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About Dr. Brad A Pasternak

Dr. Brad A Pasternak, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Phoenix, AZ. He has 20 years of experience. His specialties include Pediatric Gastroenterology and Pediatrics. Dr. Pasternak has received 8 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

33 Ratings with 6 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Brad A Pasternak is Excellent. Dr. Brad A Pasternak has been rated by 33 patients. From those 33 patients 6 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Brad A Pasternak is 4.9 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Phoenix Childrens Hospital

1919 E Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85016
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Specialties

Dr. Brad A Pasternak has the following 2 specialties

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology

    Pediatric gastroenterologists can treat a variety of diseases and conditions in infants and children related to their liver, pancreas or intestines. If your child has severe or recurrent abdominal pain, constipation or diarrhea, a pediatric gastroenterologist can help you get to the bottom of it. They can also help identify the many possible causes of failure to thrive in infants.
    Other common conditions they treat include Crohn's Disease, inflammatory bowel disease, liver disease, short gut syndrome and hepatitis C, as well as nutritional disorders like celiac disease and lactose intolerance. In order to diagnose and treat your child’s condition, gastroenterologists can perform colonoscopies and other diagnostic testing before deciding on the best treatment plan.

  • Pediatrics

    A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
    While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
    Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.

  • Expertise

    6 Expertise

  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Hepatitis C
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Constipation
  • Ulcerative Colitis

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Reviews

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Mother of patient

Dr. Pasternak embodies everything I look for in a physician. He has a competent front office and for urgent situations we have been able to get in immediately. Dr. Pasternak himself is thorough, if he doesn't have an answer he clearly outlines the path(s) that will be pursued to find one. He does not hesitate to network with his colleagues and continue to research. He progresses from least invasive standpoint in diagnosis and treatment. He doesn't give up. My daughter has had chronic issues that present in various different forms and every time we have a new one he considers it a challenge to resolve as opposed to giving up because the issue is not obvious. Dr. Pasternak is our lifetime GI doctor.

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Good Doctor, Bad Support

We had a great first visit with Dr. Pasternak. I should have realized his office was too busy when I tried to schedule a follow up (suggested at 6 weeks) and I couldn't get in for about 9 weeks. Prior to our follow up, our son had some new/worsening symptoms so I called in to try and get an urgent appointment. My call wasn't returned for 2 days and then they had to get info, talk to the doctor and called me the day after (so basically 5 days after my little guy's issue) and they just sent a new medication prescription without even seeing him or explaining what it would do, etc. I tried one more time to get some info and the person handling the phones was so rude, I just gave up and found a new doctor. It's unfortunate because I think Dr. Pasternak himself was great.

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Five Stars

Dr. Pasternak and his staff go above and beyond to care for my son. My son has Crohn's, and we are fortunate to have Dr. Pasternak caring for him. He listens, is extremely thorough and takes time to explain things to me and my son.

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SOOOOOOO recommended

Dr. Pasternak was very thorough and answered all my questions patiently without making me feel like an idiot. He was nice to my son and we did not feel hurried at all. I haven't had to contact his office yet. We see him for follow-up/progress in two months but he was very clear that if I had questions or concerns before then to call them. That is what I needed to hear. I need help/support. Being a single parent is difficult enough without (as my son calls them) "poop issues." ;-)

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Five Stars

Dr. Pasternak went above and beyond when my daughter was in the hospital. He is extremely knowledgable and caring.

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  • Awards

    8 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2016, 2012, 2014, 2009, 2008, 2015, 2011, 2013, 2010)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012, 2014, 2013, 2016, 2015)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2013, 2014)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2015, 2014, 2016)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2016, 2015)

    Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Education

    20 Years Experience

  • Sackler School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1998

  • Suny Downstate Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Brad A Pasternak accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Savings Plus of AZ
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
    • Aetna Whole Health Arizona Care Network
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Health Net
    • Health Net AZ PPO HSA
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Phoenix Childrens Hospital, 1919 E Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ
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