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We found 16 gastroenterologists who accept United Healthcare Gold near Sugar Land, TX.

Dr. Angela Denise McGee, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
Fort Bend Medical and Diagnostic Center; 11555 University Boulevard
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Angela McGee works as a gastroenterologist. She is a graduate of Morehouse School of Medicine. Dr. McGee's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Her clinical interests include hepatobiliary disorders and inflammatory bowel disease. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. McGee is professionally affiliated with Kelsey-Seybold Clinic - Fort Bend Medical and Diagnostic Center.

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Clinical interests: Hepatobiliary Disorders, Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Dr. Nisar Ahmed, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Nisar Ahmed sees patients in Houston, TX and Sugar Land, TX. His medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Dr. Ahmed attended Dow Medical College for medical school. Dr. Ahmed's areas of expertise include pancreas problems, endoscopic sclerotherapy, and ulcers. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. In addition to English, Dr. Ahmed (or staff) speaks Urdu and Spanish. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist and Park Plaza Hospital. Dr. Ahmed has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Gallstones, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Gastrointestinal Problems, Colon Cancer, Crohn's Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Nitesh B Vachhani, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
16605 Southwest Freeway; Suite 435
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Nitesh Vachhani's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include pancreas problems, endoscopic sclerotherapy, and colon cancer. Dr. Vachhani is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. Dr. Vachhani's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Sclerotherapy, Gallstones, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Gastrointestinal Problems, Hepatobiliary ... (Read more)

Dr. Leka Gajula, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
16651 Southwest Freeway; Suite 370
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Leka Gajula works as a gastroenterologist. Dr. Gajula's areas of expertise include obesity, colon cancer, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Her average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, in addition to other insurance carriers. She graduated from Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Medical College, Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, and Bangalore University and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Gajula's hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist. She has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Gallstones, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Burns, Hypertension, Gastrointestinal Problems, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Stanley Howard Stein, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Stanley Stein is an adult gastroenterology specialist in Sugar Land, TX. Dr. Stein is rated highly by his patients. These areas are among his clinical interests: diabetes, pancreas problems, and ulcers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Houston Methodist. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has an open panel. Dr. Stein obtained his medical school training at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University.

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Clinical interests: Gallstones, Gastrointestinal Problems, Colon Cancer, Crohn's Disease, Liver Disease, Diabetes, ... (Read more)

Dr. Charles Gia Phan, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
16659 Southwest Freeway; Suite 175
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Charles Phan is an adult gastroenterology specialist. On average, patients gave him a rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. He is especially interested in colorectal cancer screening. Dr. Phan's professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna Medicare, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Phan attended medical school at Medical College of Wisconsin. In addition to English, he speaks Vietnamese.

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Clinical interests: Colorectal Cancer Screening

Dr. Madhukar Kaw, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Madhukar Kaw specializes in adult gastroenterology. Dr. Kaw's clinical interests include pancreas problems, ulcers, and anemia. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Kaw studied medicine at Government Medical College, Srinagar and Government Medical College, Jammu. He trained at Government Medical College and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) for residency. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital and Houston Methodist. Dr. Kaw is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Gallstones, Gastrointestinal Problems, Colon Cancer, Pancreas Problems, Hemorrhoids, Endoscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. Kumara S Peddamatham, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Kumara Peddamatham's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. Dr. Peddamatham is a graduate of Sri Venkateswara Medical College, Tirupati. For his professional training, Dr. Peddamatham completed a residency program at Cabrini Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Peddamatham include pancreas problems, endoscopic sclerotherapy, and ulcers. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star. Dr. Peddamatham is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Brain AVM, Gallstones, Gastrointestinal Problems, Hepatobiliary Disorders, Liver Disease, Pancreas ... (Read more)

Dr. Gregory Lance Shannon, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Other
16605 Sw Freeway; Suite 335
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Gregory Shannon works as a gastroenterologist. The average patient rating for Dr. Shannon is 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Shannon include polyps, colon cancer, and crohn's disease. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shannon honors. He obtained his medical school training at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist. Dr. Shannon's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Gastrointestinal Problems, Polyps, Colon Cancer, Crohn's Disease, Cancer, Colon Problems

Dr. Jose Guillermo Ii Trabanino II, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1111 Highway 6; Suite 105
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. J. Trabanino sees patients in Sugar Land, TX. His medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. These areas are among Dr. Trabanino's clinical interests: endoscopic sclerotherapy, ulcers, and colon cancer. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Houston Methodist. He attended medical school at the University of El Salvador Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Trabanino's average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Gastrointestinal Problems, Colon Cancer, Crohn's Disease, Liver Disease, Ulcers, Endoscopy, Biliary ... (Read more)

Dr. Tojo Thomas, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Adult Hepatology
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Tojo Thomas practices adult gastroenterology and adult hepatology in Sugar Land, TX, Houston, TX, and Dallas, TX. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Thomas include pancreas problems, ulcers, and colon cancer. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Thomas is in-network for United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago.

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Clinical interests: Gallstones, Gastrointestinal Problems, Hepatobiliary Disorders, Colon Cancer, Pancreas Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Joseph Stephen Galati, MD
Specializes in Gastroenterology, Adult Hepatology
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Joseph Galati's specialties are gastroenterology (digestive system) and adult hepatology. He practices in Houston, TX and Sugar Land, TX. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. His clinical interests include hepatobiliary disorders, endoscopy, and liver biopsy. Dr. Galati is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. His practice is open to new patients. Dr. Galati obtained his medical school training at St. George's University School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Hepatobiliary Disorders, Endoscopy, Liver Transplant, Liver Biopsy, Liver Surgery

Dr. Nadim Syed Jafri, MS, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
17520 W Grand Parkway S; Suite 350
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Nadim Jafri's specialty is adult gastroenterology. Dr. Jafri's hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. He studied medicine at Sindh Medical College. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Robin Lynn Ferguson, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
17520 W Grand Parkway S; Suite 350
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Robin Ferguson is a gastroenterologist in Wharton, TX, Rosenberg, TX, and Sugar Land, TX. Dr. Ferguson attended medical school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Ferguson average 3.5 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna Medicare, and more. She is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital.

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Dr. Robert Errol Davis, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1111 Highway 6; Suite 105
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Robert Davis works as an adult gastroenterologist in Sugar Land, TX. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. Dr. Davis takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna Medicare. He attended medical school at Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Hepatitis C, Pancreas Problems, Ulcers, Colonoscopy

Dr. Nasrullah Manji, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
4760 Sweetwater Boulevard; Suite 101
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Nasrullah Manji's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. Dr. Manji has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Dow Medical College. His residency was performed at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Civil Hospital, Karachi. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital.

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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.