Rudolph A. Bedford, MD

Accepting New Patients
Offers Video Visits
1301 20th Street, Suite 280
Santa Monica, CA 90404
2285.2 miles away
Medical Groups & Affiliations
Speaks: Spanish and English
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Digestive Health Associates

1301 20th Street, Suite 280, Santa Monica, CA 90404

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About Rudolph A. Bedford

For more than 10 years, Dr. Bedford has proven himself as an endoscopic icon in the West Los Angeles medical community. His expertise in pancreatic bilary disease is second to none. He is an experienced interventional endoscopist, diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic retrograde cholangiopangcreatography (ERCP) and endoscopic ultrasound (EUS).

Fellowship

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Gastroenterology
1992

Residency

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Cancer
1990

Internship

New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
Internal Medicine
1988

Medical School

Case Western Reserve University
1987

Residency

New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
Internal Medicine
1990

Fellowship

Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center
Therapeutic Endoscopy
1994

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
Digestive Health Associates
1301 20th Street, Suite 280
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Digestive Health Associates
12555 West Jefferson Boulevard, Suite 303
Los Angeles, CA 90066

Medical Groups & Affiliations
Saint John’s Physician Partners

Affiliated Locations
Providence Saint John's Health Center

Dr. Bedford's calm demeanor has helped him raise three boys: 16-year-old twins and a 23-year-old. While at home, Dr. Bedford enjoys working out and bicycling as well as traveling with his wife (who is a judge) and their sons; together they have seen much of the world. He says he appreciates the relationships he’s formed while serving the Westside community.

