We found 10 gastroenterologists who accept Coventry Gold $10 Copay OAHMO near Beaver Falls, PA.

Dr. Riha Girish Bhatt, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
2580 Constitution Boulevard
Beaver Falls, PA
 

Dr. Riha Bhatt practices pediatric gastroenterology in Pittsburgh, PA, Monroeville, PA, and Beaver Falls, PA. Patient ratings for Dr. Bhatt average 5.0 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Bhatt attended Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with Brown University. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
100 Knowlson Avenue
Beaver Falls, PA
 

Dr. Robert Fadden is a specialist in adult gastroenterology. He works in Beaver Falls, PA. He takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Fadden attended medical school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
100 Knowlson Avenue
Beaver Falls, PA
 

Dr. Roberto Inglese is a physician who specializes in adult gastroenterology. Dr. Inglese is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
100 Knowlson Avenue
Beaver Falls, PA
 

Dr. Karen Jerome-Zapadka is an adult gastroenterology specialist. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Jerome-Zapadka accepts. She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

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Dr. Sapana J Shah, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
2580 Constitution Boulevard
Beaver Falls, PA
 

Dr. Sapana Shah practices pediatric gastroenterology. She attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) for residency. Dr. Shah has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. She honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. Dr. Shah's hospital/clinic affiliations include Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
100 Knowlson Avenue
Beaver Falls, PA
 

Dr. Sean Connelly's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. He takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
100 Knowlson Avenue
Beaver Falls, PA
 

Dr. Michael Dejesus is a physician who specializes in adult gastroenterology. He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
100 Knowlson Avenue
Beaver Falls, PA
 

Dr. Jonathan McClure is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. He accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. McClure studied medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
100 Knowlson Avenue
Beaver Falls, PA
 

Dr. Morry Moskovitz is a specialist in adult gastroenterology. Dr. Moskovitz attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine. He honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
100 Knowlson Avenue
Beaver Falls, PA
 

Dr. Michelle Victain's medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. Dr. Victain graduated from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate.

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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.