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We found 8 pediatric gastroenterologists who accept BlueCare Everyday Health 1485 near Tampa, FL.

Dr. Rene Daniel Gomez Esquivel, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Pediatric Gastroenterology
2 Tampa General Circle
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Rene Gomez Esquivel is an adult gastroenterology and pediatric gastroenterology specialist in Tampa, FL. His areas of expertise include the following: gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders) and therapeutic endoscopy. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gomez Esquivel honors. Dr. Gomez Esquivel is a graduate of the University of Monterrey Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Gomez Esquivel's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He is affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) Health. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Gastrointestinal Problems, Therapeutic Endoscopy

Dr. Michelle Tara Rook, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
3003 W Mlk Boulevard; Mab 3rd Floor
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Michelle Rook is a pediatric gastroenterology specialist in Tampa, FL. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rook takes. She studied medicine at St. George's University School of Medicine. Dr. Rook trained at Maimonides Medical Center for her residency. She is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital, All Children's Hospital, and St. Joseph's Women's Hospital.

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Dr. Ajay D Gohil, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
3003 W Dr Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard; Ms 3012
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Ajay Gohil's area of specialization is pediatric gastroenterology. Patient ratings for Dr. Gohil average 2.0 stars out of 5. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, All Children's Hospital, and St. Joseph's Women's Hospital. Dr. Gohil is in-network for 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 Hahnemann University Hospital.

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Dr. Thiru S Arasu, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
3003 W Dr Ml King Jr Boulevard; Ms-3012
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Thiru Arasu is a medical specialist in pediatric gastroenterology. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Arasu include colonoscopy. Dr. Arasu's professional affiliations include Brandon Regional Hospital and All Children's Hospital. Dr. Arasu is a graduate of Stanley Medical College. For his residency, Dr. Arasu trained at Wyler Children's Hospital. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Clinical interests: Gastroparesis, Rectal Prolapse, Colitis, Rectal Bleeding, Esophagitis, Gastritis, Food Allergy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Eduardo Pablo Beltroy Cornejo, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
3003 W Mlk Boulevard; Mab 3rd Floor
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Eduardo Beltroy specializes in pediatric gastroenterology and practices in Tampa, FL. Dr. Beltroy's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, All Children's Hospital, and St. Joseph's Women's Hospital. He graduated from Cayetano Heredia University and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Beltroy honors.

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Dr. Shivinder Narwal, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
3003 W Dr Ml King Jr Boulevard; Ms-3012
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Shivinder Narwal's specialty is pediatric gastroenterology. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended Government Medical College, Patiala and then went on to complete his residency at Kings County Hospital Center. Dr. Narwal is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital, Brandon Regional Hospital, and All Children's Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Gastroparesis, Rectal Prolapse, Colitis, Rectal Bleeding, Esophagitis, Gastritis, Food Allergy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michele Pacetti Winesett, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
3003 W Mlk Boulevard; Medical Arts Building 3rd Floor
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Michele Winesett practices pediatric gastroenterology. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. She 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. After attending the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine and the University of Florida College of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Winesett completed her residency training at All Children's Hospital. She has received the following distinction: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition. Dr. Winesett's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, All Children's Hospital, and St. Joseph's Women's Hospital.

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Dr. Rosa J Cuenca, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
3003 W Dr Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard; Ms 3012
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Rosa Cuenca sees patients in Tampa, FL. Her medical specialty is pediatric gastroenterology. She is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Her areas of expertise include polypectomy (polyp removal), hepatitis, and flexible sigmoidoscopy. Dr. Cuenca accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Central University of the East School of Medicine, she performed her residency at MetroHealth Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Dr. Cuenca's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, Brandon Regional Hospital, and St. Joseph's Women's Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Paracentesis, Gastroparesis, Rectal Prolapse, Colitis, Rectal Bleeding, Esophagitis, Gastritis, ... (Read more)

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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.