Dr. Richard Zelner, MD

Dr. Richard Zelner, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
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Dr. Richard Zelner, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Fountain Valley, CA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1982 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

18111 Brookhurst St Ste 6700

Fountain Valley, CA 92708

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Zelner's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

66  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

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

  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zelner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zelner's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zelner to family and friends
21 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Zelner's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

I have no hang ups with Dr. Zelner. His staff is incompetent & rude. I have gone about 6 different times. I had a recurring issue that has come back &alarming new symptoms. I was only offered a month out & I asked to see him sooner. Was told that's all they have. Never asked my symptoms. Went in &...more
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Had the pleasure of meeting Dr. Zelner and Staff. Had a great experience, The PA was amazing. Staff was extremely helpful and the Dr. was very thorough. Denise Y,
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I found Dr. Zelners office by asking my primary care physician. He was very knowledgeable and spent time answering all my questions. I felt at ease after he explained the tests I required and later on my follow-up visit when her explained the results. I'm thankful for his help in diagnosing me and...more
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I cannot explain enough the incompetence I observed at this office. Dr. Zelner explained procedures hastily and did not answer any questions with any degree of specificity; rather, his expertise extended to the generalities of a google search. He did not order any tests until my husband asked for...more
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Excellent physician and very caring
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