Dr. Ron Chitayat, MD

Dr. Ron Chitayat, MD

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Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
69 y/o
(26)

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Dr. Ron Chitayat, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in West Hills, CA. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 42 years.

Arimie and Chitayat MDs

7320 Woodlake Ave Ste 260

West Hills, CA 91307
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare

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Top Care Areas

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

Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Diarrhea
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chitayat "I seek to provide the most complete care to my patients in a caring and respectful way"
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • 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
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Biliary Drainage
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • 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

  • McGill University Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Staten Island Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Staten Island University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Royal Victoria Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chitayat has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Chitayat does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Chitayat and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

West Hills Hospital & Medical Center

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2016 Five Star Recipient for Treatment of Bowel Obstruction

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Dr. Chitayat's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chitayat to family and friends
4.9
based on 26 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (25)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Chitayat's 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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

in West Hills |
Dr. Chitayat is a wonderful doctor who truly cares about his patients. He and his staff have always gone the the extra yard for me.
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Thank you so much for your kind comments; these messages warm the doctor's and staff's hearts. We are glad your time with us at the office was pleasant and your expectations were met. Good health to you!
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in Canoga Park, CA |
I have found Dr. Chitayat to be a sensitive caring doctor willing to listen to and act upon my concerns with my health problems . I would highly recommend him to my family and friends knowing they would be in excellent hands.
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Thank you for such a kind review. We appreciate the referral and hope you have a good day!
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Woodland Hills, CA |
Very nice and dedicated doctor
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Thank you for such a kind comment. Have a great day!
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Woodland Hills, CA |
I would recommend Dr. Chitayat to friends and family
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in Canoga Park, CA |
I was pleased with Dr. Chitayat's pleasant, as well as informative, persona. I felt very comfortable with my visit and would recommend him highly.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Chitayat accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
    Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Select Plus HMO
    Select PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Chitayat has admitting privileges

West Hills Hospital & Medical Center
7300 Medical Center Dr
West Hills, CA 91307
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