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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
229 Montowese Street
Branford, CT
 

Dr. Jackie Chuong is an adult gastroenterologist in Branford, CT, New Haven, CT, and Westbrook, CT. Dr. Chuong's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. His hospital/clinic affiliations include VA Connecticut Healthcare System and Yale New Haven Health System. Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chuong takes. His practice is open to new patients. He attended Weill Cornell Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Chuong is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , colonoscopy

All Interests: Ulcerative Colitis, Colitis, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Acid Reflux, Colon Cancer, Crohn's Disease, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 229
  • Charge (avg.): $825 - $1,200
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $200 - $334

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
229 Montowese Street
Branford, CT
 

Dr. Michael Dorfman practices adult gastroenterology. Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Dorfman takes. He is a graduate of Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine. Dr. Dorfman trained at a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU) for his residency. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Dorfman is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , colonoscopy

All Interests: Hepatitis, Ulcerative Colitis, Diagnostic Endoscopy, Pancreatic Cancer, Acid Reflux, Colon ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 93
  • Charge (avg.): $1,100 - $1,200
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $226 - $334

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
229 Montowese Street
Branford, CT
 

Dr. Christopher Illick works as an adult gastroenterologist in Branford, CT, New Haven, CT, and Westbrook, CT. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Illick attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons for medical school and subsequently trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital for residency. Dr. Illick honors Anthem, ConnectiCare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , colonoscopy

All Interests: Hepatitis, Ulcerative Colitis, Pancreatic Cancer, Acid Reflux, Colon Cancer, Crohn's Disease, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 115
  • Charge (avg.): $825 - $1,200
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $224 - $328

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
374 Grand Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Suzanne Lagarde's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. She attended Weill Cornell Medical College and then went on to complete her residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital. She is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Dr. Lagarde takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. In addition to English, she speaks French. She is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Lagarde welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , colonoscopy

All Interests: Hepatitis C, Celiac Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Liver Transplant, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 53
  • Charge (avg.): $900 - $1,275
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $164 - $334

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
229 Montowese Street
Branford, CT
 

Dr. Joseph Yu is a specialist in adult gastroenterology. He attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Dr. Yu takes Medicare insurance.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 84
  • Charge (avg.): $458 - $906
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $183 - $306

Specializes in General Internal Medicine
251 West Main Street
Branford, CT
 

Dr. Prathibha Kumar practices general internal medicine. She is in-network for Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. For her professional training, Dr. Kumar completed a residency program at Bridgeport Hospital. She speaks Kannada. Dr. Kumar is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , colonoscopy

All Interests: Hepatitis, Infertility, Metabolism, Headache, Atrial Fibrillation, Immunization, Osteoporosis, ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Surgery
420 East Main Street; Building 2, Unit 5
Branford, CT
 

Dr. Raymond Ippolito practices general surgery in New Haven, CT and Branford, CT. After completing medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, he performed his residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital. His areas of expertise include colonoscopy and laparoscopic surgery. Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ippolito takes. His hospital/clinic affiliations include MidState Medical Center and Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Ippolito welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , colonoscopy

All Interests: Colonoscopy, Laparoscopic Surgery

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What is a Colonoscopy?

Colonoscopy is the use of a special tool called a colonoscope (a thin, flexible tube with a camera on the end) to examine the inside of the colon and rectum. The tube is typically inserted anally, and it allows the physician to examine the large intestine from the inside. It may be done at any time to diagnose bowel problems, but routine colonoscopies are advised after the age of 50 to screen for colon cancer.

A colonoscopy may be performed to diagnose:
  • Intestinal ulcers
  • Polyps
  • Bowel cancer
  • An unidentified source of pain or bleeding in the intestine

You may be asked to drink only liquids in the days before a colonoscopy, or you may be given an enema to remove residual fecal matter. Before the exam, you are given medication to help you relax, and you lay on your side on a table. The scope is inserted into the anus and gently moved all the way through the large intestine. Air may be pumped into the intestine to improve the view for the physician. Any polyps that are found will be removed. Then the colonoscope will be withdrawn. A colonoscopy is not usually painful, but you may feel some bloating or have some cramps right afterward. If you had polyps removed you might experience a small amount of bleeding. Any side effects should go away within a few hours.
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