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We found 28 providers with an interest in gastrointestinal problems and who accept Cigna near White Plains, NY.

Dr. Andrew Paul Francella, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
210 Westchester Avenue
White Plains, NY
 

Dr. Andrew Francella is a physician who specializes in adult gastroenterology. Dr. Francella's professional affiliations include WESTMED Medical Group and Greenwich Hospital. He attended medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Beth Israel Medical Center. Dr. Francella is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He honors Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, POMCO, and more. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , colon cancer, inflammatory bowel disease

All Interests: Colon Cancer, Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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Dr. David Roy Kauvar, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
362 N Broadway
Sleepy Hollow, NY
 

Dr. David Kauvar is an adult gastroenterologist in Sleepy Hollow, NY, Pleasantville, NY, and Croton-on-Hudson, NY. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kauvar include gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders). He accepts Aetna EPO, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Kauvar graduated from the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. His hospital/clinic affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital, Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, and ColumbiaDoctors. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders)

All Interests: Gastrointestinal Problems

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Dr. Jonathan Finegold, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
Ridge Hill 73 Market Street; Suite 219
Yonkers, NY
 

Dr. Jonathan Finegold's medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. Clinical interests for Dr. Finegold include hemorrhoid banding, hepatitis, and colon cancer. Dr. Finegold is affiliated with WESTMED Medical Group. He is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, MagnaCare, and Cigna, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Finegold's training includes residency programs at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , diarrhea, gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), peptic ulcer, colon cancer, Crohn's disease, inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis, hemorrhoids, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Hepatitis, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Ulcerative Colitis, Bleeding, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Acid ... (Read more)

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Dr. Maxwell Mani Chait, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
180 East Hartsdale Avenue; Suite 1e, Hartsdale Office
Hartsdale, NY
 

Dr. Maxwell Chait is an adult gastroenterology specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Chait include gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders) and general care. He is professionally affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors. Aetna EPO, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chait takes. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. He graduated from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. Dr. Chait's residency was performed at North Shore University Hospital. He has received professional recognition including the following: BA - Magna Cum Laude; BS - Cum Laude; and Phi Kappa Phi. In addition to English, Dr. Chait speaks Yiddish.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders)

All Interests: Gastrointestinal Problems, General Care

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Dr. Steven R Landau, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
White Plains, Ny - 15 North Broadway Office; 15 North Broadway
White Plains, NY
 

Dr. Steven Landau specializes in adult gastroenterology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Landau include gastrointestinal bleeding, anti-reflux surgery, and acid reflux (GERD). Patient ratings for Dr. Landau average 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Amerigroup, Aetna EPO, and POMCO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Jacobi Medical Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: Aoa. Dr. Landau (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hebrew, Spanish, and German. He is professionally affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Landau's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal bleeding, gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Second Opinions, Gastrointestinal Problems, Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Anti-Reflux Surgery, Acid ... (Read more)

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Dr. Mark S Glassman, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
503 Grasslands Road; Bchp Grasslands Specialty Office
Valhalla, NY
 

Dr. Mark Glassman's medical specialty is pediatric gastroenterology. Dr. Glassman's average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. He takes Anthem, Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), and Child Health Plus, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Dr. Glassman attended medical school at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Glassman's hospital/clinic affiliations include Westchester Medical Center, Western Connecticut Health Network, and Children's & Women's Physicians of Westchester (CWPW), LLP. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , peptic ulcer, celiac disease, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), acid reflux (GERD), constipation

All Interests: Pain, Hepatitis C, Celiac Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Diagnostic Endoscopy, Irritable Bowel ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
688 White Plains Road; Suite 222
Scarsdale, NY
 

Dr. Francis Weiner is a gastroenterologist. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. In his practice, he is particularly interested in gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy, hepatitis, and acid reflux (GERD). Dr. Weiner is professionally affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center - Weiler Division Hospital. Dr. Weiner honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Cigna. He attended Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Weill Cornell Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at the University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Hepatitis, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Acid Reflux, Gastrointestinal Problems, Hepatobiliary ... (Read more)

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Dr. Keith J Benkov, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
495 Central Park Avenue
Scarsdale, NY
 