Clinical Interests

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Amylase Blood Test
  • Abnormal Bowel Movement
  • Abnormal Liver Function Blood Test
  • Abnormal Stool
  • Achalasia
  • Acute Airway Bleeding
  • Acute Hepatitis Panel
  • Acute Pancreatitis
  • Aerodigestive Care
  • Alcoholic Hepatitis
  • Allergic Colitis
  • Allergic Esophagitis
  • Allergic Gastroenteritis
  • Allo Islet Transplant
  • Altered Bowel Habits
  • Ampullary Adenoma
  • Anal Adenocarcinoma
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Itching
  • Anal Polyp
  • Anal Skin Tag
  • Anal Sphincter Dyssynergia
  • Anal Stenosis
  • Anal Ulcer
  • Anemia
  • Anorectal Disease
  • Anorectal Manometry
  • Anorexia
  • Appendiceal Mucocele
  • Appetite Loss
  • Artificial Nutrition And Hydration
  • Ascites
  • Autoimmune Enteropathy
  • Autoimmune Gastritis
  • Autoimmune Hepatitis
  • Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder
  • Bariatric Endoscopy
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm Of Colon
  • Benign Pancreatic Tumor
  • Bezoars
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biliary Cirrhosis
  • Biliary Colic
  • Biliary Leak
  • Biliary Tract Disease
  • Biliary Tract Malformation
  • Biologic Therapy For Gastrointestinal (Gi) Diseases
  • Bleeding Hemorrhoids
  • Blood In Stool
  • Bowel Infection
  • Bravo Ph Test
  • Breath Testing
  • Bright Red Blood Per Rectum
  • Burping
  • Candidiasis
  • Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Cecal Mass
  • Celiac Disease
  • Choking Sensation
  • Cholangioscopy
  • Cholangitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Choledochal Cyst
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cholestasis
  • Chromoendoscopy
  • Chronic Abdominal Pain
  • Chronic Diarrhea
  • Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Chronic Undiagnosed Abdominal Pain
  • Cirrhosis
  • Clostridium Difficile
  • Clostridium Infections
  • Cold Therapies
  • Colic
  • Colitis
  • Cologuard
  • Colon Adenocarcinoma
  • Colon Polypectomy
  • Colon Stricture
  • Colonic Inertia
  • Colonic Mass
  • Colonic Polyps
  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Screening
  • Colo-Screen
  • Common Variable Immune Deficiency
  • Congenital Anomalies Of The Trachea
  • Congenital Gastrointestinal (Gi) Disorders
  • Congenital Mucosal Disorders
  • Constant Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Crest
  • Cricopharyngeal Bar
  • Cricopharyngeal Spasm
  • Crigler Najjar Syndrome
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Cystic Fibrosis Related Gastro Intestinal Complications
  • Cystic Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Decrease In Appetite
  • Defecation Disorders
  • Dehydration
  • Diarrhea
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Digestive Health
  • Dilated Pancreatic Duct
  • Diverticular Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis
  • Double Balloon Enteroscopy
  • Dumping Syndrome
  • Duodenal Adenoma
  • Duodenal Stricture
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysmotility
  • Dyspepsia
  • Dysphagia
  • Early Satiety
  • Elevated Alkaline Phosphatase Level
  • End Stage Liver Disease
  • Endoscopic Endoluminal Fundoplication
  • Endoscopic Hemostasis
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection Of Esophagus
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection Of Large Colon Polyps
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
  • Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty
  • Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (Esd)
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound (Eus) Guided Fiducial Placement
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound (Eus) Guided Fine Needle Aspiration (Fna)
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound Directed Transgastric Ercp (Edge) Procedure
  • Endoscopy
  • Endo-Stitching
  • Enterocolitis
  • Eosinophilic Colitis
  • Eosinophilic Enteritis
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Eosinophilic Gastritis
  • Epigastric Pain
  • Epiploic Appendagitis
  • Eructation
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Disease
  • Esophageal Disorder
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Hypersensitivity
  • Esophageal Inlet Patch
  • Esophageal Manometry
  • Esophageal Mass
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Ring
  • Esophageal Spasm
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Esophagogastric Junction Outflow Obstruction
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (Egd)
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (Egd) With Botox Injection
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (Egd) With Dilation
  • Esophagus Surgery
  • Extended Ph Monitoring
  • Extra Esophageal Reflux Disease
  • Family History Of Colon Cancer
  • Family History Of Colon Polyps
  • Fatty Liver
  • Fecal Impaction
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Fecal Transplant
  • Feeding Intolerance
  • Feeding Problems
  • Feeding Tube Management
  • Feeding Tube Removal
  • Flank Hernia
  • Flatulence
  • Focal Nodular Hyperplasia
  • Foreign Body (Digestive System)
  • Fructose Malabsorption
  • Functional Constipation
  • Functional Gastrointestinal Disorder (Fgid)
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gallbladder Obstruction
  • Gallbladder Polyp
  • Gastric Anomaly
  • Gastric Inlet Patch
  • Gastric Restrictive Surgery
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal (Gi) Cancer Screening
  • Gastrointestinal (Gi) Lesions
  • Gastrointestinal Amyloid
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Pain
  • Gastrointestinal Submucosal Tumors (Gismt)
  • Gastroparesis
  • Gastroscopy
  • Gastrostomy Closure Surgery
