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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 is a specialist in adult gastroenterology. She works in Sugar Land, TX and Houston, TX. Dr. McGee has indicated that her clinical interests include hepatobiliary disorders and inflammatory bowel disease. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. McGee accepts. She obtained her medical school training at Morehouse School of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. She is 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 practices adult gastroenterology. In addition to English, Dr. Ahmed (or staff) speaks Urdu and Spanish. These areas are among Dr. Ahmed's clinical interests: pancreas problems, ulcers, and colon cancer. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist and Park Plaza Hospital. Dr. Ahmed graduated from Dow Medical College. For his professional training, Dr. Ahmed completed residency programs 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). He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Ahmed is open to new patients.

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

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

Dr. Nitesh Vachhani is an adult gastroenterology specialist. Patient ratings for Dr. Vachhani average 3.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Vachhani include pancreas problems, colon cancer, and crohn's disease. Dr. Vachhani is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. He is open to new patients. After attending the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine, Dr. Vachhani completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Sclerotherapy, Gallstones, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Gastrointestinal Problems, Hepatobiliary ... (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. These areas are among his clinical interests: diabetes, pancreas problems, and ulcers. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Houston Methodist. Dr. Stein studied medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Stein completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Stein honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He welcomes new patients.

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

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

Dr. Madhukar Kaw is an adult gastroenterologist. He attended medical school at Government Medical College, Srinagar and Government Medical College, Jammu. For his residency, Dr. Kaw trained at Government Medical College and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). Clinical interests for Dr. Kaw include pancreas problems, ulcers, and anemia. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Kaw's hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital and Houston Methodist. Dr. Kaw's practice is open to new patients.

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

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

Dr. Leka Gajula is an adult gastroenterology specialist. Dr. Gajula has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Gajula include obesity, colon cancer, and hypertension (high blood pressure). She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Medical College, Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, and Bangalore University, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Gajula welcomes new patients.

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

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

Dr. J. Trabanino specializes in adult gastroenterology and practices in Sugar Land, TX. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Trabanino has indicated that his clinical interests include ulcers, colon cancer, and crohn's disease. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Trabanino attended medical school at the University of El Salvador Faculty of Medicine. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Houston Methodist. He welcomes new patients.

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

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

Dr. Tojo Thomas is an adult gastroenterology and adult hepatology specialist in Sugar Land, TX, Houston, TX, and Dallas, TX. He has received a 2.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Thomas's areas of expertise include the following: pancreas problems, ulcers, and colon cancer. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare EPO. Dr. Thomas is open to new patients. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He completed his residency training 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. Gregory Lance Shannon, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Other
16605 Sw Freeway; Suite 335
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Gregory Shannon is a physician who specializes in adult gastroenterology. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include polyps, colon cancer, and crohn's disease. Dr. Shannon is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist. Dr. Shannon is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. He attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine.

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

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. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. Dr. Jafri attended medical school at Sindh Medical College. He takes 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 medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. She is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. She attended medical school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. Dr. Ferguson's patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna Medicare.

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

Dr. Joseph Galati is a specialist in gastroenterology (digestive system) and adult hepatology. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. In his practice, he is particularly interested in hepatobiliary disorders, endoscopy, and liver biopsy. Dr. Galati accepts 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 SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Dr. Galati attended medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Galati is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Galati is accepting new patients.

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

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
16659 Southwest Freeway; Suite 175
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Charles Phan specializes in adult gastroenterology. He has a 2.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Phan takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He is a graduate of Medical College of Wisconsin. In addition to English, he speaks Vietnamese.

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

Dr. Robert Davis is a specialist in adult gastroenterology. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna Medicare, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine. Dr. Davis is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital.

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

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

Dr. Kumara Peddamatham is an adult gastroenterology specialist in Richmond, TX and Sugar Land, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Peddamatham include pancreas problems, ulcers, and anemia. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes 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 Sri Venkateswara Medical College, Tirupati. Dr. Peddamatham is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. His practice is open to new patients.

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

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
4760 Sweetwater Boulevard; Suite 101
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Nasrullah Manji is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Manji is in-network 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 Dow Medical College.

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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.