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Dr. Alexander Pontikos, MD

Gastroenterology*
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9 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Alexander Pontikos, MD

Dr. Alexander Pontikos, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Akron, OH. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 9 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Akron City Hospital and Akron General Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Pontikos an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Pontikos works at Practice in Akron, OH. They frequently treat conditions like Vomiting Disorders along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Pontikos' Office Locations

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    Gastroenterology Group Inc.
    570 White Pond Dr, Akron, OH 44320 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (330) 869-0954

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  • Akron City Hospital
  • Akron General Medical Center

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Vomiting Disorders
Nausea
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Ileus
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Abdominal Pain
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Barrett's Esophagus
Cirrhosis
Colorectal Polyp
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Dysphagia
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophagitis
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastroptosis
Hemorrhoids
Indigestion
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Malnutrition
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Pancreatitis
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Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Duodenal Polypectomy
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Manometry
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy
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Alcoholic Cirrhosis
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Barretts Esophagus with Dysplasia
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Biliary Cirrhosis
Bladder Infection
Chronic Gastritis
Congenital Anomaly Esophagus
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cyclical Vomiting
Dehydration
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
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Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Down Syndrome
Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Dyslipidemia
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Esophageal Varices
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Gallstones
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroparesis
Heart Disease
Heartburn
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis C
Hernia
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Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypokalemia
Hypothyroidism
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Prolapse
Intestinal Ulcer
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Joint Pain
Lipid Disorders
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Neurogenic Bladder
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Obesity
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Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoporosis
Overweight
Pneumonia
Polyneuropathy
Reflux Esophagitis
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Sinus Bradycardia
Splenic Infarct
Splenomegaly
Thrush
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Tobacco Use Disorder
Ulcerative Colitis
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vitamin B12 Anemia
Vitamin_Deficiency
Immunization Administration
Osteoporosis Screening
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    About Dr. Alexander Pontikos, MD

    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 9 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1235523168
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Pontikos has seen patients for Vomiting Disorders, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Pontikos on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    1 patients have reviewed Dr. Pontikos. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Pontikos.

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