We found 5 gastroenterologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Trust near Detroit, MI.

Dr. Kartikkumar Mukeshbhai Jinjuvadia, MPH, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
4100 John R
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Kartikkumar Jinjuvadia, who practices in Troy, MI, Detroit, MI, and Southfield, MI, is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. His areas of expertise include esophageal cancer, esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), and peptic ulcer. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Hutzel Women's Hospital, McLaren Health Care, and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG). Dr. Jinjuvadia is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Jinjuvadia graduated from B.J. Medical College. He completed his residency training at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. In addition to English, Dr. Jinjuvadia (or staff) speaks Hindi.

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Clinical interests: Crohn's Disease, Liver Disease, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Endoscopic Ultrasound, Esophageal Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Murray Norman Ehrinpreis, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Hepatology
Harper Professional Building, Suite 917; 4160 John R
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Murray Ehrinpreis practices adult gastroenterology and hepatology (liver disease). His clinical interests include esophageal cancer, polyps, and inflammatory bowel disease. Dr. Ehrinpreis is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors. Dr. Ehrinpreis's hospital/clinic affiliations include Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Children's Hospital of Michigan.

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Clinical interests: Polyps, Hepatobiliary Disorders, Liver Disease, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Milton Gordon Mutchnick, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Hepatology
4100 John R
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Milton Mutchnick, who practices in Detroit, MI, is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology and hepatology (liver disease). Areas of expertise for Dr. Mutchnick include hepatitis. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Mutchnick's professional affiliations include Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Sinai-Grace Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Hepatitis, Hepatobiliary Disorders, Liver Disease

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
4100 John R
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Omar Al-Subee is a specialist in adult gastroenterology. He has indicated that his clinical interests include research. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Children's Hospital of Michigan. Dr. Al-Subee is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans. He speaks Arabic.

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Clinical interests: Research

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
4100 John R
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Dhiraj Gulati is a gastroenterologist in Southfield, MI and Detroit, MI. Dr. Gulati graduated from Dayanand Medical College & Hospital. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans. Dr. Gulati (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hindi and Punjabi. Dr. Gulati's professional affiliations include Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Sinai-Grace Hospital.

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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.
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