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Dr. Heidi Kolek, MD

Gastroenterology*
4.4 (24)
Map Pin Small Chicopee, MA
Accepting new patients
35 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Heidi Kolek, MD

Dr. Heidi Kolek, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Chicopee, MA. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 35 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School and is affiliated with Mercy Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Kolek an average 4.4 star rating.

Dr. Kolek works at Riverbend Medical Group in Chicopee, MA with other offices in Springfield, MA. They frequently treat conditions like Intestinal Diverticulosis 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. Kolek's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Riverbend Medical Group
    444 Montgomery St, Chicopee, MA 01020 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (413) 594-3111
  2. 2
    Mercy Urgent Care
    175 Carew St, Springfield, MA 01104 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (413) 732-4269

Hospital Affiliations
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  • Mercy Medical Center

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Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Intestinal Diverticulosis

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Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Abdominal Pain
Barrett's Esophagus
Chronic Gastritis
Cirrhosis
Colorectal Polyp
Crohn's Disease
Diarrhea
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Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Dysphagia
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophageal Varices
Esophagitis
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastric Ulcer
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastroparesis
Gastroptosis
Hemorrhoids
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Ulcer
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Reflux Esophagitis
Ulcerative Colitis
Vitamin_Deficiency
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Manometry
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy
Abdominal Disorders
Acute Gastritis
Alcoholic Cirrhosis
Anal or Rectal Pain
Ascites
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Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Boerhaave's Syndrome
Celiac Disease
Congenital Achalasia
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Constipation
Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Enteritis
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Ulcer
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Food Allergy
Gallstones
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Heartburn
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatitis C
Hepatorenal Syndrome
Hiatal Hernia
Ileus
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Indigestion
Infectious Diarrheal Disease
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Ischemic Colitis
Lactose Intolerance
Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
Megacolon
Nausea
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Peptic Ulcer
Potassium Deficiency
Pouchitis
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Splenomegaly
Stomach Diseases
Ulcer
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Viral Hepatitis
Viral Infection
Vomiting Disorders
Colon Cancer Screening
Colonoscopy
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Gallbladder Scan
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
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Liver Function Test
pH Probe
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Screening Colonoscopy
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing
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    4.4
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    About Dr. Heidi Kolek, MD

    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 35 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1881667517
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Norwalk Hospital
    Fellowship
    Internship
    • Norwalk Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Heidi Kolek, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Kolek is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. Kolek has seen patients for Intestinal Diverticulosis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Kolek on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    24 patients have reviewed Dr. Kolek. The overall rating for this provider is 4.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Kolek.

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