Dr. Melvin Kuwahara, MD

Dr. Melvin Kuwahara, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 66
(4)
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Dr. Melvin Kuwahara, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Salt Lake City, UT and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Minnesota Medical School in 1986 and specializes in gastroenterology.

324 E 10th Ave Ste 100

Salt Lake City, UT 84103

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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

Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers
Diarrhea
very high
more than 95% of peers
Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 94% 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

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Procedures

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

  • University Of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Of Utah
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kuwahara has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kuwahara's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kuwahara to family and friends
4.0
based on 4 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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Dr. Kuwahara's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Kuwahara is fantastic. I believe he has saved my life. He is informative and cares about his patients.
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Over stretched and tore my esophagus. Did not mention how badly it was torn during endoscopy procedure and did not prescribe correct medication to allow the tear to heal properly. Had several emergency room visits until they determined the problem. Went to another Dr. to get medication that...more
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