Dr. Taddese Desta, MD

Dr. Taddese Desta, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Taddese Desta, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Oregon Health Sciences University and specializes in gastroenterology.

292 Euclid Ave Ste 115

San Diego, CA 92114

Contact Information

(619) 266-3332

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • 15 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Stomach Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Desta'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Desta "I believe that by coupling medical knowledge and experience with understanding for patients' concerns, the best health care outcomes can be achieved. Walk-in appointments are welcome."

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

70  Conditions Treated

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3  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

  • Oregon Health Sciences University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • St. Mary's Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • St. Mary's Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of California Davis Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Desta has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Somali

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Desta's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Desta to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

Dr. Desta's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr.Desta is the best doctor!recommend him for anyone. Very pleasant, understanding and explain everythings to his patients with easy words.
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Dr. Desa is a fantastic Dr he cares about his patients and how they feel even goes out of his way to help me Thank you Dr Desta
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