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Pediatric Specialist, Gastroenterologist (digestive)
48 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Marvin Ament is Good. Dr. Ament has been reviewed by 14 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.1
Promptness 4.2
Courteous Staff 4.1
Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
Bedside Manner 3.1
Spends Time with Me 3.2
Follows Up After Visit 3.1

Specialties & Research

Dr. Marvin Ament, MD is board certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology.

  • He has special expertise in 32 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Autoimmune Hepatitis
  • Celiac Disease
  • Colon Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cytomegalovirus Infections
  • Esophageal Achalasia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Gallstones (Cholelithiasis)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases (GI Diseases)
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
  • Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
  • Infantile Diarrhea
  • Intestinal Diseases
  • Liver Diseases
  • Liver Failure
  • Liver Failure (Acute)
  • Liver Transplantation
  • > Show all expertise

Education & Awards

Dr. Ament graduated from University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Minneapolis. He has 6 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux)
Gastrointestinal Diseases (GI Diseases)
Intestinal Diseases
Liver Transplantation
Malabsorption Syndromes
Metabolic Bone Diseases


Dr. Ament has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • UCLA Medical Center 
  • Adventist Health/San Joaquin Community Hospital 


  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Marvin Ament MD is a male Pediatric Gastroenterologist, has 48 years of experience and practices in Pediatric Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. Marvin Ament practice?
Dr. Marvin Ament has 4 office locations.
Dr. Marvin Ament practices Pediatric Gastroenterology near Bakersfield, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Manhattan Beach, CA and Ventura, CA.
See Bakersfield Pediatric Specialists.