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We found 13 providers with an interest in gastrointestinal stricture and who accept Highmark Blue Shield near Philadelphia, PA.

Dr. Taine Tayard Valere Valere Pechet, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
3737 Market Street; 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Taine Pechet specializes in thoracic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), cancer surgery, and collapsed lung (pneumothorax). Dr. Pechet is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Harvard Medical School. He completed his residency training at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis, Caritas Carney Hospital, and Brigham and Women's Hospital. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Pechet has received include Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine 's annual Top Docs issue, 2011 through 2016; Philadelphia Super Doctors; and Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2013-14. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Philadelphia VA Medical Center. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , esophageal stricture (narrowing)

All Interests: Stenosis, Bronchoscopy, Esophagus Problems, Laser Treatment, Lung Problems, Minimally Invasive ... (Read more)

Dr. Gary Warren Falk, MS, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
3400 Civic Center Boulevard, Pcam, South Pavilion; Floor 4
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Gary Falk is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. Dr. Falk's areas of expertise include esophageal cancer, barrett's esophagus, and achalasia. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. After completing medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, he performed his residency at George Washington University Medical Center. He has received the following distinctions: Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2002-present and Philadelphia Super Doctors. Dr. Falk is professionally affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP).

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Relevant Interests: , esophageal stricture (narrowing)

All Interests: Achalasia, Esophagitis, Eosinophilic Esophagitis, Esophagus Problems, Esophageal Cancer, Swallowing ... (Read more)

Dr. Joshua Israel Skorr Bleier, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
800 Walnut Street; 20th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Joshua Bleier is a specialist in colon & rectal surgery. He works in Philadelphia, PA. Clinical interests for Dr. Bleier include cancer surgery, rectal cancer, and colon cancer. His professional affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Philadelphia VA Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Dr. Bleier performed his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. His distinctions include: Recognized by Philadelphia Magazine 's Top Docs issue 2015, 2016 and Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , rectal stricture

All Interests: Rectal Problems, Colitis, Ileostomy, Fecal Incontinence, Intestinal Problems, Hemorrhoid Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Natasha Mirza, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
3400 Spruce Street; 5 Silverstein Building
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Natasha Mirza's area of specialization is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Her areas of expertise include second opinions, esophageal dilation, and esophagitis. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mirza honors. She studied medicine at Dow Medical College. Dr. Mirza completed her residency training at Civil Hospital, Karachi and Ohio State University Medical Center. Awards and/or distinctions she has received include Philadelphia Super Doctors; Recognized in America's Top Doctors, 2013-14; and Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine 's annual Top Docs issue, 2012 - 2016. Dr. Mirza (or staff) is conversant in Urdu. Dr. Mirza is professionally affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Philadelphia VA Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , esophageal stricture (narrowing)

All Interests: Second Opinions, Sarcoidosis, Esophagitis, Hyperparathyroidism, Larynx Cancer, Hyperthyroidism, ... (Read more)

Dr. John Charles Kucharczuk, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
3400 Spruce Street, Pcam; West Pavilion Floor 1
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. John Kucharczuk's area of specialization is thoracic surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: esophageal cancer, cancer surgery, and video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS). Dr. Kucharczuk takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. After attending the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Kucharczuk has received distinctions including Philadelphia Super Doctors; Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2012-14; and Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014. He is affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , esophageal stricture (narrowing)

All Interests: Stenosis, Bronchoscopy, Esophagus Problems, Lung Problems, Surgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive ... (Read more)

Dr. Steven Eugene Raper, MD
Specializes in Surgery, Critical Care
3400 Civic Center Boulevard, West Pavilion, 4th Floor; Department of Gi Surgery
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Steven Raper specializes in surgery and critical care (intensive care medicine) and practices in Philadelphia, PA. After completing medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, Dr. Raper performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). These areas are among his clinical interests: cancer surgery, esophageal varices, and rectal cancer. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors and Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012. Dr. Raper is affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , esophageal stricture (narrowing), rectal stricture

All Interests: Achalasia, Gastrostomy, Cirrhosis, Colitis, Wound Complications, Gallstones, Gastritis, Gallbladder ... (Read more)

