Dr. Alexander Shpaner

Dr. Alexander Shpaner

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| Same-day/next-day appointments available

Specialty

  • Gastroenterology (Board Certified)

Advanced Degree

  • Medical Doctor (MD)

The Sharp Experience

I believe in creating a trusted partnership with patients toward overall well being.

Locations

  • Sharp Community Medical Group
    Phone: 619-287-9100
    6719 Alvarado Road, Suite 206
    San Diego, CA 92120
    Hours:
    Mon. - Fri., 9 am to 5 pm

Biographical Details

Age: 39
In practice since: 2002
Gender: Male

Additional Languages Spoken

  • Russian

Medical Group

Hospital Affiliations

Education

  • Medical School: University of California, San Diego
  • Internship: VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System
  • Residency: VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System
  • Fellowship: University of Texas

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
    Aetna PPOs, Elect Choice EPO, Health Fund PPO, Managed Choice POS, National Advantage PPO, Open Choice PPO, QPOS POS, Traditional Choice PPO, US Access POS, Value Network HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross
    AIM HMO, Anthem Blue Cross PPOs, Bronze EPO, EPO, Gold EPO, Platinum EPO, Plus POS, Prudent Buyer PPO, Silver EPO
  • Beech Street
    PPO
  • Blue Shield
    POS, PPOs (contact Blue Shield)
  • Cash/Self pay
  • Champus Tricare
    For Life, Prime
  • ChoiceCare/Humana
    PPO
  • CIGNA
    Flexcare POS, Open Access POS, PPOs
  • Commercial/Indemnity Insurance
  • Coventry Healthcare
    PPO
  • Covered CA
    Anthem Blue Cross Bronze EPO, Anthem Blue Cross Gold EPO, Anthem Blue Cross Platinum EPO, Anthem Blue Cross Silver EPO, Sharp Health Plan Bronze HMO, Sharp Health Plan Gold HMO, Sharp Health Plan Platinum HMO, Sharp Health Plan Silver HMO
  • Health Net
    EPO, PPOs, Select POS
  • Medicare
    Assignment
  • Medicare/Medi-Cal
  • MultiPlan
    PPO
  • Sharp Health Plan
    Bronze HMO, Gold HMO, Platinum HMO, Silver HMO
  • United Healthcare
    Choice EPO, Choice Plus POS, Options PPO

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Treatments & Conditions

  • Barrx System Esophageal Ablation
  • Biopsy
  • Celiac Disease/Gluten Intolerance
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diseases of the Gallbladder and Bile Duct
  • Diseases of the Pancreas
  • Diverticulitis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • Endoscopy
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Reflux
  • Fatty Liver
  • Gallstones and Bile Duct Stones
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Disease
  • Malabsorption
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease
  • Removal of Colon Polyps
  • Small Intestinal Balloon Enteroscopy
  • Swallowing Difficulties/Disorders
  • Ulcer Evaluation/Treatment
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Video Capsule Endoscopy

Practice Features

  • Second Opinions

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  • Sharp Community Medical Group
    Phone: 619-287-9100
    6719 Alvarado Road, Suite 206
    San Diego, CA 92120

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