Dr. Israel Crespo, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 59

  28 Reviews

Dr. Israel Crespo, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in gastroenterology, internal medicine, and more.


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Gastroenterology Specialists of Tampa Bay

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    • Mon: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 12:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Dr. Crespo accepts the following insurance:

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Coventry Health Care
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No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Crespo's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Gastrointestinal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Crespo treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Crespo treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Ulcer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Crespo treats Ulcer more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Crespo treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Esophageal Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Crespo treats Esophageal Diseases more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Crespo treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Crespo's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Anoscopy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biopsy
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticular Diseases
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intragastric Balloon System Insertion
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Obesity
  • ORBERA™ Intragastric Balloon System Insertion
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Pyloromyotomy
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Weight Loss Management

About Me

My goal is and has always been to treat the whole patient with consideration of all patient issues. I strive to treat my patients with compassion and respect and provide the best possible and most up to date care.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Obesity Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1993
Walter Reed AMC Wash DC
Fellowship Hospital
1988
William Beaumont Army Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1986
William Beaumont Army Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1985
University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus
Medical School
1981
Universidad of Puerto Rico
Undergraduate School
1993
1988
1986
1985
1981

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Crespo's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Crespo

3.8

Based on 28 reviews

5 Stars
60.714285714285715%
(17)
4 Stars
7.142857142857143%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
14.285714285714286%
(4)
1 Star
17.857142857142858%
(5)

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Dr. Always on time. Polite, caring listens well. Machines or those that answer phones need Some help though. Long hold times no ability to leave a messages.
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Dr. Crespo was referred to me by my primary care physician. I have been under his care around 10 years. He listens, explains in words easy to understand, answers questions, excellent bedside manners, speaks Spanish. Cares about gastro issues and will refer to another specialist (non gastro) if need be. Dr. Crespo is definitely a 5 star doctor.
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Dr Crespo is a great doctor! The problem is his front office staff, very rude and they don't answer the phone! The "office closed for lunch" message is on way past 1:00 pm. It is next to impossible to get them to answer the phone. So if you have a question for the doctor or his nurse you might as well just go in, you may get better results!!
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Dr. CRESPO saved my life in 2005 by finding my esophagus cancer and he again saved my life through the colonoscopy he gave me last month. He found a polop that he said may have developed into cancer Thank you!
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Dr. Crespo takes his time and listens to what his patient is telling him. He is very knowledgeable and well informed of the latest treatments in helping the parient feel better. He helped me understand what things I could do to minimize further problems. I would highly recommend Dr. Crespo.
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Highly recommend! His office staff was very nice and Dr. Crespo saw me right away.
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I saw him in the hospital multiple times. Needless to say, he read the results of simple tests wrong, and literally never bothered to follow up afterward except go "you're fine" as I was still under anesthesia in a wheel chair. The only way I found it he was wrong was due to the my WONDERFUL GP. Nice man, horrible doctor.
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It was my first visit with Dr Crespo. He took his time with me and I felt very comfortable with him. He seemed very knowledgeable. Office staff was all very nice.
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  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

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