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We found 24 providers matching colonoscopy and who accept Humana Gold 2250/HMO Premier near Lake Forest, IL.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1777 Green Bay Road; Suite 200
Highland Park, IL
 

Dr. Neal Moller is a specialist in adult gastroenterology. The average patient rating for Dr. Moller is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Moller accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. Dr. Moller's residency was performed at Stanford University Medical Center. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 428
  • Uninsured Cost: $892 - $1,125
  • Medicare Cost: $31 - $337
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Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
225 N Milwaukee Avenue; Suite 1500
Vernon Hills, IL
 

Dr. James Spitz's specialties are general surgery and colon & rectal surgery. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois, Dr. Spitz attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. His clinical interests encompass gastrointestinal surgery. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Spitz is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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Clinical Interests: Gastrointestinal Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 26
  • Uninsured Cost: $892 - $2,283
  • Medicare Cost: $250 - $263
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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1777 Green Bay Road; Suite 201
Highland Park, IL
 

Dr. Joel Retsky is a gastroenterologist in Highland Park, IL. Dr. Retsky's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He is affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 856
  • Uninsured Cost: $892 - $2,283
  • Medicare Cost: $32 - $361
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Specializes in Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
1777 Green Bay Road; Suite 201
Highland Park, IL
 

Dr. Gene Chiao specializes in gastroenterology (digestive system). Dr. Chiao has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). He is affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 170
  • Uninsured Cost: $892 - $2,283
  • Medicare Cost: $161 - $339
Dr. Alexander Steve Tosiou, MD
Specializes in Gastroenterology, Other
800 N Westmoreland Road; Suite 102
Lake Forest, IL
 

Dr. Alex Tosiou specializes in gastroenterology (digestive system) and practices in Lake Forest, IL and Grayslake, IL. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Tosiou is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Evanston Northwestern Healthcare. Dr. Tosiou's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medical Group (NMG) and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He welcomes new patients.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 142
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,047 - $1,443
  • Medicare Cost: $235 - $343
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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
225 N Milwaukee Avenue; Suite 1500
Vernon Hills, IL
 

Dr. Anita Spiess is an adult gastroenterologist in Barrington, IL, Skokie, IL, and Vernon Hills, IL. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. She is a graduate of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Spiess completed her residency training at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. Dr. Spiess has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. She is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 211
  • Uninsured Cost: $438 - $611
  • Medicare Cost: $240 - $351
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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
757 Park Avenue West; Suite 2850
Highland Park, IL
 

Dr. Shailesh Bajaj specializes in adult gastroenterology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bajaj include pancreas problems and biliary disorders (gallbladder and bile ducts). Dr. Bajaj is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at S.N. Medical College, Agra. For his residency, Dr. Bajaj trained at Aurora Health Care. Dr. Bajaj (or staff) speaks Hindi. Dr. Bajaj is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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Clinical Interests: Biliary Disorders, Pancreas Problems

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 181
  • Uninsured Cost: $892 - $2,283
  • Medicare Cost: $42 - $330
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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
225 N. Milwaukee Avenue; Suite 1500
Vernon Hills, IL
 

Dr. Monica Borkar is an adult gastroenterologist. Dr. Borkar is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. She is especially interested in colorectal cancer, acid reflux (GERD), and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She is a graduate of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and a graduate of Boston Medical Center's residency program. She is conversant in French. Dr. Borkar is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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Clinical Interests: Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Acid Reflux, Colorectal Cancer

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 270
  • Uninsured Cost: $748 - $2,283
  • Medicare Cost: $190 - $346
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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
757 Park Avenue West; Suite 2850
Highland Park, IL
 

Dr. Claus Fimmel's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. He is affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Fimmel attended the University of Marburg Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Sepulveda VA Medical Center. He speaks German.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 24
  • Uninsured Cost: $882 - $1,092
  • Medicare Cost: $184 - $239
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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1777 Green Bay Road; Suite 200
Highland Park, IL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Nathanson is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago, Dr. Nathanson attended medical school at Stanford University School of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Nathanson average 3.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 403
  • Uninsured Cost: $892 - $1,368
  • Medicare Cost: $33 - $372
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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
757 Park Avenue West; Suite 2850
Highland Park, IL
 

Dr. Michael Goldberg practices adult gastroenterology in Evanston, IL and Highland Park, IL. Dr. Goldberg obtained his medical school training at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois. His clinical interests include pancreatic cancer and colorectal cancer. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Goldberg has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. He is affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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Clinical Interests: Pancreatic Cancer, Colorectal Cancer

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 360
  • Uninsured Cost: $748 - $2,283
  • Medicare Cost: $238 - $346
Dr. Fred B Rosenberg, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
806 Central Avenue; Suite 202
Highland Park, IL
 

Dr. Fred Rosenberg's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Rosenberg attended Ohio State University College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago for residency. He is conversant in Italian. Dr. Rosenberg is affiliated with Vista Health System and NorthShore University HealthSystem.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 267
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,434 - $1,937
  • Medicare Cost: $31 - $339
Dr. Mark D Blitstein, MD
Specializes in Gastroenterology, Other
800 N Westmoreland Road; Suite 102
Lake Forest, IL
 

Dr. Mark Blitstein's area of specialization is gastroenterology (digestive system). He graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Blitstein trained at Northwestern Memorial Hospital for residency. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Blitstein include capsule endoscopy, colorectal cancer screening, and colonoscopy. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Blitstein's hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , colonoscopy

All Interests: Capsule Endoscopy, Colorectal Cancer Screening, Colonoscopy, Endoscopy

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 324
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,038 - $1,471
  • Medicare Cost: $211 - $342
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Specializes in Clinical Pharmacology, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
757 Park Avenue West; Suite 2850
Highland Park, IL
 

Dr. Eli Ehrenpreis works as a clinical pharmacologist and gastroenterologist in Arlington Heights, IL, Highland Park, IL, and Evanston, IL. He graduated from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Ehrenpreis is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Ehrenpreis is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 36
  • Uninsured Cost: $892
  • Medicare Cost: $238
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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Hepatology
757 Park Avenue West; Suite 2850
Highland Park, IL
 

Dr. Dhiren Shah's areas of specialization are adult gastroenterology and hepatology (liver disease); he sees patients in Highland Park, IL and Glenview, IL. Clinical interests for Dr. Shah include hepatitis and cirrhosis. He is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group. After attending the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. Dr. Shah takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical Interests: Hepatitis, Cirrhosis

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 510
  • Uninsured Cost: $748 - $2,283
  • Medicare Cost: $175 - $350
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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
757 Park Avenue West; Suite 2850
Highland Park, IL
 

Dr. David Labowitz specializes in adult gastroenterology. These areas are among his clinical interests: inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and acid reflux (GERD). He takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Labowitz graduated from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Labowitz completed a residency program at Beth Israel Medical Center. Dr. Labowitz is affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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Clinical Interests: Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Acid Reflux, Inflammatory Bowel Disease

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 90
  • Uninsured Cost: $892 - $1,124
  • Medicare Cost: $31 - $334

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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.