Dr. Kenneth Hepps, MD

Dr. Kenneth Hepps, MD

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57 y/o
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Dr. Kenneth Hepps, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Tarzana, CA and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

Southern California Gastro

5525 Etiwanda Ave Ste 110

Tarzana, CA 91356
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 95% of peers
Constipation
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Hepps'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hepps "I try to communicate with my patients. I strive to explain their medical condition and discuss their treatment options in plain language. Questions are answered. I want no patient to leave the office thinking they were rushed through their visit"

2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

73  Conditions Treated

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8  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • University Of California Los Angeles
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California Los Angeles
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Baylor School Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hepps has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Northridge Hospital Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

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

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Dr. Hepps' Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hepps to family and friends
28 total reviews (18 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Hepps' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (18)

I love Dr. Hepps, he listened very carefully with my concerns. He gave me some asvised that I am happy about because he will not only make you feel better, but he will also tell you the pros and cons of the procedure just in case you will need one. He is very kind he cares about his patient....more
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Dr. Hepps is professional, knowledgeable and caring. He listens well to problems and explains treatments and/or medications.
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We appreciate your comments and hope that you have a wonderful holiday. Please reach out to us with any questions or if you need to make an appointment. Have a great one!

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I love Dr. Hepps! Knowledgable, smart, funny and caring! His support staff is very friendly and gracious. The ONLY downside is that it is sometimes hard to get an actual person on the phone.
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Thank you for the high star rating and kind comment. Thank you for clearly describing your experience. We hope your experience with our doctors were all that you expected. We appreciate your feedback and are working to remedy an communication issues.

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I have had 2 colonoscopys and one endoscopy by Dr. Hepps in the past. I have found him very personal, interested in me and my activities, and particularly my upper g.I and colon health. He offers health tips and is prompt in reporting test results. I particularly like his pre colonoscopy prep. ...more
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We appreciate your kind words and referrals to others searching for GI care. We hope to see you soon, have a great day.

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Dr. Hepps reviewed the detail findings of the procedure he did and thoroughly discussed the issues of what might be done to resolve the symptoms. Great Medicalcare . Could not bem ore pleased.
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We appreciate your kind comment. Dr. Hepps takes pride in caring for each patient in the highest quality manner. We hope to see you soon. Good Health to you!

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