We found 7 pediatric gastroenterologists who accept Coventry Bronze $15 Copay HMO PD near Orlando, FL.

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Dr. Devendra I Mehta, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
60 W Gore Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Devendra Mehta's medical specialty is pediatric gastroenterology. Dr. Mehta takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Mehta attended the University of London for medical school and subsequently trained at The Hospital for Sick Children for residency. Dr. Mehta is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Dr. Karoly Horvath, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
60 W Gore Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Karoly Horvath specializes in pediatric gastroenterology and practices in Orlando, FL. Dr. Horvath graduated from Semmelweis University Faculty of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Horvath trained at a hospital affiliated with Semmelweis University. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Dr. Shaista Syeda Safder, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
60 W Gore Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Shaista Safder works as a pediatric gastroenterologist. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Safder accepts. Dr. Safder attended Deccan College of Medical Sciences for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Marshall University, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine for residency. Dr. Safder (or staff) speaks Urdu and Hindi. She is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Dr. Jeffrey A Bornstein, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
60 W Gore Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Bornstein's area of specialization is pediatric gastroenterology. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bornstein takes. He is a graduate of George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and a graduate of Wilford Hall Medical Center's residency program. He is affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Dr. Yamen Smadi, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
60 W Gore Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Yamen Smadi is a pediatric gastroenterologist. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After attending the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at St. John Hospital & Medical Center, Detroit. Dr. Smadi is affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
83 W Columbia Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Reinaldo Figueroa-Colon works as a pediatric gastroenterologist. 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. Figueroa-Colon attended medical school at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
1717 S. Orange Avenue; Suite 100
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. James Franciosi's area of specialization is pediatric gastroenterology. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is a graduate of Medical College of Wisconsin.

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What is Pediatric Gastroenterology?

The digestive system is how our bodies convert food into energy. It is made up of the liver, pancreas, gallbladder, esophagus, stomach, and intestines. Physicians who treat problems in a child’s digestive system, especially diseases of the liver, are called pediatric gastroenterologists.

Children are not just smaller versions of adult patients. Their digestive systems are different, and they may not be as able to describe their symptoms and concerns to a doctor. More importantly, a disease that interferes with the ability to obtain adequate nutrition can be much more serious for children, with their growing bodies, than it is for adults.

Pediatric gastroenterologists use tools such as biopsy (taking a small sample of tissue to examine under a microscope), endoscopy (examining the inside of the digestive tract using a thin, flexible tube), or colonoscopy (examining the lower intestines using a thin, flexible tube). Some of the disorders they encounter include:
  • Bleeding in the digestive tract
  • Liver disease and transplants
  • Hepatitis, an infection of the liver
  • Irritable bowel disease
  • Severe heartburn, called GERD
  • Pancreatitis
  • Gallstones
  • Lactose intolerance and severe food allergies
  • Severe, chronic, or unexplained abdominal pain, vomiting, or diarrhea
  • Nutritional disorders, including failure to thrive (FTT) and malnutrition
  • Feeding disorders, including refusal of food, gagging, and trouble swallowing

With such a wide variety of disorders, treatments are also varied. Some include nutrition management plans, medications, or feeding tubes.

Pediatric gastroenterologists play an important role in helping kids comfortably eat and digest food so they can grow up healthy.
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