Dr. J West, MD

Dr. J West, MD

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Dr. J West, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Athens, GA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med in 1974 and specializes in gastroenterology.Read his story

340 N Milledge Ave Ste B

Athens, GA 30601

Contact Information

(706) 548-0008

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Georgia
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. West's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Gastroparesis
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Dr. West treats Gastroparesis more than 100% of his peers

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Nausea
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Dr. West treats Nausea more than 100% of his peers

Dr. West treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Diarrhea
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. West treats Diarrhea more than 100% of his peers

Dr. West treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. West's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
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
Cholelithiasis
Cirrhosis
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Dehydration
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diarrhea
Diverticulitis, Intestinal
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Dysentery
Dysphagia
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enteritis
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophageal Varices
Esophagitis
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastric Ulcer
Gastritis
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastroparesis
Giardiasis
Heartburn
Hemochromatosis
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatitis C
Hepatitis D
Hepatorenal Syndrome
Hernia
Ileus
Indigestion
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Ischemia
Intestinal Obstruction
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Lactose Intolerance
Liver Biopsy
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Malnutrition
Meckel's Diverticulum
Megacolon
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
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

About Me

Biography

"Dr. West is a graduate of Florida State University in Tallahassee, where he received a bachelor's degree in biology. After receiving his medical degree from the University of Miami in Florida, he remained at the university to complete both his inter...

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1979
U Tex
Fellowship Hospital
1977
Jackson Memorial Hospital
Residency Hospital
1975
Jackson Memorial Hospital
Internship Hospital
1974
Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med
Medical School
Florida State University
Undergraduate School
1979
1977
1975
1974

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Dr. West's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. West

4.4

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
14.285714285714286%
(2)

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Dr. West is a great, caring doctor and I totally trust him and he cares about my input. I will never change doctors. He listens and looks you directly in the face when he talks to you.
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Dr. West is always very polite and truly concerned about you're well being and always takes his time with you! Great doctor!
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I went for a routine pre-colonoscopy appt, so no urgent visits. Dr. West is very knowledgeable and trustworthy. He listens. I have had a procedure years ago by him, and it was easy and he was very proficient. The only issue I had was that I was instructed to arrive 30 minutes prior to my 0900 appt,...Read More
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I am still waiting for a phone call from the office 4 weeks and counting! Thank goodness it is not a life or death!!!!
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Quick diagnosis, limited and expensive treatment options.
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Aetna
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Choice Option POS
Blue Choice Test HMO
Blue Open Access POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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