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We found 5 providers matching colonoscopy and who accept Blue Advantage Gold HMO 101 near Fort Worth, TX.

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Dr. Shahid Aziz, DO
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1650 W Rosedale Street; Suite 302
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Shahid Aziz, who practices in Fort Worth, TX, is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. These areas are among his clinical interests: indigestion, esophageal varices, and achalasia. Dr. Aziz is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Osteopathic Medical Center of Texas. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. Dr. Aziz has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , colonoscopy

All Interests: Achalasia, Gastroparesis, Cirrhosis, Esophagitis, Gastritis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Abdominal ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 72
  • Uninsured Cost: $938 - $997
  • Medicare Cost: $204 - $242
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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Other
11803 South Freeway; Suite 354
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Robert Burgos works as a gastroenterologist in Fort Worth, TX and Burleson, TX. Before performing his residency at St. Francis Hospital, Dr. Burgos attended Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine for medical school. The average patient rating for Dr. Burgos is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Huguley Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Burgos's office for an appointment.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 218
  • Uninsured Cost: $267 - $408
  • Medicare Cost: $200 - $290
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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1111 5th Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Priya Rangasamy's specialty is adult gastroenterology. She has a special interest in anemia, vomiting, and abdominal pain. Dr. Rangasamy is affiliated with Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Digestive Health Associates of Texas (DHAT), P.A.. She graduated from Coimbatore Medical College and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut. Dr. Rangasamy is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. She welcomes new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Vomiting, Anemia, Abdominal Pain

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 83
  • Uninsured Cost: $978 - $1,331
  • Medicare Cost: $159 - $301
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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
609 Hemphill Street; Suite 101
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Fidelis Unini's specialty is adult gastroenterology. His areas of expertise include indigestion, esophageal varices, and achalasia. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Unini attended medical school at the University of Nigeria Faculty of Medical Sciences. Dr. Unini is professionally affiliated with Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth.

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Relevant Interests: , colonoscopy

All Interests: Achalasia, Gastroparesis, Cirrhosis, Pyloric Stenosis, Esophagitis, Gastritis, Irritable Bowel ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Surgery, Critical Care
800 West Magnolia Avenue; Suite Suite A
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Daniel Ziegler works as a general surgeon and critical care specialist. Dr. Ziegler honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Before performing his residency at York Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University, Dr. Ziegler attended Georgetown University School of Medicine. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Ziegler is affiliated with Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 17
  • Uninsured Cost: $893
  • Medicare Cost: $215

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What is a Colonoscopy?

Colonoscopy is the use of a special tool called a colonoscope (a thin, flexible tube with a camera on the end) to examine the inside of the colon and rectum. The tube is inserted anally, and it allows the physician to examine the large intestine from the inside. It may be done at any time to diagnose bowel problems, but routine colonoscopies are advised after the age of 50 to screen for colon cancer.

A colonoscopy may be performed to diagnose:
  • Intestinal ulcers
  • Polyps
  • Bowel cancer
  • An unidentified source of pain or bleeding in the intestine

You may be asked to drink only liquids in the days before a colonoscopy, or you may be given an enema to remove residual fecal matter. Before the exam, you are given medication to help you relax, and you lay on your side on a table. The scope is inserted into the anus and gently moved all the way through the large intestine. Air may be pumped into the intestine to improve the view for the physician. Any polyps that are found will be removed. Then the colonoscope will be withdrawn. A colonoscopy is not usually painful, but you may feel some bloating or have some cramps right afterward. If you had polyps removed you might experience a small amount of bleeding. Any side effects should go away within a few hours.