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About Dr. Paul J Pockros

Dr. Paul J Pockros, MD is a Doctor primarily located in La Jolla, CA. He has 40 years of experience. His specialties include Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Pockros is affiliated with Loma Linda University Medical Center East Campus, Scripps Mercy Hospital and Scripps Memorial Hospital-Encinitas. Dr. Pockros has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

18 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Paul J Pockros is Excellent. Dr. Paul J Pockros has been rated by 18 patients. From those 18 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Paul J Pockros is 4.8 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Scripps Green Hospital

10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Specialties

Dr. Paul J Pockros 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.

  • Expertise

    14 Expertise

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Ascites
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Celiac Disease
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Liver Cirrhosis
  • Constipation
  • Hepatitis C
  • Colonoscopy
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Fatty Liver
  • Acid Reflux Disease (GERD)

Reviews

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Life saver

Without this man...I wouldn't be alive....He knew something was wrong and he kept looking while others gave up....Thank you Dr P!

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If You Have a Liver Diease SEE DR. POCKROS

I found Dr. Pockros to be the most knowledgeable and approchable doctor about liver dieases that I have has contact with in the 5 years that I havebeen plagued with liver disease. I have also found his professionalism to beimpecable!!In fact I found all of the staff that I came in contact with at the Scripps LiverTransplant Center to be the most helpfuland professional of medical facility I have had contact with.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2014, 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.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2015)

    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.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2014, 2012, 2015, 2011)

    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.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    40 Years Experience

  • Keck School Of Medicine Of The University Of Southern California

    Graduated in 1978

  • Lac Usc Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Paul J Pockros accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
  • Blue Shield California
    • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus Savenet
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
    • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Local Access + HMO 25
    • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Trio ACO HMO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
    • Cigna Southern CA Select
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA CommunityCare Network HMO
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
    • 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 Flex3
    • UHC West SignatureValue Alliance
    • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Scripps Green Hospital, 10666 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, CA
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    Dr. Paul J Pockros is similar to the following 3 Doctors near La Jolla, CA.