We found 6 gastroenterologists who accept Humana Simplicity HMO near Boca Raton, FL.

Showing 1-6 of 6
Selecting one of the sort options will cause this page to reload and list providers by the selected sort order.
Dr. Michael Bruce Tindel, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
16244 S. Military Trail; Suite 470
Delray Beach, FL
 

Dr. Michael Tindel practices adult gastroenterology. On average, patients gave him a rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Tindel is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Dr. Tindel's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with New York Medical College. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Bethesda Health.

Read more
Hospitals affiliated with provider +
Dr. Vipin Kumar Gupta, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1500 E Hillsboro Boulevard; Suite 207
Deerfield Beach, FL
 

Dr. Vipin Gupta sees patients in Deerfield Beach, FL. His medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. He is rated highly by his patients. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Gupta attended medical school at J.J.M. Medical College. For his residency, Dr. Gupta trained at Long Island College Hospital. Dr. Gupta (or staff) is conversant in Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health.

Read more
Dr. Mayuri P Patni, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1500 E Hillsboro Boulevard; Suite 207
Deerfield Beach, FL
 

Dr. Mayuri Gupta is an adult gastroenterology specialist in Deerfield Beach, FL. She is professionally affiliated with Broward Health. Dr. Gupta is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. For her professional training, Dr. Gupta completed a residency program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).

Read more

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
7200 W Camino Real; Suite 300
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Hillel Cohen's specialty is adult gastroenterology. Dr. Cohen attended medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

Read more

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1000 Nw 9th Court; Suite 204
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Robert Mellman's medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Mellman honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He studied medicine at Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine.

Read more
Dr. Prosper Abitbol, DO
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
801 Meadows Road; Suite 107
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Prosper Abitbol is an adult gastroenterology specialist. Dr. Abitbol graduated from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

Read more

Conditions / Treatments

Gender

Insurance

Medicare Patient Age

Medicare Patient Ethnicity

Additional Information

Foreign Language

Online Communication

Practice Affiliation

Certifications

Credentials

Fellowship

Medical School

Residency

Years Since Graduation

What is Gastroenterology?

A gastroenterologist is a doctor that specializes in the normal function and diseases of the digestive tract, which includes the stomach, intestines, spleen, pancreas, and liver. As a specialty, gastroenterology is the study of how food moves through the body, how nutrients are absorbed by the body, and how waste is removed by the body. A few of the conditions that a gastroenterologist might treat are:
  • ulcerative colitis (a condition where inflammation and sores affect the lower intestine)
  • gallbladder disease (where bile stored in the gallbladder thickens and causes inflammation or gallstones)
  • gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD (stomach acid flows back into the throat and causes a burning sensation and tissue damage)

One unique trait that really sets gastroenterologists apart is their training and skill with endoscopy, a procedure where tiny flexible tubes are inserted into the body. These tubes are equipped with lights and cameras to provide the practitioner with a close, inside look at what is going on inside the patient’s body. Tools can even be inserted through the tubes to perform certain procedures, such as removing polyps or cancers, stretching open passageways that have narrowed, or applying lasers to stop bleeding.

Gastroenterologists do not perform surgery, but they do perform endoscopic procedures, as well as biopsies to determine if cancer is affecting the digestive tract. Although other physicians can use endoscopes, gastroenterologists devote a significant portion of their medical training and practice to endoscopy. They learn how and when to use endoscopy, the safest and most efficient methods to use, and how to interpret what they see through the endoscope.
Selecting a checkbox option will refresh the page.