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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 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: , 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 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: , 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 works as an adult gastroenterologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Nguyen include pancreas problems, ulcers, and colon cancer. Dr. Nguyen is affiliated with Emory Johns Creek Hospital. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nguyen takes. Dr. Nguyen's education and training includes medical school at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut. He speaks Vietnamese.

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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's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. Dr. Jiminez's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 67
  • Uninsured Cost: $900 - $1,268
  • Medicare Cost: $248 - $341
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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
3855 Pleasant Hill Road; Suite 230
Duluth, GA
 

Dr. Daniel Lord is a physician who specializes in adult gastroenterology. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Lord studied medicine at Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 215
  • 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 is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Pennington is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He attended medical school at 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 General Internal Medicine, Other
5400 Laurel Springs Parkway, Suite 1404; Suite A
Suwanee, GA
 

Dr. Brian Hudes sees patients in Suwanee, GA. His medical specialty is general internal medicine. He has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Hudes graduated from Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 42
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,500 - $1,629
  • Medicare Cost: $243 - $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.