Dr. Joseph Edelson, MD

Dr. Joseph Edelson, MD

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Gastroenterology  |  
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65 y/o
(22)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Joseph Edelson, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Pueblo, CO. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 34 years.

St. Mary-Corwin Physician Partners - Gastroenterology

1020 Lakeview Ave

Pueblo, CO 81004
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Edelson performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hernia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Stomach Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Edelson "As a Centura Health Physician Group provider at St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center, I believe in treating the whole person rather than a single illness or injury. With a focus on compassionate care, an emphasis on quality and access to the best tools and technology, I provide a patient-centered approach to health and healing for every patient."
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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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
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Megacolon
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colonoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Liver Biopsy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • Franklin and Marshall College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Edelson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

St. Mary - Corwin Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
General Surgery Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

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

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Dr. Edelson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Edelson to family and friends
4.1
based on 22 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Edelson's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

PUEBLO |
Dr. Edelson is an excellent physician. He has an excellent bedside manner. I would highly recommend him.
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in Pueblo, CO |
A common sense doctor, caring, concerned. Offered real solutions to problems without additional medications. I felt very comfortable with his knowledge, expertise. . Highly recommend Dr Edelson.
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in Pueblo Co |
Dr. Edelson is one of the best specialists that I have ever encountered. He truly cares, and it shows in how he interacts with patients, and his staff. He is highly intelligent,competant, and compassionate.
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Littleton, CO |
Dr. Edelson was very attentive and listened to all my needs and concerns. Was very knowledgeable in his specialty and really seemed to care. He made me feel that he will help with my care and I will absolutely recommend him to people!
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in Pueblo |
Very helpful doctor. I recently had an appointment with him and he has helped with every need. I've gone to other doctors in the past and was never satisfied until I came to his office. I highly recommend Dr. Edelson.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Edelson accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Centene
  • Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Edelson has admitting privileges

St. Mary - Corwin Medical Center
1008 Minnequa Ave
Pueblo, CO 81004
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