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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Hussein Elnewihi is Excellent. Dr. Elnewihi has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 4.2
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Constipation
  • Hepatitis C
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Elnewihi graduated from Ain Shams University, Cairo. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2012 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012 - 2014)


Dr. Elnewihi has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • El Centro Regional Medical Center 
  • Pioneers Memorial Healthcare District 


  • Spanish
  • French

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Additional Information
Dr. Hussein Elnewihi MD is a male Internist, has 32 years of experience and practices in Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. Hussein Elnewihi practice?
Dr. Hussein Elnewihi has 4 office locations.
Dr. Hussein Elnewihi practices Gastroenterology near El Centro, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Calexico, CA.
See El Centro Gastroenterologists.