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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1690 Dunlawton Avenue; Suite 210
Port Orange, FL
 

Dr. Saud Suleiman is a physician who specializes in adult gastroenterology. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Suleiman takes. He is a graduate of the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
303 N Clyde Morris Boulevard
Daytona Beach, FL
 

Dr. Ammar Hemaidan practices adult gastroenterology. On average, patients gave Dr. Hemaidan a rating of 2.5 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. Hemaidan honors. He is a graduate of the University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine.

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Dr. Adel Yusuf Daas, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
305 Memorial Medical Parkway; Suite 203
Daytona Beach, FL
 

Dr. Adel Daas is an adult gastroenterologist in Daytona Beach, FL. Dr. Daas graduated from the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Daas average 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.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1690 Dunlawton Avenue; Suite 210
Port Orange, FL
 

Dr. Beatrice Bratu practices adult gastroenterology in Port Orange, FL. Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1690 Dunlawton Avenue; Suite #210
Port Orange, FL
 

Dr. Hassan Zulfiqar's specialty is adult gastroenterology. 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.

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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.