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We found 6 gastroenterologists who accept Humana near Novi, MI.

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Dr. Yuliya Serge Greer, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
22250 Providence Drive; Suite 703
Novi, MI
 

Dr. Julia Greer's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. She studied medicine at Russian State Medical University. She trained at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University for her residency. Clinical interests for Dr. Greer include gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and upper endoscopy (EGD). Dr. Greer accepts Amerigroup, Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. She speaks Russian. Her professional affiliations include Detroit Medical Center (DMC) and St. John Providence Health System.

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Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Upper Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal Problems, Endoscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. Roberto Mauro Gamarra, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
26850 Providence Parkway; Suite 510
Novi, MI
 

Dr. Roberto Gamarra's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. His areas of expertise include pancreas problems, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and biliary disorders (gallbladder and bile ducts). He is affiliated with St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital. Dr. Gamarra accepts AARP, Cofinity, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Providence Hospital, Dr. Gamarra attended American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. Dr. Gamarra (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Portuguese.

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Dr. Phillip Alan Goldmeier, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
26850 Providence Parkway; Suite 510
Novi, MI
 

Dr. Phillip Goldmeier is an adult gastroenterology specialist. His areas of clinical interest consist of bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, inflammatory bowel disease, and upper endoscopy (EGD). Dr. Goldmeier takes Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Ohio State University College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at OhioHealth - Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus and DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital for residency. He is conversant in Hebrew. His professional affiliations include Detroit Medical Center (DMC), St. Mary Mercy Livonia, and St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Endoscopic Surgery, Upper Endoscopy, Colonoscopy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Laurence Edward Stawick, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
22250 Providence Dr. Prov. Med. Building; Suite #703
Novi, MI
 

Dr. Laurence Stawick works as an adult gastroenterologist. He is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine and a graduate of St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor's residency program. Dr. Stawick has indicated that his clinical interests include bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, biliary disorders (gallbladder and bile ducts), and colorectal cancer screening. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Stawick is affiliated with St. John Providence Health System.

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Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Biliary Disorders, Acid Reflux, Esophagus Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ronald J Rasansky, DO
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
620 Pontiac Trail Road
Walled Lake, MI
 

Dr. Ronald Rasansky is a physician who specializes in adult gastroenterology. His areas of clinical interest consist of ulcers, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and hepatitis C. Dr. Rasansky takes Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and more. He obtained his medical school training at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed his residency at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital. In addition to English, Dr. Rasansky speaks Yiddish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include McLaren Health Care, St. Joseph Mercy Oakland, and St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Hepatitis C, Colon Problems, Ulcers, X-Rays

Dr. Michael Rock Raphael, DO
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
26850 Providence Parkway; Suite 510
Novi, MI
 

Dr. Michael Raphael's specialty is adult gastroenterology. His areas of expertise include the following: bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, celiac disease, and colorectal cancer screening. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Priority Health. After completing medical school at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Raphael performed his residency at Botsford Hospital. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Detroit Medical Center (DMC) and St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Celiac Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Imaging ... (Read more)

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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.