Dr. Joseph Luttrell, MD

GastroenterologyMaleAge 58

Dr. Luttrell
Accepting new patients

Alabama Digestive Diseases

985 9th Ave SW Bessemer, AL 35022

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(205) 481-7384

Dr. Joseph Luttrell, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Bessemer, AL. Dr. Luttrell has more experience with Esophageal Disorders and Gastrointestinal Disorders than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Medical West Main Campus. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Luttrell to book an appointment.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Luttrell

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Luttrell treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Luttrell treats other conditions, please contact the office at (205) 481-7384.

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. Luttrell typically treats 70% more often than similar doctors

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Gastrointestinal Disorders

Gastrointestinal disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that affect the gastrointestinal tract, including Crohn's disease, ulcers, hernias, and food poisoning.Compare with other Gastrointestinal Disorders specialists.

Dr. Luttrell typically treats 67% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 23 conditions and procedures

Gastrointestinal Diseases
Abdominal Disorders
Celiac Disease
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Dr. Luttrell's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Anoscopy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Megacolon
  • 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 and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Dr. Luttrell accepts the following insurance:

Choice Plus POS II
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Dental Blue 100/200/300
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
MultiPlan PPO
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  • Appointment scheduling (5)
  • Office environment (5)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (4)
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  • Didn't explain conditions well (1)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (1)
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (1)
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Very intelligent, Friendly, Remembers patients, Spends time with patients, Ensures pts. understand diagnosis's & their future care plan. He is very reassuring. I definitely recommend him as a very competent G.I. Dr. I've never had one better (and I'm very experienced with other Drs. treating me) ! OTHER DRS. in PRACTICE: I've seen, & been pleased, with every Dr. in this practice. I trust them all! His OFFICE STAFF is also efficient , warm & friendly.
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About Me


Dr. Joseph Luttrell, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Bessemer, AL. Dr. Luttrell has more experience with Esophageal Disorders and Gastrointestinal...Read more


  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications


Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinic
Fellowship Hospital
Med University SC
Residency Hospital
Med University Sc Charleston
Internship Hospital
Birmingham-Southern College
Undergraduate School


Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. Joseph Luttrell, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Joseph Luttrell, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Luttrell frequently treats Esophageal Disorders and Gastrointestinal Disorders. See all practice areas where Dr. Luttrell specializes.

Where is Dr. Joseph Luttrell, MD's office located?

Dr. Luttrell's office is located at 985 9th Ave SW, Bessemer, AL 35022. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Does Dr. Joseph Luttrell, MD offer telehealth services?

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Alabama Digestive Diseases

Alabama Digestive Diseases985 9th Ave SW Bessemer, AL 35022

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Medical West Main Campus

Bessemer, AL

67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average