We found 22 providers with an interest in gastrointestinal problems and who accept Humana HMO Open Access Copay 100/1000 near Holiday, FL.

Showing 1-16 of 22
Selecting one of the sort options will cause this page to reload and list providers by the selected sort order.
Dr. Jigneshkumar Babubhai Patel, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1818 Short Branch Drive; Suite 102
Trinity, FL
 

Dr. Jigneshkumar Patel is a specialist in adult gastroenterology. Patient ratings for Dr. Patel average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Patel's areas of expertise include indigestion, ulcers, and celiac disease. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Georgia, Dr. Patel attended Medical College Baroda for medical school. Dr. Patel (or staff) is conversant in Gujarati and Hindi. He is affiliated with BayCare Physician Partners, Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, and Medical Center of Trinity.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , indigestion, gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), Crohn's disease, celiac disease, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), constipation, diverticular disease, heartburn, inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis, colon problems, acid reflux (GERD), colitis

All Interests: Colitis, Gallstones, Gastritis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Abdominal Problems, Gastrointestinal ... (Read more)

Dr. Maxwell Rent, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
5425 Water Street
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Maxwell Rent sees patients in New Port Richey, FL. His medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Dr. Rent attended Mysore Medical College and Kasturba Medical College for medical school. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rent include polypectomy (polyp removal), hepatitis, and pancreatitis. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Rent (or staff) speaks Hindi. He is affiliated with Morton Plant North Bay Hospital and Medical Center of Trinity.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Paracentesis, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Gastrointestinal Problems, Hepatobiliary Disorders, Liver ... (Read more)

Dr. Sreenivasa Prasad Vangara, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
5515 Gulf Drive; Suite B
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Sreenivas Vangara is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He has indicated that his clinical interests include crohn's disease, capsule endoscopy, and colonoscopy. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Vangara takes. Dr. Vangara graduated from Guntur Medical College. For his professional training, Dr. Vangara completed a residency program at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. He has received the following distinction: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition. In addition to English, Dr. Vangara (or staff) speaks Telugu and Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with BayCare Physician Partners, Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, and Medical Center of Trinity.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , Crohn's disease, acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Crohn's Disease, Swallowing Problems, Endoscopy, Capsule Endoscopy, Acid Reflux, Colonoscopy

Dr. Satish Patel, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
5340 Gulf Drive
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Satish Patel practices adult gastroenterology. Dr. Patel (or staff) speaks Gujarati and Hindi. Dr. Patel's clinical interests include polypectomy (polyp removal), hemorrhoid banding, and hepatitis. He is affiliated with Morton Plant North Bay Hospital and Medical Center of Trinity. Before completing his residency at Interfaith Medical Center, Dr. Patel attended medical school at Rajasthan University of Health Sciences, Jaipur. He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Patel is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Paracentesis, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Hepatobiliary Disorders, Hemorrhoid Banding, Pancreatitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Alene Jean Wright, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
9332 State Road; 54 Ste 400
Trinity, FL
 

Dr. Alene Wright is a general surgeon. Clinical interests for Dr. Wright include amputation, breast biopsy, and laparoscopic hernia repair. Dr. Wright accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. After completing medical school at Creighton University School of Medicine, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Creighton University. In addition to English, she speaks German. Her professional affiliations include Oak Hill Hospital and Medical Center of Trinity.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , hemorrhoids

All Interests: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Breast Biopsy, Abdominal Problems, Excision, Mastectomy, Hemorrhoids, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jayadeva Chowdappa, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Other
3535 Little Road
Trinity, FL
 

Dr. Jayadeva Chowdappa is a physician who specializes in general internal medicine. Dr. Chowdappa is conversant in Persian. These areas are among his clinical interests: depression, holter monitoring, and audiometry test. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Morton Plant North Bay Hospital and Medical Center of Trinity. He graduated from Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute and Bangalore University and then he performed his residency at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Depression, Audiometry Test, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Sleep Apnea, ... (Read more)

Dr. Dwayne Felix Ledesma, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Other, Colon & Rectal Surgery
8141 Bellarus Way; Suite 102
Trinity, FL
 

