About Dr. Douglas K Rex MD

Dr. Douglas K Rex, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Indianapolis, IN, with another office in Indianapolis, IN. He has 39 years of experience. His specialties include Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. He speaks English.

Dr. Rex has received 4 awards.

Rating Overview

38 Ratings with 12 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Douglas K Rex is Great. Dr. Douglas K Rex has been rated by 38 patients. From those 38 patients 12 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Douglas K Rex is 4.3 of 5.0 stars.

Locations

Dr. Douglas K Rex has 2 locations

get directions IU HEALTH PHYSICIANS DIGESTIVE AND LIVER DISORDERS
200 W 103rd St Ste 1100
Indianapolis, IN 46290
get directions IU HEALTH UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
10300 N Illinois St Ste 1100
Indianapolis, IN 46290

Specialties

Dr. Douglas K Rex has the following 2 specialties

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Douglas K Rex has the following 28 expertise

  • Acid Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colectomy
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
  • Tumor Surpressor Gene (Adenomatous Polyposis Coli, APC)
  • Intestinal Diseases
  • Celiac Disease
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Digestive System Endoscopy (EGD)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colonic Diseases
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Endoscopy (Endoscopic Surgery)
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Ultrasonic Endoscopy (EUS)
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Gastroscopy
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Colonic Polyps
  • Polyps
  • Constipation
  • Hepatitis C
  • Colonoscopy

Board Certifications

Dr. Douglas K Rex is Board Certified in 2 specialties

See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.

Reviews

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Misdiagnosed me, now I am disabled

Dr. Rex incorrectly Dx me and tried to get me on PPI therapy that would have worsened my condition. I was smart enough to refuse that Tx until he did an endoscopy to confirm his Dx, which showed that I did not need a PPI. Then he did a colonoscopy, gave me the FODMAP Diet and sent me on my way. Four years later my health has declined terribly. I finally had to stop working and sell my dream house in order to support myself while I wait years for a SSDI determination. Had Rex paid attention to my symptoms when I relayed them to him and ordered the appropriate tests, he would have learned that I have SIBO, parasites, candida, and other co-infections. Early intervention is key with any disease. Had he helped me then, I probably would not be disabled today. Rex is #Highly-Overrrated! He is a renown endoscopist but an epic fail at treating anything outside his very limited scope of knowledge. Thanks a lot for ruining my charmed life. You should hang your head and do the walk of shame.

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Compassionate, highly skilled, writes books on his expertise, direct.

Nothing but the best of care always from Dr. Rex.

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Five Stars

Professional, still personable! On time and you know you are being attended to by the best! VJ Hayes

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Rotten Dr ( if you want to call him Dr)

This Dr is inexperienced and is not very knowledgable doesn't care about the patient at all. He is just in it for the insurance and no other reason. Insurance deal only. He has the worst staff I have ever seen and I would never recommend him he doesn't even deserve a 1. I would never go to him again under no condition. He deserves a zero His staff is rude and very insensitive to your needs

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The Best!!'

I saw Dr Rex after I had been seeing another Gastro Dr. First dr performed many tests and told me there's nothing wrong with me. Dr Rex diagnosed me correctly and treated me within 2 months!!! Dr Rex is so thorough and I'm so appreciative for his help!

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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    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.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    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.

  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area

    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.

  • Top 10 Doctor - City

    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.

  • Education

    39 Years Experience

  • Indiana University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1980

  • Clarian Health Partners

    Residency

  • Dr. Douglas K Rex Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Access PPO
    • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • PHP Northern IN
    • PHP Select with Encircle
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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    Dr. Douglas K Rex is similar to the following 4 Doctors near Indianapolis, IN.

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