Dr. Michael Yaffe, MD

Pediatric GastroenterologyMaleAge 66

Dr. Michael Yaffe, MD is a Pediatric Gastroenterology Specialist in Madison, WI and has over 42 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Rush Medical College medical school in 1979. He is affiliated with Ssm Health Saint Mary's Hospital Madison. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Yaffe to book an appointment.

Dr. Yaffe

Alliance Healthcare Services Inc.

1313 Fish Hatchery Rd Madison, WI 53715
Accepting new patients

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Dr. Yaffe's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Ultrasound, Endoanal
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yaffe performs Ultrasound, Endoanal more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Yaffe performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Colon Cancer Screening
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yaffe performs Colon Cancer Screening more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Yaffe performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Gallbladder Scan
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yaffe performs Gallbladder Scan more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Yaffe performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Yaffe's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Celiac Disease
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diarrhea
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophagitis
  • Food Allergy
  • Gallbladder Scan
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Impedance Testing
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Function Test
  • Nausea
  • pH Probe
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ultrasound, Endoanal
  • Ultrasound, Esophageal
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Wireless pH Testing

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(608) 252-8181

Dr. Yaffe accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Balanced Blue Access-WI PPO
Balanced Blue Preferred-WI POS
Blue Access Network (Wisconsin) PPO
Blue Access w/ Pref Retail Clinics-WI PPO
Blue Preferred (Select Network)-WI POS
Blue Preferred Network-WI
Blue Preferred Plus w/ Pref Retail Clinics-WI POS
Blue Preferred Plus-WI POS
Blue Traditional Network-WI
Bronze Blue Access-WI PPO
Bronze Blue Preferred-WI POS
Gold Blue Access-WI PPO
Gold Blue Preferred-WI POS
Lumenos plans - Blue Access-WI
Lumenos plans - Blue Preferred-WI
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Platinum Blue Access-WI PPO
Platinum Blue Preferred-WI POS
Silver Blue Access-WI PPO
Silver Blue Preferred-WI POS
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
MultiPlan
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Dr. Yaffe's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Yaffe

2.7

Based on 25 ratings

5 Stars
36%
(9)
4 Stars
4%
(1)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
12%
(3)
1 Star
48%
(12)
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What went well
  • Appointment scheduling (18)
  • Office environment (18)
  • Staff friendliness (16)
What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly (6)
  • Difficult to schedule appointment (3)
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Does not review medical history, Forms opinion before entering room for first time. Wants to make money on his tests by selling fear and negativity to pad his pockets. If you want you child to be afraid, this is the MD for you!! He must make a lot of money for SSM based on his ordering criteria.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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He was very knowledgeable about my daughter with celiac.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Stacci A in Janesville, WI – Mar 12, 2016
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He did not want to get a full understanding of my child's health history. He was quick to jump to conclusions and recommend expensive testing.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
4 people found this helpful
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Forrest Voedisch in Madison, WI – Feb 01, 2016
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Michael Yaffe, MD is a Pediatric Gastroenterology Specialist in Madison, WI and has over 42 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated...Read more

Specialties

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Pediatrics

Education

1984
Chldn Hosp Mich
Fellowship Hospital
1982
U Mich-Mott Chldn Hosp
Residency Hospital
1980
U Mich-Mott Chldn Hosp
Internship Hospital
1979
Rush Medical College
Medical School
,

Awards

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What are Dr. Michael Yaffe, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Yaffe frequently treats Ultrasound, Endoanal, Colon Cancer Screening, and Gallbladder Scan. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Yaffe treats.

Where is Dr. Michael Yaffe, MD's office located?

Dr. Yaffe's office is located at 1313 Fish Hatchery Rd, Madison, WI 53715. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Practice

Alliance Healthcare Services Inc.1313 Fish Hatchery Rd Madison, WI 53715
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Dean and Saint Marys Outpatient Center700 S Park St Madison, WI 53715
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Ssm Health Saint Mary's Hospital Madison

Madison, WI

77% Patient Experience Rating, 8% higher than the national average

14 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)