We found 5 gastroenterologists who accept McLaren Health Plan near Detroit, MI.

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

Dr. Kartikkumar Jinjuvadia works as a gastroenterologist in Troy, MI, Detroit, MI, and Southfield, MI. His areas of expertise include esophageal cancer, esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), and peptic ulcer. Dr. Jinjuvadia is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, United Healthcare Plans, and more. After attending B.J. Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. Dr. Jinjuvadia (or staff) is conversant in Hindi. He is affiliated with DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital, Hutzel Women's Hospital, and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG).

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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 is an adult gastroenterologist and hepatologist in Detroit, MI. He graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Ehrinpreis 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 has received the distinction of Detroit Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital, Hutzel Women's Hospital, and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG).

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

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
4100 John R
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Omar Al-Subee's specialty is adult gastroenterology. In addition to English, he speaks Arabic. Dr. Al-Subee's clinical interests include research. He is professionally affiliated with DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital, Hutzel Women's Hospital, and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG). Dr. Al-Subee takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, United Healthcare Plans, and more.

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Clinical interests: Research

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

Dr. Milton Mutchnick specializes in adult gastroenterology and hepatology (liver disease). His clinical interests encompass hepatitis. Dr. Mutchnick is affiliated with DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital, Hutzel Women's Hospital, and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG). He is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans.

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Clinical interests: Hepatitis, Hepatobiliary Disorders, Liver Disease

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
4100 John R
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Dhiraj Gulati is a specialist in adult gastroenterology. He is affiliated with DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital, Hutzel Women's Hospital, and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG). He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans. Dr. Gulati studied medicine at Dayanand Medical College & Hospital. Dr. Gulati (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hindi and Punjabi.

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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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