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Dr. Rajesh N Keswani, MS, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
676 N Saint Clair Street, Suite 1400; Arkes Pavilion
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Rajesh Keswani is an adult gastroenterology specialist. Dr. Keswani is especially interested in endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR), gastrointestinal cancer, and pancreatitis. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He welcomes new patients. Dr. Keswani attended medical school at Boston University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Stanford Hospital & Clinics.

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Relevant Interests: , ERCP (biliary and pancreatic endoscopy)

All Interests: Endoscopic Mucosal Resection, Small Intestine Disorders, Biliary Disorders, Gastrointestinal ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 181
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,148 - $2,835
  • Medicare Cost: $92 - $571
Dr. David M Shapiro, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
259 E Erie Street 16th Floor; Lavin Family Pavilion
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. David Shapiro is a Chicago, IL physician who specializes in adult gastroenterology. He is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and the University of Nevada School of Medicine and a graduate of Northwestern Memorial Hospital's residency program. Dr. Shapiro is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 34
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,999 - $3,257
  • Medicare Cost: $137 - $584
Dr. Srinadh Komanduri, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1725 W Harrison Street; Suite 207
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Srinadh Komanduri's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. Dr. Komanduri has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. These areas are among his clinical interests: endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR), gastrointestinal cancer, and pancreatitis. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. After attending the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Rush University Medical Center. He has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Komanduri's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Komanduri welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , ERCP (biliary and pancreatic endoscopy)

All Interests: Endoscopic Surgery, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Pancreatitis, Endoscopic Ultrasound, ERCP, Endoscopic ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 169
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,030 - $2,853
  • Medicare Cost: $53 - $579

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What is ERCP (Biliary and Pancreatic Endoscopy)?

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, or ERCP, is sometimes called biliary and pancreatic endoscopy. It is a type of imaging test and procedure done to examine potential problems with the bile and pancreatic ducts. These ducts carry digestive fluid from the liver or pancreas to the gallbladder and intestines. An ERCP may be used to open blocked ducts, break up and remove gallstones, remove tumors, insert stents, or take a biopsy.

The ERCP procedure takes between 30 minutes and several hours, depending on the reason for the procedure and the findings of the exam. A sedative is given, and a thin, flexible tube called an endoscope is placed down the throat until it reaches the correct area. Dye is injected through the tube, and x-rays of the dye are taken, which show the ducts. Then, while the tube is still in place, tools can be maneuvered down it and used to treat the problem while the doctor uses the x-rays for guidance.

Although an ERCP can be used simply to diagnose a bile duct problem, there are other, less invasive imaging procedures (such as MRI) that can look at the ducts. The benefit of ERCP is that it can both diagnose a problem and deliver treatment at the same time.