Elias Tarakji, MD
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About Dr. Elias Tarakji
Dr. Elias Tarakji is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He received his residency, chief residency, and fellowship training at Wayne State University, School of Medicine and The Detroit Medical Center. He has been practicing gastroenterology since 1996. He has a special interest in advanced endoscopic procedures and screening colonoscopies. He is highly experienced in treating gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), swallowing problems, ulcer disease, inflammatory bowel disease, and biliary disorders. He is particularly interested in early detection and prevention of colon cancer by screening colonoscopy and polyp removal.
Dr. Tarakji is the Medical Director of Valley Digestive Health Center, our endoscopy center in Arcadia. He chaired the Gastroenterology Section and the Department of Medicine at Arcadia Methodist Hospital. He is currently the Secretary Treasurer of Medical Staff at Methodist Hospital.
Dr. Tarakji sees his patients at two convenient locations in Arcadia and Glendora and performs his endoscopic procedures at Valley Digestive Health Center in Arcadia and Arcadia Methodist Hospital, both highly recognized facilities for delivering excellence in healthcare.
Dr. Tarakji thrives to deliver the highest quality of digestive disease care to his patients in the most comfortable patient centered environment. He is focused on educating his patients and their families about their digestive health conditions and guiding them through diagnosis and treatment plans that often include endoscopy as well as dietary and lifestyle modifications.
- Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (Colonoscopy, Upper Endoscopy)
- Colon Cancer Screening
- Interventional Biliary Endoscopy (ERCP)
- Hemorrhoidal Banding
- Capsule Endoscopy
- Fellowship: Wayne State University
- Residency: Wayne State University
- Fellow of American College of Gastroenterology
- Member of American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
488 E. Santa Clara St., Suite 103
Arcadia, CA 91006
Phone: (626) 359-3330
Fax: (844) 406-5406
552 W. Foothill Blvd., Suite 200
Glendora, CA 91741
Phone: (626) 963-2490
Fax: (844) 406-5407