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We found 24 gastroenterologists who accept Humana Platinum near Chattanooga, TN.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
5600 Brainerd Road; Suite H 100
Chattanooga, TN
 

Dr. Munford Yates sees patients in Chattanooga, TN. His medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. Dr. Yates has received a 2.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
979 East Third Street; Suite C-825
Chattanooga, TN
 

Dr. George Philips is a physician who specializes in adult gastroenterology. He attended the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and Duke University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2200 E 3rd Street; Suite #200
Chattanooga, TN
 

Dr. Gregory Olds' specialty is adult gastroenterology. He studied medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School. Dr. Olds is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
979 E Third Street; C520, Galen Medical Group
Chatt, TN
 

Dr. Colleen Schmitt specializes in adult gastroenterology and practices in Chattanooga, TN. Patient ratings for Dr. Schmitt average 4.5 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. She studied medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and the University of South Alabama College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
979 E 3rd Street; Suite C0630
Chattanooga, TN
 

Dr. Matthew Bagamery practices adult gastroenterology. Dr. Bagamery takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He attended medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
935 Spring Creek Road; Suite 203
Chattanooga, TN
 

Dr. Nikhil Shah is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. Dr. Shah is a graduate of Osmania University and Kakatiya Medical College. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
979 E 3rd Street; Suite C0630
Chattanooga, TN
 

Dr. Michael Goodman, who practices in Chattanooga, TN, is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Goodman graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
979 East Third Street; Suite C-825
Chattanooga, TN
 

Dr. Arslan Kahloon specializes in adult gastroenterology. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
910 Blackford Street
Chattanooga, TN
 

Dr. Drago Tolosa specializes in pediatric gastroenterology and practices in Chattanooga, TN. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Central University of the East School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
979 E. Third Street; Suite C-825
Chattanooga, TN
 

Dr. Louis Lambiase's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. Dr. Lambiase honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
979 East Third Street; Suite C-825
Chattanooga, TN
 

Dr. Laurie-Anne Swaby specializes in adult gastroenterology. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Swaby studied medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
979 E Third Street; Suite C520 Galen Medical Group
Chattanooga, TN
 

Dr. Chad Charapata specializes in adult gastroenterology and practices in Chattanooga, TN. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2341 Mccallie Avenue; Plaza Three, Suite 400
Chattanooga, TN
 

Dr. Richard Sadowitz is a specialist in adult gastroenterology. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Sadowitz attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2515 Desales Avenue; Suite 206
Chattanooga, TN
 

Dr. Vijay Patel is an adult gastroenterology specialist in Chattanooga, TN. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2341 Mccallie Avenue; Plaza 3, Suite 406
Chattanooga, TN
 

Dr. Camille Sommer's specialty is adult gastroenterology. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Sommer attended medical school at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2515 Desales Avenue; Suite 206
Chattanooga, TN
 

Dr. Donald Hetzel's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. He is a graduate of Emory University School of Medicine. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Hetzel accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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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.