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Dr. Joel Kertznus, MD

Gastroenterologist

Professional statement

**Welcome all new patients! Please be aware that our friendly staff will be giving you a call prior to your appointment.** Dr. Kertznus is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. Before joining Digestive Medicine Associates he was a faculty member of the University of Massachusetts School of Medicine and the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He presented and authored several articles in the field of Hepatology and Gastroenterology.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • AmeriGroup
  • Anthem Blue Cross

Specialties

  • Gastroenterologist

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • University of Miami Hospital
  • Palm Springs General Hospital

Board certifications

  • Gastroenterology (Internal Medicine)

Education and training

  • Medical School - Universidad Central de Venezuela Escuela de Medicina
  • Montefiore Medical Center, Internship in Internal Medicine
  • University of Miami, Fellowship in Hepatology
  • University of Miami, Fellowship in Gastroenterology

Professional memberships

  • American College of Gastroenterology

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1487639308

Office locations

Digestive Medicine Associates

3133 Ponce De Leon Blvd

Coral Gables, FL 33134

Digestive Medicine Associates

2140 W 68th St, Suite 300

Hialeah, FL 33016

Digestive Medicine Associates

18044 NW 6th St, Suite 102

Pembroke Pines, FL 33029

Digestive Medicine Associates

7867 N Kendall Dr, Suite 260

Miami, FL 33156

Digestive Medicine Associates

7887 N Kendall Dr, Suite 101

Miami, FL 33156

Digestive Medicine Associates

11880 SW 40th St, Suite 216

Miami, FL 33175

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Doctor is great, but the office is not. You get a different story every time you call. I had an ultrasound and was told to call in a week. Then told to call in another week. In another week told I’dhave to make an appointment to get results. Fine, but state that several calls back. I will be switching practices as an experience with a doctor is only as good as his staff’s professionalism. And I still have no results from my tests.
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Very nice and thorough doctor, but my wait time was unacceptable. My appointment was for 1:30pm and I wasn’t seen till 4pm.
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Entire staff was great, attentive, and accommodated me very nicely after having to reschedule twice. Doctor K was super nice, friendly, and I was in and out under 45min. Excellent experience.
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Súper Rápido, excelente
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Awesome staff and Dr. Joel was very attentive and helpful. Overall great experience!
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It was my first time visit. So, I cannot say much about the doctor. But , I was called right away and the office stuffs and nurses were nice.
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Dr. Kertznus and staff are always amazing!
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Awesome doctor. Very attentive and good advice
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Es profesional y considerado. El staff muy atento.
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this feedback is about digestive medicine Coral gables. I would not recommend digestive medicine at all. they have a long wait time, they don't have appointments available and they don't have all the facilities to carry out different procedures.You will end up paying 1000s ok dollars even if you have your medical insurance. Its been 2-3 months when I first visited this place and still paying medical bills for endoscopy. Every week they send me a new bill. Their call center gets connected rarely. Please be sure to ask all the charges they are gonna put on your account before hand
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I was happy with that visit to his office
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This is a doctor that actually listens to everything you have to say, not the kind of doctor that just types in a computer half-answered questions. Totally recommend him.
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The visit was okay, but I left not wanting to go back for my checkup. I felt a bit rushed during the appointment. He also prescribed a medication to me immediately and didn't fully respond to my questions about exploring otheroptions. The person who checked me out at the front desk was also rushing me and didn't provide me with pamphlets and information the doctor told me to get from her. Overall, not a great experience.
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Doctor excelente en su profesión, amable, atento. Su equipo de asistentes son excelente. Muchas gracias por toda la atención.
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He is Great, the Office has a Lot Of Drs and it Tool a while to Dee it bit totalitario worthed
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Awesome doctor he made me feel comfortable and was able to diagnose me right away and provide a remedy
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Very pleasant the staff very good and friendly.
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The Doctor had an emergency and was running late so I rescheduled the appointment, decided not to wait because it was going to take a long time, but they informed me as soon as I arrived, which I appreciate
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It was a very good experience
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Dr. did the right thing with out any BS
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If you can get in the Drs office without having to wait forever, he's not a bad doctor. But good luck getting in!! Crazy place!
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Worthwile the wait. Good Doctor. Very understanding and knoeledgeable.
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He is an excellent Dr. very professional, caring, compassionat, knowledgeable, comprehensive, listener and very wise Dr. IS been a pleasure being his patient.
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Dr. K was nice but his staff is incompetent and gives extremely poor service. I needed my prescription changed due to new insurance, a simple task, and it took a MONTH of calling, being transferred and being hung up on. Theprescription still hasn't been ordered, so I may just have eternal heartburn.
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Helpful and a good professional.
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I was referred to Dr Castaneda because the front desk staff referred to him. I received services from Dr Castaneda and he is a good professional. The only one problem was that the appointment was due at 10.00 am and I waited for more than 2 hours.
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excellente doctor, muy profesional, muy atento, excellente opcion escojimos
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Great!
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Professional
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I think he was honest and very personable. He comforted my thoughts and more to do and see.
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Fue muy buena un exelente doctor y muy gentil y tratable lo recomendaria a todos
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He listened in detail to my medical history and was not quick to prescribe anything. I got good analysis of what is going on with me.
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