Dr. Dwayne Ledesma's specialties are general surgery, vascular surgery, and colon & rectal surgery. Dr. Ledesma obtained his medical school training at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and performed his residency at Baylor University Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Ledesma include carotid artery stenting, crohn's disease, and thyroid cancer. He is an in-network provider 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 professionally affiliated with Medical Center of Trinity.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , Crohn's disease, colorectal cancer

All Interests: Vascular Surgery Procedures, Skin Cancer, Crohn's Disease, Laser Surgery, Surgical Procedures, ... (Read more)

Dr. John Dean Ibrahim, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
8215 State Road 54
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. John Ibrahim is a family practitioner in New Port Richey, FL. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. His areas of expertise include the following: thyroid problems, depression, and general care. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ibrahim accepts. His education and training includes medical school at Medical University of the Americas and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. Dr. Ibrahim is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with BayCare Physician Partners, Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, and Medical Center of Trinity.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Depression, Sports Health, Diabetes Management, Immunization, Bronchitis, Influenza, ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard A Miller, DO
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Adolescent Medicine, Geriatrics
4642 Darlington Road
Holiday, FL
 

Dr. Richard Miller specializes in geriatrics (elderly care) and adolescent medicine and practices in Holiday, FL. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Miller's areas of expertise include the following: gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), heart problems, and minor surgery. He is affiliated with Medical Center of Trinity. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Miller accepts. He attended medical school at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Monmouth Medical Center. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders)

All Interests: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Hypertension, Hypoglycemia, Gastrointestinal Problems, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Chen-Sien Hu, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Other, Colon & Rectal Surgery
3633 Little Road; Suite 104
Trinity, FL
 

Dr. Chen-Sien Hu is a general surgeon, vascular surgeon, and colon and rectal surgeon in New Port Richey, FL and Trinity, FL. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include heart problems, crohn's disease, and angioplasty. Dr. Hu honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Hu studied medicine at Taipei Medical University and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Union Memorial Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas. He is conversant in Chinese. Dr. Hu is professionally affiliated with Medical Center of Trinity.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , Crohn's disease

All Interests: Whipple Procedure, Skin Cancer, Heart Problems, Crohn's Disease, Laser Treatment, Surgical ... (Read more)

Dr. Tarak Suman Choksi, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
1838 Health Care Drive
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Tarak Choksi practices general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). These areas are among Dr. Choksi's clinical interests: heart problems, sleep apnea, and liver disease. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He attended Smt. NHL Municipal Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and New York Methodist Hospital. Dr. Choksi (or staff) speaks the following languages: Russian, Ukrainian, and Gujarati. Dr. Choksi's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital - North, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, and St. Joseph Children's Hospital.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Depression, Substance Abuse, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Sleep Apnea, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ehab Mounir Michael, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
5411 Grand Boulevard; Suite 101
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Ehab Michael specializes in general internal medicine. He is a graduate of Tanta University Faculty of Medicine and a graduate of Saint Joseph Hospital, Chicago's residency program. These areas are among his clinical interests: diabetes, obesity, and emphysema. Dr. Michael's patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Michael is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Michael (or staff) speaks Arabic and Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, Doctors Hospital of Sarasota, and Medical Center of Trinity.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Hypertension, Gastrointestinal Problems, Diabetes, Obesity, Asthma, Injuries, Chronic Obstructive ... (Read more)

Dr. Hemant N Shah, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
3306 Us Highway 19
Holiday, FL
 

Dr. Hemant Shah is an internist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Shah include heart problems, depression, and ambulatory phlebectomy. Patient reviews placed Dr. Shah at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. 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. Shah attended Government Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Lutheran Medical Center for residency. Dr. Shah (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Gujarati and Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with Medical Center of Trinity.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

All Interests: Depression, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hypertension, Skin Cancer, Gastrointestinal Problems, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Angelo Michael Cappiello, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
4915 Mile Stretch Drive
Holiday, FL
 

Dr. Angelo Cappiello sees patients in Holiday, FL. His medical specialty is general internal medicine. Dr. Cappiello's average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Cappiello include diabetes, emphysema, and depression. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending the University of the Northeast School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Cappiello (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Italian. Dr. Cappiello is professionally affiliated with Medical Center of Trinity.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Depression, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Diabetes, Spirometry, Asthma, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jordan T Young Pa, BS, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
9332 State Road 54; #202
Trinity, FL
 

