Dr. Scott Edward Blinkoff M.D.
Gastroenterologist | Gastroenterology7566 N La Cholla Blvd Suite A Tucson AZ, 85741
Dr. Scott Blinkoff is a gastroenterologist practicing in Tucson, AZ. Dr. Blinkoff specializes in the digestive system and its diseases that affect the gastrointestinal tract, which include organs from the mouth to the anus as well as liver disorders. Gastroenterology includes conditions such as hepatitis, peptic ulcer disease, colitis, nutritional problems and irritable bowel syndrome. Dr. Blinkoff performs colonoscopy and endoscopy procedures and provides accurate and thorough care for patients suffering from digestive issues.
Education and Training
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai medical degree 1987
American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
- Acid Reflux
- Vascular Disease
- Montefiore Medical Center Gastroenterology
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Get to know Gastroenterologist Dr. Scott Blinkoff, who serves patients in Tucson, Arizona.
An excellent gastroenterologist, Dr. Blinkoff has practiced in Tucson, Arizona for over 25 years. His clinical interests include general gastroenterology and hemorrhoid treatment. He also does InterStim Therapy for bowel incontinence.
At Arizona Gastroenterology, he and his colleagues are skilled and experienced in performing GI diagnostic and surgical procedures. Some common tests patients may receive include bacterial overgrowth in the small intestines, fructose intolerance, lactose intolerance, HBT sleuth test, and Pillcam. Some of the procedures performed include hemorrhoid removal, bravo pH monitoring, colonoscopy, HET treatment for internal hemorrhoids, InterStim Therapy, RFA therapy, and upper endoscopy.
Born and raised in Buffalo, New York, Dr. Blinkoff received his undergraduate degree with honors and distinction from Cornell University. He then went on to obtain his medical degree from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in 1987, after which he completed his residency in internal medicine and fellowship in gastroenterology at Montefiore Medical Center.
Since 1990, he has been board-certified in gastroenterology through the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.
Gastroenterology is the branch of medicine focused on the digestive system and its disorders. A gastroenterologist is a physician who has extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders related to the esophagus, stomach, small intestines, colon, liver, pancreas, and biliary system.
On a more personal note, Dr, Blinkoff lives in Tucson with his family, enjoying outdoor activities of hiking, golfing, and playing tennis.
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