We found 201 providers with an interest in gastrointestinal problems and who accept Humana Simplicity near Prairie Village, KS.

Dr. Elena I Sidorenko, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Room 4035; Wescoe Mailstop 1023
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Elena Sidorenko practices adult gastroenterology. She is conversant in Russian. These areas are among Dr. Sidorenko's clinical interests: esophageal manometry, achalasia, and percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG). She is affiliated with Kansas City VA Medical Center and The University of Kansas Hospital. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas, Dr. Sidorenko attended Novosibirsk State Medical University for medical school. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Relevant Interests: , diarrhea, peptic ulcer, achalasia, celiac disease, Crohn's disease, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), acid reflux (GERD), constipation

All Interests: Achalasia, Celiac Disease, Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, ... (Read more)

Dr. John Anthony Bonino, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Room 4035; Wescoe Mailstop 1023
Kansas City,, KS
 

Dr. John Bonino's specialty is adult gastroenterology. Clinical interests for Dr. Bonino include esophageal motility disorders, percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG), and celiac disease. Dr. Bonino's hospital/clinic affiliations include Kansas City VA Medical Center and The University of Kansas Hospital. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Dr. Bonino's residency was performed at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , indigestion, gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), rectal cancer, esophageal motility disorders, Crohn's disease, celiac disease, gastrointestinal cancer, gastric (stomach) ulcer, diverticular disease, heartburn, hemorrhoids, gastroparesis, gastroenteritis, colitis, esophageal cancer, pyloric stenosis, vomiting, pancreatic cancer, colorectal cancer, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), fecal incontinence, constipation, diarrhea, peptic ulcer, anorectal problems, inflammatory bowel disease, stomach cancer, liver cancer, acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Esophageal Motility Disorders, Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy, Paracentesis, Incontinence, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ryan Michael Taylor, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Hepatology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Room 4035; Wescoe Mailstop 1023
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Ryan Taylor works as an adult gastroenterologist and hepatologist. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Taylor's clinical interests include hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), hepatitis C, and hepatitis B. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Taylor's education and training includes medical school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Kansas City VA Medical Center and The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), liver cancer

All Interests: Hepatitis, Hepatitis C, Paracentesis, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Cirrhosis, Liver Transplant, ... (Read more)

Dr. Scott W Grisolano, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Room 4035; Wescoe Mailstop 1023
Kansas City,, KS
 

Dr. Scott Grisolano, who practices in Kansas City, KS and Shawnee Mission, KS, is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. His areas of expertise include indigestion, esophageal cancer, and esophageal motility disorders. Dr. Grisolano is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital. Before performing his residency at Mayo Clinic, Dr. Grisolano attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Grisolano takes. He has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , indigestion, esophageal cancer, esophageal motility disorders, celiac disease, Crohn's disease, vomiting, gastrointestinal cancer, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), fecal incontinence, constipation, diarrhea, inflammatory bowel disease, acid reflux (GERD), colitis

All Interests: Esophageal Motility Disorders, Celiac Disease, Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy, Cirrhosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mojtaba S Olyaee, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Hepatology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Room 4035; Wescoe Mailstop 1023
Kansas City,, KS
 

Dr. Mojtaba Olyaee specializes in adult gastroenterology and hepatology (liver disease). Dr. Olyaee is conversant in Persian. His areas of expertise include the following: pain, fine needle aspiration (FNA), and esophageal motility disorders. He is affiliated with Kansas City VA Medical Center and The University of Kansas Hospital. His education and training includes medical school at Mashhad University of Medical Sciences and residency at Tehran University of Medical Sciences and a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Olyaee accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , indigestion, gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), rectal cancer, esophageal motility disorders, Crohn's disease, celiac disease, gastrointestinal cancer, gastric (stomach) ulcer, diverticular disease, heartburn, hemorrhoids, gastroparesis, rectal problems, gastroenteritis, colitis, esophageal cancer, pyloric stenosis, vomiting, pancreatic cancer, colorectal cancer, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), fecal incontinence, constipation, peptic ulcer, anorectal problems, inflammatory bowel disease, stomach cancer, liver cancer, acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Esophageal Motility Disorders, Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy, Paracentesis, Incontinence, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mollie Jo Jackson, DO
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Department of Gastroenterology
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Mollie Jackson, who practices in Kansas City, KS and Overland Park, KS, is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. Clinical interests for Dr. Jackson include celiac disease, crohn's disease, and gallbladder problems. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Jackson obtained her medical school training at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. Dr. Jackson is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), pyloric stenosis, celiac disease, Crohn's disease, vomiting, gastrointestinal cancer, gastric (stomach) ulcer, colorectal cancer, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), fecal incontinence, constipation, diarrhea, diverticular disease, peptic ulcer, anorectal problems, inflammatory bowel disease, stomach cancer, ulcerative colitis, gastroparesis, acid reflux (GERD), colitis

All Interests: Pain, Celiac Disease, Gastric Ulcer, Paracentesis, Diverticular Disease, Gastrointestinal ... (Read more)

