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About Dr. Marc D Wishingrad

Dr. Marc D Wishingrad, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Santa Monica, CA, with another office in Santa Monica, CA. He has 29 years of experience. His specialties include Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Wishingrad is affiliated with Saint John's Health Center and UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica. Dr. Wishingrad has received 5 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

20 Ratings with 6 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Marc D Wishingrad is Great. Dr. Marc D Wishingrad has been rated by 20 patients. From those 20 patients 6 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Marc D Wishingrad is 4.5 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Danice Hertz Inc

2001 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 360W
Santa Monica, CA 90404
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Drs Hertz Frankel Katkov And Wishingrad

1919 Santa Monica Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90404
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Specialties

Dr. Marc D Wishingrad has the following 2 specialties

  • Gastroenterology

    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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Marc D Wishingrad has the following 12 expertise

  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
  • Nutritional Support
  • Acid Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Constipation
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Colonoscopy
  • Hepatitis C
  • Celiac Disease
  • Abdominal Pain

Dr. Marc D Wishingrad has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Marc D Wishingrad is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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One Star

This was the most disturbing and awful experience ever had with a physician. Did not follow up after endoscopy/colonoscopy. Never returned repeated calls or emails to office. Extremely poor in communication and lack of care for patient's health and well-being.

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One of the BEST!

I've seen Dr. Wishingrad a few times since moving to Los Angeles from NY and every visit has actually been a pleasure. He is bright, funny, wonderful to talk to and immensely approachable and sympathetic.I cannot give him a high enough recommendation as one of the great doctors in LA if not the USA.

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A really great doctor

Dr. Wishengrad has treated me and my elderly Mother a few times over the years and I have always been very impressed with him. He is very present when speaking to you, listens well and has a good bedside manner. His practice is well organized and you can choose to have your proceedures at St.Johns Hospital or at a nearby surgery center. I opted for the surgery center and it was as pleasant as it could be given the circumtances. All the associated costs are very clearly stated upfront after they determine what your insurance covers. As some of you may know, many insurers will not pay for anesthesia for colonoscopies(which is rediculous). My husband went to another Dr. who failed to disclose this bit of information and then 6 months after the proceedure we were hit with a bill for $800.00 from the anestheiologist. THIS WILL NOT HAPPEN TO YOU WITH DR. WISHENGRAD.In addition to being well skilled and organized with his procedures he is open minded with his treatments. My elderly Mother came to him suffering from 6 months of chonic diaherria, resulting in incontinence. Her GP had hospitalized her several times in an effort to treat her with antibiotics, but none of that worked. Dr.Wishengrad suggested Mom try a pharmacetical grade probiotic and, believe it or not, that protocol stabalized her within a week. 5 years later is still going strong at 90, and still takes the probiotics every day. Sometimes physicians get so programmed by thier disipline that they fail to try to the simple option. I feel confident recommending Dr. Wishengrad to anyone needing good GI.

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Five Stars

He provides very personal and comprehensive care.

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Five Stars

He is the only M.D. I know that really listens to what you have to say about your own body.

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  • Awards

    5 Awards

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2016, 2017)

    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 Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017)

    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 (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2016, 2017)

    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

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012, 2013)

    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.

  • 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.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Wishingrad is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    29 Years Experience

  • University Of California Los Angeles David Geffen School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1989

  • Ucla Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Marc D Wishingrad accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Blue Shield California
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus Savenet
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Local Access + HMO 25
    • Blue Shield CA Trio ACO HMO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
    • Health Net CA PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
    • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • UHC West
    • UHC SignatureValue Flex2
    • UHC SignatureValue Flex3
    • UHC SignatureValue Focus
    • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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