Dr. Rudolph Bedford, MD

Dr. Rudolph Bedford, MD

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Gastroenterology  ·  
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58 y/o
(21)

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Dr. Rudolph Bedford, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Santa Monica, CA and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in gastroenterology.

Southern California Gastroenterology Group

1301 20th St Ste 280

Santa Monica, CA 90404
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare

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Top Care Areas

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

Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Bedford'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.

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

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

79  Conditions Treated

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8  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

  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • New York Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • New York Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bedford has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Providence Saint John's Health Center

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2017 Five Star Recipient for Treatment of Gastrointestinal Bleed

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Dr. Bedford's Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bedford to family and friends
21 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Bedford's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I have been seeing Dr. Bedford for almost two years now with various concerns and Dr. Bedford has always been so kind, professional and wonderful. On one occasion, he even gathered all his sample meds to give me to treat the condition I saw him for. Dr. Bedford is a compassionate Doctor!
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I showed up for my appointment early enough to have all paperwork filled out prior to my scheduled time and didn't end up seeing Dr. Bedford until 56 minutes AFTER my scheduled time. When I saw him he told me he had a meeting and spent less than a minute with me before telling me that he had a...more
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My mom was having pain from acid reflux. She's in great health. She was taken into the care of Dr. Bedord to perform an endoscopy. He sedated her and said she had been pulling at the endoscope. She was mumbling to me that she was in pain. We learned that Dr. Bedford had torn a few holes in her...more
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