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Dr. James Ostroff, MD

Gastroenterology
2.7 (7)
Accepting new patients
46 years of experience

Overview

Dr. James Ostroff, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in San Francisco, CA. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 46 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from CORNELL UNIVERSITY / NEW YORK STATE STATUTORY COLLEGES.

Dr. Ostroff works at Ucsf Anticoagulation Clinic in San Francisco, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Pancreatitis, Hemorrhoids and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem 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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Locations

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    Ucsf Anticoagulation Clinic
    350 Parnassus Ave Ste 410, San Francisco, CA 94117 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (415) 353-2318
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    Ucsf Medical Center
    505 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94143 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (415) 353-1702
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    Ucsf Mt Zion Anesthesia
    1600 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94143 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (415) 353-9888

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    2.7
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    Aug 26, 2018
    The "ONE OF the BEST DR. AND SURGEONS IN THE WORLD! I would give him score of 100! :) THANKS DR.! Worth any wait to see him! Luv you DR. and staff!
    The Engineer in CA — Aug 26, 2018
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    About Dr. James Ostroff, MD

    Specialties
    • Gastroenterology
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 46 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1477505881
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • CORNELL UNIVERSITY / NEW YORK STATE STATUTORY COLLEGES
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. James Ostroff, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Ostroff is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Ostroff has an average wait time of 16 – 30 minutes at their office(s).

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

    Dr. Ostroff works at Ucsf Anticoagulation Clinic in San Francisco, CA. View the full address on Dr. Ostroff’s profile.

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

    7 patients have reviewed Dr. Ostroff. The overall rating for this provider is 2.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Ostroff.

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