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We found 47 providers matching endoscopy and who accept Viant near Smithtown, NY.

Dr. Deepak Sadanand Desai, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Other
101 Nicolls Road
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Deepak Desai practices adult gastroenterology. Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Desai takes. Dr. Desai attended Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum and Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru Memorial Medical College, Raipur and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. Dr. Desai (or staff) speaks Urdu, Mandarin, and Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Catherine of Siena Hospital, Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center, and Stony Brook University Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 192
  • Uninsured Cost: $848 - $1,131
  • Medicare Cost: $151 - $282
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Dr. Ramona Ooshani R Rajapakse, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
3 Technology Drive
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Ramona Rajapakse's specialty is adult gastroenterology. She has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rajapakse include crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, and colorectal cancer screening. Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rajapakse accepts. She studied medicine at Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. She completed her residency training at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System and Lenox Hill Hospital. Dr. Rajapakse is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , colonoscopy

All Interests: Ulcerative Colitis, Colitis, Acid Reflux, Crohn's Disease, Colorectal Cancer Screening, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 221
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,000 - $3,500
  • Medicare Cost: $150 - $1,126
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Dr. Juan Carlos C Bucobo, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
Stony Brook University Medical Center; Health Science Center T17-060
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Juan Carlos Bucobo specializes in adult gastroenterology and practices in Stony Brook, NY and East Setauket, NY. Dr. Bucobo is a graduate of Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bucobo include esophageal cancer, gallbladder problems, and colonoscopy. He honors Viant, Healthfirst, CIGNA Plans, and more. In addition to English, Dr. Bucobo speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , ERCP (biliary and pancreatic endoscopy), colonoscopy, endoscopy, advanced endoscopy

All Interests: Pancreatic Cancer, CT Colonography, Biliary Disorders, Weight Loss, Acid Reflux, Advanced ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 328
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,000 - $3,000
  • Medicare Cost: $93 - $495
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Dr. Chris Emanuel Lascarides, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
Stony Brook Technology Park; 3 Technology Drive, Suite 700
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Chris Lascarides sees patients in Great Neck, NY and East Setauket, NY. His medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. Clinical interests for Dr. Lascarides include rectal cancer, colon cancer, and colorectal cancer screening. Dr. Lascarides honors Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and residency at Bellevue Hospital Center. Dr. Lascarides is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , colonoscopy

All Interests: Acid Reflux, Rectal Cancer, Colon Cancer, Colorectal Cancer Screening, Colonoscopy, Colorectal ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 261
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,000 - $1,950
  • Medicare Cost: $132 - $350
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Dr. Asim Saeed Khokhar, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Adult Hepatology
3 Technology Drive; Suite 300
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Asim Khokhar sees patients in East Setauket, NY. His medical specialties are adult gastroenterology and adult hepatology. His clinical interests include hepatobiliary disorders. He accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. Dr. Khokhar graduated from Allama Iqbal Medical College. Dr. Khokhar is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Clinical Interests: Hepatobiliary Disorders

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 133
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,000 - $1,500
  • Medicare Cost: $138 - $303
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Dr. Charles Anthony Albert, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Other
285 East Main Street; Suite L-4
Smithtown, NY
 

Dr. Charles Albert's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. After completing medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, Dr. Albert performed his residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Albert speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Nassau University Medical Center, St. Charles Hospital (Port Jefferson, NY), and St. Catherine of Siena Hospital.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 182
  • Uninsured Cost: $875 - $1,350
  • Medicare Cost: $163 - $644
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Dr. Pruthvi Patel, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
Stony Brook Technology Park; 3 Technology Drive
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Pruthvi Patel practices adult gastroenterology. Dr. Patel's areas of expertise include esophageal cancer, colon cancer, and gallbladder problems. She honors several insurance carriers, including Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans. She graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , colonoscopy, endoscopy

All Interests: Hepatitis C, Metabolic Disorders, Cirrhosis, Liver Cancer, Weight Loss, Acid Reflux, Esophagus ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 86
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,000 - $1,500
  • Medicare Cost: $140 - $295
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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
50 Route 111; Suite 302
Smithtown, NY
 

Dr. Farzad Forohar is a gastroenterologist. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Forohar graduated from the University of Pécs Faculty of Medicine. His residency was performed at Montefiore Medical Center. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He takes Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 419
  • Uninsured Cost: $900 - $1,500
  • Medicare Cost: $170 - $644
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Dr. Jeffrey Alan Morganstern, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Stony Brook University Medical Center; Health Science Center T11-080
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Jeffrey Morganstern is a physician who specializes in pediatric gastroenterology. His areas of expertise include the following: celiac disease, crohn's disease, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). Dr. Morganstern takes Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Dr. Morganstern attended medical school at Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , upper endoscopy, colonoscopy

