Dr. Paul Yudelman, MD

GastroenterologyMaleAge 64

Dr. Yudelman
Accepting new patients

Gulf Coast Endoscopy Center

7152 Coca Sabal Ln Fort Myers, FL 33908

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(239) 939-9939

Dr. Paul Yudelman, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Fort Myers, FL and has over 37 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Yudelman has more experience with Esophageal Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University College, University of London medical school in 1984. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Cape Coral Hospital and Gulf Coast Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Yudelman to book an appointment.

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Dr. Yudelman is affiliated with Lee Memorial Hospital Fort Myers, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for gastroenterology.

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  • Explains Conditions Well
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No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Yudelman

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Yudelman treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Yudelman treats other conditions, please contact the office at (239) 939-9939.

Esophageal Disorders

Esophageal disorder specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the esophagus, such as reflux esophagitis, indigestion, and esophageal ulcers through procedures including medication, surgery, and swallowing therapy.Compare with other Esophageal Disorders specialists.

Dr. Yudelman is experienced in the area of Esophageal Disorders. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 19 conditions and procedures

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Dr. Yudelman
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Dysphagia
Esophagitis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Hiatal Hernia
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Dr. Yudelman's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Achalasia
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal pH Monitoring
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gallbladder Scan
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Impedance Testing
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Function Test
  • Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • pH Probe
  • Pouchitis
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ultrasound, Endoanal
  • Ultrasound, Esophageal
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Wireless pH Testing

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Dr. Yudelman accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Assurant Health
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Care HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
Blue Preferred Patient Care PPO
Blue Select
BlueDental Choice
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
Medicare Advantage PFFS
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Select HMO
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Medico
Meritain Health
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Life
UniCare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
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Dr. Yudelman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Yudelman

4.4

Based on 32 ratings

5 Stars
78.125%
(25)
4 Stars
9.375%
(3)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
3.125%
(1)
1 Star
9.375%
(3)
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Unfortunately I never had the opportunity to see Dr. Yudelman because the staff "didn't want to bother" with filling out the necessary insurance forms for coverage. That is a direct quote. They "couldn't be bothered". Pathetic. As they say, it starts at the top, so I can only imagine that this is indicative of the lack of care throughout the office. Find another profession, because you really don't seem interested in doing your job.
What went well
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What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
3 people found this helpful
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Jan 30, 2018
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Soft spoken and very kind. Treats you as a human, listens, examines and even has a sense of humor. Difficult diagnosis but at this point I am impressed. Saw another Gasto at the hospital and would never go back to him. Dr Yudelman is the person I will stay with. He thinks out of the box!
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Susan in Fort Myers – Jan 27, 2018
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Everyone was very nice, pleasant The only thing that was bad it that I was told Dr. Yudelman would come out to post op and give me a report. The nurses knew my son was in the waiting room to hear what the doc reported . When they were getting me ready to go home i asked when the doc was going to give me a report and I was told he already talked to me when I was "out of it" They never called my son back to hear report and I have no recollection. I was impaired and as a nurse that is unethical.
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
1 person found this helpful
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nancy Peer in Fort Myers – Dec 26, 2017
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He was the Dr I was looking for after I moved down here his bedside manner was simply awesome. he took time to find my concerns he looked through my records and assured me that my condition was what I had been told and it would take time to heal. very informative
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • 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
No results
6 people found this helpful
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halld6479 in Ft Myers, FL – Sep 23, 2016
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Our 1st grandchild was born and I had a persistent sore throat. I went to see Dr. Yudelman to protect the baby. He diagnosed esophageal cancer and I was given little chance to survive. Resulting from his early detection and continued care, I will be able to celebrate my grandson's 18 birthday w a round of golf. I have a 2nd grandbaby due, and with Dr. Yudelman's meticulous care another early tumor has been found. I will hold my next grandbaby. I am living testimony to Dr. Yudelman's skill.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • 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
No results
14 people found this helpful
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Frank R. Doolity in Punta Gordal, FL – Jul 30, 2016
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Paul Yudelman, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Fort Myers, FL and has over 37 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Yudelman has more...Read more

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1990
Duke University Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1988
Georgetown Va Med Center
Residency Hospital
1984
University College, University of London
Medical School
1978
Oxford University
Undergraduate School
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Languages

  • English
  • German

Awards

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What are Dr. Paul Yudelman, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Yudelman frequently treats Esophageal Disorders. See all practice areas where Dr. Yudelman specializes.

Where is Dr. Paul Yudelman, MD's office located?

Dr. Yudelman's office is located at 7152 Coca Sabal Ln, Fort Myers, FL 33908. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Yudelman speaks German and English. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Practice

Gulf Coast Endoscopy Center7152 Coca Sabal Ln Fort Myers, FL 33908
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Yudelman is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Cape Coral Hospital

Cape Coral, FL

65% Patient Experience Rating, 4% lower than the national average

26 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™ (2022)

Gulf Coast Medical Center

Fort Myers, FL

65% Patient Experience Rating, 4% lower than the national average

22 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™ (2022)

HealthPark Medical Center

Fort Myers, FL

28 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™ (2022)

Lee Memorial Hospital

Fort Myers, FL

68% Patient Experience Rating, 1% lower than the national average

28 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™ (2022)