Dr. Joel Sach, MD

Dr. Joel Sach, MD

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Gastroenterology  |  
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43 y/o
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Dr. Joel Sach, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Tarzana, CA. He is 43 years old and has been practicing for 20 years.

JOEL A. SACH MD INC

18425 Burbank Blvd Ste 500

Tarzana, CA 91356
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Constipation
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sach "Compassionate care with individualized attention to each person as if they are members of own family. Strong belief in the mind-body connection. Belief in alternative/complementary medicine. Holistic care approach."
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatobiliary Cancer
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hypertension
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • MSI-H Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-L Colorectal Cancer
  • MSS Colorectal Cancer
  • Malnutrition
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Megacolon
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Weight Gain
  • Weight Loss

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Procedures

  • Anoscopy
  • CRH Hemorrhoid Banding
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Banding
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Non-Surgical Treatment of Hemorrhoids
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Pill Prep for Colonoscopy
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)

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

  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Cedars Sinai Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Cedars Sinai Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sach has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Sach does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Sach and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Providence Tarzana Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 100 Best Hospitals Award

Hospital Quality Award

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

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Dr. Sach's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sach to family and friends
3.9
based on 14 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Sach's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in northridge, ca |
Everyone is afraid of the colonoscopy! Everyone. If you're not afraid of the procedure, then you're afraid of the drink you have to take to clean out your colon. But there's no reason to be afraid. I've now had TWO colonoscopies with Dr. Sach and they both went according to plan. He's...more
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Very compassionate, great bedside manner, knowledgeable. Someone who actually cares about my health.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Sach accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card
    Blue Card PPO
    Preferred Plan PPO
    Trust PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    PacifiCare PPO
    United Healthcare PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Sach has admitting privileges

Providence Tarzana Medical Center
18321 Clark St
Tarzana, CA 91356
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