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"It took about 45 mins to go to the back area. The girl that took my vitals was rude. She didn't talk to you and didn't ask about symptoms. Dr Syam entered" and didn't "listen" to my symptoms. He stated that it might be
. Then scheduled for EDG and Colonoscopy. After procedure Dr Syam stated that he did not see anything wrong but he took biopsies. Next appt will be August 7. If I do not get any answers for my symptoms I will find another Dr.

-vanessa V.

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"First thing I was asked to sign a release that I could not read. The release was printed out, but there was only a signature pad provided and I could not see what" I was signing. I refused to sign until the signature and the document I was signing could be seen together. This was greeted with a large amount of consternation. They final allowed me into the office where I could see the computer screen. The irony is the very next patient to come in made the same challenge that I did...it was perfect. Then, when I met with the new physician, one of the first things he told me was they were doing things differently now. I'll say. I was treated with condescension and like I was an idiot (I have a PhD in a science). Then when it came to scheduling the appointment I was told that I had to find some other way to get home than a taxi. I am single, I have no one I can call on in the area to do personal favors for me and, while I understand the need to be driven home (I did have one of these procedures before) I was not offered any alternatives. I feel that this is blatant discrimination against single people. I eventually canceled my appointment for the procedure as I could not find anyone who could sit around for a couple of hours and then take me home. The whole experience was very unpleasant. While they were not unprofessional, they were uncaring and uncreative. I felt like a piece of meat.

-R. Laurence D.

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My first experience with this group was mixed, almost every interaction before and after the colonoscopy was unpleasant. The procedure itself, after I switched Dr's, went well.
I was pretty sick at the time and really needed to have the colonoscopy. I was very disappointed with my first Dr at the initial visit he spent just a couple of minutes with me, didn't ask about my symptoms or history at all. I had an out of pocket co-pay of $70.00, left feeling like I just wasted my time and money. I called to reschedule with another Dr that was recommended to me and they gave me an appointment with his PA. She was okay, spent a little more time with me but also seemed to be in a hurry and more interested in scaring me into having a procedure that I already knew i needed and was going to have. The colonoscopy was done at their endoscopy center, the staff there and the Dr that did the procedure were all friendly and professional, a much better experience than going to their main office.
It's time for me to have another colonoscopy so I called to schedule with this same group. I was not looking forward to dealing with the staff, scheduling, medical assistants and billing people in the main office but knew the actual procedure would be done by completely different staff, friendly and competent so I decided to go back to this group.
I tried but wasn't able to make an appointment. I have a Blue Cross Blue Shield bronze POS plan with a 6,000.00 out of pocket. I pay $537.00 per month premium no subsidies bought on the individual
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NOT part of the marketplace known as Obamacare. During my initial call I was told by the girl that answered the phone that they didn't take my insurance because it was a PATHWAY product aka Obamacare. I knew she was wrong so I asked to speak to someone in billing. The person in billing looked up my insurance information and said she couldn't find any info on me at all and I needed to call my insurance company to verify my plan and call them back. I called my insurance company and they verified to me that my policy was active and not part of the Obamacare marketplace, it was considered off
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and not subsidized. They explained to me that Dr's offices often confused the designation of a policy as pathway with being part of Obamacare when in fact the designation of being a pathway product only means it complies with the new higher standards of the law. They also informed me that as part of my benefit package I was due for a colonoscopy with no out of pocket cost to me. This office never mentioned that as a possibility and wanted to immediately just put me on the schedule as self pay and charge me $1,200.00.
I called the office back and explained all of this to them, billing said they would talk to the insurance company and call me right back, she never did. It's seems to me that patient care is definitely not the first priority of this group and they have allowed people who have a wrong and superficial understanding of the the new healthcare law to make policies that are impacting many more people than they intended.




