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Dr. William Sachs, MD

Gastroenterology*
2.6 (5)
Map Pin Small Brainerd, MN
Accepting new patients
26 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. William Sachs, MD

Dr. William Sachs, MD is a Gastroenterologist in Brainerd, MN. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 26 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA / SAINT PAUL CAMPUS and is affiliated with Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center. Dr. Sachs, completed a residency at Abbott Nwestern/Allina Health Sy. Patients rated Dr. Sachs an average 2.6 star rating.

Dr. Sachs works at Essentia Health St. Joseph's-Brainerd Clinic in Brainerd, MN. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem 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. Sachs' Office Locations

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    Essentia Health St. Joseph's Brainerd Clinic
    2024 S 6th St, Brainerd, MN 56401 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (218) 828-2880
    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

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  • Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center

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Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)

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Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Abdominal Pain
Alcoholic Cirrhosis
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
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Barrett's Esophagus
Chronic Gastritis
Cirrhosis
Colorectal Polyp
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Diarrhea
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Dysphagia
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastroptosis
Hemorrhoids
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Ulcer
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Nausea
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Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Reflux Esophagitis
Ulcerative Colitis
Vomiting Disorders
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Duodenal Polypectomy
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Manometry
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy
Alcoholic Hepatitis
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Barretts Esophagus with Dysplasia
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
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Celiac Disease
Congenital Achalasia
Congenital Anomaly Esophagus
Cystic Fibrosis
Dehydration
Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
Duodenal Cancer
Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Dysentery
Enteritis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophageal Varices
Esophagitis
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Gallstones
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastric Ulcer
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastroparesis
Heartburn
Hemochromatosis
Hepatitis C
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Ileus
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Indigestion
Infectious Diarrheal Disease
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Obstruction
Ischemic Colitis
Lactose Intolerance
Liver Cancer
Liver Damage
Malnutrition
Megacolon
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Pancreatitis
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Pouchitis
Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
Rectal Ulcer
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Stomal Ulcer
Unexplained Weight Loss
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Viral Enteritis
Viral Hepatitis
Vitamin_Deficiency
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 Biopsy
Liver Function Test
pH Probe
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Screening Colonoscopy
Ultrasound
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing
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    About Dr. William Sachs, MD

    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 26 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1699759654
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University MN
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Abbott Nwestern/Allina Health Sy
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA / SAINT PAUL CAMPUS
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology
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    Dr. William Sachs, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Sachs is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Sachs works at Essentia Health St. Joseph's-Brainerd Clinic in Brainerd, MN. View the full address on Dr. Sachs’s profile.

    5 patients have reviewed Dr. Sachs. The overall rating for this provider is 2.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Sachs.

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