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Erik M. Ness, MD

Languages: English
Specialties
  • Gastroenterology
    • Hepatology and Liver Diseases
Accepting New Patients
Education
Institution
Type
Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Vanderbilt Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Fellowship
Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Residency
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Medical School
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
Services
Clinical Interests
  • abnormal amylase
  • abnormal bowel movement
  • abnormal liver function
  • abnormal stool
  • acholic stools
  • alagille's syndrome
  • alcoholic cirrhosis
  • alcoholic encephalopathy
  • alcoholic hepatitis
  • allergic colitis
  • allergic esophagitis
  • allergic gastroenteritis
  • alpha 1 antitrypsin deficiency
  • altered bowel habits
  • anal fissure
  • anal fistula
  • anal pain
  • anal polyp
  • anal spasm
  • anal stenosis
  • anal ulcer
  • anorectal disease
  • anorexia
  • appetite loss
  • ascites
  • autoimmune enteropathy
  • autoimmune hepatitis
  • barretts esophagus
  • bile duct cancer
  • biliary atresia
  • biliary cirrhosis
  • biologic therapy for gastrointestinal diseases
  • bleeding hemorrhoids
  • blood in stool
  • bright red blood per rectum
  • budd chiari syndrome
  • celiac disease
  • choking sensation
  • cholangitis
  • cholecystitis
  • cholelithiasis
  • cholestasis
  • chronic diarrhea
  • cirrhosis
  • clostridium difficile
  • colic
  • colitis
  • colonic polyps
  • colonoscopy
  • congenital cystic of liver
  • congenital hepatic fibrosis
  • constipation
  • crigler najjar syndrome
  • cyclic vomiting syndrome
  • cystic fibrosis - gi complications
  • diverticular disease
  • diverticulitis
  • diverticulosis
  • duodenal ulcer
  • duodenitis
  • dysphagia
  • elevated amylase
  • end stage liver disease
  • endoscopy
  • eosinophilic esophagitis
  • esophageal disorder
  • esophageal mass
  • esophageal ulcer
  • esophageal varices
  • esophagitis
  • fatty liver
  • feeding problems
  • fibrocystic liver
  • flatulence
  • gallbladder disease
  • gallbladder polyp
  • gastric anomaly
  • gastric ulcer
  • gastritis
  • gastrointestinal bleeding
  • gluten sensitivity
  • glycogen storage disease
  • graft versus host disease
  • helicobacter pylori
  • helminthiasis
  • hematemesis
  • hematochezia
  • hemochromatosis
  • hemorrhoids
  • hemorrhoids with complications
  • hepatic encephalopathy
  • hepatic hydrothorax
  • hepatitis
  • hepatitis b
  • hepatitis c
  • hepatitis d
  • hepatoblastoma
  • hepatorenal syndrome
  • hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer
  • hiatal hernia
  • hirschsprungs disease
  • hydrops of gallbladder
  • hyperbilirubinemia
  • hyperoxaluria
  • icterus
  • idiopathic megacolon
  • ileitis
  • ileoscopy
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • interferon
  • intestinal atresia
  • intussusception
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • jaundice
  • lactose intolerance
  • liver biopsy
  • liver failure
  • liver hemangioma
  • liver mass
  • liver transplant
  • malabsorption
  • malignant neoplasm of liver
  • meckel's diverticulum
  • megacolon
  • megarectum
  • melena
  • metabolic abnormality
  • metabolic liver disease
  • nausea
  • odynophagia
  • pancreatic insufficiency
  • peptic ulcer
  • peritonitis
  • polyposis syndrome
  • polyps
  • portal hypertension
  • portal hypertensive gastropathy
  • portal pyemia
  • portal vein thrombosis
  • primary biliary cirrhosis
  • proctosigmoidoscopy
  • pseudocyst
  • rectal bleeding
  • rectal fistula
  • rectal hemorrhage
  • rectal pain
  • rectal polyp
  • regional enteritis
  • right lower quadrant pain
  • right upper quadrant pain
  • sclerosing cholangitis
  • severe diarrhea
  • short bowel syndrome
  • small bowel disease
  • stomach cancer
  • stomach cramps
  • stomach pain
  • swallowing problem
  • tenesmus
  • tyrosinemia
  • ulcerative colitis
  • whipple disease
PATIENT RATINGS AND COMMENTS

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey.Responses are measured on a 10 - point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5 - point scale in order to display results in a 5 - star rating.Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.6 out of 5 (33 Ratings, 6 Comments)

100

12/01/2016
Good experience.
90

11/17/2016
Good.
100

07/19/2016
Outstanding care provider!
100

06/09/2016
My experience at Swedish was an amazing [...]
80

05/24/2016
This was a very good experience.
80

02/16/2016
Having some problems getting appt. on other procedures requested by the provider.
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Swedish Organ Transplant - Liver Center
1124 Columbia Street
Seattle, WA 98104
206-215-4250
206-386-3622
Affiliated Facilities
Swedish Issaquah
Swedish Cherry Hill
Swedish First Hill