Dr. Joel Alpern, MD

Dr. Joel Alpern, MD

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Dr. Joel Alpern, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Torrance, CA. He graduated from Northwestern Univ Med Sch and specializes in gastroenterology, internal medicine, and more.

1000 W Carson St # 25

Torrance, CA 90502

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Ameritas
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Coastal Comp Health Network (CCHN)
  • 23 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Alpern'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.

3  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

83  Conditions Treated

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17  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.

Education

  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Northwestern Univ Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Emory University
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Emory University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Cedar-Sinai Med Ctr/UCLA
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • UCLA Med Ctr David Geffen Sch Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alpern has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alpern's Reviews

2.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alpern to family and friends
3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Alpern's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes
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