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Dr. Lester Salwen, MD

Gastroenterology*
4.4 (12)
Map Pin Small Greenville, SC
Accepting new patients
44 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Lester Salwen, MD

Dr. Lester Salwen, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Greenville, SC. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 44 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from RAYMOND & RUTH PERELMAN School OF MED AT University OF PA and is affiliated with Prisma Health Greenville Memorial Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Salwen an average 4.4 star rating.

Dr. Salwen works at Practice in Greenville, SC. They frequently treat conditions like Duodenitis, Nausea and Gastric Ulcer along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Cigna and Humana 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. Salwen's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Prisma Health Gastroenterology & Liver Center
    890 W Faris Rd Ste 100, Greenville, SC 29605 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (864) 455-2888
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
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    Office
    300 E McBee Ave Fl 4, Greenville, SC 29601 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (864) 455-2888

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  • Prisma Health Greenville Memorial Hospital

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Duodenitis
Nausea
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Gastric Ulcer
Abdominal Pain
Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Alcoholic Cirrhosis
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
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Barrett's Esophagus
Barretts Esophagus with Dysplasia
Chronic Gastritis
Cirrhosis
Colorectal Polyp
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Constipation
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Diarrhea
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Duodenal Ulcer
Dysphagia
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophageal Varices
Esophagitis
Gastritis
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastroparesis
Gastroptosis
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis C
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Ulcer
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Malnutrition
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Reflux Esophagitis
Splenomegaly
Unexplained Weight Loss
Vitamin_Deficiency
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Manometry
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy
Alcoholic Gastritis
Alcoholic Hepatitis
All Types of Food Poisoning
Ascites
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Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Biliary Cirrhosis
Bowel Strangulation
Celiac Disease
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colitis
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Colon Cancer
Colon Disorders
Colon Polyp
Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Achalasia
Congenital Anomaly Esophagus
Copper Metabolism Disorders
Crohn's Disease
Dehydration
Duodenal Cancer
Dysentery
Enteritis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Esophageal Diverticulum
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Food Allergy
Food Poisoning
Gallstones
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrojejunal Ulcer
Heartburn
Hemochromatosis
Hepatitis
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Ileus
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Indigestion
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Ischemia
Ischemic Colitis
Lactose Intolerance
Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
Megacolon
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Non-Neonatal Jaundice
Pancreatitis
Peptic Ulcer
Potassium Deficiency
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Proctoptosis
Pyloric Stenosis
Rectal Prolapse
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Salmonella Food Poisoning
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Stenosis
Ulcer
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Ulcerative Colitis
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Viral Hepatitis
Vomiting Disorders
Colon Cancer Screening
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
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 Biopsy
Liver Function Test
pH Probe
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Screening Colonoscopy
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing
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    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 44 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1205875952
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Tufts
    Fellowship
    Internship
    • Beth Israel Medical Center - Petrie Campus
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • RAYMOND & RUTH PERELMAN School OF MED AT University OF PA
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Lester Salwen, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Salwen is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. Salwen has seen patients for Duodenitis, Nausea and Gastric Ulcer, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Salwen on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    12 patients have reviewed Dr. Salwen. 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. Salwen.

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