Dr Alister George, MD says gastroenterology is an important specialty because it explores how well the digestive system is working or not working. Dr Alister George, MD has been board certified in gastroenterology with the American Board of Internal Medicine since 1993. He is proud to also be a member of the American College of Gastroenterology since 1993. Dr Alister George, MD is in high demand in the Thousand Oaks community of California. He is a physician who is well known for his excellent diagnostic skills as well as his compassion. Dr Alister George, MD is considered to be a doctor’s doctor. He is the gastroenterologist to many top doctors, actors and public figures in this beautiful community located just 40 miles northwest of Los Angeles. Dr Alister George, MD has great advice to those who are in need of a gastroenterologist. When asked what to look for in a doctor, “I tell people to look for qualities that I hope others see in me,” says Dr Alister George, MD . The first thing Dr Alister George, MD will tell you is to seek a gastroenterologist who is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. A gastroenterologist who is board certified demonstrates that he or she has the proper skills and expertise, comprehension, and experience to practice the gastroenterology specialty of medicine. Dr Alister George, MD will recommend you ask family members or trusted friends when looking for a great doctor. A recent survey at the office of Dr Alister George, MD showed 98 percent of his patients were completely satisfied with the care and service they received. This survey also acknowledged that his patients plan to refer their own friends and family to him. Dr Alister George, MD was awarded the Vitals.com Patient’s Choice Award from 2008 through 2011 by a noteworthy online health resource. In 2010, he was awarded the Vitals.com Compassionate Doctor Recognition Award. The relationship between patient and doctor is not only confidential but also vulnerable.