Dr. Sheldon Getzug, MD

Dr. Sheldon Getzug, MD

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Dr. Sheldon Getzug, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Tarzana, CA. He specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

San Fernando Valley Gastroenterology Medical Group

18425 Burbank Blvd Ste 500

Tarzana, CA 91356
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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California

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Top Care Areas

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

Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Anoscopy
very high
more than 97% of peers
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Getzug'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*

55  Conditions Treated

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4  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

  • Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Los Angeles Co Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Wadsworth Va Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Getzug has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Providence Tarzana Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 100 Best Hospitals Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Getzug is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Getzug's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Getzug to family and friends
10 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Getzug'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

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr Getzug is hands down the absolute best GI doc in the business. He is caring, compassionate and brilliant! He has been so patient and kind and done all that he can to help me avoid surgery. I have yet to meet a doctor that spends this kind of time and persistence to care for his patients. He...more
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They charged me $23,000.00 for a colonoscopy! Want to know why insurance is so high? How disgusting is this office? NEVER GOING BACK. Shameless exploitation of insurance. Horrific. The average cost in California is $2500.00 $5000.00 is considered highest. This includes a facility.
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Dr. Getzug is one of the most patient, knowledgeable, and informative physicians I've ever seen. He has a gift of putting the patient at ease despite the type of exam that a visit to the GI may entail. He also saw my husband the week before me and was the first GI in 1/2 a decade to brilliantly...more
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Terrible office manager "Judy" and billing manager " an other Judy". No follow up with in regards to your Ins. I was told they will check my Ins. and let me know if I am out of net work, only after paying $150 I found out that the Dr. isn't in my net work. And when I left a massage to ask why...more
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Dr Getzug's ability saved me from a surgical procedure other MD's said was necessary. Waiting for the lab results, as per his opinion, was the answer needed to treat my infection. He is a great physician with a great bedside manner.
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