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Dr. Alexander Shpaner

Dr. Alexander Shpaner

Dr. Alexander Shpaner

Welcoming new patients | Same-day/next-day appointments available

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

Specialty
  • Gastroenterology (Board Certified)
Advanced degrees
  • Medical Doctor (MD)
619-287-9100
6719 Alvarado Road,
Suite 206
San Diego, CA 92120

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Biography plus

Biographical Details

Age: 41
In practice since: 2002
Gender: Male
Additional Language Spoken plus

Additional Language Spoken

  • Russian
Hospital and Medical Group Affiliations plus

Medical Group


Hospital Affiliation

Education plus

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
Treatments and Conditions plus

Treatments and 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
  • 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 plus

Practice Features

  • Second Opinions
Insurances Accepted plus

Insurances Accepted

  • 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
  • AIM HMO, Anthem Blue Cross PPOs, Bronze EPO, EPO, Gold EPO, Platinum EPO, Plus POS, Prudent Buyer PPO, Silver EPO
  • POS, PPOs (contact Blue Shield)
  • Cash/Self pay
  • For Life, Prime
  • PPO
  • Flexcare POS, Open Access POS, PPOs
  • Commercial/Indemnity Insurance
  • PPO
  • 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
  • EPO, PPOs, Select POS
  • Assignment, Medicare with supplemental Medi-Cal
  • PPO
  • Bronze HMO, Gold HMO, Platinum HMO, Silver HMO
  • Choice EPO, Choice Plus POS, Options PPO

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