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Dr. Thomas Hsia, MD

Dr. Thomas Hsia, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 59


Dr. Thomas Hsia, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Santa Maria, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. He specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.


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(805) 270-2508

Dr. Hsia 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
Select PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) 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. Hsia's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Abdominal Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hsia treats Abdominal Pain more than 100% of his peers

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

Diarrhea
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hsia treats Diarrhea more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Hsia treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hsia treats Abdominal Disorders more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Hsia treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Hsia's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Endoscopy
  • 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
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Giardiasis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Megacolon
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Paracentesis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Care Philosophy

We understand that visiting the gastroenterologist may be a new experience for you and that you may be in pain or worried about your health. That?s why all the staff at the Santa Maria Digestive Diagnostic Center and Santa Maria Gastroenterology focu...

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

1994
University Of California Davis
Fellowship Hospital
1990
University Of California Davis
Residency Hospital
1987
University Of California Davis
Internship Hospital
1986
University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
Medical School
1982
University Of California
Undergraduate School
1994
1990
1987
1986
1982

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Hsia's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hsia

4.1

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Avoid this doctor! He did not give me my diagnosis at a follow up appointment for an endoscopy. He said he couldn't find anything wrong and was sorry. A week later I found out I had a stomach infection. I went to my pharmacy to pick up a different prescription for someone else and found out I had...Read More
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My experience with Dr. Hsia was beyond excellence. He saved my life when i was at Marian Hospital after Gallbladder surgery. He was called in because the bile duck had ruptured and he went in through the mouth to insert a stint and saved my life. I can't say enough. He is so dedicated to his...Read More
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Have been to his office for about 3 appointments and always have a long wait to see the doctor. My most recent appointment I waiting 1 1/2 hours past my appointment time before they called me back to the room and then another 30 minutes in the room waiting for the doctor. Dr Hsai is very kind but...Read More
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Very courteous and knowledgeable to my situation and concerns. Took me in as an emergency patient and saved my life. Answers all questions and explains in a manner that is understandable to me. Will and have recommended his services to my friends and family.
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