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We found 7 providers matching colonoscopy and who accept Humana Platinum near Suwanee, GA.

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

Dr. Yoon-Jae Lee works as a gastroenterologist in Duluth, GA. Dr. Lee speaks Korean. His clinical interests include pancreas problems, ulcers, and hepatitis. He is affiliated with Emory Johns Creek Hospital. He attended the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , colonoscopy

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 114
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,000 - $1,583
  • Medicare Cost: $190 - $431
Dr. Girish G Pore, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
3890 Johns Creek Parkway; Suite 250
Suwanee, GA
 

Dr. Girish Pore is a gastroenterologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Pore include esophageal varices, colon cancer, and hepatitis. Dr. Pore's hospital/clinic affiliations include Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital, Emory Johns Creek Hospital, and Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates (AGA). He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Pore attended Seth G.S. Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Pore (or staff) speaks Gujarati and Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , colonoscopy

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 23
  • Uninsured Cost: $821
  • Medicare Cost: $248
Dr. Long Bao Nguyen, DO
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1670 Mckendree Church Road; Suite 800
Lawrenceville, GA
 

Dr. Long Nguyen practices adult gastroenterology. His education and training includes medical school at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut. His areas of expertise include the following: pancreas problems, ulcers, and colon cancer. Dr. Nguyen is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is conversant in Vietnamese. He is affiliated with Emory Johns Creek Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , colonoscopy

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 125
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,472 - $1,796
  • Medicare Cost: $205 - $308
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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
4700 Nelson Brogdon Boulevard; Suite 200
Buford, GA
 

Dr. Arnaldo Jiminez sees patients in Buford, GA. His medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. The average patient rating for Dr. Jiminez is 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 124
  • Uninsured Cost: $700 - $1,268
  • Medicare Cost: $241 - $341
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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
3855 Pleasant Hill Road; Suite 230
Duluth, GA
 

Dr. Daniel Lord is a Duluth, GA physician who specializes in adult gastroenterology. He is a graduate of Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Lord accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 371
  • Uninsured Cost: $986 - $1,396
  • Medicare Cost: $206 - $313
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Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
3905 Johns Creek Court; Suite 200
Suwanee, GA
 

Dr. Edward Pennington's area of specialization is colon & rectal surgery. He studied medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine. Dr. Pennington is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 23
  • Uninsured Cost: $886
  • Medicare Cost: $218
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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Other
5400 Laurel Springs Parkway, Suite 1404; Suite A
Suwanee, GA
 

Dr. Brian Hudes is a physician who specializes in general internal medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Hudes is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Hudes is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 74
  • Uninsured Cost: $952 - $1,629
  • Medicare Cost: $207 - $261

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What is a Colonoscopy?

Colonoscopy is the use of a special tool called a colonoscope (a thin, flexible tube with a camera on the end) to examine the inside of the colon and rectum. The tube is inserted anally, and it allows the physician to examine the large intestine from the inside. It may be done at any time to diagnose bowel problems, but routine colonoscopies are advised after the age of 50 to screen for colon cancer.

A colonoscopy may be performed to diagnose:
  • Intestinal ulcers
  • Polyps
  • Bowel cancer
  • An unidentified source of pain or bleeding in the intestine

You may be asked to drink only liquids in the days before a colonoscopy, or you may be given an enema to remove residual fecal matter. Before the exam, you are given medication to help you relax, and you lay on your side on a table. The scope is inserted into the anus and gently moved all the way through the large intestine. Air may be pumped into the intestine to improve the view for the physician. Any polyps that are found will be removed. Then the colonoscope will be withdrawn. A colonoscopy is not usually painful, but you may feel some bloating or have some cramps right afterward. If you had polyps removed you might experience a small amount of bleeding. Any side effects should go away within a few hours.