Dr. Joel Feinstein, MD

Dr. Joel Feinstein, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 72
Dr. Joel Feinstein, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Suny Downstate Medical Center in 1973 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

8631 W 3rd St Ste 825E

Los Angeles, CA 90048

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Teamsters or other Unions
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Reflux Esophagitis
more than 87% of peers
Esophageal Diseases
more than 87% of peers
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Feinstein'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Feinstein "As a Gastroenterologist, I feel it is imperative to spend a significant amount of time with the patient to understand their issues. I have a very calm demeanor and use as much as possible a practical approach to solving the problem.I have a unique gift of simplifying concepts which allows the patient to participate in making decisions on the approach to solving their problem and their treatment plan."

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*

81  Conditions Treated


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13  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.


  • Penn State
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1967
  • Suny Downstate Medical Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • St Vincents Hosp Manhattan
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Kings Co Hosp/SUNY Dwnst
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Feinstein has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Feinstein's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Feinstein to family and friends
44 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (44)

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Dr. Feinstein's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Feinstein is without a doubt a first class top notch physician. You would indeed be hard pressed to find a doctor to match him in so many respects. No time crunch here folks to get you in and out. He is a consummate professional so smart, and the sweetest, nicest, kindest exceptional...more
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Dr. Feinstein is the best doctor I've ever seen, and I've been seeing him at least twice a year for 14 years. He takes whatever time is necessary when I'm there, carefully listens to everything I need to say or report on, and is completely non-judgmental about everything. I feel wonderfully taken...more
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I have been a patient of his for 25 years. He is the best! A very dedicated and caring physician.
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Dr. Feinstein called me twice to inform me of test results. At each appointment he thoroughly discussed tests, as well as, my health condition in clear understandable terms.
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