Dr. Samuel Tarwater, MD

Dr. Samuel Tarwater, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Samuel Tarwater, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Dothan, AL and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of Florida in 1988 and specializes in gastroenterology.

480 Honeysuckle Rd

Dothan, AL 36305

Contact Information

(334) 836-1212

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Gastroparesis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ulcerative Colitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Unexplained Weight Loss
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Tarwater'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

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

87  Conditions Treated

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10  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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

  • University Of Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Med Center La New Orleans Lsu
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tarwater has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tarwater's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tarwater to family and friends
16 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Tarwater's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Very nice and understanding. Very professional. He did the procesure about two years ago and sent it to Pietmont hospital where I am currently on the kidney transplant there. I am also on the kidney list at Shan's hospiital. Thank you Dr.Tartwater you much.
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Took my wife to Dr. Tarwater with minor rectal bleeding. The kind you associate with minor medical conditions. Dr. Tarwater stated that it was probably nothing serious but would like to do a colonoscopy to confirm. Turned out to be cancer, but because Dr. Tarwater did not blow it off, we caught it...more
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