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

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

Dr. Yoon-Jae Lee's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. These areas are among his clinical interests: pancreas problems, ulcers, and hepatitis. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lee honors. Dr. Lee attended the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto for residency. Dr. Lee speaks Korean. He is professionally affiliated with Emory Johns Creek Hospital.

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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 specialist in adult gastroenterology. His clinical interests include esophageal varices, colon cancer, and hepatitis. He is professionally affiliated with Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital, Emory Johns Creek Hospital, and Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates (AGA). Dr. Pore honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Seth G.S. Medical College and then he performed his residency at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. Dr. Pore (or staff) is conversant in 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 specializes in adult gastroenterology and practices in Lawrenceville, GA. Dr. Nguyen's areas of expertise include the following: pancreas problems, ulcers, and colon cancer. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nguyen honors. He is a graduate of Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut. He is conversant in Vietnamese. Dr. Nguyen 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 is a Buford, GA physician who specializes in adult gastroenterology. On average, patients gave Dr. Jiminez a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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 Colon & Rectal Surgery
3905 Johns Creek Court; Suite 200
Suwanee, GA
 

Dr. Edward Pennington is a physician who specializes in colon & rectal surgery. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Pennington accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 23
  • Uninsured Cost: $886
  • Medicare Cost: $218
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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
3855 Pleasant Hill Road; Suite 230
Duluth, GA
 

Dr. Daniel Lord practices adult gastroenterology. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Lord attended medical school at Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia.

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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 General Internal Medicine, Other
5400 Laurel Springs Parkway, Suite 1404; Suite A
Suwanee, GA
 

Dr. Brian Hudes' area of specialization is general internal medicine. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Hudes takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at 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 typically 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.