Dr. Thiru Arasu, MD
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Dr. Thiru Arasu, MD

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Pediatric Gastroenterology | Male

Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition of Tampa Bay 3003 W Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Fl 3 Tampa, FL 33607 Get Directions

Biography

Dr. Thiru Arasu, MD is a pediatric gastroenterology doctor who practices in Tampa, FL. He is 66 years old. Dr. Arasu is affiliated with All Children's Hospital, Florida Hospital Tampa, Brandon Regional Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital and St. Joseph's Hospital.

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Dr. Arasu'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 Reviews (5)
Tampa, FL |
I was treated by Dr. Arasu for Crohns Disease from 12 to 18 years old. He was always kind and gentle. He treated me with respect and never talked down to me. I would recommend him to everyone.
in Davenport, FL |
I took my 17 year old daughter in to see him because she was having pain every time she ate. He was so gentle and so understanding of her pain. He tried medication, but when that did not work he did test on her to figure out the point of her pain and found out it was her gallbladder we scheduled surgery and even then he showed that same kindness.
in Dade city, FL |
Stay away from this office. First this doctor has never even touched my son to check him out, he leaves it up to his ARNP. All he does is come in and sit in a chair and fold his arms and says yes or no to whatever the ARNP has come up with. Also he is never on time and average wait time is about 1-2 hours. They have awful communication skills. They would say they called and left me a message and NEVER did. I had to go over 5 days to get a stool card result that takes 5 mins. zero stars for him!!
in Pasco |
Felt like a drive-by diagnosis. Arasu didn't prescribe any medicine to help with symptoms after being diagnosed on a Friday (going into weekend) and after MONTHS of testing with pediatrician and dealing with symptoms wondering what the problem was. Office needs more staff because phone rings with no answer during office hours for nurse or just to schedule appointment and when you do have appointment never seen on time. Once in room feels rushed by Arasu. I have since found another doctor.
in Palm Harbor, FL |
Dr. Arasu has helped our son I am so thankful we have found him. He listens to what we say and answers our questions. Not like other doctors who told us it is IBS we listened until he became so sick that we found Dr Arasu and he has help us get our son healthy. Anybody who tells you this man is not good has their own issues. Not only do you see the NP you also see the DR every visit. What office does that? Every Visit you have time spent with you. Please tell me who does that?
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    Dr. Arasu's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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    •  Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
    •  Board certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Pediatrics
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Pediatric Gastroenterology
    • Pediatrics

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Abscess
    • All Types of Food Poisoning
    • Anal Prolapse
    • Anal or Rectal Pain
    • Anemia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
    • Benign Tumor
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Blood Disorders
    • Cancer
    • Celiac Disease
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Cirrhosis
    • Colitis
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Dehydration
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diarrhea
    • Digestive Disorders
    • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
    • Duodenal Ulcer
    • Duodenitis
    • Dysentery
    • Dysphagia
    • Encopresis
    • Enteritis
    • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
    • Esophageal Dilation
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Esophageal Diverticulum
    • Esophageal Ulcer
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Esophagitis
    • Food Poisoning
    • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
    • Gastric Ulcer
    • Gastritis
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
    • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
    • Gastroparesis
    • Giardiasis
    • Heartburn
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
    • Hernia
    • Ileus
    • Indigestion
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Intestinal Atresia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Lactose Intolerance
    • Liver Diseases and Disorders
    • Malnutrition
    • Meckel's Diverticulum
    • Megacolon
    • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
    • Nausea
    • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
    • Pancreatitis
    • Pouchitis
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Reflux Esophagitis
    • Salmonella Food Poisoning
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Unexplained Weight Loss
    • Vascular Disease
    • Viral Enteritis
    • Vomiting Disorders

    Education

    • Medical School
      Madras Medical College
    • Residency Hospital
      Wyler Chldns-U Hlth Scis/Chicago Med Sch
    • Fellowship Hospital
      Riley Chldns Hosp

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Tamil

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    Specialties

    • Pediatric Gastroenterology

    Procedures Performed

    • Acid Reflux Surgery
    • Capsule Endoscopy
    • Colonoscopy
    • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
    • Endoscopic Polypectomy
    • Endoscopy
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    • Fecal Impaction Removal
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Liver Biopsy
    • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
    • Pyloromyotomy