We found 136 providers with an interest in gastrointestinal problems and who accept United Healthcare Gold POS near Bryn Mawr, PA.

Showing 1-16 of 136
Selecting one of the sort options will cause this page to reload and list providers by the selected sort order.
Dr. Jack A Collazzo, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
825 Old Lancaster Road; Suite 340
Bryn Mawr, PA
 

Dr. Jack Collazzo is a specialist in adult gastroenterology. He works in Bryn Mawr, PA. These areas are among his clinical interests: barrett's esophagus, celiac disease, and swallowing problems (dysphagia). Dr. Collazzo is affiliated with Bryn Mawr Medical Specialists and Bryn Mawr Hospital. He honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Collazzo is accepting new patients. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Maryland, Dr. Collazzo attended medical school at Penn State College of Medicine and MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , celiac disease, colon polyps, colorectal cancer, acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Celiac Disease, Colon Polyps, Cirrhosis, Acid Reflux, Liver Disease, Swallowing Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Thomas J Mc Kenna, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
825 Old Lancaster Road; Suite 340
Bryn Mawr, PA
 

Dr. Thomas McKenna works as a gastroenterologist in Bryn Mawr, PA and Newtown Square, PA. These areas are among Dr. McKenna's clinical interests: diverticular disease, barrett's esophagus, and celiac disease. Dr. McKenna takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. Before completing Dr. McKenna's residency at Temple University Hospital, Dr. McKenna attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. McKenna's hospital/clinic affiliations include Bryn Mawr Medical Specialists and Bryn Mawr Hospital. Dr. McKenna welcomes new patients.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , diverticular disease, celiac disease, hemorrhoids, colon polyps, colorectal cancer, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Celiac Disease, Colon Polyps, Diverticular Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Acid Reflux, Liver ... (Read more)

Dr. James Charles Reynolds, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
250 King of Prussia Road
Radnor, PA
 

Dr. James Reynolds is an adult gastroenterologist. Dr. Reynolds's clinical interests include achalasia, colon cancer, and celiac disease. He is affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP). He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Reynolds graduated from the University of Florida College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Reynolds completed residency programs at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. He has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , diarrhea, diverticular disease, achalasia, colon cancer, Crohn's disease, celiac disease, colon problems, intestinal (bowel) problems, colon polyps, constipation, colitis

All Interests: Achalasia, Colitis, Esophagitis, Abdominal Problems, Eosinophilic Esophagitis, Intestinal Problems, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Adult Hepatology
100 E Lancaster Avenue; Suite 252
Wynnewood, PA
 

Dr. Scott Fink, who practices in Malvern, PA, Havertown, PA, and Wynnewood, PA, is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology and adult hepatology. His clinical interests include barrett's esophagus, crohn's disease, and colonoscopy. Dr. Fink accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and a graduate of The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York's residency program. Dr. Fink is professionally affiliated with Lankenau Medical Center. His practice is open to new patients.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , esophageal motility disorders, Crohn's disease, colon polyps, colorectal cancer, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Esophageal Motility Disorders, Colon Polyps, Cirrhosis, Esophageal Manometry, Irritable Bowel ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark Tomislav Osterman, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
250 King of Prussia Road
Radnor, PA
 

Dr. Mark Osterman's specialty is adult gastroenterology. In addition to English, Dr. Osterman speaks Croatian. Areas of expertise for Dr. Osterman include esophageal cancer, rectal cancer, and colon cancer. He is affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP). He attended medical school at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Osterman's medical residency was performed at Brigham and Women's Hospital. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Osterman accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , esophageal cancer, gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), rectal cancer, colon cancer, Crohn's disease, inflammatory bowel disease, stomach cancer, anal cancer, liver cancer, small intestine disorders, pancreatic cancer

All Interests: Gallbladder Cancer, Liver Cancer, Bile Duct Cancer, Gastrointestinal Problems, Rectal Cancer, Colon ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
401 E City Line Avenue; Suite 525
Bala Cynwyd, PA
 

