Dr. Irving S. Gottfried, MD
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Dr. Irving S. Gottfried, MD

Gastroenterology | Male

Premier Medical Associates-Gastroenterology 3824 Northern Pike Ste 830, Monroeville, PA 15146 Get Directions
(412) 457-0427

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Dr. Gottfried specializes in Gastroenterology and practices in Monroeville, PA. He practices at 2 locations.

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  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
Dr. Gottfried's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (4)
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in Richmond, VA |
This is the doctor who saved my life, not once, but twice. He argued with the radiologist for me (yay!), and prescribed a gram-negative antibiotic when all other docs were content to beat a dead horse with Cipro. Dr. Gottfried possesses a bedside manner not unlike that of Dr. House. If you want a fuzzy, sensitive-new-age doctor who will hold your hand and cry, he's not it. But he's hands-down brilliant, and if you need someone who can save you, he's your doc. Be funny. He likes funny.
in Monroeville, PA |
I had the worst Experience with him. It seemed he didn't know what he was doing. If its a life or death situation he will probably give you death cause when your in the hospital He gives you the wrong stuff and wont care what happens to you no remorse from him. His understudy lost medical records and personal information. Very Unprofessional..
in New York, NY |
Very good.
Pittsburgh, PA |
I would recommend AVOIDING this doctor if possible. I went to see him in a pinch and regret the entire experience. He ordered appropriate testing and was insightful. That is where the good experience ended. The nursing staff was awful and neither the doctor or nurses called to update me on any of my tests - I always had to call and hound them for up to a week to get results that were readily available to them. The delivery of serious news was less than professional as well. Go elsewhere!
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  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

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  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • 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
  • 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
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Giardiasis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Salmonella Food Poisoning
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

Procedures Performed

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

Background Check

  • n/a
    Malpractice Claims not available

    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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  • 0

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • Medical School
    St Georges U

    Graduated in 1981

  • Internship Hospital
    Franklin Square Hospital Center

    Completed in 1982

  • Residency Hospital
    Union Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 1984

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Western Pennsylvania Hospital

    Completed in 1986

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

    Dr. Gottfried has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gottfried'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 and Internal Medicine
  • Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

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Dr. Gottfried's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
31 – 45 minutes

Experience with Dr. Gottfried

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients