Dr. Neelesh Tipnis

Pediatrics - Gastroenterology
SAN DIEGO, CA
24 years experience male

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Pediatrics - Gastroenterology

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

10 Answers
3 Agrees
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neelesh Tipnis
24 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Yes, but...: It is common for people with fast moving GI tracts to have stools colored by foods recently eaten. However, if you are concerned, have your stool test ... Read More
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2 thanks
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neelesh Tipnis
24 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Breastm milk is norm: Prolactin is the hormone that stimulates breast milk production. Prolactin increases during pregnancy. It is normal for some women to begin producing ... Read More
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1 thank
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neelesh Tipnis
24 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Yes and No: Both Aciphex (rabeprazole) and Prilosec are strong acid blockers in a drug category called proton pump inhibitors. They are chemically different and h ... Read More

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HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Tipnis is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Tipnis is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Medical College of Wisconsin, WI
Graduated 1997MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAN DIEGO MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 2001

Residency

University of Texas Health Science Center Houston
Completed 1998

Affiliations

North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society
American Gastroenterological Association
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