Dr. Aguirre was born and raised in East Los Angeles. He grew up the eldest of three boys. He became the first physician in his family when he graduated from the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine. He met his wife prior to medical school. They now have three wonderful sons. They lived in Tucson, Arizona prior to moving to Santa Barbara.

Treatment Philosophy
  • Provide compassionate medical care
  • Provide the highest quality of evidence based medical care
  • Desire to provide medical care with sensitivity to cultural, socioeconomic and ethnic need
Specialties and Services
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Colonoscopy
  • Upper Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Esophageal Motility
  • Interventional Biliary Endoscopy (ERCP)
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Gastrostomy (feeding) Tube placement, replacement, and removal
  • General Hepatology
  • Digestive disease consultations
Online Video Visits
Dr. Thomas Aguirre is able to offer online tele-health services for patients who want to see or speak to the provider from the comfort of their home. Please contact our office at (805) 682-3585 to schedule an appointment.
Languages
  • English
  • Spanish
Education & Training
  • Fellowship:University of Arizona Health Sciences
  • Internship:Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
  • Residency:Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
  • Medical School:University of Southern California – Keck School of Medicine
Professional Affiliations
  • American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)
  • Central Coast Medical Association
Locations
Santa Barbara Office
2403 Castillo St., Suite 201
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Phone: (805) 682-3585
Fax: (844) 407-0580