- Jack M.
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The process was well organized. I had to make a date change to my appointment and reconfirm that I would have Dr.
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, that was handled well. I had my prescription ready for me at the supermarket when I went to pick it up. I received a file in advance of the procedure that explained everything. It included a very useful calendar of things to do before the day. On the morning of the procedure I arrived with 30 minutes to spare and provided the paperwork requested. I went into a room with several curtained beds for people about to go through procedures. I confirm my details with the nurse who was with me through the procedure. I talked with the Dr and was moved into the room for the procedure. A third person who was assisting was introduced. I was sedated and remember little or nothing until I came round. As I recovered they explained the details of what was found and provided a report that included pictures and explanations of the findings. A significant Polyp was found and removed and sent for biopsy.
My wife took me home and I spent the day recovering. Two days later I received a call from Dr
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explaining the results of the biopsy and answering immediate questions I had. They have an on-line portal where you can enter many of the medical history details and correspond with the staff. Dr. Dr
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sent a report to me on line and I replied with questions which were answered the next day. I will have another Colonoscopy in three months as a follow up.
I was very pleased with the whole experience.
- Paul G.
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They're the best practice in town. He takes a lot of time with me. He really knows what he's doing. He diagnosed an illness for my mother, who is not a patient of his. I was in there myself and told him some symptoms of my mother and he said what she needed, which her regular doctor had not done. He's sharp and thorough. He knows his stuff.
- Alanna N.
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I went to their office on the corner of
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Maratchi. He was very good in all areas. He's kind, friendly and understanding - which I needed because I was nervous! It was obvious that he is knowledgeable and has a good deal of experience. I will be continuing treatment with him and would highly recommend him. By the way, his office staff is very friendly - unlike the staff people I often meet in doctors' offices.
- Myra W.
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It didn't go!
I'm a medical professional and this is the worst run practice I have encountered in 30+ yrs of nursing and 4 states. I saw the NP on Tuesday. She was suppose to "discuss" my colonoscopy with the MD on Thursday (when he returned to the office) and call me on Friday. I never heard from her. I made 5 phones calls to everyone in that office from the NP to the office manager in the following two and a half weeks, got voice mail each and every time, and not one person returned my call. My vet is more respectful and takes better care of my dogs then this practice does it's patients. Can not recommend this practice.
- cheryl P.
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He is passionate, dedication they were high quality, I had enough problem but they are highly patient provided all the services you would need and they did everything in the office and I was in the emergency room on Sunday and they saw me the same next day and they saw me three times a week and that to was the best health care experience I have ever had.
- Emily G.
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It was a very positive experience. Dr. Metwally was so sweet and comfortable to talk to. The sedation was wonderful! I would recommend this practice highly.
They do book initial appts several months out, that is the only issue.
- Kim M.
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Dr. Jathal apparently does not care about his patients. I asked for my last record for a 2nd opinion, the office manager rudely said, take your records and don't come back! She said Dr. Jathal has a "Policy" not to see any one who questions him! He has not returned my calls, or responded to my letter to speak with him. Apparently he has just dismissed me. Not at all professional from a doctor, since when does a doctor not welcome a 2nd opinion? I have never been to a doctor who thinks he is better than everyone. I will also say, his office manager is the rudest person I have ever encountered. I do not recommend this doctor at all.
- Annette W.

Gastroenterologists in San Mateo, CA

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Arun Srivatsa MD

2557 Mowry Ave
Fremont

Aslan, Dr. Alex

3903 Lone Tree Way
Antioch

Barbara Nylund MD,PHD

165 Rowland Way
Novato

Bass, Dr. Dorsey

750 Welch Rd
Palo Alto

Bender, Dr. Michael

1750 El Camino Real
Burlingame

Bernstein, Dr. Geoffrey

2850 Commercial Crossing
Santa Cruz

Bi, Dr. Luke C.

3200 Kearney St
Fremont

Binmoeller, Dr. Kenneth F.

2351 Clay St
San Francisco

Camino Medical Group

701 E El Camino Real
Mountain View

Camino Medical Group

401 Old San Francisco Rd
Sunnyvale

Carney Ribera & Jordan MDs

50 S San Mateo Dr
San Mateo

Chan, Dr Mary

1300 Crane St
Menlo Park

Chan, Dr. Erick P.

795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto

Coben, Dr. Robert

132 South 10th St

Cohen, Dr. Gerald S.

1040 Noel Dr
Menlo Park

Delford Roth DO

N8069 County Rd F

DeNigris, Dr. Stephen J.

1383 N Mcdowell Blvd
Petaluma

Dr Morgan Camp MD & Associates

131 Camino Alto Suite F
Mill Valley

El Camino Hospital

2500 Grant Rd
Mountain View

Ernest Ribera MD

50 S San Mateo Dr
San Mateo

Fang, Dr. Ming

675 Ygnacio Valley Rd
Walnut Creek

Fazzolari, Dr. Frank

795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto

FREMONT SURGERY CENTER

39350 Civic Center Dr Ste 280
Fremont

Gandhi, Dr. Manmohan K.

1200 El Camino Real
South San Francisco

Garcia-Chuapoco, Dr. Rowena G.

1850 Sullivan Ave
Daly City

Gentle Waters Detox

3162 New Berry Dr
San Jose

Gerson, Dr. Lauren B.

450 Broadway St
Redwood City

Higa, Dr. Lisa

365 Lennon Ln
Walnut Creek

Hu, Dr. Mary Y.

3200 Kearney St
Fremont

Kaiser Oakland Medical Center

280 W Macarthur Blvd
Oakland

Kaiser Permanente

1950 Franklin St
Oakland

Kaiser Permanente Medical Ctr

2238 Geary Blvd
San Francisco

Kaiser Permanente Medical Group

7601 Stoneridge Dr
Pleasanton

Kaiser Permanente Medical Group

401 Bicentennial Way
Santa Rosa

Kim, Dr. Suejin

2850 Commercial Crossing
Santa Cruz

Ladenheim, Dr. Jay

701 E El Camino Real
Mountain View

Lally, Dr. Bart C.

701 E El Camino Real
Mountain View

Lally, Dr. Bart C.

