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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Transplant Hepatology, Adult Hepatology
1600 S Andrews Avenue; West Wing
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Xaralambos Zervos is a physician who specializes in adult gastroenterology, transplant hepatology (liver transplant medicine), and adult hepatology. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. These areas are among Dr. Zervos's clinical interests: alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, hepatitis C, and liver tumor. His professional affiliations include Cleveland Clinic, Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood, and Broward Health Medical Center. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Zervos studied medicine at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency training at Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh and Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida. Dr. Zervos (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Greek.

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Clinical interests: Angiosarcoma, Liver Tumor, Fibroma, Ascites, Sarcoidosis, Cirrhosis, Hepatectomy, Hepatocellular ... (Read more)

Dr. Leonel J Hernandez-Toledo, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Other
1777 S Andrews Avenue; Siote 202
Ft Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Leonel Hernandez-Toledo is a specialist in adult gastroenterology. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Hernandez-Toledo is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Central University of the East School of Medicine and American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health Medical Center.

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Dr. Debrora Duro, MS, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
1625 Se 3rd Avenue; Suite 635
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Debora Duro's specialty is pediatric gastroenterology. On average, patients gave her a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, Dr. Duro performed her residency at Miami Children's Hospital. Dr. Duro has received the following distinction: Adult Colonoscopy Award. Dr. Duro (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, French, and Portuguese. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Kendall Regional Medical Center, Mercy Hospital, and Broward Health Medical Center. She is open to new patients.

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Dr. John Ronald Watson, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
5301 N Dixie Highway; Suite 202
Oakland Park, FL
 

Dr. John Watson is an adult gastroenterology specialist. He is affiliated with Broward Health. Dr. Watson attended medical school at Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Neil Thomas Tucker, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
789 South Federal Highway; Suite 106
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Neil Tucker is a medical specialist in pediatric gastroenterology. His average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health Medical Center. Dr. Tucker honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Eastern Virginia Medical School, Dr. Tucker attended Université Libre de Bruxelles for medical school. Dr. Tucker (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and French.

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Specializes in Gastroenterology, Other
2021 E Commercial Boulevard; Suite 202
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Gregory Bonner is a gastroenterology (digestive system) specialist. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Bonner graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point.

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Dr. Alexandra P Eidelwein, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
4101 Nw 4th Street; Suite 411
Plantation, FL
 

Dr. Alexandra Eidelwein is a pediatric gastroenterologist in Plantation, FL and Loxahatchee, FL. On average, patients gave Dr. Eidelwein a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. She is affiliated with Broward Health. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Eidelwein's residency was performed at Sparrow Hospital and Loma Linda University Medical Center. Dr. Eidelwein (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Portuguese.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Other
5301 N Dixie Highway; Suite 202
Oakland Park, FL
 

Dr. John Bloom is a gastroenterologist. The average patient rating for Dr. Bloom is 4.5 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. He attended medical school at Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Bloom speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Broward Health.

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Dr. Manuel E Babaian, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
5700 N Federal Highway; Suite 1
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Manuel Babaian's specialty is adult gastroenterology. He is affiliated with Broward Health. Dr. Babaian takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He has an open panel. Before performing his residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland, Dr. Babaian attended MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Gastroenterology, Other
2021 E Commercial Boulevard; Suite 202
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Wisam Zakko is a Fort Lauderdale, FL physician who specializes in gastroenterology (digestive system). He is affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point. Dr. Zakko's education and training includes medical school at the University of Baghdad and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Zakko is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He has received professional recognition including the following: South Florida Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
4701 North Federal Highway; Building A10
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Ira Litzenblatt's specialty is adult gastroenterology. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Litzenblatt is an in-network provider for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. He graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School. He has received professional recognition including the following: Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Litzenblatt (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and French.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
5601 North Dixie Highway; Suite 322
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Daniel Kosches' specialty is adult gastroenterology. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kosches takes. He studied medicine at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
4725 N Federal Highway; Room 676
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Lorenc Kalaveshi is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. He is in-network for United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and United Healthcare HSA, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Kalaveshi attended medical school at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is affiliated with Sound Physicians.

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Dr. Charles-Eric Tessier Hotte, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2021 E Commercial Boulevard; Suite 202
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Charles-Eric Hotte is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point. He 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. Dr. Hotte attended Florida State University College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
4302 W Broward Boulevard; Suite 200
Plantation, FL
 

Dr. W. Dickerson is an adult gastroenterology specialist in Plantation, FL and Fort Lauderdale, FL. He is affiliated with Broward Health. Dr. Dickerson is a graduate of the University of Nebraska College of Medicine and a graduate of UMass Memorial Medical Center's residency program. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Dr. Satya P Singh, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Other
1625 Se 3 Avenue; Suite 701
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Satya Singh works as a gastroenterologist. Dr. Singh accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is affiliated with Broward Health Medical Center.

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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.