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Dr. Rimantas Zalepuga, MD

Gastroenterology*
3.0 (21)
Map Pin Small Bradenton, FL
Accepting new patients
37 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. Rimantas Zalepuga, MD

Dr. Rimantas Zalepuga, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Bradenton, FL. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 37 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from Kaunas Medical Academy and is affiliated with HCA Florida Blake Hospital. Dr. Zalepuga, completed a residency at Ball Memorial Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Zalepuga an average 3.0 star rating.

Dr. Zalepuga works at Digestive Disease Specialists of Manatee in Bradenton, FL. They frequently treat conditions like Constipation, Gas-Bloat Syndrome and Hemorrhoids 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. Zalepuga's Office Locations

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    Digestive Disease Specialists of Manatee
    4502 Cortez Rd W Ste 204, Bradenton, FL 34210 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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Vitamin B12 Anemia
Vomiting Disorders
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Manometry
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Gallbladder Scan
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Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Impedance Testing
Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
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Ultrasound
VAP Lipid Testing
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    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 37 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Lithuanian and Russian
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1316977499
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of South Alabama
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Ball Memorial Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • Ball Memorial Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Kaunas Medical Academy
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • HCA Florida Blake Hospital

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

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

    Dr. Zalepuga works at Digestive Disease Specialists of Manatee in Bradenton, FL. View the full address on Dr. Zalepuga’s profile.

    Dr. Zalepuga has seen patients for Constipation, Gas-Bloat Syndrome and Hemorrhoids, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Zalepuga on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    21 patients have reviewed Dr. Zalepuga. The overall rating for this provider is 3.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Zalepuga.

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