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Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology

2001 9th Avenue; Suite 305
Port Arthur, TX
(409) 813-3883; (409) 983-3221

(Average of 3 in 6 ratings)

Dr. Bashar Alaswad practices pediatric gastroenterology in Beaumont, TX and Port Arthur, TX. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine and performed his residency at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). The average patient rating for Dr. Alaswad is 3.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for MultiPlan, IMS, and Three Rivers, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology

2001 9th Avenue; Suite 305
Port Arthur, TX
(409) 983-3221

(Average of 5 in 1 rating)

Dr. Mohamed Vadva is an adult gastroenterology specialist in Port Arthur, TX and Beaumont, TX. He is a graduate of the University of Zambia School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology

1323 S 27th Street; Suite 600
Nederland, TX
(409) 724-0278; (409) 833-8320

Dr. Feras Zabad is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. Dr. Zabad accepts MultiPlan, IMS, MHealth, and more. He attended the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with McGill University for residency.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology

2001 9th Avenue; Suite 305
Port Arthur, TX
(409) 722-2555; (409) 983-5145

(Average of 5 in 3 ratings)

Dr. Sudhir Alampur sees patients in Nederland, TX and Port Arthur, TX. His medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. He is rated highly by his patients. He attended medical school at Osmania Medical College.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology

3787 Doctors Drive; Suite 212
Port Arthur, TX
(409) 985-3676; (409) 724-2311

(Average of 5 in 1 rating)

Dr. Carol Batty specializes in adult gastroenterology. She graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Batty accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology

2001 9th Avenue; Suite 305
Port Arthur, TX
(409) 983-3221; (409) 727-3004

(Average of 5 in 1 rating)

Dr. Nezar Shobassy sees patients in Port Arthur, TX and Nederland, TX. His medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. He studied medicine at the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine.

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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.

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