Dr. Paul Pockros, MD

Dr. Paul Pockros, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Paul Pockros, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in La Jolla, CA. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 39 years.

10666 N Torrey Pines Rd

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 554-8879

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Esophageal Varices
very high
more than 99% of peers
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cirrhosis
very high
more than 98% of peers

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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*
62

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • 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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pockros has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pockros' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pockros to family and friends
5.0
based on 8 total reviews
Dr. Pockros' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Pockros accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • 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
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Pockros has admitting privileges

Scripps Green Hospital
10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
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