Dr. Joel Garsten MD
Gastroenterologists — Waterbury, CTContact Dr. Joel Garsten
Dr. Joel Garsten specializes in gastroenterology, internal medicine in Waterbury, Connecticut. Details of Dr. Garsten's 40 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at Georgetown University are available on your free doctor report.
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60 Westwood Ave
Waterbury, CT 06708
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Dr. Joel Garsten identified specializing in
An internist who specializes in diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the digestive organs including the stomach, bowels, liver and gallbladder. This specialist treats conditions such as abdominal pain, ulcers, diarrhea, cancer, and jaundice and performs complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures using endoscopes to see internal organs. and Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
A personal physician who provides long term, comprehensive care in the office and the hospital, managing both common and complex illness of adolescents, adults, and the elderly. Internists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections, and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints, and digestive, respiratory and vascular systems. They are also trained in the essentials of primary care internal medicine which incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health, and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ear, skin, nervous system, and reproductive organs.. He is certied by The American Board of Internal Medicine for Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine.
Dr. Joel Garsten accepts the following plans for Anthem at 60 Westwood Ave
- Access Blue New England
- Anthem-Connecticut BlueCare Health Plan - Local (Connecticut)
- Anthem-Connecticut State BlueCare - Local (Connecticut)
- Anthem-Connecticut The Connecticut Coalition
- BlueCard PPO
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A hospital affiliation covers any doctor who has an affiliation, association or admitting privilege with a hospital. A doctor's particular affiliation to a specific hospital can translate to the overall quality of that provider.
Dr. Garsten is affiliated with 1 hospital:
64 Robbins St
EducationDr. Garsten attended medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine and graduated in 1973 having 40 years experience.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
Patients may also know Dr. Joel Garsten MD as:
- J Garsten
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