Melvin D. Kuwahara, MD

Gastroenterology
Male
Accepting New Patients
Available

Patient Experience

4.8 out of 5
Comments: 13
See all reviews

Languages

  • English

Hospital Affiliation

  • LDS Hospital

Medical Group

  • My Health
  • Intermountain
    • Intermountain Avenues Specialty Clinic

    • (801) 408-7500
    • 324 10th Ave Ste 100 Salt Lake City UT, 84103
      • Yes
      • Mon thru Fri 8:30AM - 5PM
      • SelectHealth Care
      • Community Care
      • CHIP
      • SelectHealth Med
      • SelectHealth Advantage (UT or ID Resident)
      • SelectHealth Advantage Nevada (NV Resident)
      • SelectHealth Choice
      • SelectHealth Share
      • SelectHealth Value
    • Intermountain Avenues Gastroenterology

    • (801) 408-5883
    • 324 10th Ave Ste 249 Salt Lake City UT, 84103
      • No
      • Mon, Fri 9AM - 12PM
      • SelectHealth Care
      • Community Care
      • CHIP
      • SelectHealth Med
      • SelectHealth Advantage (UT or ID Resident)
      • SelectHealth Advantage Nevada (NV Resident)
      • SelectHealth Choice
      • SelectHealth Share
      • SelectHealth Value
  • Professional Positions

    Board certified in gastroenterology.

    • Training

    • Residency

      University of Minnesota Hospital - Minneapolis, MN, 1986 - 1990

    • Fellowship

      University of Utah Medical Center - Salt Lake City, UT, 1991 - 1993

    • Membership

      • American College of Physicians
      • American Gastroenterological Association
      • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
    • Degree

      University of Minnesota

      Minneapolis, MN in Doctor of Medicine,
      1986

    • Board Certification

      AM BD INTERNAL MEDICINE (GASTROENTEROLOGY)

      Re-verification: 12/31/2023

Patient Ratings

Overall rating
4.8 out of 5  (36)
  • Rate provider

    4.8 out of 5
  • Provider explained in way you understand

    4.7 out of 5
  • Provider listened to you

    4.9 out of 5
  • Provider respected you

    5.0 out of 5
  • Provider spent enough time with you

    5.0 out of 5
  • Provider know your medical history

    4.9 out of 5
  • Appointment as soon as you needed for care right away

    4.3 out of 5
  • Appointment as soon as you needed for check-up or routine care

    4.7 out of 5
  • See the provider within 15 minutes of your appointment time

    4.7 out of 5
  • Give easy to understand instruction

    4.8 out of 5
The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on the nationally developed CAHPS Clinician & Group Survey. Responses are reported as a star-rating on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.

Patient Reviews

Overall rating
4.8 out of 5 (13)
    Experienced on Jul 09, 2019

    Dr. Kuwahara is a stellar gastroenterologist - The best!

    Experienced on Jul 09, 2019

    Detailed information, advice and medical plan.

    Experienced on Jun 12, 2019

    Dr. Kuwahara is the best!

    Experienced on Jun 12, 2019

    Initial appointment was 5-weeks out - no good but a cancellation occurred and offered to me - EXCELLENT PROCESS. [...]

    Experienced on May 27, 2019

    Dr. Kuwahara is the best. So knowledgeable. He is one of the best doctors I have seen in my lifetime. So great.

    Experienced on May 13, 2019

    Dr. Kuwahara spent lots of time with me. I felt that he listened to me and was able to find information from lab test, previous visits. He provided information to help with my concerns and make arrangements for physical therapy.

    Experienced on Apr 23, 2019

    I always enjoy my visit to Dr. Kuwahara's office he is always concerned with my problems.

    Experienced on Mar 31, 2019

    Dr. Kuwahara is as fine of a physician as I have ever known. His skills and knowledge are exemplary, and I leave my appointments with him, having total confidence in his recommendations.

    Experienced on Mar 31, 2019

    Very positive and helpful.

    Experienced on Feb 28, 2019

    Dr. Kuwahara is a fine physician. He provided the professional expertise, proper tests, understanding, and comprehensive medical information I have been seeking at another health facility for many months. Relieved to have Dr. Kuwahara caring for my medical condition.

    Experienced on Feb 28, 2019

    This visit was a professional and helpful experience. Left the office satisfied my medical problem was in good hands and that I was being properly cared for.

    Experienced on Feb 20, 2019

    Dr. Kuwahara & his MA, [...], are incredible. Caring, easy to talk to & answer all questions I have. I believe Dr. Kuwahara has saved my life with his amazing knowledge.

    Experienced on Jun 07, 2018

    Dr. Kuwahara is extremely caring, concerned & brilliant. I know he's saved my life.