All Interests: Hepatitis, Celiac Disease, Nutrition Issues, Ulcerative Colitis, Allergies, Colitis, Failure to ... (Read more)

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Dr. Isabelle Marlen Von Althen-Dagum, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
3 Technology Drive
Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Isabelle Althen-Dagum is a gastroenterologist. On average, patients gave her a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Althen-Dagum's areas of expertise include inflammatory bowel disease, colorectal cancer screening, and colonoscopy. She accepts Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine. She completed her residency training at The Ottawa Hospital and Toronto General Hospital. In addition to English, Dr. Althen-Dagum speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , colonoscopy

All Interests: Gallstones, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Gallbladder Problems, Colorectal Cancer Screening, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 205
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,000 - $1,950
  • Medicare Cost: $143 - $333
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Dr. Edward Sun, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
3 Technology Drive; Stony Brook Internists, Ufpc
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Edward Sun specializes in adult gastroenterology. His education and training includes medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. Dr. Sun's areas of expertise include the following: colon cancer, hepatitis, and crohn's disease. He accepts HealthSmart, Viant, Healthfirst, and more. Dr. Sun (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Spanish, and Cantonese.

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Relevant Interests: , colonoscopy

All Interests: Hepatitis, Ulcerative Colitis, Biliary Disorders, Acid Reflux, Colon Cancer, Crohn's Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Henry Jean Tannous, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
Stony Brook Univ. Medical Center; Hsc 19-080
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Henry Tannous' areas of specialization are general surgery and thoracic surgery; he sees patients in Yonkers, NY, Stony Brook, NY, and New York, NY. Dr. Tannous's areas of expertise include collapsed lung (pneumothorax), aortic valve replacement, and diagnostic bronchoscopy. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, and Vytra, as well as other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients. After attending American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at George Washington University Medical Center and Waterbury Hospital. Dr. Tannous (or staff) is conversant in Arabic and French.

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Relevant Interests: , diagnostic bronchoscopy

All Interests: Bypass Surgery, Heart Bypass Surgery, Aortic Stenosis, Esophagus Problems, Heart Problems, Aortic ... (Read more)

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Dr. Aurora Dawn Pryor, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
222 Middle Country Road
Smithtown, NY
 

Dr. Aurora Pryor sees patients in Centereach, NY, East Setauket, NY, and Smithtown, NY. Her medical specialty is general surgery. Her clinical interests include esophageal cancer, groin hernia, and achalasia. Dr. Pryor is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Viant. After completing medical school at Duke University School of Medicine, she performed her residency at Duke University Hospital. She is professionally affiliated with Northport VA Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: Achalasia, Gallstones, Esophagus Problems, Gastrointestinal Problems, Colon Cancer, Gallbladder ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $950
  • Medicare Cost: $127
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Dr. Sami Ullah Khan, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Suny - Stony Brook University Medical Center; Hsc, T-19 Room 060
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Sami Khan is a physician who specializes in plastic surgery. These areas are among Dr. Khan's clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph Hospital and South Nassau Communities Hospital. He honors Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Khan attended medical school at Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia. He completed his residency training at Christiana Care Health System and Mayo Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic Surgery, Breast Implant ... (Read more)

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Dr. David Edward Rivadeneira, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology, Colon & Rectal Surgery
222 Middle Country Road
Smithtown, NY
 

Dr. David Rivadeneira's areas of specialization are surgical oncology (cancer surgery) and colon & rectal surgery; he sees patients in Riverhead, NY, Smithtown, NY, and Babylon, NY. He studied medicine at Howard University College of Medicine. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Rivadeneira takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. His distinctions include: New York Super Doctors and Top Doctor, Castle Conollys. Dr. Rivadeneira (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese. Dr. Rivadeneira's hospital/clinic affiliations include Syosset Hospital, Huntington Hospital, and Stony Brook University Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 33
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,727 - $2,006
  • Medicare Cost: $220 - $283
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Dr. Edward Scott Valentine, MBA, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
Stony Brook Univ. Medical Center; Level 2
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Edward Valentine specializes in radiation oncology. After completing medical school at New York Medical College, Dr. Valentine performed his residency at Boston Medical Center and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. His areas of expertise include the following: rectal cancer, lung cancer, and stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS). He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Valentine has received the distinction of "Best Practice" with regard to Consult Notes - JCAHO Inspection - Southside Hospital - Bay Shore, NY. Dr. Valentine (or staff) speaks Spanish and French. He is affiliated with Stony Brook University Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical Interests: Breast Issues, Brain Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Skin Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Colon Cancer, Radiation ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 18
  • Uninsured Cost: $500
  • Medicare Cost: $89
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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.