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We found 5 providers matching ERCP and who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield HMOI near Hinsdale, IL.

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Dr. Robert Charles Janda, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
911 North Elm Street; Suite 128
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Robert Janda is a physician who specializes in adult gastroenterology. Dr. Janda's areas of expertise include colorectal problems, ulcers, and liver disease. His professional affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Janda accepts. Dr. Janda attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors.

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Clinical Interests: Gallstones, Liver Disease, Laser Treatment, Colorectal Problems, Ulcers, Swallowing Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,620
  • Medicare Cost: $223
Dr. Ajay Bajaj, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
Midwest Gastroenterology Associates; 17w755 Butterfield Road #101
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
 

Dr. Ajay Bajaj is a gastroenterologist in Burbank, IL, Oakbrook Terrace, IL, and Chicago, IL. Dr. Bajaj's average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with Holy Cross Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Little Company of Mary Health Providers Network. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Preferred Network Access (PNA), as well as other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients. He is a graduate of Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College. Dr. Bajaj trained at Chicago Medical School for his residency. Dr. Bajaj (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Spanish, and Polish.

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Relevant Interests: , ERCP (biliary and pancreatic endoscopy)

All Interests: ERCP, Hepatitis, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Colon Problems

Dr. Daksesh Bipin Patel, DO
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
908n. Elm Street; Suite 202
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Daksesh Patel specializes in adult gastroenterology and practices in Bolingbrook, IL, Plainfield, IL, and Hinsdale, IL. His areas of expertise include the following: ERCP (biliary and pancreatic endoscopy) and radiofrequency ablation. Dr. Patel's average rating from his patients is 1.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He obtained his medical school training at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. His professional affiliations include Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Health Partners (AHP), and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , ERCP (biliary and pancreatic endoscopy)

All Interests: ERCP, Radiofrequency Ablation

Dr. Rockford Glenn Yapp III, MPH, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
120 N Oak St - Ambulatory Care
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Rockford Yapp's specialty is adult gastroenterology. He graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Yapp include ERCP (biliary and pancreatic endoscopy) and colonoscopy. The average patient rating for Dr. Yapp is 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HealthSmart, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. He is affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , ERCP (biliary and pancreatic endoscopy)

All Interests: Colonoscopy, Endoscopy, ERCP

Dr. Philip P Sweeney, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
950 N York Road; Suite 101
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Philip Sweeney practices adult gastroenterology. Dr. Sweeney is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sweeney include ERCP (biliary and pancreatic endoscopy) and colonoscopy. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Sweeney (or staff) is conversant in German and French. Dr. Sweeney is professionally affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , ERCP (biliary and pancreatic endoscopy)

All Interests: Colonoscopy, Endoscopy, ERCP

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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.