SBL Welcomes New Gastroenterologist
Looking for a qualified and caring gastroenterologist who treats patients with a variety of GI issues in the Los Angeles area? Then look no further than Dr. Peyton P. Berookim, MD, FACG , a double-board certified gastroenterologist with a record of providing top-quality and compassionate care to his patients. Based in Beverly Hills at the Gastroenterology Institute of Southern California , Dr. Berookimspecializes in the prevention and treatment of a number of digestive track disorders and conditions. He also performs important medical screening exams, including colonoscopies and endoscopies. Dr. Berookim is dedicated to providing a wide-ranging number of state-of-the art services to his patients. Thats why he seeks to use the most advanced and minimally invasive medical techniques to ensure that his patients are getting the best medical care out there to treat their gastroenterological problems. Dr. Berookim is also committed to seeing patients when they need to be seen, which is why most patients are able to get an appointment with him within two days are less. At the Gastroenterology Institute of Southern California, patient care is their top priority, and he center is devoted to providing patients with exceptional care. As such, they can expect benefits and advantages like having knowledgeable and caring doctors, nurses, and staff, being able to schedule a same-day emergency appointment, and having access to a patient portal and their medical records, among other things. Quality medical care should be accessible to all; Through Dr. Berookim and the Gastroenterology Institute of Southern California, it is.
Michael Uzer Gastroenterologist Dr. Michael Uzer has 21 years of experience in advanced endoscopic procedures to diagnose and treat gastrointestinal diseases. He recently joined Dr. Alexis Ayonote in providing gastroenterology services at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Dr. Uzer received his internal medicine training from Northwestern Memorial Hospital and his gastroenterology fellowship from Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. He completed additional fellowship training in advanced therapeutic endoscopy from Indiana University Medical Center. He served as Director of Endoscopy at Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center for six years before going into private practice in the Chicago area. Dr. Uzer specializes in performing endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatograpy (ERCP), a procedure used to diagnose diseases of the gallbladder, biliary system, pancreas, and liver. He looks forward to establishing relationships and providing compassionate care to people at Sarah Bush Lincoln. His mission is simply to help those who are sick get better and to prevent others from getting sick through proactive screenings, such as colonoscopy. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Uzer, call Gastroenterology and Special Procedures at 217-258-4155.