health Sciences College Of Osteopathic Med Tulsa Ok

    Graduated in 2000

  • Residency Hospital
    Med

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Procedures Performed

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

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