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We found 31 providers with an interest in gastrointestinal problems and who accept Humana Premier near Johns Creek, GA.

Dr. Francis Edward Ii Levert II, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Other
4275 Johns Creek Parkway; Suite A
Suwanee, GA
 

Dr. Francis Levert works as an adult gastroenterologist in Atlanta, GA and Suwanee, GA. His clinical interests include esophageal varices, hepatitis, and colon cancer. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine, Dr. Levert performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital, Emory Clinic, and Emory Johns Creek Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal bleeding, colon cancer, Crohn's disease, colorectal cancer, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), peptic ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, small intestine disorders, colon problems, hemorrhoids, malabsorption, acid reflux (GERD), colitis

All Interests: Hepatitis, Nutrition Issues, Stenosis, Cirrhosis, Colitis, Hiatal Hernia, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, ... (Read more)

Dr. Alan M Fixelle, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
3330 Preston Ridge Road; Suite 220
Alpharetta, GA
 

Dr. Alan Fixelle practices adult gastroenterology in Atlanta, GA and Alpharetta, GA. His education and training includes medical school at New York Medical College and residency at Westchester Medical Center. Clinical interests for Dr. Fixelle include colon cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, and liver disease. Patients rated Dr. Fixelle highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Fixelle has received the following distinction: Atlanta Super Doctors. He is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital, Emory Johns Creek Hospital, and WellStar.

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Relevant Interests: , colon cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, colorectal cancer, acid reflux (GERD), colitis

All Interests: Colitis, Acid Reflux, Colon Cancer, Liver Disease, Colorectal Cancer, Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Dr. Stephen Joseph Rashbaum, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
6300 Hospital Parkway; Suite 450
Johns Creek, GA
 

Dr. Stephen Rashbaum is an adult gastroenterology specialist in Roswell, GA and Johns Creek, GA. Dr. Rashbaum's clinical interests include pancreas problems, ulcers, and colon cancer. The average patient rating for Dr. Rashbaum is 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Boston University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. He is professionally affiliated with Emory Johns Creek Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , colon cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, colorectal cancer, colitis

All Interests: Hepatitis, Stenosis, Colitis, Esophagus Problems, Colon Cancer, Pancreas Problems, Ulcers, ... (Read more)

Dr. Yoon Jae Lee, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
3400 Mcclure Bridge Road; A102
Duluth, GA
 

Dr. Yoon-Jae Lee is a gastroenterologist. These areas are among his clinical interests: pancreas problems, ulcers, and hepatitis. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Lee attended medical school at the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto. In addition to English, Dr. Lee speaks Korean. He is professionally affiliated with Emory Johns Creek Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , inflammatory bowel disease, colorectal cancer, colitis

All Interests: Hepatitis, Stenosis, Colitis, Esophagus Problems, Pancreas Problems, Ulcers, Colonoscopy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jay Arthur Cherner, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
3330 Preston Ridge Road; Suite 270
Alpharetta, GA
 

Dr. Jay Cherner is an adult gastroenterology specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Cherner include heartburn, colon cancer, and hepatitis. He has a 2.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Cherner accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Secure Horizons, and more. Dr. Cherner is a graduate of UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. His residency was performed at Montefiore Medical Center. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Cherner is professionally affiliated with Emory Healthcare, WellStar, and North Fulton Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , heartburn, colon cancer, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Colon Cancer, Hepatitis, Heartburn, Acid Reflux

Dr. Melvin Dana Bullock, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
4395 Johns Creek Parkway; Suite 130
Johns Creek, GA
 

Dr. Melvin Bullock's medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. Clinical interests for Dr. Bullock include esophageal varices, colon cancer, and hepatitis. Dr. Bullock honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He graduated from Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center for residency. Dr. Bullock is professionally affiliated with Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital, Emory Johns Creek Hospital, and WellStar.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal motility disorders, peptic ulcer, colon cancer, Crohn's disease, inflammatory bowel disease, hemorrhoids, malabsorption, acid reflux (GERD), colitis

All Interests: Hepatitis, Stenosis, Cirrhosis, Colitis, Radiofrequency Ablation, Acid Reflux, Esophagus Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Clive Albert, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
6335 Hospital Parkway; Suite 305
Johns Creek, GA
 

Dr. Clive Albert is a physician who specializes in adult gastroenterology. Patient ratings for Dr. Albert average 2.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Albert include pancreas problems, ulcers, and colon cancer. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Albert takes. He attended the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg and then went on to complete his residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia and a hospital affiliated with the University of the Witwatersrand. Dr. Albert has received the distinction of Atlanta Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital and Emory Johns Creek Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , colon cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, small intestine disorders, colorectal cancer, colitis

All Interests: Hepatitis, Stenosis, Colitis, Small Intestine Disorders, Biliary Disorders, Esophagus Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ranvir Singh, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
6300 Hospital Parkway
Johns Creek, GA
 

Dr. Ranvir Singh works as a gastroenterologist. He attended medical school at Neta J. Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College & Hospital, Jabalpur. Dr. Singh completed his residency training at New York Methodist Hospital. His areas of expertise include esophageal varices, colon cancer, and hepatitis. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. In addition to English, Dr. Singh (or staff) speaks Hindi. He is affiliated with Emory Johns Creek Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , esophageal cancer, colon cancer, Crohn's disease, colorectal cancer, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), gastrointestinal motility disorders, peptic ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, liver cancer, small intestine disorders, colon problems, hemorrhoids, malabsorption, acid reflux (GERD), gastrointestinal tumor, colitis

