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Dr. Mario Felipe Moquete, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
809 E Oak Street; Suite 201
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Mario Moquete is an adult gastroenterology specialist in Kissimmee, FL. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Moquete's hospital/clinic affiliations include Osceola Regional Medical Center, Orlando Health, and Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center. His education and training includes medical school at National University of Pedro Henriquez Urena and residency at Montefiore Medical Center. He has received a 2.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Moquete honors. Dr. Moquete is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders)

All Interests: Gastrointestinal Problems

Dr. M. Sirajul Siraj Ul Islam, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
710 Oak Commons Boulevard
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. M. Islam is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. Dr. Islam is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He graduated from Dhaka Medical College and then he performed his residency at Caledonian Hospital, Brooklyn and Cumberland Hospital, Brooklyn. Dr. Islam (or staff) speaks Urdu, Arabic, and Spanish. Dr. Islam's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , esophageal cancer, gastrointestinal bleeding, indigestion, achalasia, colon cancer, stomach problems, Crohn's disease, gastric (stomach) ulcer, colon polyps, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), constipation, heartburn, esophageal ulcer, small intestine disorders, hemorrhoids, gastroparesis, bowel obstruction, acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Achalasia, Hemorrhoidectomy, Gastroparesis, Cirrhosis, Esophagitis, Gallstones, Gastritis, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
210 E. Monument Avenue; Suite A
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. M. Anwer is an adult gastroenterology specialist. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Anwer is affiliated with Osceola Regional Medical Center and Orlando Health. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After completing medical school at Dow Medical College, he performed his residency at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center. Dr. Anwer (or staff) speaks Urdu and Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), achalasia, Crohn's disease, celiac disease, diverticular disease, heartburn, ulcerative colitis, hemorrhoids, gastroparesis, malabsorption, esophageal cancer, gastrointestinal bleeding, pyloric stenosis, stomach problems, vomiting, colorectal cancer, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), constipation, diarrhea, duodenal ulcer, esophageal ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, bowel obstruction, acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Achalasia, Gastroparesis, Cirrhosis, Pyloric Stenosis, Esophagitis, Gallstones, Gastritis, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Family Medicine
720 Oak Commons Boulevard
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Joel Weinberger is a physician who specializes in family medicine. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Weinberger studied medicine at A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. His residency was performed at Metropolitan Hospital, Philadelphia and Botsford Hospital. Dr. Weinberger is affiliated with Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , hemorrhoids

All Interests: Warts, Cryosurgery, Depression, Restless Leg Syndrome, Sports Health, Immunization, Eye Foreign ... (Read more)

Dr. Antonio J Ramirez, DO
Specializes in General Surgery
320 W Bass Street
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Antonio Ramirez works as a general surgeon. Dr. Ramirez honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Spartan Health Sciences University, School of Medicine and Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Peninsula Hospital Center. He speaks Filipino. He is affiliated with St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , rectal cancer, stomach problems, anal cancer, small intestine disorders, hemorrhoids, bowel obstruction, anorectal abscess, pancreatic cancer, colorectal cancer, appendicitis

All Interests: Inguinal Hernia, Umbilical Hernia, Appendicitis, Breast Biopsy, Lymphadenectomy, Colectomy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Giovanni S Spatola, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
12500 S Apopka Vineland Road
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Giovanni Spatola's area of specialization is family medicine. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Spatola's residency was performed at Florida Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. Dr. Spatola (or staff) speaks Spanish and Italian. Dr. Spatola is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Acid Reflux, Cholesterol Problems

Dr. Muhammad Amir Khan, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
802 West Oak Street
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Muhammad Khan is an internist in Kissimmee, FL and Saint Cloud, FL. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO. He attended medical school at Dow Medical College. Dr. Khan completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. Dr. Khan (or staff) speaks Urdu. Dr. Khan's professional affiliations include St. Cloud Regional Medical Center, Osceola Regional Medical Center, and Orlando Health.

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Relevant Interests: , irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

All Interests: Restless Leg Syndrome, Immunization, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Bone Density Test, PET Scan, Irritable ... (Read more)

Dr. Padma K Raju, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
311 West Oak Street
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Padma Raju is a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Madras Medical College and performed his residency at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County. Dr. Raju (or staff) speaks the following languages: Telugu and Hindi. Dr. Raju is affiliated with St. Cloud Regional Medical Center, Osceola Regional Medical Center, and Orlando Health.

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Relevant Interests: , achalasia

All Interests: Achalasia, Chest CT Scan, Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

Dr. Francisco Rueda Halili, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
2400 N. Orange Blossom Trail
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Francisco Halili specializes in general surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: thyroid problems, breast surgery, and gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy). Dr. Halili takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center. He speaks Filipino. Dr. Halili's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , colon problems, hemorrhoids

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Breast Surgery, Appendectomy, Hernia Surgery, Colon Problems, Lung Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Muhammad A Hizkil, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
802 West Oak Street
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Muhammad Hizkil works as a general internist. Dr. Hizkil's average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and more. He attended Dow Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville for residency. Dr. Hizkil (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Spanish, and Hindi. Dr. Hizkil's professional affiliations include St. Cloud Regional Medical Center, Osceola Regional Medical Center, and Orlando Health.