Dr. Debbie Schiller works as a gastroenterologist in Bala Cynwyd, PA and Paoli, PA. Dr. Schiller's clinical interests include radioembolization (selective internal radiation therapy), celiac disease, and crohn's disease. Her average rating from her patients is 2.5 stars out of 5. She is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her education and training includes medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Schiller has received professional recognition including the following: Komarov Prize in Gastroenterology Clinical Research. Her professional affiliations include Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Main Line Health. Dr. Schiller welcomes new patients.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , esophageal cancer, gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), celiac disease, Crohn's disease, pancreatic cancer, colorectal cancer, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), fecal incontinence, constipation, diverticular disease, heartburn, liver cancer, gastroparesis, acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Radioembolization, Hepatitis C, Celiac Disease, MRI, Diverticular Disease, Heartburn, Ultrasound, ... (Read more)

Dr. Victor Joseph Navarro, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Hepatology
210 Mall Boulevard
King of Prussia, PA
 

Dr. Victor Navarro specializes in adult gastroenterology and hepatology (liver disease). In his practice, Dr. Navarro focuses on liver cancer and cirrhosis. Dr. Navarro accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. He obtained his medical school training at Penn State College of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Temple University. He has received the following distinction: Philadelphia Super Doctors. Dr. Navarro's professional affiliations include Einstein Healthcare Network and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , liver cancer

All Interests: Cirrhosis, Liver Cancer

Dr. Octavia Evette Pickett-Blakely, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
250 King of Prussia Road
Radnor, PA
 

Dr. Octavia Pickett-Blakely is a specialist in adult gastroenterology. She works in Philadelphia, PA and Radnor, PA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Pickett-Blakely include esophageal cancer, rectal cancer, and anemia. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. She obtained her medical school training at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and performed her residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. She is professionally affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP).

Read more

Relevant Interests: , esophageal cancer, gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), rectal cancer, colon cancer, stomach cancer, celiac disease, anal cancer, liver cancer, small intestine disorders, short bowel syndrome, pancreatic cancer

All Interests: Gastrostomy, Gallbladder Cancer, Liver Cancer, Bile Duct Cancer, Gastrointestinal Problems, Rectal ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1010 West Chester Pike; Suite 202
Havertown, PA
 

Dr. David Furman is a gastroenterologist in Drexel Hill, PA and Havertown, PA. In his practice, he is particularly interested in cancer screening and colon cancer. Dr. Furman is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and United Healthcare POS, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Boston University School of Medicine and a graduate of Naval Medical Center Portsmouth's residency program. He is professionally affiliated with Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth and Crozer-Keystone Health System.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , colon cancer, ulcerative colitis, acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Cancer Screening, Colon Cancer, Ulcerative Colitis, Eosinophilic Esophagitis, Acid Reflux

Dr. Giancarlo Mercogliano, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
100 East Lancaster Avenue; Lankenau Mob East, Suite 252
Wynnewood, PA
 

Dr. Giancarlo Mercogliano's medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. He speaks Italian. His areas of expertise include diverticular disease, barrett's esophagus, and hiatal hernia. Dr. Mercogliano is affiliated with Lankenau Medical Center. He graduated from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Lankenau Medical Center. Patient reviews placed Dr. Mercogliano at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. He is accepting new patients.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , diverticular disease, esophageal motility disorders, colon polyps, colorectal cancer, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Esophageal Motility Disorders, Colon Polyps, Diverticular Disease, Esophageal Manometry, Hiatal ... (Read more)

Dr. Stephanie McConnell Moleski, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
225 E City Avenue; Suite 109
Bala Cynwyd, PA
 

Dr. Stephanie Moleski's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. She is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. She completed her residency training at Jefferson University Hospitals. Dr. Moleski's clinical interests include esophageal cancer, esophageal manometry, and sigmoidoscopy. Dr. Moleski takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. Her distinctions include: Fellowship2Leadership Salix Fellows' Program Travel Grant Recipient; Chief Medical Resident 2009,2008; and ACG Radhika Srinivasan Gender-Based Research Award. She is affiliated with Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , esophageal cancer, diverticular disease, heartburn, gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), celiac disease, Crohn's disease, gastroparesis, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), fecal incontinence, acid reflux (GERD), constipation

