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8 years of experience
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
(221)
Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Alexander Shpaner, Gastroenterologist is Excellent. Dr. Shpaner has been reviewed by 221 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.9
  • Currently 3.8571428571429 of 4 stars
Promptness 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.9
  • Currently 3.8571428571429 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.8
  • Currently 3.8333333333333 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Alexander Shpaner, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.

  • He has special expertise in 15 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Anemia
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases (GI Diseases)
  • Hepatitis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
  • Iron-Deficiency Anemia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Jaundice
  • Liver Diseases
  • Pancreas inflammation (Pancreatitis)
  • Polyps
  • Swallowing disorder (Deglutition Disorder)

Education & Awards

Dr. Shpaner graduated from University of California at San Diego, La Jolla. He has 4 awards.

Awards  
Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2011, 2013 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2011, 2013)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
San Diego County
Gastroenterologist
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

Affiliations

Dr. Shpaner has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Grossmont Hospital 
  • Sharp Memorial Hospital 

Languages

  • Russian

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Additional Information
Dr. Alexander Shpaner MD is a male Internist, has 8 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. Alexander Shpaner practice?
Dr. Alexander Shpaner has 1 office location.
Dr. Alexander Shpaner practices Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology near San Diego, CA.
See San Diego Internists and San Diego Gastroenterologists.