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We found 63 providers matching endoscopy and who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas near The Woodlands, TX.

Dr. Atif Shahzad, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
26103 I-45 N; Suite 100
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Atif Shahzad practices adult gastroenterology. Patient ratings for Dr. Shahzad average 3.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include ulcers, gallbladder problems, and hepatitis C. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Ross University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center for residency. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Shahzad include: Resident of The Year and Top Doctor. Dr. Shahzad (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Hindi-Urdu. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Northwest Medical Center and Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Clinical Interests: Gastric Electrical Stimulation, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Gallbladder Problems, Ulcers, Hepatitis ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 156
  • Uninsured Cost: $400 - $1,488
  • Medicare Cost: $125 - $488
Dr. Lynn R Copeland, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
111 Vision Park Boulevard; Suite 150
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Lynn Copeland's specialty is adult gastroenterology. He has a special interest in ulcers and colorectal cancer screening. Dr. Copeland takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He attended medical school at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. Dr. Copeland trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston for residency. He is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital and Houston Northwest Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: Ulcers, Colorectal Cancer Screening

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 336
  • Uninsured Cost: $725 - $1,200
  • Medicare Cost: $137 - $300
Dr. Ali Tarkan Dural, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
111 Vision Park Boulevard; #150
Shenandoah, TX
 

Dr. Ali Dural sees patients in Shenandoah, TX, The Woodlands, TX, and Houston, TX. His medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Dural has indicated that his clinical interests include ulcers and endoscopic ultrasound (EUS). He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Ege University and performed his residency at Grant Hospital of Chicago, Westlake Hospital, and Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Dural (or staff) speaks Spanish and Turkish. Dr. Dural is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital and Houston Northwest Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)

All Interests: Endoscopic Ultrasound, Ulcers

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 421
  • Uninsured Cost: $625 - $2,400
  • Medicare Cost: $112 - $819
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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
9201 Pinecroft Drive
Spring, TX
 

Dr. Tawfiq Alam's medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Alam accepts. Dr. Alam is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 626
  • Uninsured Cost: $419 - $2,033
  • Medicare Cost: $39 - $872
Dr. Shailaja Savitri Behara, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
920 Medical Plaza Drive; Suite 48
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Shailaja Behara is a specialist in adult gastroenterology. She works in Shenandoah, TX, Houston, TX, and Humble, TX. She has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, Houston Northwest Medical Center, and Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital. Dr. Behara is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star. Dr. Behara studied medicine at Andhra Medical College. She trained at Saint Francis Hospital, Evanston for residency. Dr. Behara (or staff) is conversant in Telugu and Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , colonoscopy

All Interests: Colonoscopy

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 225
  • Uninsured Cost: $676 - $1,435
  • Medicare Cost: $115 - $301
Dr. Abraham Winkelstein, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
111 Vision Park Boulevard; #150
Shenandoah, TX
 

Dr. Abraham Winkelstein's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. In his practice, Dr. Winkelstein focuses on ulcers and colorectal cancer screening. Dr. Winkelstein takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. After attending Georgetown University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital and Houston Northwest Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: Ulcers, Colorectal Cancer Screening

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 336
  • Uninsured Cost: $725 - $1,000
  • Medicare Cost: $162 - $238
Dr. Ravi Kumar Moparty, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
26103 Interstate 45
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Ravi Moparty's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. His clinical interests encompass ulcers. Dr. Moparty is affiliated with Houston Northwest Medical Center. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He studied medicine at Osmania Medical College. He trained at Edgewater Hospital for residency. Dr. Moparty (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Hindi.

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Clinical Interests: Ulcers

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 49
  • Uninsured Cost: $499 - $895
  • Medicare Cost: $110 - $293
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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
26103 Interstate 45; Suite 100
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Ilyas Memon practices adult gastroenterology in The Woodlands, TX. He graduated from Dow Medical College. Dr. Memon's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 389
  • Uninsured Cost: $423 - $1,487
  • Medicare Cost: $78 - $494
Dr. Serge-Alain Babila Awasum, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1120 Medical Plaza Drive; Suite 255
Shenandoah, TX
 

Dr. Serge-Alain Awasum is a gastroenterologist in The Woodlands, TX, Conroe, TX, and Shenandoah, TX. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Awasum takes. He graduated from East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 412
  • Uninsured Cost: $337 - $1,013
  • Medicare Cost: $115 - $412
Dr. Udayini Kodali, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
920 Medical Plaza Drive; Suite 290
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Udayini Kodali specializes in adult gastroenterology. She is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital. She is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna Medicare, and more. Dr. Kodali attended Andhra Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago for residency.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 144
  • Uninsured Cost: $255 - $530
  • Medicare Cost: $131 - $251
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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
9201 Pinecroft Drive
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Thang Le is an adult gastroenterologist. He is professionally affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital. Dr. Le is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He studied medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Le's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Le (or staff) speaks Spanish and Vietnamese.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 152
  • Uninsured Cost: $400 - $870
  • Medicare Cost: $131 - $312
Dr. Ralph Purcell Pearce, MD
Specializes in Gastroenterology, Other
3115 College Park Drive; Suite 107
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Ralph Pearce's medical specialty is gastroenterology (digestive system). Patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Pearce is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 625
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,080 - $1,600
  • Medicare Cost: $113 - $298
Dr. Anna Magda Gonzales, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
111 Vision Park Boulevard; Suite 150
Shenandoah, TX
 

Dr. Anna Gonzales' area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. She studied medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Gonzales is especially interested in colorectal cancer screening. She honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna Medicare. She is affiliated with Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Colorectal Cancer Screening

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 216
  • Uninsured Cost: $725 - $1,200
  • Medicare Cost: $141 - $298
Dr. Nelson Atembe Tajong, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
9305 Pinecroft; Suite 304
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Nelson Tajong specializes in adult gastroenterology and practices in Conroe, TX and The Woodlands, TX. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Tajong is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Tajong is affiliated with Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 357
  • Uninsured Cost: $174 - $519
  • Medicare Cost: $101 - $293
Dr. Edward Stephen Xavier, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
111 Vision Park Boulevard; Suite 150
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Edward Xavier is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna Medicare, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Dr. Xavier is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 243
  • Uninsured Cost: $625 - $1,200
  • Medicare Cost: $121 - $298
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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
3115 College Park Drive; Suite 107
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Shail Maheshwari practices adult gastroenterology. He is a graduate of Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Maheshwari has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 658
  • Uninsured Cost: $800 - $1,600
  • Medicare Cost: $64 - $872

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What is Endoscopy?

Endoscopy is the use of a thin, flexible, hollow tube that allows a doctor to see the inside of the body without traditional open surgery. The tubes, called endoscopes, come in a variety of sizes, shapes, and levels of stiffness to reach different parts of the body. Some also contain tiny tools that can be passed through the tube and used for procedures once they are inside the body. The use of tools within an endoscope is called endoscopic surgery and is one type of minimally invasive surgery, or surgery using a very small opening.

Endoscopes contain either a series of lenses or fiber optics that transmit light and images. They may have a tiny camera that projects images onto a screen. An endoscope can be inserted through a tiny incision or into an opening in the body (such as the mouth, nose, or anus).

Endoscopy is often used to examine the digestive tract, but it may be used in many locations throughout the body. It allows a physician to easily and safely get a direct examination of areas of inflammation, sources of bleeding, cysts, tumors, gallstones, the insides of joints, and more, through only a very tiny opening.