Maram Zakko, MD, a Gastroenterologist with Arch Health Medical Group Pomerado Outpatient Pavilion

Get to know Gastroenterologist Dr. Maram Zakko, who serves patients in Poway, California.

Dr. Zakko is a practicing gastroenterologist at Arch Health Medical Group Pomerado Outpatient Pavilion in Poway, California.

Locally, he is affiliated with Palomar Medical Center Poway, Palomar Medical Center Escondido, Palomar Medical Center Downtown, Parkway Endoscopy Center, and Rancho Bernardo Surgery Center.

A 1980 graduate of the College of Medicine at the University of Baghdad, Dr. Zakko went on to perform his internship in the United States at Yale University/St. Raphael’s Hospital. Furthering his training, he completed his residency at UConn John Dempsey Hospital, and his fellowship in gastroenterology at Yale New Haven Hospital.

Specializing in the digestive system and its diseases that affect the gastrointestinal tract, the doctor is board-certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology by 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.

With over four decades of experience, Dr. Zakko is the recipient of Top 10 Doctor – Metro Area (2014), Patients’ Choice Award (2016, 2017, 2018, 2020), On-Time Doctor Award (2016, 2017, 2018, 2020), and Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016, 2017, 2018, 2020).

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