Dr. Joseph Fares, MD

Dr. Joseph Fares, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 51
(23)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Joseph Fares, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Phoenix, AZ. He is 51 years old and has been practicing for 23 years.

19636 N 27th Ave Ste 408

Phoenix, AZ 85027

Contact Information

(623) 780-0100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • 28 More

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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

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal Prolapse
  • 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
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • 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
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Mesenteric Panniculitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • 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

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • 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
4.4
based on 23 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Fares' Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Phoenix az |
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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in Los Angeles, CA |
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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Phoenix, AZ |
Very knowledgable , great bedside manner overall great doctor that really cares about his patients
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in Phoenix, AZ |
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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Phoenix, AZ |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Fares accepts 37 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareOregon
    Medicaid
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Cofinity
    Cofinity PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
    Health Net PPO
    Medicaid
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
    Tricare
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
    Tricare
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • MedHealthInsurance
  • Medica
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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Hospitals where Dr. Fares has admitting privileges

Honorhealth Deer Valley Medical Center
19829 N 27th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85027
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HonorHealth John C. Lincoln Medical Center
250 E Dunlap Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85020
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