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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
Blake 4
Boston, MA
 

Dr. James Richter's specialty is adult gastroenterology. Dr. Richter graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He trained at Massachusetts General Hospital for his residency. His clinical interests include gastrointestinal bleeding, polyps, and cancer. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, as well as other insurance carriers. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Richter has received include Fellow, American College Of Physicians; Fellow, American College Of Gastroenterology; and Associate Professor Of Medicine, Harvard Med Sch. He offers interpreting services for his patients. He is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Richter welcomes new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Colon Problems, Acid Reflux, Polyps, Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Cancer, Inflammatory Bowel Disease

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 385
  • Uninsured Cost: $721 - $1,833
  • Medicare Cost: $139 - $321
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Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
2014 Washington Street
Newton, MA
 

Dr. Esther Israel specializes in pediatric gastroenterology. These areas are among her clinical interests: inflammatory bowel disease, liver disease, and failure to thrive. Dr. Israel takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. She graduated from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Israel completed residency programs at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Israel's distinctions include: Boston Super Doctors; Clinical Investigator Award; National Institutes; and Of Health. Dr. Israel (or staff) is conversant in Hebrew, French, and Yiddish. Dr. Israel is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital and Newton-Wellesley Hospital. She welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , diagnostic endoscopy, therapeutic endoscopy

All Interests: Liver Transplant, Diagnostic Endoscopy, Failure to Thrive, Liver Disease, Inflammatory Bowel ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
2014 Washington Street
Newton, MA
 

Dr. Timothy Buie's specialty is pediatric gastroenterology. Dr. Buie offers interpreting services for his patients. His clinical interests include autism spectrum disorders (pervasive developmental disorders). He is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital and Newton-Wellesley Hospital. He graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Bridgeport Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. Dr. Buie has received professional recognition including the following: Humanitarianism in Med Award, U of MO. K.C.; The George Brown Longstreth Award for Humanness; and Fellow Teaching Award, Dept. of Pediatrics, Yale New Haven Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , diagnostic endoscopy, therapeutic endoscopy

All Interests: Diagnostic Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal Problems, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Autism, Therapeutic ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Adult Transplant Hepatology
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Raymond Chung is an adult gastroenterologist and adult transplant hepatologist. He is conversant in French. Clinical interests for Dr. Chung include liver cancer, hepatitis B, and liver transplant. Dr. Chung is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. He attended medical school at Yale School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Chung trained at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. Patient ratings for Dr. Chung average 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Chung has received the following distinctions: Housestaff Teaching Award, Johns Hopkins Hospital; NIH Clinical Investigator Award; and Harvard Medical School Teaching Award. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Hepatitis C, Liver Transplant, Liver Cancer, Hepatobiliary Disorders, Liver Disease, Hepatitis B

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 82
  • Uninsured Cost: $864 - $1,833
  • Medicare Cost: $137 - $324
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Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
40 Second Avenue; Suite No. 340
Waltham, MA
 

Dr. Aubrey Katz works as a pediatric gastroenterologist in Waltham, MA, Boston, MA, and Leominister, MA. He is a graduate of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. His residency was performed at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital. Dr. Katz has a special interest in inflammatory bowel disease and eosinophilic esophagitis. Dr. Katz has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. Dr. Katz (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Afrikaans and Dutch. He is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital and Newton-Wellesley Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , diagnostic endoscopy, therapeutic endoscopy

All Interests: Celiac Disease, Diagnostic Endoscopy, Food Allergy, Eosinophilic Esophagitis, Gastrointestinal ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Adult Hepatology
75 Francis Street; Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Endoscopy
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Anna Rutherford's medical specialty is adult gastroenterology and adult hepatology. Dr. Rutherford offers interpreting services for her patients. She is professionally affiliated with Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) and Massachusetts General Hospital. She attended Harvard Medical School and then went on to complete her residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network. Dr. Rutherford has an open panel.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 87
  • Uninsured Cost: $828 - $1,833
  • Medicare Cost: $154 - $324
Dr. Henning Arthur Gaissert, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
2014 Washington Street; 3rd Floor - North
Newton, MA
 

