Dr. Joel Wittles, MD

Dr. Joel Wittles, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
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Age 65
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Dr. Joel Wittles, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Tipton, IN and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University of Illinois College of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in gastroenterology.

1010 S Main St Ste 210

Tipton, IN 46072

Contact Information

(317) 688-5038

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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(317) 688-5038

Dr. Wittles accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus

Frequently Treated by Dr. Wittles

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Wittles treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Wittles treats other conditions, please contact the office at (317) 688-5038.

Pancreatic Disease

Pancreatic disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the pancreas, such as pancraetitis.Compare with other Pancreatic Disease specialists.

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Dr. Wittles
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Pancreatitis
Normal
Frequency
High
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Very High
Frequency

Esophageal Disorders

Esophageal disorder specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the esophagus, such as reflux esophagitis, indigestion, and esophageal ulcers through procedures including medication, surgery, and swallowing therapy.Compare with other Esophageal Disorders specialists.

Dr. Wittles treats at a

normal

frequency compared to similar providers

Based on claims data for 19 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Wittles
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Dysphagia
Nausea
Hiatal Hernia
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Check Dr. Wittles' experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Wittles' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Achalasia
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Boerhaave's Syndrome
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  • Food Allergy
  • Gallbladder Scan
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Impedance Testing
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Function Test
  • Mesenteric Panniculitis
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • pH Probe
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ultrasound, Endoanal
  • Ultrasound, Esophageal
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Wireless pH Testing

About Me

Biography

Dr. Joel Wittles, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Tipton, IN and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University of Illinois College...Read more

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1986
UC-Irvine Med Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
1984
UC-Irvine Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
1982
UC-Irvine Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1981
University of Illinois College of Medicine
Medical School
,

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Joel Wittles, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Wittles frequently treats Pancreatic Disease and Esophageal Disorders. See all practice areas where Dr. Wittles specializes.

Where is Dr. Joel Wittles, MD's office located?

Dr. Wittles' office is located at 1010 S Main St Ste 210, Tipton, IN 46072. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Wittles' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wittles

3.3

Based on 7 ratings

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1 Star
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I am a patient of Dr. Joel Wittles. The only consultation I had from him was very uncomfortable. Dr. Wittles is not an approachable Dr. and made me uncomfortable talking to him. I had blood tests completed for almost 2 weeks and have reached out to the office at least 5 times and no one has returned my messages. I needed a refill on my medication that I requested a week ago and no response. Would highly not recommend this Dr. or staff.
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What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Locations

Practice

Iu Health Tipton Physicians Specialty1010 S Main St Ste 210 Tipton, IN 46072
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Indiana University Health University Hospital550 University Blvd Indianapolis, IN 46202
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Wittles is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Indiana University Health Tipton Hospital

Tipton, IN

IU Health Methodist Hospital

Indianapolis, IN

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

Witham Health Services

Lebanon, IN

79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average