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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2001 9th Avenue; Suite 305
Port Arthur, TX
 

Dr. Mohamed Vadva practices adult gastroenterology in Port Arthur, TX. He graduated from the University of Zambia School of Medicine. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Vadva honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2001 9th Avenue; Suite 305
Port Arthur, TX
 

Dr. Nezar Shobassy is a physician who specializes in adult gastroenterology. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Shobassy takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2400 Highway 365; Suite 208
Nederland, TX
 

Dr. Sudhir Alampur works as a gastroenterologist. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Alampur honors.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
3787 Doctors Drive; Suite 212
Port Arthur, TX
 

Dr. Carol Batty practices adult gastroenterology. Dr. Batty graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Patients gave her an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1323 S 27th Street; Suite 600
Nederland, TX
 

Dr. Feras Zabad practices adult gastroenterology. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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.
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