Dr. Henning Gaissert is a medical specialist in general surgery, vascular surgery, and thoracic surgery. Dr. Gaissert's clinical interests encompass esophageal cancer, hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating), and lung cancer. His professional affiliations include The Miriam Hospital, Rhode Island Hospital, and Foundation Medical Partners. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Gaissert is accepting new patients. His education and training includes medical school at Technical University Munich, Faculty of Medicine and Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich Faculty of Medicine and residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Boston Super Doctors; Faculty Teaching Award, Dept Of Surg, Brown; and the University. Dr. Gaissert (or staff) speaks the following languages: German and French.

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Clinical Interests: Myasthenia Gravis, Surgical Procedures, Hyperhidrosis, Esophageal Cancer, Lung Cancer, Thymoma, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 14
  • Uninsured Cost: $775
  • Medicare Cost: $173
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Specializes in Urology, Transplant Surgery
40 Second Avenue
Waltham, MA
 

Dr. Dicken Ko specializes in urology (urinary tract disease) and transplant surgery and practices in Boston, MA, Danvers, MA, and Waltham, MA. His areas of clinical interest consist of prostate problems and urologic (genitourinary) cancer. He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Ko is a graduate of Queen's University School of Medicine and a graduate of Vancouver General Hospital's residency program. He has received the following distinctions: Director, MGH Urology Community/Region Practice; Awd Bill Knox Memorial Award & Tate Mason Award; and Resident Scholar, American Urological Association. In addition to English, Dr. Ko speaks Cantonese. He is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Ko is open to new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Prostate Problems, Urologic Cancer, Laser Treatment, Urologic Disorders, Kidney Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 92
  • Uninsured Cost: $829 - $2,038
  • Medicare Cost: $211 - $252
Dr. Michael Lanuti, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
2014 Washington Street; 3 North
Newton, MA
 

Dr. Michael Lanuti works as a chest surgeon. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Lanuti include esophageal cancer, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), and barrett's esophagus. Dr. Lanuti is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network. He studied medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Lanuti trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for his residency. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Friedman-Lambert Scholar in Academic; Thoracic Surgery; and Boston Super Doctors. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital and Newton-Wellesley Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Myasthenia Gravis, Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, Esophageal Cancer, Lung Cancer, Lung ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $764
  • Medicare Cost: $205
Dr. Brian J Park, MPH, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
2000 Washington Street; Suite 668
Newton, MA
 

Dr. Brian Park is a medical specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Park include head and neck cancer. Dr. Park is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital and Newton-Wellesley Hospital. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Plans, and Medicaid, in addition to other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients. He attended medical school at SUNY Upstate Medical University and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Dr. Park's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dr. Park offers interpreting services for his patients.

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Clinical Interests: Thyroid Problems, Tumor, Soft Tissue Tumor, Salivary Gland Problems, Benign Tumor, Head and Neck ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 114
  • Uninsured Cost: $450
  • Medicare Cost: $83 - $128
Dr. Mark F Rounds, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
2000 Washington Street; Suite 668
Newton, MA
 

Dr. Mark Rounds practices facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rounds include endoscopic sinus surgery, blepharoplasty, and rhinoplasty. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Plans, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center, Dr. Rounds attended the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry for medical school. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Boston Super Doctors; Ama-Cme Excellence Award; and Cum Laude, Amherst College. In addition to English, he speaks Greek. He is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital and Newton-Wellesley Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic sinus surgery

All Interests: Rhinoplasty, Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Blepharoplasty

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 125
  • Uninsured Cost: $450 - $516
  • Medicare Cost: $129 - $245
Dr. Samir Mahesh Bhatt, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
2000 Washington Street; Suite 668
Newton, MA
 

