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Dr. Taddese Desta, MD

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Dr. Taddese Desta, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in San Diego, CA. They completed their residency with St Mary's Hosp & Med Ctr

Dr. Desta works at Mercy Physicians Medical Group,Scripps Physicians Medical Group in San Diego, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Abdominal Pain, Gastritis and Gas-Bloat Syndrome 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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    Mercy Physicians Medical Group,Scripps Physicians Medical Group
    292 Euclid Ave Ste 115, San Diego, CA 92114 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (619) 266-3332

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    2.7
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    May 04, 2017
    Dr.Desta is the best doctor!recommend him for anyone. Very pleasant, understanding and explain everythings to his patients with easy words.
    Beth in Pacoima, CA — May 04, 2017
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    About Dr. Taddese Desta, MD

    Specialties
    • Gastroenterology
    Specialties
    Languages Spoken
    • English, Amharic and Arabic
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1346326246
    NPI Number
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • St Mary's Hosp & Med Ctr
    Residency
    Internship
    • St Mary's Hosp & Med Ctr
    Internship

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Desta has an average wait time of 31 – 45 minutes at their office(s).

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

    Dr. Desta works at Mercy Physicians Medical Group,Scripps Physicians Medical Group in San Diego, CA. View the full address on Dr. Desta’s profile.

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

    7 patients have reviewed Dr. Desta. 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. Desta.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Desta, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Desta appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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