Dr. Joel Chodos, MD

Dr. Joel Chodos, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
(89)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Joel Chodos, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Newark, DE. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 34 years.

930 Old Harmony Rd Ste D

Newark, DE 19713

Contact Information

(302) 455-1980

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Nausea
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more than 78% of peers
Diarrhea
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more than 74% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
normal
more than 71% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chodos "Careful history and physical before tests ordered. Individualized care."
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Dysentery
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Megacolon
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Anoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Infrared Coagulation (IRC) Hemorrhoid Removal

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Delaware.

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

  • Columbia University / College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Montefiore Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Top Doc list Delaware Today, 1995, 2000
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Med Soc, 1979
Media & Publications

Dr. Chodos has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chodos' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chodos to family and friends
4.7
based on 89 total reviews (39 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (89)

  • 5
    (80)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Chodos' 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 (39)

in Smyrna, DE |
I selected Dr.. Chodos because of the excellent reviews he receives. I was not disappointed. Dr. Chodos is a friendly and caring person, and a most thorough physician . In the case of my anemia, after a thorough evaluation, he thoroughly discussed my options and we together decided on the best...more
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in New Castle, DE |
By using heathgrades.com and several other medical ratings sites, I contacted and made an appointment with Dr. Chodos. Recommendations by other patients, assured me that I had chosen one of the best gastroenterologists in the state of Delaware. From the first consultation, Dr. Chodos was very, very...more
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Chestertown, MD |
Whenever it was time for my colonoscopy I again chose Dr. Chodos and as instructed brought a recent CT Scan for his review. It showed cysts on the liver and while he agree they were probably benign he ordered an ultrasound to rule out anything more serious. This ultrasound showed more serious...more
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in Newark, DE |
Dr. Chodos is an excellent doctor. I was his patient about 10 years back and due to the change in my insurance I had to go elsewhere for sometime. But when I had changed my insurance again and started having issues with my stomach, I went back to Dr. Chodos. He is so good in explaining things to...more
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in Newark, DE |
Doctor was so caring and helpful in explaining my health situation with simple examples to make me feel better. He himself called and inquired my health before and after endoscopy. I m happy that we finally found a best doctor. :)
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Chodos accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice POS
    Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Chodos has admitting privileges

Christiana Care Health System - Christiana Hospital
4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road
Newark, DE 19718
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