We found 10 providers with an interest in gastrointestinal problems and who accept Health Net near White Plains, NY.

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Dr. Andrew Paul Francella, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
210 Westchester Avenue
White Plains, NY
 

Dr. Andrew Francella works as an adult gastroenterologist. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Francella takes Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, POMCO, and more. He graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Beth Israel Medical Center. Dr. Francella is professionally affiliated with WESTMED Medical Group and Greenwich Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , colon cancer, inflammatory bowel disease

All Interests: Colon Cancer, Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Dr. Mark S Glassman, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
503 Grasslands Road; Bchp Grasslands Specialty Office
Valhalla, NY
 

Dr. Mark Glassman practices pediatric gastroenterology. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors Anthem, Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), and ConnectiCare, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Dr. Glassman performed his residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Dr. Glassman speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Norwalk Hospital, Children's & Women's Physicians of Westchester (CWPW), LLP, and Yale New Haven Health System. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , peptic ulcer, celiac disease, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), acid reflux (GERD), constipation

All Interests: Hepatitis, Celiac Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Diagnostic Endoscopy, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, ... (Read more)

Dr. Harry Zemon, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
210 Westchester Avenue
White Plains, NY
 

Dr. Harry Zemon specializes in general surgery. Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, and POMCO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Zemon accepts. Dr. Zemon is a graduate of George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He trained at George Washington University Medical Center for his residency. He has received the following distinction: AOA Medical Honor Society. Dr. Zemon's professional affiliations include White Plains Hospital, WESTMED Medical Group, and Rye Ambulatory Surgery Center. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , liver cancer, pancreatic cancer

All Interests: Hernia Surgery, Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreatic Surgery, Liver Cancer, Laparoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Stuart Paul Feldman, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
210 Westchester Avenue
White Plains, NY
 

Dr. Stuart Feldman's specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, White Plains Hospital, and WESTMED Medical Group. He is a graduate of George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Feldman trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College for residency. He accepts Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, POMCO, and more. Dr. Feldman welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , colon cancer, stomach cancer

All Interests: Platelet Disorders, Tumor, Colon Cancer, Lung Cancer, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mitchell Alvin Stevens, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
210 Westchester Avenue
White Plains, NY
 

Dr. Mitchell Stevens is a pediatrician. Dr. Stevens is in-network for Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine. He trained at Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland for his residency. Dr. Stevens (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Portuguese. He is professionally affiliated with White Plains Hospital, WESTMED Medical Group, and Greenwich Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders)

All Interests: Gastrointestinal Problems, Developmental Disorders, Allergies, Asthma, Breastfeeding Issues

Dr. Evan Keith Krakovitz, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
210 Westchester Avenue
White Plains, NY
 

Dr. Evan Krakovitz is a specialist in colon & rectal surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Krakovitz average 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, and POMCO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Graduate Hospital, Dr. Krakovitz attended MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Krakovitz's hospital/clinic affiliations include WESTMED Medical Group, NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital, and Rye Ambulatory Surgery Center. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , diverticular disease, inflammatory bowel disease, hemorrhoids

All Interests: Diverticular Disease, Fistula, Rectal Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Hemorrhoids, Cancer, Colon ... (Read more)

Dr. Caleb K Charny, PhD, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
210 Westchester Avenue
White Plains, NY
 

Dr. Caleb Charny, who practices in White Plains, NY and Rye, NY, is a medical specialist in general surgery. Dr. Charny's areas of expertise include cancer surgery, hernia surgery, and stomach surgery. He takes Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, POMCO, and more. He studied medicine at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Charny trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. He is professionally affiliated with White Plains Hospital, WESTMED Medical Group, and Rye Ambulatory Surgery Center. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , hemorrhoids

All Interests: Cancer Surgery, Breast Surgery, Appendectomy, Wounds, Hernia Surgery, Bowel Surgery, Lymph Node ... (Read more)

Dr. Laura C Macbeth, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
210 Westchester Avenue
White Plains, NY
 

Dr. Laura Macbeth's specialty is general pediatrics. She accepts Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, POMCO, and more. Dr. Macbeth studied medicine at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Dr. Macbeth is affiliated with White Plains Hospital, WESTMED Medical Group, and Greenwich Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders)

All Interests: Gastrointestinal Problems, Hearing Test, Sports Physicals, Ear Infection, Attention Deficit ... (Read more)

Dr. Gary Emil Rothbart, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1 Theall Road
Rye, NY
 

Dr. Gary Rothbart is an internist in Rye, NY. Patient reviews placed Dr. Rothbart at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, POMCO, and more. He graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Dr. Rothbart's medical residency was performed at Montefiore Medical Center. He speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include White Plains Hospital, WESTMED Medical Group, and Greenwich Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , peptic ulcer, acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Atrial Fibrillation, Bronchitis, Neck Pain, Hiatal Hernia, Pneumonia, Sinus ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
10 Rye Ridge Plaza; Suite 105
Rye Brook, NY
 

Dr. Roger Madris works as an internist and geriatrician in Rye Brook, NY. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Anthem, Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), and ConnectiCare are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Madris accepts. After attending New York Medical College for medical school, Dr. Madris completed his residency training at Westchester Medical Center. Dr. Madris (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Italian. Dr. Madris is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , peptic ulcer, hemorrhoids, acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Immunization, Bronchitis, Incontinence, Neck Pain, Bone Density Test, ... (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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