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Dr. Paul Pockros, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 66

Dr. Pockros

Dr. Paul Pockros, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California in 1978 and specializes in gastroenterology.


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(858) 554-8879

Dr. Pockros accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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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. Pockros' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Esophageal Varices
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pockros treats Esophageal Varices more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Pockros treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pockros treats Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Pockros treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pockros treats Abdominal Disorders more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Pockros treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Pockros' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • 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
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Biography

Dr. Paul Pockros, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California in 1978 and specializes in gastroenterology.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1985
University Of Southern California School Of Med
Fellowship Hospital
1984
Scripps Clin
Residency Hospital
1981
Lac Usc Med Center
Residency Hospital
1979
Lac Usc Med Center
Internship Hospital
1978
Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
Medical School
1985
1984
1981
1979
1978

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Dr. Pockros' Reviews

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4.6

Based on 10 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr. Pokros cured me of Hep-C infection 3 years ago. He is excellent!
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