Dr. Jordan Young practices general internal medicine in Trinity, FL. His clinical interests include alcohol abuse, depression, and heart problems. Dr. Young is affiliated with Medical Center of Trinity. He honors 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 University of the Americas and Ibero-American University (UNIBE) for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with East Carolina University for residency. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Low Testosterone, Hypertension, Vitamin B12 Deficiency, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Rose Marie Langer, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
1806 Short Branch Drive; Suite 101
Trinity, FL
 

Dr. Rose Langer's medical specialty is family medicine. Before completing her residency at United Family Medicine Program, Dr. Langer attended medical school at the University of Minnesota Medical School. Areas of expertise for Dr. Langer include menopause, migraine, and adolescent issues. Dr. Langer is in-network for Coventry, TRICARE, United Healthcare HSA, and more. She is professionally affiliated with BayCare Physician Partners, Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, and Medical Center of Trinity.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Depression, Adolescent Issues, Contraception, Hypertension, Skin Cancer, Lower Back Problems, ... (Read more)

Conditions / Treatments

Gender

Insurance

Reviews

Medicare Patient Age

Medicare Patient Conditions

Medicare Patient Ethnicity

Medicare Patient Gender

Medicare Patient Insurance Eligibility

Additional Information

Distinctions

Ethnicity/Race

Foreign Language

Accessibility

Online Communication

Patient Demographic

Practice Affiliation

Time Commitments

Certifications

Credentials

Fellowship

Medical School

Residency

Specialty

Years Since Graduation

What are Gastrointestinal Problems?

The gastrointestinal system, or GI tract, is the name given to a collection of organs that work together to digest food. These organs fit together in a long tube, running from the mouth to the anus, and include the esophagus, stomach, and intestines, among others. With so many parts working together, complicated by today’s busy lifestyles and diets, digestive problems are common. As many as 1 in 3 Americans have a digestive or GI disorder. There are a huge variety of digestive problems, but the most common are IBS, constipation, GERD, hemorrhoids, and ulcers.

IBS, or irritable bowel syndrome, happens when the muscles surrounding the colon contract too easily or frequently. The result is abdominal pain, cramps, diarrhea or constipation, gas and bloating. IBS attacks can often be brought on by specific triggers, so a key part of treatment is learning which foods trigger IBS attacks and avoiding them. Treatment also includes exercise, avoiding stress, and medications if needed.

Constipation, or large, hard, or infrequent stools, happens to everyone at some point. It can be caused by a disruption in routine or food, or by eating a diet without many fresh fruits and vegetables. Although it is uncomfortable, constipation is common and usually not serious, but it can sometimes become chronic. Adding fiber to the diet, exercising, and taking medications may help.

GERD, or gastroesophageal reflux disease, is a severe form of chronic heartburn where stomach acid spills back up into the esophagus. Left untreated, the acid may even eat away at the esophagus and cause serious damage. Treatment includes changing the diet to avoid trigger foods, losing weight if needed, medications, or even surgery.

Hemorrhoids are blood vessels around the rectum that become irritated, swollen or torn while straining during a bowel movement. They are most often caused by constipation, but can also be caused by pregnancy, diarrhea, or simply a genetic predisposition towards hemorrhoids. Treatment involves first treating any constipation issues, then keeping the area clean and soothed until it has healed. If these measures are ineffective, surgery is sometimes used.

Peptic ulcers are sores or spots of inflammation in the lining of the stomach or close to the stomach in the small intestine. Usually this area is coated with a protective lining that shields the tissue from the strong stomach acid, but a break in the lining can let acid in, causing the sores. It used to be thought that stress caused ulcers, but now we know that is not the case. Most often, they are caused by an infection by H. pylori bacteria, but ulcers can also be caused by alcohol abuse or overuse of aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or other NSAIDS. The symptoms of an ulcer are pain, hunger, nausea, and fatigue.

Gastrointestinal problems, perhaps more than any other area, are markedly affected by lifestyle. Many disorders can be prevented or treated at least in part by eating a healthy diet high in fiber, exercising regularly, drinking enough water, and limiting alcohol intake. Still, the frequency of digestive disorders means that even the healthiest person can be affected by them. See your doctor if you notice blood in your stool, abdominal pain, unexplained weight loss, or any significant change in bowel movements.

Selecting a checkbox option will refresh the page.