Dr. James Penuel Jr, MD

Dr. James Penuel Jr, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 66
(37)
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Dr. James Penuel Jr, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Fort Myers, FL and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Miami / School Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in gastroenterology.

7152 Coca Sabal Ln

Fort Myers, FL 33908

Contact Information

(239) 939-9939

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Intestinal Obstruction
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diverticulitis, Intestinal
very high
more than 99% of peers
Constipation
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    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 Florida.

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

  • Eckerd College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • University Of Miami / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Ochsner Foundation Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Ochsner Foundation Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Ochsner Foundation Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Penuel Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Penuel Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Penuel Jr to family and friends
4.4
based on 37 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

  • 5
    (28)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Penuel Jr'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 (6)

in Fort Myers, FL
I have been going to Dr. Penuel for IBS for over a year. He has been very upfront with his method of treatment, starting me off on a low "FOD" diet, eliminating foods with high sugar, gassy, and with gluten. In this time, I have actually learned how to control my problem with this diet and not...more
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in Fort Myers, FL
I felt very comfortable with Dr. Penuel right from the beginning. He truly listens, explains procedures clearly and is respectful of the patient. Great "bedside" manner.
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in Cape Coral, FL
I have been a patient of Dr. Penuel for a few years now and find him to be most caring. I trust his experience and knowledge and would highly recommend him!!
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in Fort Myers, FL
Dr Penuel was one of the most impressive physicians I have ever met. I met him after being admitted from the ER and he sat down, asked me questions, listened to my situation and then gave me his assessment based on his vast experience and knowledge. And then he took extra time to reassure me & my...more
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in Lehigh Acres, FL
Dr. Penuel has a great bedside manner which is very important to me. He responds to my questions so that I can better understand my condition. He listens with empathy and presents his recommendations with expertise and knowledge. His staff is very pleasant and cooperative. They show genuine...more
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