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Dr. Sylvain Sidi, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 75

Dr. Sidi

Dr. Sylvain Sidi, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Tucson, AZ and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from Universite De Montpellier I, Ufr De Medecine in 1972 and specializes in gastroenterology, colon & rectal surgery, and more.


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Dr. Sidi's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Abdominal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sidi treats Abdominal Disorders more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Sidi treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Irritable Bowel Syndrome
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sidi treats Irritable Bowel Syndrome more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Sidi treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Esophageal Diseases
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sidi treats Esophageal Diseases more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Sidi treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Sidi's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • 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
  • Chronic Digestive Disorders
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • CRH Hemorrhoid Banding
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • E. coli Food Poisoning
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Giardiasis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoid Banding
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Mesenteric Panniculitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Salmonella Food Poisoning
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Dr. Sidi's clinical expertise includes esophageal disease, Barrett's esophagus, inflammatory bowel disease and he has a special interest in liver disease and Biliary tract diseases, colon cancer screening, and health care outcomes. He is fellowship-t...

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1977
Tufts University St Elizabeth Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1975
Tucson Hosps Med Ed Program
Residency Hospital
1973
Tucson Hosps Med Ed Program
Internship Hospital
1972
Universite De Montpellier I, Ufr De Medecine
Medical School
1977
1975
1973
1972

Languages

  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Sidi's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sidi

3.5

Based on 93 reviews

5 Stars
60.215053763440864%
(56)
4 Stars
3.225806451612903%
(3)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
4.301075268817204%
(4)
1 Star
32.25806451612903%
(30)

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It’s a pleasure to have Dr. Sidi as my Doctor. Dr. Sidi is very caring and professional. He takes his time, listens to my concerns, and solves my problems. He caught and treated me several times before pneumonia settled in and sent me to the hospital. His staff are courteous and professional. I...Read More
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This man is rude, condescending, and asked about literally everything besides my gastroenterology issues. I've had 2 week of constipation after weeks of diarrhea and severe pain after eating. I've had IBS-D for years, but never any pain after eating before. My PCP sent me there to investigate my...Read More
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Was angry that I made another appointment with him before a scheduled colonoscopy. As soon as I walked into the room he starts to very angrily ask why I was there "again". The reason was because his "solution" to a problem I was having had not worked and, since he WAS my doctor, I was there to see...Read More
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Do your research!!!! After being treated by Dr. Sidi for an ERCP at St. Joseph’s Hospital, I ended up at Tucson Medical Center 2 days later with an infection. Fortunately the GI Dr. at TMC rectified the damage Dr Sidi caused.
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Really incompetent and uncaring... went in with unusual abdominal distension/bloating, burning, fatigue... took one look at the patient info, saw 6 drinks/week, said there is nothing wrong with me, and that the distension was a "beer belly"... told him I was 210lbs 2 weeks ago, now 195, no beer......Read More
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