We found 4 pediatric gastroenterologists who accept TRICARE near Long Beach, CA.
Dr. Barry Steinmetz's area of specialization is pediatric gastroenterology. He has a special interest in bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery and inflammatory bowel disease. Dr. Steinmetz is in-network for Aetna EPO, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Baylor College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Steinmetz has received the distinction of Southern California Super Doctors. Dr. Steinmetz (or staff) speaks Spanish and Vietnamese. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach and Torrance Memorial Medical Center.
Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Dr. Mini Mehra is a physician who specializes in pediatric gastroenterology. In addition to English, Dr. Mehra (or staff) speaks Spanish and Hindi. Dr. Mehra is professionally affiliated with Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach and Torrance Memorial Medical Center. After attending the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and the University of Texas Medical School at Houston for medical school, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Mehra is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. She is in-network for Aetna EPO, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. She has received professional recognition including the following: Southern California Super Doctors.
Dr. Mitchell Katz is a pediatric gastroenterologist in Orange, CA, Long Beach, CA, and Newport Beach, CA. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Katz include bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. He is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph Heritage Medical Group, St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians (SJHAP), and St. Joseph Hospital - Orange, CA. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant. After attending SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and SUNY Upstate Medical University for medical school, he completed his residency training at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York and Aurora Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Katz's distinctions include: Southern California Super Doctors 2008 and Southern California Super Doctors.
Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery
Dr. Anjuli Kumar, who practices in Long Beach, CA and Torrance, CA, is a medical specialist in pediatric gastroenterology. Aetna EPO, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kumar honors. Before performing her residency at Children's Hospital of Orange County, Dr. Kumar attended New York Medical College for medical school. She has received the following distinction: Southern California Rising Stars. Dr. Kumar speaks Spanish. She is affiliated with Torrance Memorial Medical Center.
Conditions / Treatments
Years Since Graduation
- Bleeding in the digestive tract
- Liver disease and transplants
- Hepatitis, an infection of the liver
- Irritable bowel disease
- Severe heartburn, called GERD
- Lactose intolerance and severe food allergies
- Severe, chronic, or unexplained abdominal pain, vomiting, or diarrhea
- Nutritional disorders, including failure to thrive (FTT) and malnutrition
- Feeding disorders, including refusal of food, gagging, and trouble swallowing