We found 32 gastroenterologists who accept MyBlue Gold 1605 near Cooper City, FL.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
12311 Taft Street; Suite 1
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Rossana Moura is a physician who specializes in adult gastroenterology. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She completed her residency training at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Moura speaks Spanish. Dr. Moura's hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar and Memorial Hospital Pembroke.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
601 N. Flamingo Road; Suite 101
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Bachar Dahman is a physician who specializes in adult gastroenterology. Dr. Dahman is a graduate of the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine and a graduate of MetroHealth Medical Center's residency program. The average patient rating for Dr. Dahman is 3.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Dahman speaks Arabic. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar and Memorial Hospital West.

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Dr. Brian Samuel Dooreck, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2245 N University Drive
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Brian Dooreck is an adult gastroenterology specialist in Pembroke Pines, FL. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Pembroke. Dr. Dooreck graduated from Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine and then he performed his residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
601 N Flamingo Road; Suite 309
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Catherine Popkin's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. She attended East Carolina University, The Brody School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center for residency. Her average rating from her patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Popkin takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Popkin is conversant in Spanish. She is affiliated with Memorial Hospital West.

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Dr. Enrique Gerardo Molina, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
11011 Sheridan Street; Suite 109
Cooper City, FL
 

Dr. Enrique Molina works as an adult gastroenterologist in Hollywood, FL and Cooper City, FL. Dr. Molina is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Pembroke, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He is a graduate of the University of Zulia School of Medicine. Dr. Molina speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2261 N. University Drive; Suite 204
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Albert Fernandez-Bravo practices adult gastroenterology in Pembroke Pines, FL, Okeechobee, FL, and Plantation, FL. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. He 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. Dr. Fernandez-Bravo attended medical school at Central University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Fernandez-Bravo trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport. Dr. Fernandez-Bravo is conversant in Spanish.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
601 N Flamingo Road; Suite 105
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Howard Rubenstein practices adult gastroenterology. Dr. Rubenstein attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Rubenstein is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar and Memorial Hospital West.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
603 N Flamingo Road; Suite 258
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Howard Baikovitz's specialty is adult gastroenterology. On average, patients gave Dr. Baikovitz a rating of 2.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Dr. Baikovitz attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Baikovitz speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital West and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
11011 Sheridan Street; Suite 109
Cooper City, FL
 

Dr. Barry Migicovsky specializes in adult gastroenterology and practices in Cooper City, FL. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Migicovsky honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Before completing his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Dr. Migicovsky attended medical school at the University of Montreal Faculty of Medicine and the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. Dr. Migicovsky (or staff) speaks Spanish and French.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
201 Nw 82nd Avenue; Suite 202
Plantation, FL
 

Dr. Gary Luckman's specialty is adult gastroenterology. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Luckman takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and SUNY Upstate Medical University. His residency was performed at Jackson Memorial Medical Center.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2245 N University Drive
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Peter Yotseff's medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. He speaks Greek. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Pembroke. Dr. Yotseff graduated from Baylor College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois. Patient ratings for Dr. Yotseff average 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
12251 Taft Street; Suite 401
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Katherine Kosche works as an adult gastroenterologist in Pembroke Pines, FL. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital West and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood. Dr. Kosche accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Kosche completed her residency training at Montefiore Medical Center. She is conversant in Spanish.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2245 N University Drive
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Steiner is a Pembroke Pines, FL physician who specializes in adult gastroenterology. Dr. Steiner is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Pembroke. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He attended Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Bellevue Hospital Center for residency. Dr. Steiner has received the following distinction: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition.

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Dr. Leon Sultan Maratchi, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
11011 Sheridan Street; Suite 109
Cooper City, FL
 

Dr. Leon Maratchi works as an adult gastroenterologist in Hollywood, FL and Cooper City, FL. He attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Mount Sinai School of Medicine. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Maratchi honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Maratchi is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Pembroke, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood.

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Dr. Baaz Mishiev, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
11011 Sheridan Street; Suite 109
Cooper City, FL
 

Dr. Baaz Mishiev sees patients in Hollywood, FL and Cooper City, FL. His medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Mishiev attended New York Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Long Island Jewish Medical Center for residency. He is conversant in Russian. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Pembroke, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood.

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Dr. Elias Emilio Dabul, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
140 Sw 84th Avenue; Suite C
Plantation, FL
 

Dr. Elias Dabul specializes in adult gastroenterology and practices in Plantation, FL. Dr. Dabul honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Central University of the East School of Medicine.

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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.