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Diverticulitis 101

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Diverticulitis (pronounced di-ver-tic-u-LIE-tis) is a condition that can cause severe abdominal pain, nausea, fever, and a noticeable change in your bowel habits. But what is this strange-sounding condition? Diverticula are small pouches in the lining of the digestive system that can become inflamed and infected. Diverticula are common and seldom cause problems, but when they…

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Relief From Acid Reflux

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When people think of acid reflux, their first thought is of crying babies who spit up a lot. However, acid reflux is a common gastroenterology condition that makes eating and drinking even the most innocent foods and drinks a gamble for thousands of adults. This medial issue is known as a “silent predator” because, unlike…

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Liver Cancer Treatment

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Liver cancer is cancer that begins in the cells of the liver. Liver cancer is different from cancer that spreads to the liver. Cancer that starts in another area of the body, such as the breast or lung, and then spreads to the liver is called metastatic cancer. This type of cancer is named after the organ where…

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Avoid Fad Diets to Help Your Gut

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Fad diets have been around for decades, and again and again, they have proven to be just that: a fad. According to the dictionary, the term fad is defined as “a temporary fashion, notion, manner of conduct, etc.; especially one followed by a group.” Following a fad diet, especially one without first consulting your doctor,…

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Treatment for Embarrassing Gas

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Few things are more embarrassing than passing gas in public. Belching or flatulating at the workplace, on a date, or out with friends can be humiliating. While the body was designed to expel gas as a normal bodily function, excessive gas can indicate an underlying health condition that can worsen over time. Certain dietary choices…

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Crohn’s Remission

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Crohn’s is a disease of the intestines that causes severe symptoms of pain, diarrhea, and fatigue. While there is no cure for Crohn’s, many people experience periods of remission. These times in a Crohn’s sufferer’s life are truly what they live for, and it is the goal of all medical treatments for this disease. Crohn’s…

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Chronic Constipation

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Constipation is the difficulty in having a bowel movement. Most people have experienced acute constipation at least once. Still, constipation is not considered to be a chronic issue unless you are having less than three bowel movements per week for three months or longer. Chronic constipation is a relatively common issue that affects millions of…

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When Your Stomach Hurts All The Time

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We’ve all experienced a stomach ache at some point and know how miserable it can be until it passes. While the occasional stomach ache is normal and typically caused by either a virus or eating something that didn’t agree with us, some people experience chronic stomach aches that become a normal part of life. When…

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David P. Yamini, MD

4.9 / 5.0

Based on 58 reviews

Nicole R.

Scheduling was extremely easy with Dr. Yamini's staff, I scheduled my Tuesday appointment on Monday afternoon. The staff and Dr. Yamini were courteous and straightforward - even with new patient paperwork I was out the door within an hour!

Bill C.

Dr. Yamini definitely is a great doctor who is very thorough and detail oriented with his diagnosis. He is very passionate about what he does and was able to answer any question or concern. He took his time before my appointment to look through all the documentation to know exactly what was going on. He definitely was able to put me at ease even though I was very worried. I am very satisfied with his services. Thanks!

Mario O.

He was very gentle about my situation yet did not fail to emphasize about the seriousness that could arise from gastrointestinal problems. Few and far between are as professional and caring as Dr. Yamini and his staff. I was 20 minutes late on Friday evening & they still had me in a room in 5 minutes as a new patient.

Lisa P.

I can’t say enough great things about my first impression of this doctor and his amazing staff! They got me right in and set me up for everything needed. I’ve been looking for the right GI doctor for years having had a very negative experience with another doctor years ago. Dr. Yamini is not only professional, knowledgeable, respectful, and experienced... this guy is “cool” and nice too! His front desk person, Toni was amazing! She was kind, bright, efficient, patient, and positive! ??

Kendall S.

Makes talking about uncomfortable subjects a breeze. Competent and honest: doesn't sell vitamin cleanses and his own probiotics or anything like that. Makes sure your symptoms aren't half-fixed but fully fixed. Gets to the heart of the issue quickly. Good listener. Very sweet receptionist. I hate receiving many phone calls, and she's persistent about making sure you set up an appointment; it was stressing me out. I found the her much easier to connect with once she gave me her cell and said to text.

Babak E.

Thank you Dr. Yamini and Tony. When it comes to patient care and professionalism, I have never received this much care and attention from a physician and the staff. I was able to talk to Dr. Yamini for good period of time allowing me to ask all my questions. Tony you are so cute thank you for scheduling me in last minute.

Kyle K.

I highly recommend Dr. Yamini. He's very personable and actually listens to your issues and concerns, then recommends a reasonable course of action. He was able to properly diagnose my symptoms and get me healthy again. Also his admin Toni is great too, she will help select a facility and verify that your insurance will fully cover. She's really nice and trustworthy as well!

Eric W.

Thorough doctor who cares about his patients, and very meticulous about the details of your ailment. Clearly very knowledgeable and skilled. No wait time for appointments, and the nurse (Toni) is very friendly and follows up appropriately. One of the best doctor experiences I've had and I'd recommend it to anyone.

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Address
2001 Santa Monica Blvd #1286
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Phone
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9400 Brighton Way #410
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

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