Scott Blinkoff, MD, a Gastroenterologist with Arizona Gastroenterology

Get to know Gastroenterologist Dr. Scott Blinkoff, who serves patients in Tucson, Arizona.

An excellent gastroenterologist, Dr. Blinkoff has practiced in Tucson, Arizona for over 25 years.  His clinical interests include general gastroenterology and hemorrhoid treatment. He also does InterStim Therapy for bowel incontinence.

At Arizona Gastroenterology, he and his colleagues are skilled and experienced in performing GI diagnostic and surgical procedures. Some common tests patients may receive include bacterial overgrowth in the small intestines, fructose intolerance, lactose intolerance, HBT sleuth test, and Pillcam. Some of the procedures performed include hemorrhoid removal, bravo pH monitoring, colonoscopy, HET treatment for internal hemorrhoids, InterStim Therapy, RFA therapy, and upper endoscopy.

Born and raised in Buffalo, New York, Dr. Blinkoff received his undergraduate degree with honors and distinction from Cornell University. He then went on to obtain his medical degree from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in 1987, after which he completed his residency in internal medicine and fellowship in gastroenterology at Montefiore Medical Center.

Since 1990, he has been board-certified in gastroenterology through 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.

On a more personal note, Dr, Blinkoff lives in Tucson with his family, enjoying outdoor activities of hiking, golfing, and playing tennis.

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