Dr. Piyush Dhanuka, MD

Dr. Piyush Dhanuka, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
46 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Piyush Dhanuka, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Redding, CA and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from All India Institute Of Medical Sciences in 1994 and specializes in gastroenterology, internal medicine, and more.Read his story

Dignity Health Medical Group - North State

2510 Airpark Dr Ste 102

Redding, CA 96001
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Accepted insurance

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas


See how frequently Dr. Dhanuka performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 95% of peers
Esophageal Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
more than 88% of peers

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Dr. Dhanuka's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Dhanuka "Dr. Dhanuka was elected Chief of Medical Staff when he was 37 years old. He went on to serve as a member of the governing board at Shasta Regional Medical Center for many years. He has served as a member of the Medical Division Committee at Mercy Medical Center since 2008. He is currently the Medical Director of Endoscopy at Mercy Medical Center. In the past, he has taught medical students and residents as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at New York Medical College. Dr. Dhanuka is actively involved in promoting the community's well-being by delivering educational lectures and volunteering his time. He has been a long-time supporter of several local non-profit organizations like Turtle Bay, Think Pink, Relay for Life, local school programs, and many others. For several years, he has been a frequent guest on various radio shows and has co-hosted several radio shows on healthcare and social issues. He likes to share his personal spiritual journey to Christ with anyone who is willing to listen."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dhanuka ""Do unto others as you would have them do unto you."                                                                                                        

We believe in compassionate medicine, where patients feel reassured and unrushed. Our Board Certified gastroenterologists provide high quality care in a friendly, relaxed setting. By choosing us, you'll pay less for your procedure than a hospital would charge."


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  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Conditions Treated


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  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Pancreatic Biopsy
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)

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.


  • All India Institute Of Medical Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • All India Institute Of Medical Sciences
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Sound Shore Medical Center at Westchester, NY Medical College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Westchester Medical Center, NY Medical College
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Assistant Professor, New York Med Coll
    Other Education | Completed 2003
  • Chief Resident, New York Med Coll- Sound Shore Med Ctr
    Other Education | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dhanuka has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Mercy Medical Center Redding

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2018 Five Star Recipient for Treatment of Bowel Obstruction

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Dr. Dhanuka's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dhanuka to family and friends
based on 13 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Dhanuka's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

in Redding, CA
Dr. Dhanuka and his staff at his office and Endoscopy Center are awesome. Very professional and caring.
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in Shingletown, CA
I thought Dr. Dhanuka was absolutely the best. Very, very kind and proficient. He made me feel relaxed and well taken care of.
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in Redding, CA
Consistently excellent!! Dr. Dhanuka is very kind and intelligent. I have never felt rushed nor anything I've said disregarded.
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in Redding, CA
Dr. Dhanuka has a great bedside manner and showed a lot of empathy and concern. The Redding Endoscopy Center Staff were amazing! They made a dreaded experience, easy and relaxed. They introduced themselves and explained each step of the process. I really felt at ease with the anesthesiologist,...more
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in Redding, CA
the whole experience was very good, All the staff were pleasant and helpful with the prep.. The doctor was very considerate and answered all my question. ...The staff was very efficient through the entire process, Thank all for their your excellent care.
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