Dr. David Scott Wernsing, MD
Specializes in Surgery
800 Walnut Street; 20th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. David Wernsing is a medical specialist in surgery. His clinical interests include cancer surgery, achalasia, and inguinal hernia. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Wernsing obtained his medical school training at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and performed his residency at Pennsylvania Hospital. Dr. Wernsing's professional affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , esophageal stricture (narrowing)

All Interests: Achalasia, Inguinal Hernia, Gastrostomy, Liver Tumor, Laparoscopic Gastric Banding, Stenosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Daniel Thomas Dempsey, MD
Specializes in Surgery, Critical Care
3400 Civic Center Boulevard, West Pavilion; 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Daniel Dempsey's areas of specialization are surgery and critical care (intensive care medicine). Areas of expertise for Dr. Dempsey include cancer surgery, rectal cancer, and achalasia. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Dempsey graduated from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and then he performed his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He has received professional recognition including the following: Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine 's annual Top Doctors issue from 2010 - 2016; Philadelphia Super Doctors; and Recognized by America's Top Doctors annually since. He is affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , esophageal stricture (narrowing)

All Interests: Achalasia, Gallstones, Gallbladder Cancer, Liver Cancer, Bile Duct Cancer, Gastrointestinal ... (Read more)

Dr. Kristle Lee Lynch, MD
Specializes in Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
3400 Civic Center Boulevard; South Pavilion, 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Kristle Lynch is a gastroenterologist in Philadelphia, PA. She studied medicine at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Lynch completed a residency program at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lynch include esophageal manometry, achalasia, and esophagitis. Dr. Lynch is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. She speaks Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP).

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Relevant Interests: , esophageal stricture (narrowing)

All Interests: Achalasia, Scleroderma, Esophageal Manometry, Esophagitis, Biopsy, Upper Endoscopy, Eosinophilic ... (Read more)

Dr. Farzana Rashid, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
3400 Spruce Street; 3 Dulles Building
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Farzana Rashid is a specialist in adult gastroenterology. Her average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rashid include celiac disease, gastrostomy (G-tube insertion), and colon polyps. Dr. Rashid honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. After attending the University of Sheffield Medical School, she completed her residency training at MetroHealth Medical Center. Dr. Rashid speaks Bengali. She is professionally affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP).

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Relevant Interests: , esophageal stricture (narrowing)

All Interests: Gastrostomy, Gastroparesis, Rectal Problems, Scleroderma, Colitis, Esophagitis, Gastrointestinal ... (Read more)

Dr. Najjia N Mahmoud, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
3400 Spruce Street; 4 Silverstein Building
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Najjia Mahmoud sees patients in Philadelphia, PA. Her medical specialty is colon & rectal surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Mahmoud include cancer surgery, rectal cancer, and colon cancer. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Mahmoud graduated from Weill Cornell Medical College and then she performed her residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Mahmoud include: Philadelphia Super Doctors; Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014; and Recognized annually in Philadelphia Magazine 's Top Docs issue from 2010 through 2016. She is professionally affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , rectal stricture

All Interests: Rectal Problems, Colitis, Ileostomy, Fecal Incontinence, Liver Cancer, Intestinal Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Nicole Marie Saur, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
800 Walnut Street; 20th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Nicole Saur's specialty is colon & rectal surgery. She is a graduate of the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences. She trained at Tufts Medical Center for her residency. Clinical interests for Dr. Saur include cancer surgery, rectal cancer, and colon cancer. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , rectal stricture

All Interests: Rectal Problems, Colitis, Ileostomy, Fecal Incontinence, Intestinal Problems, Hemorrhoid Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Skandan Shanmugan, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
700 Spruce Street; Duncan Building Suite 305
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Skandan Shanmugan is a medical specialist in colon & rectal surgery. Before completing his residency at Temple University Hospital, Dr. Shanmugan attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Shanmugan include cancer surgery, rectal cancer, and colon cancer. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Shanmugan's professional affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , rectal stricture

All Interests: Rectal Problems, Rectal Prolapse, Colitis, Ileostomy, Fecal Incontinence, Intestinal Problems, ... (Read more)

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