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Stenosis, Cirrhosis, Colitis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hypertension, Liver Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Girish G Pore, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
3890 Johns Creek Parkway; Suite 250
Suwanee, GA
 

Dr. Girish Pore is an adult gastroenterologist. His areas of expertise include esophageal varices, colon cancer, and hepatitis. Dr. Pore is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Seth G.S. Medical College, he performed his residency at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. Dr. Pore (or staff) speaks Gujarati and Hindi. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital, Emory Johns Creek Hospital, and Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates (AGA).

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Relevant Interests: , esophageal cancer, gastrointestinal motility disorders, peptic ulcer, colon cancer, Crohn's disease, inflammatory bowel disease, liver cancer, hemorrhoids, colorectal cancer, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), gastrointestinal tumor, colitis

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Stenosis, Sclerotherapy, Colitis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hypertension, Liver ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
4275 Johns Creek Parkway; Suite A
Suwanee, GA
 

Dr. Dimple Raina, who practices in Suwanee, GA, is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. After completing medical school at Government Medical College, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut. These areas are among Dr. Raina's clinical interests: pancreas problems, ulcers, and colon cancer. She takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Raina (or staff) speaks Urdu and Hindi. She is professionally affiliated with Emory Johns Creek Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , colon cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, colorectal cancer, colitis

All Interests: Hepatitis, Stenosis, Colitis, Esophagus Problems, Colon Cancer, Pancreas Problems, Ulcers, ... (Read more)

Dr. Steven Liu, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
4310 Johns Creek Parkway; Suite 180
Johns Creek, GA
 

Dr. Steven Liu is a pediatric gastroenterology specialist in Atlanta, GA and Johns Creek, GA. Dr. Liu accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. His professional affiliations include Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders)

All Interests: Gastrointestinal Problems, Endoscopy

Dr. William Holland Johnson Jr., MD
Specializes in Surgery
6920 Mcginnis Ferry Road; Suite 340
Suwanee, GA
 

Dr. William Johnson is a surgeon in Suwanee, GA. His areas of expertise include colon cancer, crohn's disease, and liver tumor. Patient ratings for Dr. Johnson average 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Johnson is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Johnson studied medicine at Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine. He speaks Dutch. He is affiliated with Emory Johns Creek Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal bleeding, gastrointestinal motility disorders, peptic ulcer, colon cancer, Crohn's disease, liver cancer, hemorrhoids, colorectal cancer, acid reflux (GERD), gastrointestinal tumor

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Thyroid Surgery, Tumor, Breast Surgery, Breast Issues, Appendectomy, Hiatal Hernia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Christopher John Hart, MD
Specializes in Surgery
6920 Mcginnis Ferry Road; Suite 340
Suwanee, GA
 

Dr. Christopher Hart practices surgery in Suwanee, GA. He graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Dr. Hart's medical residency was performed at Mayo Clinic. His areas of expertise include the following: ulcers, colon cancer, and gallbladder problems. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Hart has received the following distinction: Atlanta Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Atlanta Bariatrics and Emory Johns Creek Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , colon cancer, colorectal cancer, gastrointestinal tumor

All Interests: Thyroid Surgery, Breast Issues, Appendectomy, Hiatal Hernia, Pancreatic Surgery, Colorectal Surgery ... (Read more)

Dr. Lee Edward Herman, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
4365 Johns Creek Parkway; Suite 400
Suwanee, GA
 

Dr. Lee Herman is a general internist. His clinical interests include prostate problems, sexually transmitted diseases (STds), and menopause. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital and Emory Johns Creek Hospital. Dr. Herman obtained his medical school training at Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia and performed his residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. Patient reviews placed Dr. Herman at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Relevant Interests: , peptic ulcer, hemorrhoids

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Menopause, Depression, Osteoporosis, Allergies, Executive Health, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

Dr. Bruce David Goldsweig, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
6325 Hospital Parkway
Johns Creek, GA
 

Dr. Bruce Goldsweig's specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. In addition to English, he speaks French. Dr. Goldsweig's areas of expertise include the following: lung cancer, colon cancer, and head and neck cancer. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital, Emory Clinic, and Emory Johns Creek Hospital. For his residency, Dr. Goldsweig trained at a hospital affiliated with MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Allegheny University. Dr. Goldsweig honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , colon cancer, colorectal cancer

All Interests: Colon Cancer, Lung Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer

Dr. Albert Farah Johary Sr., MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
6335 Hospital Parkway; Suite 305
Johns Creek, GA
 

Dr. Albert Johary's medical specialty is general internal medicine. Dr. Johary's clinical interests include prostate problems, sexually transmitted diseases (STds), and depression. His professional affiliations include Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital and Emory Johns Creek Hospital. He studied medicine at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Johary completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Johary is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , peptic ulcer, hemorrhoids

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Depression, Osteoporosis, Allergies, Executive Health, Hypertension, Preventive ... (Read more)

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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.