Dr. Tuba Esfandyari, MS, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Room 4035; Wescoe Mailstop 1023
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Tuba Esfandyari's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. Her areas of expertise include the following: esophageal motility disorders, percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG), and celiac disease. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Esfandyari honors. She attended the University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine and Tabriz University of Medical Sciences and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Massachusetts. In addition to English, Dr. Esfandyari speaks Persian. She is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , indigestion, gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), rectal cancer, esophageal motility disorders, Crohn's disease, celiac disease, gastrointestinal cancer, gastric (stomach) ulcer, diverticular disease, heartburn, hemorrhoids, gastroparesis, rectal problems, gastroenteritis, colitis, esophageal cancer, pyloric stenosis, stomach problems, vomiting, pancreatic cancer, colorectal cancer, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), fecal incontinence, constipation, peptic ulcer, anorectal problems, inflammatory bowel disease, stomach cancer, liver cancer, acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Esophageal Motility Disorders, Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy, Paracentesis, Incontinence, ... (Read more)

Dr. Susana Escalante Glorsky, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Other
4321 Washington Street; Medical Plaza Iii Suite 5100
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Susana Escalante-Glorsky's medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Escalante-Glorsky's clinical interests include inflammatory bowel disease, biliary disorders (gallbladder and bile ducts), and acid reflux (GERD). She is affiliated with Wright Memorial Hospital, Saint Luke's North Hospital-Smithville, and Saint Luke's South Hospital. She accepts TriWest, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended Mount Sinai School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Allegheny University. Dr. Escalante-Glorsky speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , inflammatory bowel disease, acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Biliary Disorders, Acid Reflux

Dr. Aravind Sugumar, MPH, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2650 Shawnee Mission Parkway; Level 2, Westwood Medical Pavilion and The Richard and Annette Bloc.
Westwood, KS
 

Dr. Aravind Sugumar is an adult gastroenterology specialist in Westwood, KS, Overland Park, KS, and Shawnee Mission, KS. He is a graduate of Annamalai University, Rajah Muthiah Medical College & Hospital. For his professional training, Dr. Sugumar completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sugumar include indigestion, rectal cancer, and esophageal motility disorders. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Sugumar (or staff) speaks Tamil and Hindi. Dr. Sugumar's professional affiliations include Kansas City VA Medical Center and The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , indigestion, gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), rectal cancer, esophageal motility disorders, Crohn's disease, celiac disease, gastrointestinal cancer, gastric (stomach) ulcer, diverticular disease, heartburn, hemorrhoids, gastroparesis, gastroenteritis, colitis, esophageal cancer, pyloric stenosis, vomiting, pancreatic cancer, colorectal cancer, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), fecal incontinence, constipation, peptic ulcer, anorectal problems, inflammatory bowel disease, stomach cancer, acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Esophageal Motility Disorders, Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy, Paracentesis, Incontinence, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jon A Horine, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
6675 Holmes Road; Suite 550
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Jon Horine's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. His clinical interests include polyps, ulcers, and colon cancer. He is professionally affiliated with Lee's Summit Medical Center, Menorah Medical Center, and Research Medical Center. Dr. Horine graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Horine trained at a hospital affiliated with Yale University. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Horine is an in-network provider for Coventry, TRICARE, CorVel, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , diarrhea, gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), colon cancer, Crohn's disease, inflammatory bowel disease, celiac disease, ulcerative colitis, colon problems, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), acid reflux (GERD), colitis

All Interests: Colitis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Upper Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal ... (Read more)

Dr. Daniel Christopher Buckles, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Room 4035; Wescoe Mailstop 1023
Kansas City,, KS
 

Dr. Daniel Buckles is an adult gastroenterology specialist in Shawnee Mission, KS and Kansas City, KS. Dr. Buckles obtained his medical school training at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and performed his residency at Mayo Clinic. His areas of expertise include indigestion, pain, and ablation. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Buckles accepts. Dr. Buckles is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , esophageal cancer, indigestion, Crohn's disease, celiac disease, gastrointestinal cancer, gastric (stomach) ulcer, colorectal cancer, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), constipation, diverticular disease, heartburn, peptic ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, hemorrhoids, gastroparesis, gastroenteritis, acid reflux (GERD), colitis

All Interests: Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy, Paracentesis, Gastroparesis, Cirrhosis, Sclerotherapy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Bradley Lawrence Freilich, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Adult Hepatology
3840 West 75th Street
Prairie Village, KS
 

Dr. Bradley Freilich's areas of specialization are adult gastroenterology and adult hepatology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Freilich include colon cancer, celiac disease, and crohn's disease. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Freilich is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and performed his residency at Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Freilich's hospital/clinic affiliations include Overland Park Regional Medical Center, Menorah Medical Center, and Research Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , diarrhea, gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), colon cancer, celiac disease, Crohn's disease, inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis, colon polyps, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), acid reflux (GERD), constipation, colitis

All Interests: Hepatitis, Hepatitis C, Celiac Disease, Colon Polyps, Ulcerative Colitis, Colitis, Irritable Bowel ... (Read more)

