Finding Providers
loading

We found 11 gastroenterologists who accept Coventry Gold HMO near Morgantown, WV.

No Photo
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Adult Hepatology
1000 Mon Health Medical Park Drive; Suite 1100
Morgantown, WV
 

Dr. Faisal Bukeirat's areas of specialization are adult gastroenterology and adult hepatology; he sees patients in Morgantown, WV. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Bukeirat accepts Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. He attended medical school at the University of Jordan Faculty of Medicine.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Hepatology
1 Medical Center Drive; Stop 9161
Morgantown, WV
 

Dr. Uma Sundaram practices adult gastroenterology and hepatology (liver disease). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Sundaram studied medicine at the University of Toledo College of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Huntington VA Medical Center.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1 Stadium Drive
Morgantown, WV
 

Dr. John Shammaa's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. Dr. Shammaa is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. He is a graduate of Emory University School of Medicine.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
300 Wedgewood Drive
Morgantown, WV
 

Dr. Joann O'Keefe is an adult gastroenterology specialist in Morgantown, WV. She is an in-network provider for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. She attended medical school at West Virginia University School of Medicine and Marshall University, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1 Medical Center Drive; Wvu Department of Internal Medicine
Morgantown, WV
 

Dr. Mark Voellinger practices adult gastroenterology. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. Dr. Voellinger is a graduate of West Virginia University School of Medicine.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1 Medical Center Drive
Morgantown, WV
 

Dr. Swapna Gayam's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. She honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. Dr. Gayam graduated from West Virginia University School of Medicine and Armed Forces Medical College.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1 Medical Center Drive
Morgantown, WV
 

Dr. Swati Pawa practices adult gastroenterology in Morgantown, WV. She accepts Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at SMS Medical College, Jaipur.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
200 Wedgewood Drive; Suite 202
Morgantown, WV
 

Dr. Justin Kupec is a physician who specializes in adult gastroenterology. He accepts Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. Dr. Kupec graduated from West Virginia University School of Medicine.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
1 Medical Center Drive
Morgantown, WV
 

Dr. Brian Riedel is a specialist in pediatric gastroenterology. He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He takes Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1 Medical Center Drive
Morgantown, WV
 

Dr. John Nasr is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. He honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
1 Medical Center Drive; 9214
Morgantown, WV
 

Dr. Audra Rouster is a pediatric gastroenterologist in Morgantown, WV. She graduated from Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine. Dr. Rouster is in-network for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers.

Read more

Conditions / Treatments

Gender

Insurance

Medicare Patient Age

Medicare Patient Conditions

Medicare Patient Ethnicity

Medicare Patient Gender

Medicare Patient Insurance Eligibility

Distinctions

Online Communication

Patient Demographic

Practice Affiliation

Certifications

Medical School

Specialty

Years Since Graduation

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.