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We found 12 providers with an interest in gastrointestinal problems and who accept Beech Street near Miami, FL.

Dr. Guillermo Pedro Gubbins, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
475 Biltmore Way; Suite 207a
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Guillermo Gubbins is a gastroenterologist in Coral Gables, FL. He speaks Spanish. In Dr. Gubbins's practice, he is particularly interested in gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), parasitic infection, and ulcers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital. He attended Cayetano Heredia University and then went on to complete his residency at Henry Ford Hospital. Dr. Gubbins is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders)

All Interests: Food Allergy, Gastrointestinal Problems, Liver Disease, Ulcers, Hepatitis, Parasitic Infection

Dr. Alfredo Jesus Hernandez, MD
Specializes in Gastroenterology, Other
885 Sw 109 Avenue; Suite 131
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Alfredo Hernandez is a specialist in gastroenterology (digestive system). He graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Hernandez's areas of expertise include ulcers, hepatitis, and food allergy. Dr. Hernandez's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Mercy Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), hemorrhoids

All Interests: Food Allergy, Gastrointestinal Problems, Liver Disease, Hemorrhoids, Ulcers, Hepatitis

Dr. Vicente Lago Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
351 Nw 42nd Avenue; Suite 305
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Vicente Lago is a Miami, FL physician who specializes in adult gastroenterology. In his practice, Dr. Lago focuses on hepatitis and hemorrhoids. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and more. He attended Tulane University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center and Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida. In addition to English, Dr. Lago speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Mercy Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), hemorrhoids

All Interests: Hepatitis, Gastrointestinal Problems, Liver Disease, Hemorrhoids

Dr. Phillip Grossman, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1321 Nw 14th Street; Suite 101
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Philip Grossman's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. He attended UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and subsequently trained at Boston Medical Center and Jacobi Medical Center for residency. Areas of expertise for Dr. Grossman include hepatitis and hemorrhoids. Dr. Grossman's patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. In addition to English, Dr. Grossman speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Baptist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), hemorrhoids

All Interests: Hepatitis, Gastrointestinal Problems, Liver Disease, Hemorrhoids

Dr. Steven Jay Price, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1321 Nw 14th Street; 101
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Steven Price is a specialist in adult gastroenterology. His areas of expertise include obesity, cancer, and liver disease. Dr. Price is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Before performing his residency at NYU Langone Medical Center, Dr. Price attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Price is affiliated with Baptist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), hemorrhoids

All Interests: Weight Loss, Gastrointestinal Problems, Liver Disease, Obesity, Hemorrhoids, Cancer

Dr. Jorge Rafael Beato, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Cardiology
5524 Sw 8th Street
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Jorge Beato is a physician who specializes in cardiology (heart disease). These areas are among his clinical interests: knee problems, migraine, and depression. Dr. Beato is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. After attending the University of Zaragoza Faculty of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Saint Francis Hospital, Evanston. Dr. Beato speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Doctors Hospital and Mercy Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hemorrhoids

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Dr. Agustin Lazaro Torre, MD
Specializes in General Practice, General Internal Medicine
1106 Ponce De Leon Boulevard
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Agustin Torre specializes in general practice and general internal medicine. His clinical interests include diabetes, thyroid problems, and osteoporosis. Dr. Torre is in-network for AvMed, United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. After completing medical school at the University of Salamanca Faculty of Medicine, he performed his residency at Hackensack University Medical Center. Dr. Torre's hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hemorrhoids

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Osteoporosis, Hypertension, Preventive Care, Back Problems, Diabetes, Arthritis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael David Hellinger, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
3661 South Miami Avenue; Suite 1006
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Michael Hellinger is a specialist in colon & rectal surgery. He works in Miami, FL. Dr. Hellinger's areas of expertise include cancer, incontinence, and hemorrhoids. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hellinger accepts. After attending the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Mercy Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hemorrhoids

All Interests: Incontinence, Hemorrhoids, Cancer

Dr. Amarilis Gonzalez, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
4580 Sw 8th Street
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Amarilis Gonzalez's area of specialization is general internal medicine. Her areas of expertise include knee problems, migraine, and depression. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Gonzalez attended medical school at Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at West Suburban Medical Center. She speaks Spanish. Dr. Gonzalez's professional affiliations include Doctors Hospital and Mercy Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hemorrhoids

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Dr. Pablo Edies Delgado, MD
Specializes in Other, General Gynecology
1303 Sw 107 Avenue
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Pablo Delgado is a specialist in general gynecology. He works in Miami, FL. These areas are among his clinical interests: sexually transmitted diseases (STds), ulcers, and osteoporosis. The average patient rating for Dr. Delgado is 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. Delgado accepts. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami, Dr. Delgado attended medical school at Central University of the East School of Medicine. His hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Kendall Regional Medical Center, and Medical Arts Surgery Center at Baptist.

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Relevant Interests: , hemorrhoids

All Interests: Incontinence, Hemorrhoids, Gynecological Problems, Ulcers, Menopause, Infertility, Tumor, ... (Read more)

Dr. Keila Hoover, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Urgent Care
7371 Sw 24 Street
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Keila Hoover's areas of specialization are family medicine and urgent care. Her patients gave her an average rating of 2.5 out of 5 stars. These areas are among her clinical interests: bulimia, holistic medicine, and migraine. Dr. Hoover honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Hoover attended American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare. She is conversant in Spanish. Her professional affiliations include South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hemorrhoids

All Interests: Graves Disease, Immunization, Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Fibromyalgia, Hypertension, Food ... (Read more)

Dr. Marie F Adam, MD
Specializes in General Practice, General Surgery
1190 Nw 95 Street; Suite 302
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Marie Adam is a Miami, FL physician who specializes in general practice and general surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Adam include breast cancer and hemorrhoids. Patient ratings for Dr. Adam average 3.0 stars out of 5. Coventry, TRICARE, and United Healthcare HSA are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Adam takes. She attended medical school at the University of Haiti Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy. Dr. Adam (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, Haitian Creole, and French. Dr. Adam is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hemorrhoids

All Interests: Hemorrhoids, Breast Cancer

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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.