We found 9 gastroenterologists who accept United Healthcare Compass HMO near Stuart, FL.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1050 Se Monterey Road; Suite 204
Stuart, FL
 

Dr. Howard Maunus is an adult gastroenterology specialist. Dr. Maunus is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2392 Se Ocean Boulevard
Stuart, FL
 

Dr. Kimberly Wyatt works as an adult gastroenterologist. 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. Wyatt is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine. She is affiliated with Greater Baltimore Medical Center.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1050 Se Monterey Road; Suite 204
Stuart, FL
 

Dr. Gordon Baskin is an adult gastroenterology specialist. Dr. Baskin studied medicine at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Baskin average 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and United Healthcare HSA, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2150 Se Salerno Road; Suite 202
Stuart, FL
 

Dr. Gary Guzzardo works as a gastroenterologist. He attended medical school at Nicolaus Copernicus Academy of Medicine, Krakow. Dr. Guzzardo takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
622 Se Central Parkway
Stuart, FL
 

Dr. David Elliott is a Stuart, FL physician who specializes in adult gastroenterology. He is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
823 Se Osceola Street
Stuart, FL
 

Dr. Domingo Ngo is a specialist in adult gastroenterology. Dr. Ngo 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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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1822 Se Port St Lucie Boulevard
Port St Lucie, FL
 

Dr. Khiem Nguyen works as an adult gastroenterologist. Dr. Nguyen attended medical school at Eastern Virginia Medical School. Patient ratings for Dr. Nguyen average 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nguyen takes.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1050 Se Monterey Road; Suite 204
Stuart, FL
 

Dr. Amitabh Kumar is an adult gastroenterology specialist in Stuart, FL. On average, patients gave Dr. Kumar a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
823 Se Osceola Street
Stuart, FL
 

Dr. Benjamin Ngo practices adult gastroenterology in Stuart, FL. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine.

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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.
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