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Dr. Franklin Tsai, MD

Gastroenterology*
4.0 (4)
Map Pin Small La Jolla, CA
Accepting new patients
20 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Franklin Tsai, MD

Dr. Franklin Tsai, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in La Jolla, CA. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 20 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN COLORADO and is affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas and Scripps Green Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Tsai an average 4.0 star rating.

Dr. Tsai works at Mercy Physicians Medical Group,Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Barrett's Esophagus and Hemorrhoids along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Tsai's Office Locations

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    Scripps Clinic
    10666 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, CA 92037 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (858) 554-9489

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas
  • Scripps Green Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
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Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Barrett's Esophagus
Hemorrhoids
Abdominal Pain
Barretts Esophagus with Dysplasia
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Dysphagia
Esophagitis
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
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Chronic Gastritis
Colorectal Polyp
Congenital Anomaly Esophagus
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diarrhea
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Enteritis
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophageal Ulcer
Gallstones
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastric Ulcer
Gastritis
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastroptosis
Infectious Diarrheal Disease
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Ulcer
Nausea
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Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Pancreatitis
Reflux Esophagitis
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
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
Alcoholic Cirrhosis
Ascites
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Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Boerhaave's Syndrome
Celiac Disease
Cirrhosis
Congenital Achalasia
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Dehydration
Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
Duodenal Cancer
Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Dysentery
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Varices
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Food Allergy
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastroparesis
Heartburn
Hemochromatosis
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis C
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Ileus
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Indigestion
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Obstruction
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Ischemic Colitis
Lactose Intolerance
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
Malnutrition
Mesenteric Panniculitis
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Non-Neonatal Jaundice
Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Peptic Ulcer
Pouchitis
Pyloric Stenosis
Rectal Ulcer
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Stomal Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Unexplained Weight Loss
Viral Enteritis
Viral Hepatitis
Vitamin_Deficiency
Vomiting Disorders
Colon Cancer Screening
Colonoscopy
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Gallbladder Scan
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Impedance Testing
Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
Liver Function Test
pH Probe
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Screening Colonoscopy
Ultrasound
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing
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    About Dr. Franklin Tsai, MD

    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 20 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1972780120
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN COLORADO
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Franklin Tsai, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Tsai is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Tsai has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Tsai works at Mercy Physicians Medical Group,Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, CA. View the full address on Dr. Tsai’s profile.

    Dr. Tsai has seen patients for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Barrett's Esophagus and Hemorrhoids, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Tsai on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    4 patients have reviewed Dr. Tsai. The overall rating for this provider is 4.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Tsai.

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