Dr. Michael Silpa, MD

Dr. Michael Silpa, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(8)
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Dr. Michael Silpa, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Berkeley, CA. He is 67 years old.Read his story

2510 Webster St

Berkeley, CA 94705

Contact Information

(510) 548-6555

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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

Constipation
very high
more than 96% of peers
Diarrhea
very high
more than 95% of peers
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Silpa's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Silpa "Dr. Silpa attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) for his undergraduate degree, Medical School, and Gastroenterology Fellowship. He was an Intern and Medical Resident at Highland General Hospital in Oakland, and served as Highland's Chief Medical Resident. He has published research papers and abstracts on diverse topics including Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Therapeutic Endoscopy, NSAID Gastritis, Gastrointestinal Infections, and the Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Dr. Silpa holds a Third Degree Black Belt in Karate and is an accomplished ballroom dancer."
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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
  • 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
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • 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
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • 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
  • Highland Genl Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Highland Genl Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • UCLA Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Silpa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Silpa's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Silpa to family and friends
2.1
based on 8 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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

Dr. Silpa's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (2)

in Berkeley, CA |
Dr Silpa helped me to achieve remission of my ulcerative colitis eight years ago. Before that, I had suffered off on and on with the illness for 15 years. Through a combination of no-side-effect medications and dietary changes specifically planned by Dr Silpa, I have enjoyed a symptom-free life...more
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in Alameda, CA |
Yes I would recommend Dr. Sipla. He is extremely experienced in his field and knows what he's doing. He was able to provide a diagnosis and develop an effective treatment plan for me. I found him pleasant to work with and he took the time to answer my questions and explain everything very clearly....more
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Dr. Silpa accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus

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