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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 works as a pediatric gastroenterologist. She attended medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Bhatt completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Brown University. Her average rating from her patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. She takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. Dr. Bhatt is professionally affiliated with 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 gastroenterologist in Beaver Falls, PA. Dr. Fadden takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. He studied medicine 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 practices adult gastroenterology. He accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
100 Knowlson Avenue
Beaver Falls, PA
 

Dr. Karen Jerome-Zapadka's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. Dr. Jerome-Zapadka attended medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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

Dr. Sapana Shah is a specialist in pediatric gastroenterology. On average, patients gave Dr. Shah a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. She takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. She attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) for residency. Her professional 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 is a Beaver Falls, PA physician who specializes in adult gastroenterology. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Connelly accepts. Dr. Connelly is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
100 Knowlson Avenue
Beaver Falls, PA
 

Dr. Michael Dejesus' specialty is adult gastroenterology. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
100 Knowlson Avenue
Beaver Falls, PA
 

Dr. Jonathan McClure sees patients in Beaver Falls, PA. His medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. McClure accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
100 Knowlson Avenue
Beaver Falls, PA
 

Dr. Morry Moskovitz is a specialist in adult gastroenterology. He works in Beaver Falls, PA. Dr. Moskovitz takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. He is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
100 Knowlson Avenue
Beaver Falls, PA
 

Dr. Michelle Victain sees patients in Beaver Falls, PA. Her medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. Dr. Victain graduated from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. She honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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.