Gastroenterology Institute of Southern California Announces Peyton Berookim, MD, FACG Recognized as 2012 Patients’ Choice Award Winner

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Beverly Hills gastroenterologist Dr. Berookim is honored to be a recipient of a 2012 Patients’ Choice Award for excellence in patient care.

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Receiving recognition from your patients is incredibly special.

Gastroenterologist Peyton Berookim, MD, FACG recently received a Patients’ Choice Award acknowledging his devotion and commitment to the well being of his patients.

“Receiving recognition from your patients is incredibly special,” said Dr. Berookim, who is double board-certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine. “I’m thrilled to be a recipient of the prestigious Patients’ Choice Award.”

Bestowed upon a choice few doctors who are experts in their fields, the Patients’ Choice Award recognizes physicians who provide both extraordinary medical treatment and compassionate patient care. Of the 830,000 doctors presently practicing medicine in the United States, only 5 percent were honored with the Patients’ Choice Award this year.

“It’s not enough to just provide quality medical care,” said Dr. Berookim, who is the founder of the Gastroenterology Institute of Southern California. “You also have to care for the patient. As a doctor, I strive to help my patients feel comfortable and secure in the treatment they are receiving.”

Patients can search doctor listings at to find information about Dr. Berookim and other physicians who have been honored with this prestigious award. In order to qualify for the distinction, doctors and dentists need to have consistently high patient reviews and ratings and no recorded sanctions.

Along with the Patients’ Choice Award, Dr. Berookim is honored to be a recipient of America’s Top Gastroenterologist, America’s Top Physicians and the UCLA Chancellor’s Humanitarian Award.

“Patients often see me at a difficult time in their lives,” said Dr. Berookim. “I’m honored to be able to provide them with, not only medical care, but kindness and compassion as well.”

A specialist in gastroenterology and internal medicine, Dr. Peyton Berookim provides preventative care and treatment for a wide range of issues affecting the health of the GI system including colon cancer, esophageal cancer, IBS and irritable bowel disease. Based in Beverly Hills, Dr. Berookim offers patients the most state-of-the-art diagnostic tools and treatments including Capsule Endoscopy and Third Eye Colonoscopy. For more information about gastrointestinal health or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Berookim, patients can call 310.271.1122 or request an appointment online.

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