Dr. William J Sandborn MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. William Sandborn is a gastroenterologist in San Diego, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including UC San Diego Health System and Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System. He received his medical degree from Loma Linda University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 27 years. He is one of 18 doctors at UC San Diego Health System and one of 22 at Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System who specialize in Gastroenterology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: General Gastroenterology

Hospital Affiliation

UC San Diego Health System
Ranked #31 in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System

Education & Medical Training

Loma Linda University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1987 - 1990

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 1990 - 1993

Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Class of 1987

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Gastroenterology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2013

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (AGAF), American Gastroenterological Association
2008

Fellow (FACP), American College of Physicians
1995

Publications & Presentations

Patient-reported Outcomes as Primary Endpoints in Clinical Trials of Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
Williet, N.,Sandborn, W. J.,Peyrin-Biroulet, L.

Non-cirrhotic Portal Hypertension Due to 6-Mercaptopurine Use for Crohn's Disease.
Pola, S.,Boland, B. S.,Lin, G. Y.,Kuo, A.,Sandborn, W. J.

A Phase 2 Study of Tofacitinib, an Oral Janus Kinase Inhibitor, in Patients with Crohn's Disease.
Sandborn, W. J.,Ghosh, S.,Panes, J.,Vranic, I.,Wang, W.,Niezychowski, W.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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