Dr. Taddese Desta, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(6)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Taddese Desta, MD
Dr. Taddese Desta, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in San Diego, CA. He is 57 years old. Dr. Desta is affiliated with Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center, Paradise Valley Hospital and Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego.

Desta Digestive Disease Center

292 Euclid Ave Ste 115

San Diego, CA 92114

Contact Information

(619) 266-3332

Dr. Taddese Desta, MD

Dr. Taddese Desta, MD

Accepted insurance

  • 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
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Group
  • Coventry Health Care
  • GENERAL
  • Health Net
  • 10 More

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Care Philosophy

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.
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Dr. Desta's Experience

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Dr. Desta's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Gastroenterology
  • Board certified in Gastroenterology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
1

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
1

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
74

Conditions Treated

  • AIDS
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Depression
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Headache
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Tuberculosis
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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6

Procedures

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Desta to family and friends
3.0
based on 6 total reviews (2 with comments)
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)
in Pacoima, CA |
Dr.Desta is the best doctor!recommend him for anyone. Very pleasant, understanding and explain everythings to his patients with easy words.
in San Diego Ca |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Desta accepts 24 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Elect Choice EPO
    Health Fund PPO
    Managed Choice POS
    National Advantage PPO
    Open Choice PPO
    Quality Point-of-Service POS
    Traditional Choice PPO
    USAccess
  • Anthem Blue Cross
    Plus POS
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    County Medical Services Program (CMSP)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    Beech Street (Multiplan) PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Prudent Buyer PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Added Advantage POS
    Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • ChoiceCare Network
    ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Group
    Medi-Cal
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health Care PPO
  • GENERAL
    Indemnity Plan
  • Health Net
    Health Net PPO
  • Health Net of California
    Health Net of California POS
  • HealthSmart
    HealthSmart PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid of California
    Medi-Cal
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medi-Cal
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Pacific Foundation for Medical Care
    Pacific Foundation for Medical Care PPO
  • Self Pay
  • Tricare
    Prime
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice EPO
    Choice HMO
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Desta has admitting privileges

Paradise Valley Hospital
2400 E 4th St
National City, CA 91950
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Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego
4077 5th Ave
San Diego, CA 92103
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Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center
751 Medical Center Ct
Chula Vista, CA 91911
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