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Dr. Prakash V Huded, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
9 Wildwood Medical Center; 35 Saybrook Road
Essex, CT
 

Dr. Prakash Huded sees patients in Portland, CT and Essex, CT. His medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. Dr. Huded graduated from Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences. He has a special interest in cancer, liver disease, and colon polyps. He takes Medicare insurance. In addition to English, Dr. Huded (or staff) speaks Kannada and Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with Middlesex Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Colon Polyps, Liver Disease, Cancer

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 28
  • Uninsured Cost: $850
  • Medicare Cost: $230
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Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
929 Boston Post Road; Suite 1
Old Saybrook, CT
 

Dr. Maurizio Nichele sees patients in Old Saybrook, CT. His medical specialties are gastroenterology (digestive system) and colon & rectal surgery. He graduated from New York Medical College. His medical residency was performed at Waterbury Hospital. Dr. Nichele is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Nichele speaks Italian. He is professionally affiliated with Middlesex Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Endoscopy

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 90
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,000 - $1,400
  • Medicare Cost: $236 - $279
Dr. Gregor John Koobatian, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
12 Bokum Road
Essex, CT
 

Dr. Gregor Koobatian's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. He honors Medicare insurance. After attending Tufts University School of Medicine and the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, Dr. Koobatian completed his residency training at George Washington University Medical Center. He is affiliated with Middlesex Hospital.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 277
  • Uninsured Cost: $682 - $1,171
  • Medicare Cost: $167 - $329
Dr. Edmund Y Chung, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
12 Bokum Road
Essex, CT
 

Dr. Edmund Chung practices adult gastroenterology. He is professionally affiliated with Middlesex Hospital. Dr. Chung obtained his medical school training at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Yale University. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 214
  • Uninsured Cost: $825 - $1,171
  • Medicare Cost: $150 - $314
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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
5 Pequot Park Road; Suite 302
Westbrook, CT
 

Dr. Jackie Chuong is a physician who specializes in adult gastroenterology. He is rated highly by his patients. His professional 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 honors. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Chuong's office for an appointment. After attending Weill Cornell Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. He speaks 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

  • Medicare Volume: 229
  • Uninsured Cost: $825 - $1,200
  • Medicare Cost: $200 - $334
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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
5 Pequot Park Road; Suite 302
Westbrook, CT
 

Dr. Christopher Illick's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. He takes Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Dr. Illick attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons for medical school. Dr. Illick speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. He welcomes new patients.

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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

  • Medicare Volume: 115
  • Uninsured Cost: $825 - $1,200
  • Medicare Cost: $224 - $328
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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
5 Pequot Park Road; Suite 302
Westbrook, CT
 

Dr. Michael Dorfman specializes in adult gastroenterology. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Dorfman is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. He attended Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU). Dr. Dorfman honors Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. His practice is open to 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

  • Medicare Volume: 93
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,100 - $1,200
  • Medicare Cost: $226 - $334

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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.