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Dr. Hamid Hussain, MD

Gastroenterology*
4.2 (4)
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Overview of Dr. Hamid Hussain, MD

Dr. Hamid Hussain, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Covington, LA. They graduated from University of Karachi / Sind Medical College and is affiliated with Saint Tammany Parish Hospital. Dr. Hussain, completed a residency at Maimonides Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Hussain an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Hussain works at Northshore Gastroenterology in Covington, LA. They frequently treat conditions like Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia, Nausea 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.

Dr. Hussain's Office Locations

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    Northshore Gastroenterology
    619 W 19th Ave, Covington, LA 70433 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (985) 273-5027

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Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Nausea
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Constipation
Abdominal Pain
Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophagitis
Gastric Ulcer
Gastritis
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis C
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Reflux Esophagitis
Vomiting Disorders
Acute Gastritis
Chronic Gastritis
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Alcoholic Cirrhosis
Anemia
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Barrett's Esophagus
Cirrhosis
Colorectal Polyp
Dehydration
Diarrhea
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Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Dysphagia
Enteritis
Esophageal Ulcer
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Gallstones
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastroparesis
Gastroptosis
Heartburn
Indigestion
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Ulcer
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Malnutrition
Pancreatitis
Ulcerative Colitis
Unexplained Weight Loss
Vitamin_Deficiency
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
Anal or Rectal Pain
Ascites
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Barretts Esophagus with Dysplasia
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Bile Duct Obstruction
Biliary Cirrhosis
Boerhaave's Syndrome
Celiac Disease
Congenital Anomaly Esophagus
Copper Metabolism Disorders
Crohn's Disease
Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
Dysentery
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Varices
Folate Deficiency Anemia
Food Allergy
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Hiatal Hernia with Obstruction
Ileus
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Infectious Diarrheal Disease
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Prolapse
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Ischemic Colitis
Lactose Intolerance
Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
Non-Neonatal Jaundice
Pancreatic Pseudocyst
Peptic Ulcer
Potassium Deficiency
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Rectal Ulcer
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Splenomegaly
Stomal Ulcer
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Viral Enteritis
Viral Hepatitis
Vitamin B Complex Deficiency
Vitamin B12 Anemia
Bile Duct Procedure
Colon Cancer Screening
Colonoscopy
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Gallbladder Scan
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Impedance Testing
Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
Liver Function Test
pH Probe
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Screening Colonoscopy
Ultrasound
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing
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    About Dr. Hamid Hussain, MD

    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1225018989
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Maimonides Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Maimonides Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Maimonides Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Karachi / Sind Medical College
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Saint Tammany Parish Hospital

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Hamid Hussain, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Hussain is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. Hussain works at Northshore Gastroenterology in Covington, LA. View the full address on Dr. Hussain’s profile.

    Dr. Hussain has seen patients for Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia, Nausea and Constipation, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Hussain on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    4 patients have reviewed Dr. Hussain. The overall rating for this provider is 4.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Hussain.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Hussain, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Hussain 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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