We found 4 pediatric gastroenterologists who accept HealthSpring near Oakbrook Terrace, IL.
Dr. Hector Hernandez practices pediatric gastroenterology and general pediatrics. Dr. Hernandez is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC). He attended Francisco Marroquin University Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for residency. Dr. Hernandez honors Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS, as well as other insurance carriers.
Dr. James Berman practices pediatric gastroenterology in Maywood, IL, Park Ridge, IL, and Oakbrook Terrace, IL. Patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Berman include crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, and feeding disorders. Dr. Berman's professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC), and NorthShore University HealthSystem. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and residency at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. Dr. Berman has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors.
Clinical interests: Children with Disabilities, Crohn's Disease, Feeding Disorders, Ulcerative Colitis, Constipation, ... (Read more)
Dr. Thirumazhisai Gunasekaran's areas of specialization are pediatric gastroenterology and general pediatrics. His areas of expertise include heartburn, crohn's disease, and ulcerative colitis. Dr. Gunasekaran takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Before completing his residency at Government General Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of British Columbia, Dr. Gunasekaran attended medical school at Madras Medical College. He has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Gunasekaran speaks Tamil. His professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC).
Clinical interests: Crohn's Disease, Heartburn in Children and Adolescents, Reflux Disease, Ulcerative Colitis
Dr. Esperanza Garcia-Alvarez sees patients in Maywood, IL, Oakbrook Terrace, IL, and Chicago, IL. Her medical specialties are pediatric gastroenterology and general pediatrics. Before performing her residency at Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York, Dr. Garcia-Alvarez attended the University of Barcelona Faculty of Medicine for medical school. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Garcia-Alvarez accepts. Dr. Garcia-Alvarez (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Catalan. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC).
Conditions / Treatments
Years Since Graduation
- Bleeding in the digestive tract
- Liver disease and transplants
- Hepatitis, an infection of the liver
- Irritable bowel disease
- Severe heartburn, called GERD
- Lactose intolerance and severe food allergies
- Severe, chronic, or unexplained abdominal pain, vomiting, or diarrhea
- Nutritional disorders, including failure to thrive (FTT) and malnutrition
- Feeding disorders, including refusal of food, gagging, and trouble swallowing