For Patients

Comprehensive Digestive Care in Irvine and Huntington Beach

Planning your first visit to Digestive Disease Consultants of Orange County? On this page, you'll find the information you need to get started, such as patient forms, insurance and billing questions as well maps and directions to our Irvine and Huntington Beach offices.

Patient Forms

For your convenience, our patient forms are located below. For new patients, please download, print and complete the New Patient Packet and bring it to your first appointment in order for us to expedite your visit. You can also fax or email the completed forms to us.

New Patient Packet

Authorization to Release Medical Information (PDF)

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Click here to download it.

Registered Dietitian Services

We are please to offer consultation services with a Registered Dietitian in our office. To make an appointment with our Registered Dietitian, please contact our office. Below are some important forms that you should print and fill out when visiting our Registered Dietitian.

Diet Recall

Food Likes and Dislikes

Nutrition Survey

Appointments

Please contact us via telephone or email to request an appointment. We strongly encourge all our new patients to fill out the New Patient Packet prior to your appointment.

Insurance and Billing

Please contact us to verify acceptance of your insurance plan. Qualifications for insurance coverage may differ due to the uniqueness of each procedure. We are happy to file insurance claims for your reimbursement as long as you are free to choose your own gastroenterologist. Please remember that copays and/or payment for any noncovered services are required at the time of service. For your convenience, we accept cash, check, money order, Visa, MasterCard and Discover. For more information, please contact us at 949.612.9090.

Accepted Insurance Carriers

  • Aetna PPO
  • BeechStreet PPO
  • Blue Cross Prudent Buyer
  • Blue Shield PPO
  • Choice Care/ Humana PPO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Coventry/First Health PPO
  • Healthnet PPO
  • Interplan PPO
  • Medicare
  • Monarch IPA
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Orange County PPO
  • Pacificare PPO
  • Prospect IPA
  • St. Joseph Hoag IPA

Facilities and Equipment

We perform most of our procedures at ambulatory care centers with the latest, state-of-the-art equipment. Simple procedures such as hemorrhoids treatment and the H. pylori breath test are performed in the office. We are also closely affiliated with Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach and in Irvine.

Procedure Locations

Hoag Hospital, Irvine
Hoag Hospital, Newport Beach
Hoag Endoscopy Center
Specialty Surgical Center
Newport Beach Surgery Center
Memorial Care Surgical Center at Newport Mesa

Driving Directions

Our Irvine office is located within the Medical Arts Building, Irvine (at the corner of Waterworks Way and Laguna Canyon Road).

 

Our Huntington Beach office is located within the state-of-the art Hoag Huntington Beach Health Center (at the corner of Beach Blvd and Yorktown Avenue).

 

What to Expect

Being prepared for your appointment will ensure that the doctor has all of the necessary information to provide the best possible care for you. It will also help alleviate any anxiety you may be feeling prior to your first appointment. Educate yourself about your symptoms by reviewing the content on this website. Also, take some time to review our staff page and familiarize yourself with the doctors. We look forward to your first visit. Please remember to:

  • Arrive 15 to 30 minutes before your appointment
  • Bring your packet of paperwork if you have not already faxed or emailed it to us
  • Bring a picture ID
  • Bring your insurance card(s)
  • Bring your medication list
  • Bring any payment due

Convenience for Patients

  • Insurance accepted, PPO/self-insured, Medicare, HMO
  • Major credit cards accepted
  • Affiliated with Hoag and Orange Coast Memorial Hospital
  • Affiliated with ambulatory surgery centers in Irvine, Costa Mesa, Fountain Valley and Newport Beach
  • Open from 8am to 5pm Monday thru Friday
  • Handicapped-accessible
  • Ample free parking

Discover leading-edge gastroenterology care. Call 949.612.9090 or simply use the Request an Appointment form. We welcome patients come to us from Huntington Beach, Irvine, Lake Forest, Newport Beach, Tustin and surrounding communities.

 

Our Services


Procedures


Patient Reviews

From the time I walked in through the doors and spoke to the receptionist and until the time I left the facility......it was 5 STAR!!!Every person I came in contact with was polite, friendly and professional!! They put me at ease without hesitation. From the receptionist, the 3 nurses in pre-op, the surgical nurse, the tech assisting in the surgical room and the doctor....you all were AWESOME!!!! Thank you for making my experience a great one!!

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