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About Dr. Chris N Conteas
Dr. Chris N Conteas, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Los Angeles, CA. He has 43 years of experience. His specialties include Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Conteas is affiliated with Kaiser Permanente Bellflower Medical Center. He speaks English.
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Dr. Chris N Conteas has the following 2 specialties
A gastroenterologist is a specialist in diagnosis and treatment of conditions involving the digestive/gastrointestinal (GI) tract. These doctors are experts on how food moves through the digestive system and is chemically broken down, with nutrients being absorbed and waste excreted. You might see this kind of doctor if you are experiencing any number of stomach issues, some of which might be severe diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, ulcers, acid reflux, Crohn's disease and more.
- Internal Medicine
An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.<br>These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
Dr. Chris N Conteas has the following 10 expertise
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
- Abdominal Pain
- Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
- Acid Reflux Disease (GERD)
- Ulcerative Colitis
- Hepatitis C
- Celiac Disease
Dr. Chris N Conteas is Board Certified in 2 specialties
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Self-verified patient of Dr. Chris N Conteas - Posted on October 16th, 2016
Upon experiencing severe digestive disorder in my mid thirties I was assigned to doctor Conteas at Kaiser Permanete Sunset. Dr. Conteas was very professional and had a great bedside manner. He exhausted all efforts to make a correct diagnosis. Over the past 20 years I have relieved excellent care for my chronic illness.
Never going back
Self-verified patient of Dr. Chris N Conteas - Posted on September 2nd, 2012
I am not a complainer but the way Dr. Conteas treated me, Made me write this review. He (not the nurses) actually cancelled my appointment TWICE! And each time they didn't give me a new appointment and I had to get a new one myself and each time I complained that this was their fault / mistake they contacted him and told me that Dr. Conteas says there is nothing he can do and I need to make a new appointment myself! I just chose him because one time I was at Kaiser I saw how nice and cariing he was with his patients and then I did some onlise research and thought he might be a good Dr. After my very first appointment was cancelled and I waited 2 months for the new one I went to his office and to be honest He was very nice and friendly at our first and last visit but that was all! He didn't even examine my stomach where I had pain! I meas seriously? He made me wait another 4 months for the second appointment and then cancelled it for the second time!he could not care less about his patients! Now I have to find another doctor from the begginning and wait a few months for my appointment but no matter what I will never go back to him.
Dr. Conteas is the best!
Self-verified patient of Dr. Chris N Conteas - Posted on August 25th, 2011
Dr. Conteas is one of the best physicians that has ever taken care of me. He is kind, knowledgable, patient, empathetic, thorough and always accessible by phone. My only problem with him is the way Kaiser stacks his appts. It's a BIG problem. It makes it very difficult to schedule routine follow ups with him and to get an appt when something goes wrong. He manages a chronic condition for me so appt access is crucial. I still give him 4 stars though for being so wonderful!
Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2011, 2012)
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.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011)
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.
Dr. Conteas is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
43 Years Experience
University Of California Los Angeles David Geffen School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1975
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5119 Pomona Blvd # 5151 Los Angeles, CA : (323) 783-4011
More about Dr. Chris N Conteas
I am a Midwest transplant, but consider myself a spiritual native. I wanted to make a difference in the lives of those around me, and leave them a lot better for my presence. Medicine fit the bill nicely. Medicine is a lifestyle to me, not just a job. The rewards to date have been beyond monetary measure, thanks to my patients and partners. In addition to medicine, I am an avid reader and a private pilot with ratings up through business jets. I love animals, and if you are a German Shepard, "you're in like Flynn."
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