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We found 6 gastroenterologists who accept Humana HMO Premier near Neenah, WI.

Dr. Jose Mariano Cabrera, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
130 Second Street
Neenah, WI
 

Dr. Jose Cabrera works as a pediatric gastroenterologist. He has a special interest in inflammatory bowel disease. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Cabrera attended medical school at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. Dr. Cabrera's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. He is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and ThedaCare. Dr. Cabrera welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Gastrointestinal Problems, Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Dr. Diana Greyz Lerner, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
130 Second Street
Neenah, WI
 

Dr. Diana Lerner specializes in pediatric gastroenterology and practices in Neenah, WI, Mequon, WI, and Milwaukee, WI. Clinical interests for Dr. Lerner include esophagitis and colitis. Her professional affiliations include Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and ThedaCare. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lerner honors. Dr. Lerner has an open panel. She obtained her medical school training at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and performed her residency at Rush University Medical Center. She has received professional recognition including the following: Intern and Resident of the year 2007, 2010. In addition to English, she speaks Russian.

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Clinical interests: Gastrointestinal Problems, Colitis, Esophagitis

Dr. Swati Chaudhari, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
130 2nd Street; Suite N157
Neenah, WI
 

Dr. Swati Chaudhari's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School.

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Dr. Khalid Alam, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1550 Midway Place
Menasha, WI
 

Dr. Khalid Alam sees patients in Menasha, WI. His medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1550 Midway Place
Menasha, WI
 

Dr. Sudeep Sodhi works as an adult gastroenterologist. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1550 Midway Place
Menasha, WI
 

Dr. Timothy Edison practices adult gastroenterology. He studied medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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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.