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Dr. Gerald M Isbell III 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.
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. Gerald M Isbell III has the following 10 expertise
- Celiac Disease
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
- Acid Reflux Disease (GERD)
- Ulcerative Colitis
- Hepatitis C
- Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
- Abdominal Pain
Dr. Gerald M Isbell III has 2 board certified specialties
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Dr. Gerald M Isbell III is Board Certified in 2 specialties
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Have had 2 colonoscopy with Dr. In addition have seen him a few times in between those years. Both times no discomfort and back to the grind the evening after. Minimal downtime. Always top notch information and explanations. Staff is always informative and helpful. I would trust this practice for anything having to do with the gastro area.
I am being honest in my review of Dr. Isbell, and I am not exaggerating. When I first met Isbell, he came off as a little cold, and rather impatient with me. I asked him questions about what was going on and our plan for treatment and he just glanced at the chart, and gave a curt answer. Walking away from the appointment, I felt as though I had annoyed him by having my condition. But I was stuck with him because I had to get my infusion done, and he was the only doctor I could get in to see after having just moved to the area. One night though, before my infusion, my condition worsened. It was not a life-threatening problem though, but called his office after hours to check with the doctor on call to see if this was something worth going to the ER about. I get patched through to him, and he then reprimands me over the phone for calling him at 10pm. His office puts me through to him because they said he was the doc on call, and I am the one who gets yelled at. He then hangs up on me without giving me any sort of advice as what to do. I ended up going to the ER and getting admitted to the hospital for about a week. While I am recouping at home after the stint at the hospital, I have a knock at the door and lo-and-behold the mailman is there with a letter I need to sign for which is from Isbell's office. It informs me that I have been banned from not only Dr. Isbell's office, but from his entire doctor's group (which covers a lot of the GIs in DFW). When I called to inquire as to why he has banned me and is treating me like this, his nurse informs me that I am not allowed to speak to Dr. Isbell, and that they are not allowed to inform me as to why I have been banned. She then hung up the phone. TL;DR -- Dr. Isbell was cold when I was in the office, he then yelled at me because he was the doctor on call after-hours, and then he banned me from not only his office, but his entire doctor group for reasons they will not disclose to me.
This doctor becomes visibly unhappy if your GI situation gets complicated or requires some further attention. He will make you feel bad with aloof insults if his quick fixes don't work. If you don't get better, he takes it personally and throws a little fit. My general practitioner even offered referrals to another doctor - without me even asking for it! When I asked him why, he explained that Isbell is just difficult to work with and not willing to look deeply into my problem. Enough said!Stay away!! Find a different doctor. Trust me, you will save yourself so much pain and regret.
36 Years Experience
Wake Forest University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1982
University Of Texas Health System
Dr. Gerald M Isbell III accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS TX Blue Advantage HMO
- BCBS TX BlueChoice
- BCBS TX HMO Blue Texas
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
Imagine Health - SmartCare
- Imagine Health SmartCare
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
Scott and White
- Scott and White PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsDigestive Health Associates, 7777 Forest Ln Ste C675, Dallas, TX
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