Dr. Mark Takemura, MD

Dr. Mark Takemura, MD

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Gastroenterology  |  
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59 y/o
(10)

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Dr. Mark Takemura, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Torrance, CA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles in 1985 and specializes in gastroenterology.

Providence Medical Inst Gastro

20911 Earl St Ste 220

Torrance, CA 90503
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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

Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Reflux Esophagitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Esophagitis
very high
more than 98% of peers

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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
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • 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 B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Mesenteric Panniculitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • 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

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy

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 1985
  • Cedars Sinai Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Cedars Sinai Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Takemura has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance

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

Hospital Quality Award

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

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Dr. Takemura's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Takemura to family and friends
4.2
based on 10 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Takemura's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
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 (3)

Redondo Beach |
It is impossible for me to go into a new service providers office and smile. They are going to make me fill out half a dozen pages asking me questions to which I really don't care to respond - no I've never had black-lung disease. There is nothing they can do about it. Federal law and their...more
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in Los Angeles, CA |
Dr. Takemura and staff are amazing. I was having trouble swallowing and losing weight. They got me an appt, and a EGD quickly and found out I have stomach cancer
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in Los Angeles, CA |
Excellent Physician with outstanding trustworthy decision making and diagnostic skills. As a patient I unconditionally trust gastroenterological procedures, diagnosis, treatment plans and opinions by Dr. Takemura. Not only would I recommend him as a gastroenterologist but would insist at the very...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Takemura accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
    Open Access
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus
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    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Takemura has admitting privileges

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Torrance Memorial Medical Center
3330 Lomita Blvd
Torrance, CA 90505
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Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center
501 S Buena Vista St
Burbank, CA 91505
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