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Dr. Joel Kertznus, MD

Gastroenterology*
4.5 (36)
Map Pin Small Hialeah, FL
Accepting new patients
27 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Joel Kertznus, MD

Dr. Joel Kertznus, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Hialeah, FL. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 27 years of experience. They graduated from Fac Med University Ctrl Venezuela|UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL VENEZUELA / LUIS RAZETTI SCHOOL OF MEDICINE and is affiliated with HCA Florida Mercy Hospital, Weston Hospitial, Palmetto General Hospital, Homestead Hospital and Jackson South Community Hospital. Dr. Kertznus, completed a residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Patients rated Dr. Kertznus an average 4.5 star rating.

Dr. Kertznus works at Digestive Medicine Associates LLP in Hialeah, FL with other offices in Coral Gables, FL. They frequently treat conditions like Gas-Bloat Syndrome, Constipation and Gastritis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept 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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Dr. Kertznus' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Digestive Medicine Associates
    2140 W 68th St Ste 300, Hialeah, FL 33016 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (305) 822-4107
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
  2. 2
    Coral Gables
    3133 Ponce De Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL 33134 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (305) 822-4107
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • HCA Florida Mercy Hospital
  • Weston Hospitial
  • Palmetto General Hospital
  • Homestead Hospital
  • Jackson South Community Hospital

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Treatment frequency



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Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Constipation
Gastritis
Abdominal Pain
Acute Gastritis
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Diarrhea
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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Heartburn
Indigestion
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Lactose Intolerance
Nausea
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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Hemorrhoids
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
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Barrett's Esophagus
Cirrhosis
Colorectal Polyp
Crohn's Disease
Duodenitis
Dysphagia
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophageal Varices
Esophagitis
Gallstones
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroptosis
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis C
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Ulcer
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Reflux Esophagitis
Ulcerative Colitis
Unexplained Weight Loss
Vomiting Disorders
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Manometry
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy
Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
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Alcoholic Cirrhosis
All Types of Food Poisoning
Ascites
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Autoimmune Diseases
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Obstruction
Biliary Atresia
Biliary Cirrhosis
Blood Disorders
Cancer
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Celiac Disease
Cholangitis
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Chronic Gastritis
Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Achalasia
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Dehydration
Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
Duodenal Ulcer
Dysentery
Enteritis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Ulcer
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Food Poisoning
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastrojejunal Ulcer
Gastroparesis
Giardiasis
Hemochromatosis
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Ileus
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Infectious Diarrheal Disease
Intestinal Fistula
Intestinal Obstruction
Ischemic Colitis
Liver Abscess
Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
Malnutrition
Meckel's Diverticulum
Megacolon
Mesenteric Panniculitis
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Non-Neonatal Jaundice
Pancreatitis
Peptic Ulcer
Pinworm
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Potassium Deficiency
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
Pyloric Stenosis
Rectal Ulcer
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Salmonella Food Poisoning
Sclerosing Mesenteritis
Small Intestine Cancer
Splenomegaly
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Ulcer
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Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Viral Enteritis
Viral Hepatitis
Viral Infection
Vitamin_Deficiency
Colonoscopy
Fecal Impaction Removal
Gastroenterology Procedures
Impedance Testing
Liver Biopsy
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing
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    4.5
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    Based on 36 ratings
    Patient Ratings (36)
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    4 Star
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    1 Star
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    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 27 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1487639308
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Miami Hospitals and Clinics
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Fac Med University Ctrl Venezuela|UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL VENEZUELA / LUIS RAZETTI SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
    Medical Education

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

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

    Dr. Kertznus has seen patients for Gas-Bloat Syndrome, Constipation and Gastritis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Kertznus on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    36 patients have reviewed Dr. Kertznus. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Kertznus.

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