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We found 13 gastroenterologists who accept Humana Silver HMO near Slidell, LA.

Dr. Felix Gustave Rabito II, Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
100 Medical Center Drive
Slidell, LA
 

Dr. Felix Rabito specializes in adult gastroenterology. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Ochsner and Lakeview Regional Medical Center. Dr. Rabito accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Dr. Rabito attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans.

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Dr. Steven Anthony Guarisco, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2750 Gause Boulevard E
Slidell, LA
 

Dr. Steven Guarisco specializes in adult gastroenterology. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Guarisco attended Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans for medical school and subsequently trained at Duke University Medical Center for residency. He has received the distinction of New Orleans Super Doctors. Dr. Guarisco is professionally affiliated with Ochsner.

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Dr. Maria-Stella Serrano, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
105 Medical Center Drive; Suite 304
Slidell, LA
 

Dr. Mariastella Serrano practices pediatric gastroenterology in New Orleans, LA, Covington, LA, and Slidell, LA. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Serrano graduated from the University of the North. For her residency, Dr. Serrano trained at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans. She is affiliated with Ochsner.

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Dr. Michael E Lavigne Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1850 Gause Boulevard East
Slidell, LA
 

Dr. Michael Lavigne works as a gastroenterologist. Dr. Lavigne studied medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Ochsner.

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Dr. Brian Glenwood Morris, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
105 Medical Center Drive; Suite 304
Slidell, LA
 

Dr. Brian Morris' medical specialty is pediatric gastroenterology. He attended medical school at Eastern Virginia Medical School. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama. Dr. Morris is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Ochsner.

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Dr. Veronica T Dugan, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
100 Medical Center Drive
Slidell, LA
 

Dr. Veronica Dugan's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. Patient ratings for Dr. Dugan average 3.5 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Her education and training includes medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and residency at a hospital affiliated with Louisiana State University. She is affiliated with Ochsner and Lakeview Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. Timothy J Trainor, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
100 Medical Center Drive
Slidell, LA
 

Dr. Timothy Trainor is an adult gastroenterologist in Slidell, LA. Dr. Trainor's professional affiliations include Ochsner and Lakeview Regional Medical Center. He attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Anthony F Albright, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
100 Medical Center Drive
Slidell, LA
 

Dr. Anthony Albright is an adult gastroenterology specialist. He attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. Dr. Albright takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is affiliated with Ochsner and Lakeview Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. Malcolm E Andry Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2750 Gause Boulevard E
Slidell, LA
 

Dr. Malcolm Andry's specialty is adult gastroenterology. His education and training includes medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Andry takes. He is affiliated with Ochsner.

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Dr. Bryan David Dibuono, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1850 Gause Boulevard East
Slidell, LA
 

Dr. Bryan Dibuono is an adult gastroenterologist. He is affiliated with Ochsner. Dr. Dibuono is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He studied medicine at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. For his residency, Dr. Dibuono trained at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
100 Medical Center Drive
Slidell, LA
 

Dr. Catherine Murray is a gastroenterologist in Covington, LA and Slidell, LA. Her average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Murray is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Ochsner.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1051 Gause Boulevard; Suite 290
Slidell, LA
 

Dr. Dasarathy Srinivas is a Slidell, LA physician who specializes in adult gastroenterology. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1051 Gause Boulevard; Suite 270
Slidell, LA
 

Dr. Arvind Gopal works as an adult gastroenterologist in Slidell, LA. Patients gave Dr. Gopal an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gopal takes.

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What is Gastroenterology?

A gastroenterologist is a doctor that specializes in the normal function and diseases of the digestive tract, which includes the stomach, intestines, spleen, pancreas, and liver. As a specialty, gastroenterology is the study of how food moves through the body, how nutrients are absorbed by the body, and how waste is removed by the body. A few of the conditions that a gastroenterologist might treat are:
  • ulcerative colitis (a condition where inflammation and sores affect the lower intestine)
  • gallbladder disease (where bile stored in the gallbladder thickens and causes inflammation or gallstones)
  • gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD (stomach acid flows back into the throat and causes a burning sensation and tissue damage)

One unique trait that really sets gastroenterologists apart is their training and skill with endoscopy, a procedure where tiny flexible tubes are inserted into the body. These tubes are equipped with lights and cameras to provide the practitioner with a close, inside look at what is going on inside the patient’s body. Tools can even be inserted through the tubes to perform certain procedures, such as removing polyps or cancers, stretching open passageways that have narrowed, or applying lasers to stop bleeding.

Gastroenterologists do not perform surgery, but they do perform endoscopic procedures, as well as biopsies to determine if cancer is affecting the digestive tract. Although other physicians can use endoscopes, gastroenterologists devote a significant portion of their medical training and practice to endoscopy. They learn how and when to use endoscopy, the safest and most efficient methods to use, and how to interpret what they see through the endoscope.