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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 specializes in adult gastroenterology and practices in Fort Worth, TX. Dr. Aziz's areas of expertise include the following: indigestion, esophageal varices, and achalasia. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. He studied medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. He trained at Osteopathic Medical Center of Texas for residency. Dr. Aziz has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Aziz takes. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , colonoscopy

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 72
  • Uninsured Cost: $938 - $997
  • Medicare Cost: $204 - $242
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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
609 Hemphill Street; Suite 101
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Fidelis Unini is an adult gastroenterology specialist. His areas of expertise include indigestion, esophageal varices, and achalasia. Dr. Unini honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He studied medicine at the University of Nigeria Faculty of Medical Sciences. He is 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 Adult Gastroenterology
1111 5th Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Priya Rangasamy's specialty is adult gastroenterology. In her practice, Dr. Rangasamy focuses on anemia, vomiting, and abdominal pain. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Digestive Health Associates of Texas (DHAT), P.A.. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut, Dr. Rangasamy attended Coimbatore Medical College for medical school. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has an open panel.

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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, Other
11803 South Freeway; Suite 354
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Robert Burgos sees patients in Fort Worth, TX and Burleson, TX. His medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Burgos honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Before performing his residency at St. Francis Hospital, Dr. Burgos attended Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine for medical school. He is affiliated with Texas Health Huguley Hospital.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 229
  • Uninsured Cost: $267 - $408
  • Medicare Cost: $179 - $290
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Specializes in General Surgery, Critical Care
800 West Magnolia Avenue; Suite Suite A
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Daniel Ziegler specializes in general surgery and critical care (intensive care medicine) and practices in Fort Worth, TX and Arlington, TX. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Ziegler is affiliated with Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. His education and training includes medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine and residency at York Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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 typically 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.