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Dr. Charles Shana, MD

Gastroenterology*
2.6 (17)
Map Pin Small Fall River, MA
Accepting new patients
43 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Charles Shana, MD

Dr. Charles Shana, MD is a Gastroenterologist in Fall River, MA. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 43 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from Yale School of Medicine and is affiliated with Saint Anne's Hospital, Newport Hospital and Charlton Memorial Hospital. Dr. Shana, completed a residency at Brigham & Women'S Hosp, Gastroenterology Miriam Hosp-Lifespan, Internal Medicine Rhode Island Hosp-Lifespan, Internal Medicine Rhode Island Hosp-Li. Patients rated Dr. Shana an average 2.6 star rating.

Dr. Shana works at Southcoast Health Gastroenterology in Fall River, MA. They frequently treat conditions like Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Crohn's Disease and Constipation along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Shana's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Southcoast Health Gastroenterology
    1030 President Ave Rm 110, Fall River, MA 02720 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (508) 973-1690
  2. 2
    SPG-Tmsa GI
    1030 President Ave Rm 110, Fall River, MA 02720 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (508) 676-3411

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Saint Anne's Hospital
  • Newport Hospital
  • Charlton Memorial Hospital

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Treatment frequency



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Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Crohn's Disease
Constipation
Colorectal Polyp
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Abdominal Pain
Alcoholic Cirrhosis
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
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Barrett's Esophagus
Chronic Gastritis
Cirrhosis
Dehydration
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Diarrhea
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Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Dysphagia
Enteritis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophagitis
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Gallstones
Gastric Ulcer
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastroparesis
Gastroptosis
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis C
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Ulcer
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Nausea
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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Pancreatitis
Pernicious Anemia
Reflux Esophagitis
Ulcerative Colitis
Unexplained Weight Loss
Viral Enteritis
Vitamin B12 Anemia
Vitamin_Deficiency
Vomiting Disorders
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Manometry
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy
Acute Gastritis
Alcoholic Fatty Liver
Alcoholic Hepatitis
Ascites
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Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Bile Duct Obstruction
Biliary Atresia
Biliary Cirrhosis
Bowel Strangulation
Celiac Disease
Cholangitis
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Achalasia
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
Dysentery
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Varices
Food Allergy
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastrojejunal Ulcer
Heartburn
Hemochromatosis
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatorenal Syndrome
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Ileus
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Indigestion
Infectious Diarrheal Disease
Intestinal Ischemia
Intestinal Obstruction
Ischemic Colitis
Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
Malnutrition
Megacolon
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Non-Neonatal Jaundice
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Potassium Deficiency
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Proctoptosis
Pyloric Stenosis
Rectal Prolapse
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Small Intestine Cancer
Splenomegaly
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomal Ulcer
Thiamin Deficiency
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Viral Hepatitis
Visceroptosis
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Drainage
Colon Cancer Screening
Colonoscopy
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Esophagogastroscopy
Esophagoscopy
Fecal Impaction Removal
Gallbladder Scan
Gastric Tube Insertion
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Impedance Testing
Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
Liver Biopsy
Liver Function Test
pH Probe
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Screening Colonoscopy
Ultrasound
Ultrasound, Endoanal
Ultrasound, Esophageal
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing
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    2.6
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    Based on 17 ratings
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    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 43 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Portuguese
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    NPI Number
    • 1427014935
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Brigham and Womens Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Brigham & Women'S Hosp, Gastroenterology Miriam Hosp-Lifespan, Internal Medicine Rhode Island Hosp-Lifespan, Internal Medicine Rhode Island Hosp-Li
    Residency
    Internship
    • Rhode Island Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Yale School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Charles Shana, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Shana is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Shana has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Shana works at Southcoast Health Gastroenterology in Fall River, MA. View the full address on Dr. Shana’s profile.

    Dr. Shana has seen patients for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Crohn's Disease and Constipation, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Shana on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    17 patients have reviewed Dr. Shana. The overall rating for this provider is 2.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Shana.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Shana, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Shana appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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