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Dr. Thomas Savides, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 57

Dr. Savides

Dr. Thomas Savides, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Ucsd Sch Of Med in 1987 and specializes in gastroenterology.


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(858) 657-7000

Dr. Savides accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross
Power Select HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Pathway X Direct Access PPO
Pathway X Tiered Direct Access
Select Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
Kaiser PHCS Network PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare HMO

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. Savides' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Savides treats Irritable Bowel Syndrome more than 100% of his peers

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

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Savides treats Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) more than 100% of his peers

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

Stomach Diseases
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Savides treats Stomach Diseases more than 100% of his peers

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

Dr. Savides' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Balloon Assisted Deep Enteroscopy
  • 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
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Familial Pancreatic Cancer
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Cancer, Borrmann 4
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colon Cancer
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Mesenteric Panniculitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cystic Lesions
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Pancreatic Pseudocyst
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Bowel Enteroscopy
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Biography

"Thomas J. Savides, MD, is a board-certified gastroenterologist. He is a nationally recognized expert in endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and therapeutic endoscopy (ERCP, double balloon enteroscopy). He founded and is the director of UC San Diego Health's...

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

Education

1994
Indiana University Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1993
UCLA Ctr For The Hlth Sciences
Fellowship Hospital
1990
UCLA Ctr For The Hlth Sciences
Residency Hospital
1988
University Of California At Los Angeles
Internship Hospital
1987
Ucsd Sch Of Med
Medical School
1983
Harvard Coll
Undergraduate School
1994
1993
1990
1988
1987
1983

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Savides' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Savides

4.6

Based on 7 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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(1)
1 Star
0%
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Dr. Savides is an exceptional individual who deserves top marks for his intellect, engaging patient interaction and medical skill. I consider myself lucky to have him look after me.
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Dr. Savides is an outstanding doctor, with impeccable manners, and the ability to listen and respond to patient questions. His office staff is excellent as well
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