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Dr. Patrick Gerstenberger, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 65

Dr. Gerstenberger

Dr. Patrick Gerstenberger, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Durango, CO and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Washington University St Louis in 1980 and specializes in gastroenterology.


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(970) 385-4022

Dr. Gerstenberger accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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No malpractice claims found for Colorado
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Dr. Gerstenberger's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Hemorrhoids
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Dr. Gerstenberger treats Hemorrhoids more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Gerstenberger treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
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Dr. Gerstenberger treats Abdominal Disorders more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Gerstenberger treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gerstenberger treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Gerstenberger treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Gerstenberger's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • 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 Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • 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
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Biography

Dr. Patrick Gerstenberger, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Durango, CO and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Washington University St Louis in 1980 and specializes in gastroenterology.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1985
University Calif
Fellowship Hospital
1983
University Nm Affil Hosps
Residency Hospital
1981
University Nm Affil Hosps
Internship Hospital
1980
Washington University St Louis
Medical School
1976
University Of California
Undergraduate School
1985
1983
1981
1980
1976

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Gerstenberger's Reviews

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His staff puts up one roadblock after another in order to prevent me from getting an appointment, and I am in dire need of a colonoscopy. The rules keep changing for getting an appointment. It simply is extremely unprofessional! It makes you wonder if the staff wants an extra half day off per...Read More
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Excellent. Compassionate, knowledgeable. I am complicated and he has no fear which makes all treatments successful. Better than any GI at Mayo.
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I have had many colonscopys with Dr. Gerestenberger., since the 90's . As I have a strong family history of colon cancer. He has always been very through. I always felt well looked after. By the staff as well. I never had any problems with the procedure. My last colonoscopy I had some...Read More
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Dr. Gerstenberger has been my doctor for the last 5 years. I have a very complicated case of GERD and normal solutions do not work for me. Dr. Gerstenberger has been essential in getting me on the right track. He has been very thorough with my exams and making sure I understand the results of my...Read More
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Dr. Gerstenberger spent much time in researching and testing for a reaccuring problem I was having. My weight dropped from 225 lbs. to 164 lbs. After much testing etc., he found that the drug Benicar was the apparent cause. I had a condition known as collagenous colitis on biopsies that caused...Read More
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Digestive Health Associates PC

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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