Dr. Keith Benkov is a specialist in pediatric gastroenterology. Dr. Benkov studied medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. His clinical interests include diarrhea, polyps, and celiac disease. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Child Health Plus, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Benkov has received the following distinctions: New York Super Doctors and Best Doctors New York Magazine Best Doctor in America Castle-Connely. Dr. Benkov (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hebrew, Spanish, and German. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , diarrhea, celiac disease, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, malabsorption, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), rectal bleeding

All Interests: Celiac Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Rectal Bleeding, Failure to Thrive, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Nanci Sharon Pittman, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
495 Central Park Avenue
Scarsdale, NY
 

Dr. Nanci Pittman's area of specialization is pediatric gastroenterology. Patient reviews placed Dr. Pittman at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise include diarrhea, polyps, and celiac disease. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. She attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Pittman has received include Cullman Family Award for Excellence in Physician Communication and New York Super Doctors. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , diarrhea, Crohn's disease, celiac disease, ulcerative colitis, constipation, rectal bleeding

All Interests: Polyps, Crohn's Disease, Celiac Disease, Liver Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Rectal Bleeding, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
222 Westchester Avenue; Suite 308
White Plains, NY
 

Dr. Jack Rosemarin is an adult gastroenterology specialist. Dr. Rosemarin (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, German, and Italian. He is a graduate of New York Medical College. The average patient rating for Dr. Rosemarin is 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including MagnaCare, Cigna, and Aetna. He has received the distinction of Top Doctors Award 2001-2015 Castle Connolly Guide.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders)

All Interests: Nutrition Issues, Gastrointestinal Problems

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Dr. Tsu-Huang Tsu-Huang Chuang, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
15 North Broadway; Suite G
White Plains, NY
 

Dr. Linus Chuang is a gynecologic oncology specialist in New York, NY, White Plains, NY, and Sleepy Hollow, NY. His clinical interests include rectocele (posterior prolapse), atrophic vaginitis, and colposcopy. He is an in-network provider for POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Chuang attended medical school at Kaohsiung Medical University. His residency was performed at Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York and Flushing Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Chuang (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Spanish, and Cantonese. Dr. Chuang is professionally affiliated with Westchester Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital, and Phelps Memorial Hospital Center. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , rectocele (posterior prolapse), small bowel obstruction

All Interests: Colposcopy, Cystocele, Cystoscopy, Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Loop Electrosurgical Excision, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Harry Zemon, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
210 Westchester Avenue
White Plains, NY
 

Dr. Harry Zemon specializes in general surgery. He attended medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. For his professional training, Dr. Zemon completed a residency program at George Washington University Medical Center. He takes Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, and POMCO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: AOA Medical Honor Society. He is professionally affiliated with White Plains Hospital, WESTMED Medical Group, and Greenwich Hospital. Dr. Zemon's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , liver cancer, pancreatic cancer

All Interests: Hernia Surgery, Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreatic Surgery, Liver Cancer, Gallbladder Problems, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Evan Keith Krakovitz, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
210 Westchester Avenue
White Plains, NY
 

Dr. Evan Krakovitz specializes in colon & rectal surgery. Patient reviews placed Dr. Krakovitz at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, POMCO, and more. He graduated from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Krakovitz trained at Graduate Hospital. In addition to English, Dr. Krakovitz speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with WESTMED Medical Group, Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH), and Greenwich Hospital. Dr. Krakovitz welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , diverticular disease, inflammatory bowel disease, hemorrhoids

All Interests: Diverticular Disease, Rectal Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Hemorrhoids, Cancer, Colon Surgery, ... (Read more)

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David R. Jones - Memorial Sloan Kettering
Specializes in Oncology, Vascular Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
500 Westchester Avenue
West Harrison, NY
 

Dr. David Jones' specialties are oncology (cancer care), vascular surgery, and cardiothoracic surgery. His clinical interests include esophageal cancer, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), and lung cancer. Dr. Jones honors Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, Cigna, and more. He attended medical school at West Virginia University School of Medicine and the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He trained at UNC Hospitals and a hospital affiliated with West Virginia University for residency. He has received professional recognition including the following: Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Omega Alpha; and American Association of Cancer Research Translational Lung Cancer Research Award. Dr. Jones (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish. He is affiliated with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Martha Jefferson Hospital, and the University of Virginia Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Jones's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , esophageal cancer

