Attentive Care, Impeccable Service
Dr. Berookim gives you the same personal care and attentive service he expects for himself and his loved ones. He provides a comfortable, caring environment and he takes pride in treating everyone with kindness, honesty and respect.
Advanced Training, Advanced Solutions
Patients also choose Dr. Berookim because of his advanced fellowship training in digestive and liver diseases at UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine, which is consistently among the top institutions for digestive diseases in the country. Dr. Berookim specializes in:
- Colon cancer prevention
- Heartburn, GERD and esophageal cancer prevention
- Constipation, bloating, IBS and abdominal pain
- Capsule endoscopy
Preventing Colon Cancer
Dr. Berookim is keenly interested in colon cancer screening, surveillance and prevention. Colonoscopy is a safe outpatient procedure recommended for all adults starting at age 50 (45 if you are African-American). However, you may require earlier screening if you have a family history of colon cancer, change in bowel habits, rectal bleeding, anemia or unintended weight loss. Read more..
Sulutions for Heartburn and Esophageal Cancer Prevention
Heartburn may be the first sign of a more serious problem... gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or Barrett’s esophagus. If you have heartburn or acid indigestion more than twice a week, you may have reflux disease. Dr. Berookim can diagnose GERD and treat your symptoms to minimize your risk of developing Barrett’s esophagus, which is a precursor to esophageal cancer. Read more..
Compassionate Care for Bloating, Constipation and IBS
Your colon may be overly sensitive to the natural contractions that move food through the intestines, causing pain, bloating and strong urges for bowel movements. This is known as irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS. Read more..
When it comes to gastrointestinal health, get the leading-edge know-how and heartfelt care you and your referring doctor can depend on. Visit Peyton P. Berookim, MD, at Gastroenterology Institute of Southern California. Call 310.271.1122 for help with your digestive problem. For your convenience, you can fill out our online Request an Appointment form to schedule your consultation with Dr. Berookim.