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Dr. Gregor John Koobatian, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
12 Bokum Road
Essex, CT
 

Dr. Gregor Koobatian is an adult gastroenterologist in Middletown, CT, Madison, CT, and Essex, CT. He accepts Medicare insurance. After completing medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine and the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, Dr. Koobatian performed his residency at George Washington University Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Middlesex Hospital.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 277
  • Charge (avg.): $682 - $1,171
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $167 - $329

Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
929 Boston Post Road; Suite 1
Old Saybrook, CT
 

Dr. Maurizio Nichele's area of specialization is colon & rectal surgery. Dr. Nichele is conversant in Italian. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Nichele include endoscopy. He is affiliated with Middlesex Hospital. Before performing his residency at Waterbury Hospital, Dr. Nichele attended New York Medical College for medical school. Patient ratings for Dr. Nichele average 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Clinical Interests: Endoscopy

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 90
  • Charge (avg.): $1,000 - $1,400
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $236 - $279
Dr. Edmund Y Chung, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
12 Bokum Road
Essex, CT
 

Dr. Edmund Chung's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. Dr. Chung is professionally affiliated with Middlesex Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Yale University.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 214
  • Charge (avg.): $825 - $1,171
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $150 - $314

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
5 Pequot Park Road; Suite 302
Westbrook, CT
 

Dr. Jackie Chuong's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. After completing medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chuong takes. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Chuong's professional affiliations include VA Connecticut Healthcare System and Yale New Haven Health System. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , colonoscopy

All Interests: Ulcerative Colitis, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Acid Reflux, Colon Cancer, Crohn's Disease, Pancreas ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 229
  • Charge (avg.): $825 - $1,200
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $200 - $334

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
5 Pequot Park Road; Suite 302
Westbrook, CT
 

Dr. Christopher Illick is a gastroenterologist in Branford, CT, New Haven, CT, and Westbrook, CT. He accepts Anthem, ConnectiCare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He studied medicine at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. For his residency, Dr. Illick trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Illick is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , colonoscopy

All Interests: Hepatitis, Ulcerative Colitis, Pancreatic Cancer, Acid Reflux, Colon Cancer, Crohn's Disease, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 115
  • Charge (avg.): $825 - $1,200
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $224 - $328

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
5 Pequot Park Road; Suite 302
Westbrook, CT
 

Dr. Michael Dorfman is an adult gastroenterology specialist in Branford, CT, New Haven, CT, and Westbrook, CT. He attended Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU). He honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Dorfman is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Dorfman is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , colonoscopy

All Interests: Hepatitis, Ulcerative Colitis, Diagnostic Endoscopy, Pancreatic Cancer, Acid Reflux, Colon ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 93
  • Charge (avg.): $1,100 - $1,200
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $226 - $334

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What is a Colonoscopy?

Colonoscopy is the use of a special tool called a colonoscope (a thin, flexible tube with a camera on the end) to examine the inside of the colon and rectum. The tube is typically inserted anally, and it allows the physician to examine the large intestine from the inside. It may be done at any time to diagnose bowel problems, but routine colonoscopies are advised after the age of 50 to screen for colon cancer.

A colonoscopy may be performed to diagnose:
  • Intestinal ulcers
  • Polyps
  • Bowel cancer
  • An unidentified source of pain or bleeding in the intestine

You may be asked to drink only liquids in the days before a colonoscopy, or you may be given an enema to remove residual fecal matter. Before the exam, you are given medication to help you relax, and you lay on your side on a table. The scope is inserted into the anus and gently moved all the way through the large intestine. Air may be pumped into the intestine to improve the view for the physician. Any polyps that are found will be removed. Then the colonoscope will be withdrawn. A colonoscopy is not usually painful, but you may feel some bloating or have some cramps right afterward. If you had polyps removed you might experience a small amount of bleeding. Any side effects should go away within a few hours.
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