Dr Alister George, MD Outstanding Member of the Community
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Dr Alister George, MD Outstanding Member of the Community
Dr Alister George, MD provides exceptional service to anyone who comes to him, regardless of income. Dr Alister George, MD is the kind of physician who goes above and beyond the call of duty. Dr Alister George, MD takes pride in helping those would not otherwise be able to afford high quality gastroenterology services.
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Dr Alister George, MD and medical missionarie

Dr Alister George, MD on how medical missionary trips make a difference.

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Dr Alister George, MD is a highly sought after gastroenterologist in Thousand Oaks, California. He is known for his excellent skills in the field of gastroenterology. Dr Alister George, MD is also known for his superb professionalism and compassion. He is considered the go-to gastroenterologist among his peers in Thousand Oaks and its surrounding communities.

Dr Alister George, MD not only serves the needs of his own community, but he also travels to other parts of the world performing endoscopic procedures to those less fortunate. Dr Alister George, MD is part of a team of doctors and nurses who donate a whole week of their time each year on a medical missionary trip to the small Island of Jamaica. Dr Alister George, MD performs consultations and procedures for free and instructs the doctors from Jamaica on how to perform endoscopic procedures.

“I love the feeling of giving, but especially to those in need. I feel it is a privilege to take this wonderful gift of medicine and accompany other great and gifted doctors in helping out wherever we can,” says Dr Alister George, MD.

The missionary organization that Dr Alister George, MD belongs to is in partnership with the Jamaica Ministry of Health and a local organization. Dr Alister George, MD has effectively completed four trips so far, and has worked to be active in fulfilling its mission. Dr Alister George, MD not only performs procedures, lectures and teaches but he is also actively involved in the coordination of medical equipment and supplies for the trips. He is thoroughly involved in acquiring and evaluating the donated endoscopy equipment for use in setting up the Endoscopy units at the rural hospital in Jamaica.

Dr Alister George, MD realizes when he travels to Jamaica or even when he donates his time for patients at the local free clinic in his community how life can be so different based solely on ones ability to pay. On these trips he sees the urgent need for health care and how so little is available. Dr Alister George, MD thinks it would be a wonderful idea to get more doctors involved in this type of work. He understands that many doctors may not have the time or the support they would need, but he encourages those who can to seek out this rewarding opportunity. Dr Alister George, MD is grateful for the opportunity to share his medical skills with others in other places of the world. He plans to continue his efforts as long as he can.

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Dr Alister George, MD and the importance of bedside manner

Dr Alister George, MD explains how excellent bedside manner is a critical skill for a doctor.

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Dr Alister George, MD is known in Thousand Oaks, California for his incredible skill as a top gastroenterologist. He is also one of a very few gastroenterologists who perform Fecal Microbiota Transplant. Dr Alister George, MD is proud of the fact that he is a “doctor’s doctor” because most of the gastroenterologists and their families in the area come to him for their own gastroenterology consultations and colonoscopy procedures.

“I pride myself in the fact that I take time to really listen to my patients. I do not rush them. I let them explain, hear them out, observe, listen, and pay close to attention to what they have to say. If it is important to them, then it is extremely important to me,” says Dr Alister George, MD. He makes sure to take his time with his patients, and places their concerns as a top priority. Dr Alister George, MD is celebrated in his community for his exceptional skills as a gastroenterologist, his warm, friendly and professional bedside manner and his state-of-the-art Endoscopy Center.  Dr Alister George, MD cannot stress how important the value of bedside manner is. He states that when you listen and devote time to your patients, it helps establish a good relationship with them. Dr Alister George, MD says professional bedside manner is an important technique all doctors must master. Patients are often stressed and deeply concerned about their health when they come to see me. It is the role of the doctor to do his very best to ease that stress. When the patient realizes that you care enough to listen, it allows the patient to become more open with their physician.

Recent surveys of Dr Alister George, MD’s surgery center continually show that 98 percent of his patients plan to return to see him and also plan to refer their friends and families.  This speaks volumes to his excellent skills as a gastroenterologist and his compassionate spirit. Dr Alister George, MD is proud of his reputation with patients, staff, and colleagues. He is honored to hear others speak of him in such high regard.

Dr Alister George, MD will always make time for those who come to his medical office, including those referred to him by the local free clinic. He enjoys the work he does in making people feel better. Dr Alister George, MD’s soothing manner and expertise has made him one of the best gastroenterology diagnosticians in the Conejo Valley area. He will continue to give the highest quality of care to those who seek him.

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