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We found 9 pediatric gastroenterologists who accept Humana Bronze 4850/HMO Premier near Round Rock, TX.

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Dr. Ashis Vanmali Barad, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
425 University Boulevard
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Ashis Barad is a pediatric gastroenterologist in San Marcos, TX, Temple, TX, and Round Rock, TX. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Barad graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Barad has received include Vice Chair, Texas Medical Association Medical Student Section; Most Outstanding First-Year Resident; and President, Residency Association. In addition to English, Dr. Barad (or staff) speaks Spanish and Gujarati. He is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare and Central Texas Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Celiac Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Allergies, Eosinophilic Esophagitis, Acid Reflux, Crohn's ... (Read more)

Dr. Anees Ahmed Siddiqui, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
1000 Hesters Crossing Road
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Anees Siddiqui sees patients in Austin, TX and Round Rock, TX. His medical specialty is pediatric gastroenterology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Siddiqui include irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Dr. Siddiqui is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Siddiqui's medical residency was performed at Children's Medical Center Dallas. Dr. Siddiqui has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars.

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Clinical interests: Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders

Dr. Sujal Chetan Rangwalla, DO
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
1000 Hesters Crossing Road
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Sujal Rangwalla specializes in pediatric gastroenterology. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. His education and training includes medical school at UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. Dr. Rangwalla has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars. Dr. Rangwalla is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family.

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Dr. Bharani Pandrangi Pandrangi, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
1000 Hesters Crossing Road
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Bharani Challa's medical specialty is pediatric gastroenterology. Dr. Challa is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing her residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Dr. Challa attended medical school at Northeast Ohio Medical University.

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Dr. Robert Jeffrey Zwiener, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
1000 Hesters Crossing Road
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Robert Zwiener works as a pediatric gastroenterologist in Austin, TX and Round Rock, TX. Dr. Zwiener is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dr. Zwiener attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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Dr. Dennis Dyer Heintz, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
1000 Hesters Crossing Road
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. D. Heintz sees patients in Austin, TX and Round Rock, TX. His medical specialty is pediatric gastroenterology. Clinical interests for Dr. Heintz include pancreas problems, inflammatory bowel disease, and liver disease. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Heintz attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. For his residency, Dr. Heintz trained at Children's Medical Center Dallas. He is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family.

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Clinical interests: Research, Gastrointestinal Problems, Liver Disease, Pancreas Problems, Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Dr. David James Easley, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
1000 Hesters Crossing Road
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. David Easley's medical specialty is pediatric gastroenterology. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and a graduate of Scott and White Healthcare's residency program. Dr. Easley is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Marisa R Izaguirre, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
1000 Hesters Crossing Road
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Marisa Izaguirre is a specialist in pediatric gastroenterology. In Dr. Izaguirre's practice, she is particularly interested in upper endoscopy, capsule endoscopy, and colonoscopy. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for residency. Dr. Izaguirre is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. She welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Capsule Endoscopy, Upper Endoscopy, Gallbladder Problems, Liver Disease, Pancreas Problems, Stomach ... (Read more)

Dr. Jonathan Ramprasad, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
425 University Boulevard
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Jonathan Ramprasad specializes in pediatric gastroenterology. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. Dr. Ramprasad accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: NASPGHAN Neurogastroenterology and Motility Award. He is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Clinical interests: Celiac Disease, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Biliary Disorders, ... (Read more)

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What is Pediatric Gastroenterology?

The digestive system is how our bodies convert food into energy. It is made up of the liver, pancreas, gallbladder, esophagus, stomach, and intestines. Physicians who treat problems in a child’s digestive system, especially diseases of the liver, are called pediatric gastroenterologists.

Children are not just smaller versions of adult patients. Their digestive systems are different, and they may not be as able to describe their symptoms and concerns to a doctor. More importantly, a disease that interferes with the ability to obtain adequate nutrition can be much more serious for children, with their growing bodies, than it is for adults.

Pediatric gastroenterologists use tools such as biopsy (taking a small sample of tissue to examine under a microscope), endoscopy (examining the inside of the digestive tract using a thin, flexible tube), or colonoscopy (examining the lower intestines using a thin, flexible tube). Some of the disorders they encounter include:
  • Bleeding in the digestive tract
  • Liver disease and transplants
  • Hepatitis, an infection of the liver
  • Irritable bowel disease
  • Severe heartburn, called GERD
  • Pancreatitis
  • Gallstones
  • Lactose intolerance and severe food allergies
  • Severe, chronic, or unexplained abdominal pain, vomiting, or diarrhea
  • Nutritional disorders, including failure to thrive (FTT) and malnutrition
  • Feeding disorders, including refusal of food, gagging, and trouble swallowing

With such a wide variety of disorders, treatments are also varied. Some include nutrition management plans, medications, or feeding tubes.

Pediatric gastroenterologists play an important role in helping kids comfortably eat and digest food so they can grow up healthy.