  • Gastrostomy Tube Removal
  • General Gi
  • Gerd Diet And Lifestyle Counseling
  • Giardiasis
  • Gilbert’S Syndrome
  • Gj Tube Evaluation
  • G-J Tube Stoma
  • Gluten Allergy
  • Gluten Free Diet
  • Gluten Intolerance
  • Gluten Sensitivity
  • Graft Versus Host Disease
  • G-Tube
  • G-Tube Stoma
  • Helicobacter Pylori
  • Helminthiasis
  • Hematemesis
  • Hematochezia
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoid Surgery
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hemorrhoids With Complications
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatobiliary Mass
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hereditary Colon Cancer
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • High Resolution Anoscopy
  • High Resolution Manometry
  • Hirschsprung's Disease
  • Hydrops Of Gallbladder
  • Hyperamylasemia
  • Hypercontractile Esophagus
  • Hypoalbuminemia
  • Hypotensive Peristalsis
  • Ibd Diet And Lifestyle Counseling
  • Idiopathic Megacolon
  • Idiopathic Pancreatic Cysts
  • Ileitis
  • Ileoscopy
  • Image Guided Endoscopic Catheterization Of The Biliary Ductal System
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Interventional Endoscopic Ultrasound (Eus)
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Intestinal Epithelial Dysplasia (Ied)
  • Intestinal Metaplasia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Pseudo Obstruction
  • Intestinal Rehabilitation
  • Intractable Abdominal Pain
  • Intractable Vomiting
  • Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm
  • Intraductal Radiofrequency Ablation (Rfa)
  • Intraluminal Duodenum Stenting
  • Intraluminal Stomach Stenting
  • Intussusception
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • J Pouch
  • J Pouch Surgery
  • Jaundice
  • Jejunal Atresia
  • Johanson Blizzard Syndrome
  • Kwashiorkor
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Laryngopharyngeal Reflux
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Disease
  • Liver Injury
  • Liver Mass
  • Liver Sarcoidosis
  • Low Amylase Level
  • Low Fodmap Diet
  • Low Residue Diet
  • Lynch Syndrome
  • Malabsorption
  • Malaise And Fatigue
  • Malignant Neoplasm Of Liver
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Meckel Diverticulum
  • Medical Clearance For Colonoscopy
  • Megacolon
  • Megarectum
  • Melena
  • Menetrier Disease
  • Microvillus Inclusion Disease
  • Milk Allergy
  • Miniprobe Endoscopic Ultrasound (Eus)
  • Miniprobe Ultrasound
  • Motility Disorders
  • Motility Testing
  • Mouth Ulcer
  • Narcotic Bowel Syndrome
  • Nausea
  • Necrotizing Enterocolitis
  • Needle Knife Stricturotomy
  • Neurogenic Bowel
  • Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non Alcoholic Steatohepatitis
  • Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug (Nsaid) Induced Enteropathy
  • Obesity
  • Obstipation
  • Obstructed Defecation Syndrome
  • Odynophagia
  • Ogilvie Syndrome
  • Pancreas Cancer
  • Pancreas Divisum
  • Pancreas Function Test
  • Pancreatic Auto Islet Transplant
  • Pancreatic Cyst
  • Pancreatic Cystic Neoplasm
  • Pancreatic Duct Leak
  • Pancreatic Duct Stricture
  • Pancreatic Fistula
  • Pancreatic Insufficiency
  • Pancreatic Pseudocyst
  • Pancreatic Rest
  • Pancreatic Screening
  • Pancreatic Steatorrhoea
  • Pancreatic Trauma
  • Pancreatic Walled Off Necrosis Debridement
  • Pancreaticobiliary Disease
  • Pancreatitis
  • Paralytic Ileus
  • Parenteral Nutrition Induced Hepato Biliary Disease
  • Partial Small Bowel Obstruction (Sbo)
  • Peg (Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy)
  • Peg Tube Evaluation
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peritonitis
  • Persistent Vomiting
  • Personal History Of Colonic Polyps
  • Peutz Jeghers Syndrome
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pneumatosis Intestinalis
  • Polyposis Syndrome
  • Polyps
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Portal Hypertensive Gastropathy
  • Positive Fecal Immunochemical Test
  • Post Hemorrhagic Anemia
  • Postprandial Diarrhea
  • Pouchitis
  • Pregnancy With Ibd
  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
  • Primary Encopresis
  • Proctitis
  • Proctosigmoidoscopy
  • Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis (Pfic)
  • Protein Calorie Malnutrition
  • Pseudopapillary Tumors
  • Push Enteroscopy
  • Radiofrequency Ablation For Barrett's Esophagus
  • Rectal Adenocarcinoma
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Fistula
  • Rectal Hemorrhage
  • Rectal Mass
  • Rectal Pain
  • Rectal Polyp
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Regional Enteritis
  • Right Lower Quadrant Pain
  • Right Upper Quadrant Pain
  • Rumination Syndrome
  • Scleroderma
  • Scleroderma Bowel Disease
  • Sclerosing Mesenteritis
  • Secondary Encopresis
  • Short Bowel Syndrome
  • Shwachman Diamond Syndrome
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Single Balloon Enteroscopy
  • Small Bowel Disease
  • Small Bowel Fistula
  • Small Bowel Stricture
  • Small Bowel Ulcer
  • Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth (Sibo)
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Stomach Disorders
  • Stomach Pain
  • Stomach Polyps
  • Sublingual Cyst Excision
  • Swallowing Problem
  • Tenesmus
  • Third Eye Panoramic
  • Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication (Tif)
  • Tubular Adenoma
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ulcerative Pancolitis
  • Upper Gi Series
  • Very Early Onset Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Veoibd)
  • Virtual Care
  • Vitamin A Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Vitamin Poisoning
  • Vomiting
  • Weight Loss
  • Weight Problem
  • Whipple's Disease
  • Wilson's Disease