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Dr. Syed Fehmi, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male

Dr. Fehmi

Dr. Syed Fehmi, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Aga Khan Medical College, The Aga Khan University in 1999 and specializes in gastroenterology.


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(858) 657-7000

Dr. Fehmi accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Fehmi's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fehmi treats Cholecystitis and Gallstones more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Fehmi treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Gallstones
Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fehmi treats Abdominal Disorders more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Fehmi treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fehmi treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Fehmi treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Fehmi's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Anoscopy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Pyloromyotomy
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Biography

"Syed Fehmi, MD, is a board-certified gastroenterologist who specializes in all aspects of endoscopy. He also has expertise in complex procedures such as endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreaticography (ERCP) and endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-guided ...

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

Education

University Of Michigan, Medical School,
Fellowship Hospital
University Of Texas Medical Branch
Residency Hospital
1999
Aga Khan Medical College, The Aga Khan University
Medical School
1999

Awards

Dr. Fehmi's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Fehmi

3.9

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
70%
(7)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
10%
(1)
1 Star
20%
(2)

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This physician is thorough and sharp. Complete confidence and a life-saver to many.
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I am very impressed with his invaluable expertise and I felt very comfortable having him as my surgeon and specialist. Basically he rescued me from an emergency and dire situation. He saved my life a few weeks ago. He knows his field well, takes the time with his patient, explains procedures so...Read More
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This review is far overdue. My dad has a very complicated medical history. I sought a 2nd opinion from Dr. Fehmi as his current doctors at the time were suggesting no other treatments could be done and that hospice was the next step. My dad had been bleeding, what we thought was uncontrollably, for...Read More
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Dr. Fehmi is a very caring and considerate Dr. He has been an integral partof my care team. He is sharp and he is proactive. I have a complicated medical history- however Dr. Fehmi is the the reason I am alive. I owe him my life his aggressive surveillance of ny condition has led to early...Read More
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Very knowledgeable. Listens to the patient. Explains procedures very well. Many doctor friends got procedures done on themselves or family members by him. I found him spot on when it came to diagnosing myself. I see him once a year now to make sure all going well and he is very detailed every time....Read More
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