All Interests: Celiac Disease, Diverticular Disease, Heartburn, Gastroparesis, Bleeding, Esophageal Manometry, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1010 West Chester Pike; Suite 202
Havertown, PA
 

Dr. Philip Gilman is an adult gastroenterologist in Havertown, PA. Dr. Gilman is especially interested in celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease, and upper endoscopy. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gilman honors. His education and training includes medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and residency at Maimonides Medical Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: "Top Docs" in Gastroenterology, Main Line Today. Dr. Gilman is affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease

All Interests: Celiac Disease, Upper Endoscopy, Colonoscopy, Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Dr. David L Jaffe, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
250 King of Prussia Road
Radnor, PA
 

Dr. David Jaffe's medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. These areas are among Dr. Jaffe's clinical interests: esophageal cancer, rectal cancer, and interventional endoscopy. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. After completing medical school at Harvard Medical School, he performed his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Recognized by Philadelphia Magazine 's annual Top Docs issue, 2015-2017; Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012; and Recognized by Suburban Life magazine's "Top Physicians 2010" issue. Dr. Jaffe is professionally affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , esophageal cancer, gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), rectal cancer, colon cancer, stomach cancer, anal cancer, liver cancer, small intestine disorders, pancreatic cancer, colorectal cancer

All Interests: Interventional Endoscopy, Gallbladder Cancer, Liver Cancer, Bile Duct Cancer, Gastrointestinal ... (Read more)

Dr. Asyia Shareen Ahmad, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
10 Shurs Lane; Suite 205
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Asyia Ahmad is a physician who specializes in adult gastroenterology. She is affiliated with Drexel Medicine. Before completing her residency at Hahnemann University Hospital and a hospital affiliated with MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Allegheny University, Dr. Ahmad attended medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine. She is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more. Dr. Ahmad has received professional recognition including the following: Named "Top Doctor" by Philadelphia magazine.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , anorectal problems

All Interests: Esophagitis, Anorectal Problems, Women's Health Issues, Endoscopy

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
100 East Lancaster Avenue; Lankenau Mob East, Suite 252
Wynnewood, PA
 

Dr. Marc Zitin works as a gastroenterologist. Dr. Zitin's areas of expertise include the following: esophageal cancer, crohn's disease, and colon polyps. He is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. Before completing his residency at Lankenau Medical Center, Dr. Zitin attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Dr. Zitin is professionally affiliated with Lankenau Medical Center. He has an open panel.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , esophageal cancer, esophageal motility disorders, Crohn's disease, colon polyps, colorectal cancer, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), peptic ulcer, stomach cancer, ulcerative colitis, hemorrhoids, gastroparesis, acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Esophageal Motility Disorders, Colon Polyps, Ulcerative Colitis, Gastroparesis, Cirrhosis, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
100 East Lancaster Avenue; Lankenau Mob East, Suite 252
Wynnewood, PA
 

Dr. Gary Newman is a gastroenterologist in Wynnewood, PA and Havertown, PA. These areas are among his clinical interests: esophageal cancer, crohn's disease, and colon polyps. Dr. Newman is affiliated with Lankenau Medical Center. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. On average, patients gave Dr. Newman a rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , esophageal cancer, peptic ulcer, Crohn's disease, stomach cancer, ulcerative colitis, hemorrhoids, gastroparesis, colon polyps, colorectal cancer, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Colon Polyps, Ulcerative Colitis, Gastroparesis, Cirrhosis, Gastritis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, ... (Read more)

Conditions / Treatments

Gender

Insurance

New Patients

Reviews

Medicare Patient Age

Medicare Patient Conditions

Medicare Patient Ethnicity

Medicare Patient Gender

Medicare Patient Insurance Eligibility

Additional Information

Distinctions

Foreign Language

Research

Accessibility

Online Communication

Patient Demographic

Practice Affiliation

Time Commitments

Certifications

Credentials

Fellowship

Medical School

Residency

Specialty

Years Since Graduation

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.

Selecting a checkbox option will refresh the page.