701 E El Camino Real
Mountain View

Larson, Dr. Thomas

2850 Commercial Crossing
Santa Cruz

Lee, Dr. Eugene Y.

100 S Ellsworth Ave
San Mateo

Levenson, Dr. Scott D.

1000 Laurel St
San Carlos

Li, Dr. Jiayi

701 E El Camino Real
Mountain View

Lin, Dr. David Hy

905 San Ramon Valley Blvd
Danville

Mahal, Dr. Anmol S.

39225 State St
Fremont

Mainardi, Dr. Michael

50 S San Mateo Dr
San Mateo

Marcus, Dr. Samuel N.

2490 Hospital Dr
Mountain View

Marna M Skaar MD

50 S San Mateo Dr
San Mateo

Martinez, Dr. Acelina

2025 Soquel Ave
Santa Cruz

Massey, Dr. Denise M.

2734 El Camino Real
Santa Clara

Mein, Dr. Sinda M.

795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto

Melnick, Dr. Jane S.

2100 Webster St
San Francisco

Mills-Peninsula Medical Center

1501 Trousdale Dr.
Burlingame

Moorstein, Dr. Bruce

350 30th St
Oakland

Nano, Dr. David

301 OLD SAN FRANCISCO RD
Sunnyvale

Nano, Dr. David

701 E El Camino Real
Mountain View

Nguyen, Dr. Dat T.

5565 W Las Positas Blvd
Pleasanton

Nguyen, Dr. Michelle

795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto

Novato Family Dental Care

7460 Redwood Blvd
Novato

Nylund, Dr. Barbara L

165 Rowland Way
Novato

Onuma & Lee MDs

100 S Ellsworth Ave
San Mateo

Onuma, Dr. Edward K.

100 S Ellsworth Ave
San Mateo

Palascak, Dr. Joseph B.

2850 Commercial Crossing
Santa Cruz

Palitz, Dr. Albert

4501 Sand Creek Rd
Antioch

Palo Alto Medical Foundation

2350 W. El Camino Real
Mountain View

Palo Alto Medical Foundation

701 E El Camino Real
Mountain View

Palo Alto Medical Foundation

More than fifty locations throughout Alameda
Moutain View

Parodi, Dr. Teresa E.

2025 Soquel Ave
Santa Cruz

Peninsula Integrative Medicine

2635 Middlefield Road
Palo Alto

Philip Yee MD

5401 Norris Canyon Rd
San Ramon

Raju, Dr. Jay

455 Oconnor Dr
San Jose

Ramrakhiani, Dr. Sanjay

701 E El Camino Real
Mountain View

Ribera, Dr. Ernest

50 S San Mateo Dr
San Mateo

Richmond Medical Center

901 Nevin Ave
Richmond

Roost, Dr. Kenneth T.

1828 El Camino Real
Burlingame

Rosenberg, Dr. Mark

1750 El Camino Real
Burlingame

Rubinstein, Dr. Paul C.

795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto

Sawhney, Dr. Vin K.

13847 E 14th St
San Leandro

Scott, Dr. Brennan A.

795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto

Selling, Dr John

1300 Crane St
Menlo Park

Sheila Savur MD

2585 Samaritan Dr
San Jose

Silpa, Dr. Michael L

2999 Regent St
Berkeley

Simpson, Dr. Nicole

701 E El Camino Real
Mountain View

Simpson, Dr. Peter

701 E El Camino Real
Mountain View

Simpson, Dr. Peter W.

701 E El Camino Real
Mountain View

Skaar, Dr. Marna

50 S San Mateo Dr
San Mateo

Stein, Dr. David E.

2440 Samaritan Dr
San Jose

Sutter Camino Medical Group Inc

701 E El Camino Real
Mountain View

Taylor, Dr. Claribel P.

4050 Dublin Blvd
Dublin

Taylor, Dr. Claribel P.

3200 Kearney St
Fremont

Torosis, Dr. James D.

2900 Whipple Ave
Redwood City

Triadafilopoulo, Dr. George

2490 Hospital Dr
Mountain View

Tsuchiyose, Dr. Mark M.

1850 Sullivan Ave
Daly City

Tummala, Dr. Sanjeev

701 E El Camino Real
Mountain View

UCSF Medical Center

505 Parnassus Ave
San Francisco

Varma, Dr. Madhulika G.

2330 Post St
San Francisco

Verghese, Dr. Vino

1501 Trousdale Dr
Burlingame

Verma, Dr. Rahul

795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto

Watts, Dr. David H.

350 Parnassus Ave
San Francisco

Wetter, Dr. Albert L

1720 El Camino Real
Burlingame

Wild Women Wellness

61 Renato Ct. 3B`

Wolfe, Dr. Phillip A.

5575 W Las Positas Blvd
Pleasanton

Yang, Dr. Alice L.

1850 Sullivan Ave
Daly City

Yu, Dr. Stanley

4050 Dublin Blvd
Dublin

Yu, Dr. Stanley

3200 Kearney St
Fremont

Zamani, Dr. Sam

112 La Casa Via
Walnut Creek
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