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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Alex Befeler is Good. Dr. Befeler has been reviewed by 4 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
Promptness 3.7
Courteous Staff 3.7
Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
Bedside Manner 3.7
Spends Time with Me 3.7
Follows Up After Visit 3.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. Alex Befeler, MD is board certified in Gastroenterology.

  • He has special expertise in 9 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Colposcopy
  • Constipation
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis C
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Viral Human Hepatitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Befeler graduated from University of Chicago. He has 1 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)


Dr. Befeler has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Saint Louis University Hospital 
  • Marshall Browning Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Alex Scott Befeler MD is a male Internist, has 19 years of experience and practices in Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. Alex S. Befeler practice?
Dr. Alex Befeler has 2 office locations.
Dr. Alex Befeler practices Gastroenterology near Du Quoin, IL.
Additional practice locations include: Saint Louis, MO.
See Du Quoin Gastroenterologists.