Dr. John Polio, MD

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Dr. John Polio, MD

Gastroenterology | Male

Connecticut Gastroenterology Associates, P.C. 1000 Asylum Ave Ste 3212, Hartford, CT 06105 Get Directions
(860) 522-1171

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  • Internal Medicinenull
  • Transplant Hepatologynull
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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
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      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Polio's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Specialties

      • Gastroenterology
      • Transplant Hepatology

      Board Certifications

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      • Gastroenterology
      • Internal Medicine
      • Transplant Hepatology

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Disorders
      • Abdominal Pain
      • Anemia
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Barrett's Esophagus
      • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
      • Benign Tumor
      • Biliary Atresia
      • Blood Disorders
      • Cancer
      • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
      • Cirrhosis
      • Colorectal Cancer
      • Copper Metabolism Disorders
      • Crohn's Disease
      • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
      • 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
      • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
      • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
      • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
      • Gastroparesis
      • Heartburn
      • Hemochromatosis
      • Hemorrhoids
      • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
      • Hepatitis C
      • Hepatitis D
      • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
      • Hernia
      • Ileus
      • Indigestion
      • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
      • Intestinal Abscess
      • Intestinal Obstruction
      • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
      • Lactose Intolerance
      • Malnutrition
      • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
      • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
      • Pancreatitis
      • Peptic Ulcer
      • Pouchitis
      • Small Intestine Cancer
      • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
      • Stomach Cancer
      • Stomach Diseases
      • Ulcer
      • Ulcerative Colitis
      • Unexplained Weight Loss
      • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
      • Viral Hepatitis
      • Vomiting Disorders

      Procedures Performed

      • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
      • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
      • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
      • Gastroenterology Procedures
      • Liver Biopsy

      Background Check

      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

        No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

      • 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

      • Medical School
        Boston University School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1979

      • Internship Hospital
        Strong Memorial Hospital Of The University Of Rochester

        Completed in 1980

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Polish
      • Spanish
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Gastroenterology
      • Board certified in Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine and Transplant Hepatology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Polio's Office & Staff

      Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Polio

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Polio's Care Philosophy

      As a physician, I strive to provide excellent, compassionate care, working with my patients to achieve 'Best Care for a Lifetime'