Dr. Najwa Elnachef, MD

Gastroenterology •  Female

  11 Reviews
Dr. Elnachef

Division of Gastroenterology University of California San Francisco

1701 Divisadero St Ste 120 San Francisco, CA 94115

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(415) 353-7906

Dr. Najwa Elnachef, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in San Francisco, CA. She specializes in gastroenterology.


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  • Hospital satisfaction Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals
  • Practices at top hospital America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ See hospitals
  • Good nurse communication Patients said they had good communication with nurses. See hospitals

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Dr. Elnachef accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Elnachef's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Elnachef treats Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Elnachef treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Gas-Bloat Syndrome
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Elnachef treats Gas-Bloat Syndrome more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Elnachef treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Diarrhea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Elnachef treats Diarrhea more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Elnachef treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Elnachef's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Megacolon
  • Mesenteric Panniculitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Salmonella Food Poisoning
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Elnachef

3.2

Based on 11 reviews

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Dr. El-Nachef literally saved my life. I had been suffering from c-diff and she performed two fecal transplants on me. She is friendly, personably, and caring. She seriously cares about her patients and I am so glad that I have had the pleasure of being one of her patients!
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Najwa Elnachef, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in San Francisco, CA. She specializes in gastroenterology.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

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84% Patient experience rating, 15% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)