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Gastroenterology

The skilled gastroenterologists at Jeanes Hospital provide excellent care for patients with a wide range of digestive ailments, including complex and difficult-to-treat disorders. Common disorders treated at Jeanes include:

- Abdominal pain

- Irritable bowel

- Constipation

- Dyspepsia

- Cramping

- Motility problems

- Diarrhea

- Swallowing difficulties

- Vomiting

- Fever and infection

- GI or rectal bleeding

- Jaundice

- Reflux and heartburn/indigestion

- Eating disorders

Symptoms are quickly and expertly assessed by a medical team that has ready access to X-rays, fluoroscopy, MRIs, CT scans and ultrasound. A thorough physical examination and history in conjunction with these tests helps to pinpoint the origin of the problem. For more detailed evaluations, Jeanes has fully equipped suites to perform procedures such as colonoscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy, endoscopy, enteroscopy, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP).

Once a diagnosis is made, an individualized treatment plan is designed. Care delivery is managed by the gastroenterologist and involves the entire Jeanes GI team, including nurse specialists, registered dietitians, endoscopy technicians and anesthesiologists, radiologists, surgeons and other specialists.

The gastroenterologists Jeanes are skilled at performing therapeutic endoscopies and other GI interventions, including:

  • Polyp removal
  • Gallstone removal
  • Opening of bile duct strictures
  • Biopsies
  • Variceal banding
  • Esophageal or bile duct stenting
  • Feeding tube insertions

In addition, the surgeons at Jeanes collaborate with gastroenterologists to provide advanced surgical care, including minimally invasive procedures, for diseases of the GI tract. In most cases, all necessary testing and follow-up care is handled at Jeanes with no need for trips to other locations.

To schedule an appointment with a gastroenterologist at Jeanes, call the office phone numbers listed below, call 215-728-CARE (2273), or click here.

Gastroenterology Medical Team

William M. Battle, MD
Division Chief
1403 Rhawn Street
Philadelphia, PA 19111
215-728-6688

Abbas E. Abbas, MD, MS
(Thoracic Surgeon)
3401 N. Broad Street
Suite C-100
Philadelphia, PA 19140
215-707-9115

Abdullah M. Al-Osaimi, MD
3401 N. Broad Street
Parkinson Pavilion, 8th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19140
215-707-9577

Corey S. Brotz, MD
700 Cottman Avenue
Suite 201
Philadelphia, PA 19111
215-742-9900

Keith J. Buhl, MD
1403 Rhawn Street
Philadelphia, PA 19111
215-728-6688

Mark S. Codella, MD
1403 Rhawn Street
Philadelphia, PA 19111
215-728-6688

Bruce P. Gelman, MD
700 Cottman Avenue
Suite 201
Philadelphia, PA 19111
215-742-9900

Richard E. Moses, DO
700 Cottman Avenue
Suite 201
Philadelphia, PA 19111
215-742-9900

Kamran U. Qureshi, MD
3401 N. Broad Street
Parkinson Pavilion, 8th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19140
215-707-5067

Jitha Rai, MD
700 Cottman Avenue
Suite 201
Philadelphia, PA 19111
215-742-9900

Shiban Raina, MD
700 Cottman Avenue
Suite 201
Philadelphia, PA 19111
215-742-9900

Walter J. Scott, MD
(Thoracic Surgeon)
333 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111
215-214-1427

Prashant Shah, MD
(Thoracic Surgeon)
333 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111
215-728-2654

Daniel J. Sher, MD
700 Cottman Avenue
Suite 201
Philadelphia, PA 19111
215-742-9900

Stacey Su, MD
(Thoracic Surgeon)
333 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111
215-728-0417

Mark S. Tanker, DO
700 Cottman Avenue
Suite 201
Philadelphia, PA 19111
215-742-9900

Jeffrey L. Tokar, MD
333 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111
215-728-2577

Francisco Toledo, MD
617 E. Allegheny Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19134
215-426-7404

David M. Zisa, MD
1403 Rhawn Street
Philadelphia, PA 19111
215-728-6688

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