Dr. Joseph Fares, MD

Dr. Joseph Fares, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Joseph Fares, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from American University Of Beirut in 1995 and specializes in gastroenterology.

19636 N 27th Ave Ste 408

Phoenix, AZ 85027

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
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Top Care Areas

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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Stomach Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Fares'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.

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

87  Conditions Treated


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9  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Biopsy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • American University Of Beirut
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Seton Hall Univ./St. Joseph's Hospital and MC
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fares has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fares' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fares to family and friends
23 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

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  • 1

Dr. Fares' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Wonderful doctor and personality. You feel like you are the patient not cattle being pushed in and hurried out. Listens carefully to your questions and is thoughtful before answering. You feel important there
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During my 3rd hospital admit an associate of Dr Fares promised that the Dr would help me in my post release F/U appt. He did not. None of my Drs are. Symptoms I have suffered decades with no help finally manifest in a condition that provides direction to a very serious problem & all want to...more
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Very knowledgable , great bedside manner overall great doctor that really cares about his patients
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I would like to tell everyone just how important this doctor is Barretts is real. thank you dr fares and doctor B just for really caring thanks.
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Every time I have visited the office I am always made to feel special from the front of the office to the back. Dr. Fares is very committed to the well being of all of his patients. While He is extremely busy he will always work me in and address my concerns. I love that he also likes to teach...more
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