Dr. James Sattler, MD

Dr. James Sattler, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
64 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. James Sattler, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Torrance, CA and has been practicing for 39 years. He specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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

Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
very high
more than 93% of peers
Esophageal Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Sattler's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

75  Conditions Treated


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6  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Kaiser Found Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sattler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
General Surgery Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Sattler is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Sattler's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sattler to family and friends
17 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Sattler's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Just like most Gastric Drs they just give you PPIs and don't fix the issue he told me no one gets cancer from Barrets My symptoms became unlivable so I scheduled an Endo but I ended up in the ER due to my issues and when he found out he cancelled my appointment and said it was not his problem I was...more
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I have had 2 colonoscopies. he and his staff have made it easy. i like the endo center. They are all nice. It really makes it easy
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The procedures are obviously not pleasant nor is the prep and don't really expect the Dr or his staff the make that better. I know I have to do it so I try to follow all the rules to make is as easy and efficient as possible.However, when the procedure is over, I should not be treated like I no...more
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