All Interests: Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery, Lung Problems, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Esophageal Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Stuart Paul Feldman, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
210 Westchester Avenue
White Plains, NY
 

Dr. Stuart Feldman's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Feldman is in-network for Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, and POMCO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. His medical residency was performed at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Feldman is professionally affiliated with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, White Plains Hospital, and WESTMED Medical Group. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , colon cancer, stomach cancer

All Interests: Platelet Disorders, Tumor, Colon Cancer, Lung Cancer, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Gary Emil Rothbart, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1 Theall Road
Rye, NY
 

Dr. Gary Rothbart's medical specialty is general internal medicine. He is a graduate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and a graduate of Montefiore Medical Center's residency program. On average, patients gave Dr. Rothbart a rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, and POMCO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rothbart honors. In addition to English, Dr. Rothbart speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include White Plains Hospital, WESTMED Medical Group, and Yale New Haven Health System. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , peptic ulcer, acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Atrial Fibrillation, Bronchitis, Neck Pain, Hiatal Hernia, Pneumonia, Sinus ... (Read more)

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What are Gastrointestinal Problems?

The gastrointestinal system, or GI tract, is the name given to a collection of organs that work together to digest food. These organs fit together in a long tube, running from the mouth to the anus, and include the esophagus, stomach, and intestines, among others. With so many parts working together, complicated by today’s busy lifestyles and diets, digestive problems are common. As many as 1 in 3 Americans have a digestive or GI disorder. There are a huge variety of digestive problems, but the most common are IBS, constipation, GERD, hemorrhoids, and ulcers.

IBS, or irritable bowel syndrome, happens when the muscles surrounding the colon contract too easily or frequently. The result is abdominal pain, cramps, diarrhea or constipation, gas and bloating. IBS attacks can often be brought on by specific triggers, so a key part of treatment is learning which foods trigger IBS attacks and avoiding them. Treatment also includes exercise, avoiding stress, and medications if needed.

Constipation, or large, hard, or infrequent stools, happens to everyone at some point. It can be caused by a disruption in routine or food, or by eating a diet without many fresh fruits and vegetables. Although it is uncomfortable, constipation is common and usually not serious, but it can sometimes become chronic. Adding fiber to the diet, exercising, and taking medications may help.

GERD, or gastroesophageal reflux disease, is a severe form of chronic heartburn where stomach acid spills back up into the esophagus. Left untreated, the acid may even eat away at the esophagus and cause serious damage. Treatment includes changing the diet to avoid trigger foods, losing weight if needed, medications, or even surgery.

Hemorrhoids are blood vessels around the rectum that become irritated, swollen or torn while straining during a bowel movement. They are most often caused by constipation, but can also be caused by pregnancy, diarrhea, or simply a genetic predisposition towards hemorrhoids. Treatment involves first treating any constipation issues, then keeping the area clean and soothed until it has healed. If these measures are ineffective, surgery is sometimes used.

Peptic ulcers are sores or spots of inflammation in the lining of the stomach or close to the stomach in the small intestine. Usually this area is coated with a protective lining that shields the tissue from the strong stomach acid, but a break in the lining can let acid in, causing the sores. It used to be thought that stress caused ulcers, but now we know that is not the case. Most often, they are caused by an infection by H. pylori bacteria, but ulcers can also be caused by alcohol abuse or overuse of aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or other NSAIDS. The symptoms of an ulcer are pain, hunger, nausea, and fatigue.

Gastrointestinal problems, perhaps more than any other area, are markedly affected by lifestyle. Many disorders can be prevented or treated at least in part by eating a healthy diet high in fiber, exercising regularly, drinking enough water, and limiting alcohol intake. Still, the frequency of digestive disorders means that even the healthiest person can be affected by them. See your doctor if you notice blood in your stool, abdominal pain, unexplained weight loss, or any significant change in bowel movements.