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Relevant Interests: , irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

All Interests: Restless Leg Syndrome, Immunization, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Bone Density Test, PET Scan, Irritable ... (Read more)

Dr. Mamta Ved Vijayvargiya, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
737 West Oak Street
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Mamta Vijayvargiya's areas of specialization are adult hematology and adult oncology. She is an in-network provider for Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Dr. Vijayvargiya attended Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER) for medical school. Dr. Vijayvargiya is affiliated with St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , esophageal cancer, rectal cancer, stomach problems, stomach cancer, anal cancer, liver cancer, small intestine disorders, pancreatic cancer, colorectal cancer

All Interests: Brain Cancer, Sickle Cell Disease, Liver Cancer, Bile Duct Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Skin Cancer, Oral ... (Read more)

Dr. Jorge Guillermo Otoya, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
737 West Oak Street
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Jorge Otoya is a specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Otoya is especially interested in bone marrow biopsy. He is professionally affiliated with St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center. He studied medicine at National University of San Marcos. Dr. Otoya's training includes a residency program at St. Francis Hospital. His average patient rating is 2.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Relevant Interests: , esophageal cancer, rectal cancer, stomach problems, stomach cancer, anal cancer, liver cancer, small intestine disorders, pancreatic cancer, colorectal cancer

All Interests: Brain Cancer, Gallbladder Cancer, Sickle Cell Disease, Larynx Cancer, Liver Cancer, Bile Duct ... (Read more)

Dr. Ajaz Afzal, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1032 Mann Street; Oak Medical Plaza 1
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Ajaz Afzal specializes in general internal medicine and practices in Kissimmee, FL. Dr. Afzal (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu and Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Osceola Regional Medical Center. Dr. Afzal's education and training includes medical school at Sindh Medical College and residency at Flushing Hospital Medical Center. He takes Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Substance Abuse, Immunization, Bone Density Test, Irritable Bowel ... (Read more)

Dr. Syed Amir Ahmed, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
1504 Village Oak Lane
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Syed Ahmed practices adult infectious disease. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. After attending Dow Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at Westlake Hospital and Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Ahmed (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu and Spanish. He is affiliated with St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Cryosurgery, Substance Abuse, Immunization, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1819 West Oak Street
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Mehr Rahmatullah practices general internal medicine in Kissimmee, FL. Her professional affiliations include Osceola Regional Medical Center and Orlando Health. Dr. Rahmatullah is in-network for Coventry, TRICARE, First Health, and more. Her education and training includes medical school at Dow Medical College and residency at Orlando Health. Dr. Rahmatullah (or staff) speaks Urdu.

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Relevant Interests: , irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

All Interests: Depression, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Osteoporosis, Electrocardiogram, Bone Density ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael R Denardis, DO
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
907b N Central Avenue
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Michael Denardis' specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Denardis is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He studied medicine at A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Denardis speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , rectovaginal fistula, hemorrhoids

All Interests: Colposcopy, Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure, Cervicitis, Postpartum Issues, Hysteroscopy, ... (Read more)

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What are Gastrointestinal Problems?

The gastrointestinal system, or GI tract, is the name given to a collection of organs that work together to digest food. These organs fit together in a long tube, running from the mouth to the anus, and include the esophagus, stomach, and intestines, among others. With so many parts working together, complicated by today’s busy lifestyles and diets, digestive problems are common. As many as 1 in 3 Americans have a digestive or GI disorder. There are a huge variety of digestive problems, but the most common are IBS, constipation, GERD, hemorrhoids, and ulcers.

IBS, or irritable bowel syndrome, happens when the muscles surrounding the colon contract too easily or frequently. The result is abdominal pain, cramps, diarrhea or constipation, gas and bloating. IBS attacks can often be brought on by specific triggers, so a key part of treatment is learning which foods trigger IBS attacks and avoiding them. Treatment also includes exercise, avoiding stress, and medications if needed.

Constipation, or large, hard, or infrequent stools, happens to everyone at some point. It can be caused by a disruption in routine or food, or by eating a diet without many fresh fruits and vegetables. Although it is uncomfortable, constipation is common and usually not serious, but it can sometimes become chronic. Adding fiber to the diet, exercising, and taking medications may help.

GERD, or gastroesophageal reflux disease, is a severe form of chronic heartburn where stomach acid spills back up into the esophagus. Left untreated, the acid may even eat away at the esophagus and cause serious damage. Treatment includes changing the diet to avoid trigger foods, losing weight if needed, medications, or even surgery.

Hemorrhoids are blood vessels around the rectum that become irritated, swollen or torn while straining during a bowel movement. They are most often caused by constipation, but can also be caused by pregnancy, diarrhea, or simply a genetic predisposition towards hemorrhoids. Treatment involves first treating any constipation issues, then keeping the area clean and soothed until it has healed. If these measures are ineffective, surgery is sometimes used.

Peptic ulcers are sores or spots of inflammation in the lining of the stomach or close to the stomach in the small intestine. Usually this area is coated with a protective lining that shields the tissue from the strong stomach acid, but a break in the lining can let acid in, causing the sores. It used to be thought that stress caused ulcers, but now we know that is not the case. Most often, they are caused by an infection by H. pylori bacteria, but ulcers can also be caused by alcohol abuse or overuse of aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or other NSAIDS. The symptoms of an ulcer are pain, hunger, nausea, and fatigue.

Gastrointestinal problems, perhaps more than any other area, are markedly affected by lifestyle. Many disorders can be prevented or treated at least in part by eating a healthy diet high in fiber, exercising regularly, drinking enough water, and limiting alcohol intake. Still, the frequency of digestive disorders means that even the healthiest person can be affected by them. See your doctor if you notice blood in your stool, abdominal pain, unexplained weight loss, or any significant change in bowel movements.

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