Dr. William Katkov, MD

Dr. William Katkov, MD

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Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
61 y/o
(25)

Accepting new patients

Dr. William Katkov, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Santa Monica, CA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California in 1983 and specializes in gastroenterology.

2001 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 360W

Santa Monica, CA 90404
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Esophageal Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers
Esophagitis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Diarrhea
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
62

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • 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
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology 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

  • Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Cedars Sinai Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mass Gen Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Katkov has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Katkov does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Katkov and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Providence Saint John's Health Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 50 Best Hospitals Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Katkov is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Katkov's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Katkov to family and friends
3.0
based on 25 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Katkov's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Los Angeles, CA |
He saw me fast. Which is the only good thing. I was in terrible pain and he would not return my phone calls for five days. He lied to my general doctor saying he called me when he didn't. Why he would lie I have no idea but it says something about his character. Also you will never talk to anyone...more
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in Los Angeles, CA |
This doctor is careless and makes serious errors which endanger patients. He rushes through procedures. Avoid him.
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in Los Angeles, CA |
I was referred to Dr. katkov by my main physician Doctor Sachs. She told me that he was fantastic, and she was absolutely right. He was kind patiant and willing to to here my concerns. Both he and is staff are amazing specially his nurse and right hand women Lisa. Thank you Doctor Katkov and...more
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in Los Angeles, CA |
My wife and I were both struck by the efficiency and the friendliness of this office. We only waited about 2 minutes before being called in and every person we encountered was extremely friendly. Dr. Katkov let me fully express my concerns about my health situation and he listened intently. He...more
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in Irvine, CA |
Dr. Katkov and his staff made this an effortless experience! I recommend him to everyone as he has outstanding bedside manners, as well as amazing experience!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Katkov accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    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
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Katkov has admitting privileges

Providence Saint John's Health Center
2121 Santa Monica Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90404
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