Dr. Samir Bhatt sees patients in Chelmsford, MA, Newton, MA, and Wellesley Hills, MA. His medical specialty is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He attended medical school at Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Bhatt completed his residency training at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Plans, Medicaid, and more. He has received the following distinctions: Clinical Instructor in Otolaryngology, Harvard; Med School.; and Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. Dr. Bhatt offers interpreting services for his patients. Dr. Bhatt is affiliated with Emerson Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Newton-Wellesley Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 108
  • Uninsured Cost: $258 - $428
  • Medicare Cost: $125 - $240
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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
52 Second Avenue
Waltham, MA
 

Dr. Paul Busse practices radiation oncology. He attended St. Louis University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Massachusetts General Hospital for residency. Areas of expertise for Dr. Busse include radiation therapy and head and neck cancer. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Boston Super Doctors and Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. His professional affiliations include Emerson Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), and Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Busse's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Radiation Therapy, Head and Neck Cancer

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 24
  • Uninsured Cost: $295
  • Medicare Cost: $83
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Specializes in Otolaryngology
101 Main Street; Suite 211
Medford, MA
 

Dr. H. Ota is a medical specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Ota has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network. Before performing his residency at Caritas St. Elizabeth's Medical Center and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Dr. Ota attended the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Dr. Ota has received professional recognition including the following: Boston Super Doctors. He offers interpreting services for his patients. He is professionally affiliated with Winchester Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Ota's office for an appointment.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 95
  • Uninsured Cost: $340 - $529
  • Medicare Cost: $129 - $245
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Specializes in Urogynecology
40 Second Street; Suite 400
Waltham, MA
 

Dr. Milena Weinstein's medical specialty is urogynecology. Her areas of expertise include the following: rectocele (posterior prolapse), pelvic reconstructive surgery, and minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Weinstein takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) for residency. Dr. Weinstein (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Russian. Dr. Weinstein is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. She is accepting new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Rectocele, Cystocele, Uterine Prolapse, Urinary Incontinence, Vaginal Prolapse, Pelvic Prolapse, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 23
  • Uninsured Cost: $829
  • Medicare Cost: $215
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Specializes in Otolaryngology
150 South Huntington Avenue
Jamaica Plain, MA
 

Dr. Nicolas Busaba sees patients in Boston, MA and Jamaica Plain, MA. His medical specialty is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Busaba has a special interest in sinusitis (sinus infection), endoscopic sinus surgery, and paranasal sinus problems. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP), Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Plans. Before performing his residency at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and American University of Beirut Medical Center, Dr. Busaba attended American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine for medical school. He has received professional recognition including the following: Association of Research in Otolaryngology Travel and Award 1992, 1994, 1995.. Dr. Busaba (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Telephone Interpretation, Arabic, and Spanish. His professional affiliations include Massachusetts General Hospital and VA Boston Healthcare System. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Busaba's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic sinus surgery

All Interests: Allergies, Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Sleep Apnea, Paranasal Sinus Problems, Sinusitis

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 327
  • Uninsured Cost: $450 - $513
  • Medicare Cost: $68 - $83

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What is Endoscopy?

Endoscopy is the use of a thin, flexible, hollow tube that allows a doctor to see the inside of the body without traditional open surgery. The tubes, called endoscopes, come in a variety of sizes, shapes, and levels of stiffness to reach different parts of the body. Some also contain tiny tools that can be passed through the tube and used for procedures once they are inside the body. The use of tools within an endoscope is called endoscopic surgery and is one type of minimally invasive surgery, or surgery using a very small opening.

Endoscopes contain either a series of lenses or fiber optics that transmit light and images. They may have a tiny camera that projects images onto a screen. An endoscope can be inserted through a tiny incision or into an opening in the body (such as the mouth, nose, or anus).

Endoscopy is often used to examine the digestive tract, but it may be used in many locations throughout the body. It allows a physician to easily and safely get a direct examination of areas of inflammation, sources of bleeding, cysts, tumors, gallstones, the insides of joints, and more, through only a very tiny opening.