Dr. Osama Farouq Almadhoun, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard # Ks; Department of Pediatrics, Mail Stop 3063
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Osama Almadhoun is a specialist in pediatric gastroenterology. Before completing his residency at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, Paterson, Dr. Almadhoun attended medical school at Jordan University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Almadhoun's areas of expertise include the following: esophageal motility disorders, celiac disease, and gallbladder problems. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Almadhoun honors. He speaks Arabic. He is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), esophageal motility disorders, celiac disease, Crohn's disease, vomiting, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), fecal incontinence, constipation, peptic ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, gastroparesis, acid reflux (GERD), colitis

All Interests: Esophageal Motility Disorders, Celiac Disease, Gastroparesis, Cirrhosis, Colitis, Irritable Bowel ... (Read more)

Dr. Paresh R Patel, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Hepatology
6675 Holmes Road; Suite 430
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Paresh Patel specializes in adult gastroenterology and hepatology (liver disease). Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Patel graduated from Medical College Baroda. His medical residency was performed at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center. Dr. Patel is affiliated with Overland Park Regional Medical Center, Menorah Medical Center, and Research Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , colon cancer

All Interests: Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Capsule Endoscopy, Hepatobiliary Disorders, Colon Cancer, Colonoscopy with ... (Read more)

Dr. Jody Clayton Olson, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Gastroenterology, Adult Hepatology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Room 4035; Wescoe Mailstop 1023
Kansas City,, KS
 

Dr. Jody Olson is a physician who specializes in adult critical care, adult gastroenterology, and adult hepatology. His areas of expertise include the following: hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), intensive care, and viral hepatitis. He is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital. Dr. Olson graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)

All Interests: Paracentesis, Cirrhosis, Liver Transplant, Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Liver Biopsy, Intensive Care, ... (Read more)

Dr. Rajeswari Anaparthy, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Room 4035 Wescoe Mailstop 1023
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Rajeswari Anaparthy is a specialist in adult gastroenterology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Anaparthy include indigestion, esophageal cancer, and esophageal motility disorders. Dr. Anaparthy's hospital/clinic affiliations include Kansas City VA Medical Center and The University of Kansas Hospital. She graduated from Rangaraya Medical College and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , indigestion, esophageal cancer, esophageal motility disorders, celiac disease, Crohn's disease, vomiting, gastrointestinal cancer, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), fecal incontinence, constipation, inflammatory bowel disease, acid reflux (GERD), colitis

All Interests: Esophageal Motility Disorders, Celiac Disease, Cirrhosis, Colitis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Fecal ... (Read more)

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What are Gastrointestinal Problems?

The gastrointestinal system, or GI tract, is the name given to a collection of organs that work together to digest food. These organs fit together in a long tube, running from the mouth to the anus, and include the esophagus, stomach, and intestines, among others. With so many parts working together, complicated by today’s busy lifestyles and diets, digestive problems are common. As many as 1 in 3 Americans have a digestive or GI disorder. There are a huge variety of digestive problems, but the most common are IBS, constipation, GERD, hemorrhoids, and ulcers.

IBS, or irritable bowel syndrome, happens when the muscles surrounding the colon contract too easily or frequently. The result is abdominal pain, cramps, diarrhea or constipation, gas and bloating. IBS attacks can often be brought on by specific triggers, so a key part of treatment is learning which foods trigger IBS attacks and avoiding them. Treatment also includes exercise, avoiding stress, and medications if needed.

Constipation, or large, hard, or infrequent stools, happens to everyone at some point. It can be caused by a disruption in routine or food, or by eating a diet without many fresh fruits and vegetables. Although it is uncomfortable, constipation is common and usually not serious, but it can sometimes become chronic. Adding fiber to the diet, exercising, and taking medications may help.

GERD, or gastroesophageal reflux disease, is a severe form of chronic heartburn where stomach acid spills back up into the esophagus. Left untreated, the acid may even eat away at the esophagus and cause serious damage. Treatment includes changing the diet to avoid trigger foods, losing weight if needed, medications, or even surgery.

Hemorrhoids are blood vessels around the rectum that become irritated, swollen or torn while straining during a bowel movement. They are most often caused by constipation, but can also be caused by pregnancy, diarrhea, or simply a genetic predisposition towards hemorrhoids. Treatment involves first treating any constipation issues, then keeping the area clean and soothed until it has healed. If these measures are ineffective, surgery is sometimes used.

Peptic ulcers are sores or spots of inflammation in the lining of the stomach or close to the stomach in the small intestine. Usually this area is coated with a protective lining that shields the tissue from the strong stomach acid, but a break in the lining can let acid in, causing the sores. It used to be thought that stress caused ulcers, but now we know that is not the case. Most often, they are caused by an infection by H. pylori bacteria, but ulcers can also be caused by alcohol abuse or overuse of aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or other NSAIDS. The symptoms of an ulcer are pain, hunger, nausea, and fatigue.

Gastrointestinal problems, perhaps more than any other area, are markedly affected by lifestyle. Many disorders can be prevented or treated at least in part by eating a healthy diet high in fiber, exercising regularly, drinking enough water, and limiting alcohol intake. Still, the frequency of digestive disorders means that even the healthiest person can be affected by them. See your doctor if you notice blood in your stool, abdominal pain, unexplained weight loss, or any significant change in bowel movements.