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There are 10 Gastroenterologists in Crystal River, FL and 60% of those with reviews are rated 4-star or higher. Some of the most common clinical focuses include Gastrointestinal Disorders, Esophageal Disorders and Liver Disease. Popular hospitals in the area include HCA Florida Citrus Hospital, Bravera Health Seven Rivers and HCA Florida Oak Hill Hospital.
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10 Results for Gastroenterology near Crystal River, FL
Photo: Dr. Sreekanth Chandrupatla, MD

Dr. Sreekanth Chandrupatla, MD

Gastroenterology
4.9 (20)
Accepting new patients
Offers telehealth
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Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. To ensure patients have a reasonable number of physician choices, the program includes physicians who may not have privileges at our hospital but have an office location in our hospitals’ primary service area and/or have been granted access to our hospitals’ clinical information systems. Physicians participating in the Endocrine Surgery Center of Excellence referral program have met certain board requirements and clinical thresholds to ensure providers have proficiency in the field of Endocrine Surgery. With respect to community endocrinology only, physicians have committed to see patients within designated timeframes, and/or may be employed by competitors. Physicians offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
(352) 632-6010
On staff at HCA Florida Citrus Hospital
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Dr. Anil Ram, MD

Gastroenterology
4.6 (18)
Accepting new patients
Offers telehealth
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Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. To ensure patients have a reasonable number of physician choices, the program includes physicians who may not have privileges at our hospital but have an office location in our hospitals’ primary service area and/or have been granted access to our hospitals’ clinical information systems. Physicians participating in the Endocrine Surgery Center of Excellence referral program have met certain board requirements and clinical thresholds to ensure providers have proficiency in the field of Endocrine Surgery. With respect to community endocrinology only, physicians have committed to see patients within designated timeframes, and/or may be employed by competitors. Physicians offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
(352) 605-0934
On staff at HCA Florida Citrus Hospital
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Dr. Trupti Shinde, MD

Gastroenterology
4.2 (40)
Accepting new patients
Offers telehealth
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Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. To ensure patients have a reasonable number of physician choices, the program includes physicians who may not have privileges at our hospital but have an office location in our hospitals’ primary service area and/or have been granted access to our hospitals’ clinical information systems. Physicians participating in the Endocrine Surgery Center of Excellence referral program have met certain board requirements and clinical thresholds to ensure providers have proficiency in the field of Endocrine Surgery. With respect to community endocrinology only, physicians have committed to see patients within designated timeframes, and/or may be employed by competitors. Physicians offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
(352) 632-6186
On staff at HCA Florida Citrus Hospital
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Dr. Paul Hellstern, MD

Gastroenterology
3.5 (39)
Accepting new patients
29 years of experience
Offers telehealth
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Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. To ensure patients have a reasonable number of physician choices, the program includes physicians who may not have privileges at our hospital but have an office location in our hospitals’ primary service area and/or have been granted access to our hospitals’ clinical information systems. Physicians participating in the Endocrine Surgery Center of Excellence referral program have met certain board requirements and clinical thresholds to ensure providers have proficiency in the field of Endocrine Surgery. With respect to community endocrinology only, physicians have committed to see patients within designated timeframes, and/or may be employed by competitors. Physicians offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
(352) 605-1914
On staff at HCA Florida Citrus Hospital
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Dr. Siddharth Mathur, MD

Gastroenterology
3.9 (16)
Accepting new patients
Offers telehealth
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Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. To ensure patients have a reasonable number of physician choices, the program includes physicians who may not have privileges at our hospital but have an office location in our hospitals’ primary service area and/or have been granted access to our hospitals’ clinical information systems. Physicians participating in the Endocrine Surgery Center of Excellence referral program have met certain board requirements and clinical thresholds to ensure providers have proficiency in the field of Endocrine Surgery. With respect to community endocrinology only, physicians have committed to see patients within designated timeframes, and/or may be employed by competitors. Physicians offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
(239) 946-0032
On staff at HCA Florida Citrus Hospital
Photo: Dr. Lakshmipathi Reddi, MD

Dr. Lakshmipathi Reddi, MD

Gastroenterology
3.7 (6)
Accepting new patients
Offers telehealth
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Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. To ensure patients have a reasonable number of physician choices, the program includes physicians who may not have privileges at our hospital but have an office location in our hospitals’ primary service area and/or have been granted access to our hospitals’ clinical information systems. Physicians participating in the Endocrine Surgery Center of Excellence referral program have met certain board requirements and clinical thresholds to ensure providers have proficiency in the field of Endocrine Surgery. With respect to community endocrinology only, physicians have committed to see patients within designated timeframes, and/or may be employed by competitors. Physicians offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
(352) 605-0987
On staff at HCA Florida Citrus Hospital
Photo: Dr. Barrett Wallis, MD

Dr. Barrett Wallis, MD

Gastroenterology
2.9 (30)
Accepting new patients
Offers telehealth
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Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. To ensure patients have a reasonable number of physician choices, the program includes physicians who may not have privileges at our hospital but have an office location in our hospitals’ primary service area and/or have been granted access to our hospitals’ clinical information systems. Physicians participating in the Endocrine Surgery Center of Excellence referral program have met certain board requirements and clinical thresholds to ensure providers have proficiency in the field of Endocrine Surgery. With respect to community endocrinology only, physicians have committed to see patients within designated timeframes, and/or may be employed by competitors. Physicians offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
(352) 632-6325
On staff at HCA Florida Oak Hill Hospital

Gastroenterologist Frequently Asked Questions

Medically reviewed by Saurabh Sethi, M.D., MPH – Written by Tim Jewell
What is a gastroenterologist?

Gastroenterologists (GIs) are physicians that specialize in treating your gastrointestinal (GI) health needs.

Your GI tract includes your mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum, and anus.

A GI physician is licensed to diagnose and treat common syndromes such as:

GI specialists also perform diagnostic procedures such as:

What procedures do gastroenterologists perform?

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GI specialists can perform the following procedures:

  • endoscopic ultrasound to look inside your GI tract
  • colonoscopy to look at your large intestine (colon)
  • endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • sigmoidoscopy to look at a specific part of your colon called the sigmoid colon
  • liver biopsy to take a tissue sample of your liver for diagnosis or testing
  • double balloon enteroscopy to inflate inside your GI tract to get a better look
  • pancreas scan to check for pancreas abnormalities or conditions
  • liver scan to check for liver abnormalities

This isn't an exhaustive list. Get in touch with your local GI specialist to learn more about their full range of services.

What conditions do gastroenterologists treat?

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GI specialists may treat the following conditions:

This list of conditions isn't exhaustive, either. Talk to a GI specialist for more information on getting a GI condition diagnosed and treated.

What should I ask a gastroenterologist?

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Here are some examples of both general and specific questions to ask a GI specialist during your appointment:

  • How old should I be when I start getting colonoscopies?
  • What should I do if I feel a lump or hardness in my gut?
  • Why haven't I pooped for so long? It's been X days.
  • I've had a stomachache/stomach pain for X days or months. What should I do?
  • Why am I having trouble swallowing?
  • I have blood in my poop. What should I do?
  • Why am I having acid in my throat whenever I eat?
  • Why do I feel like I suddenly have to poop when I eat certain things?
  • Do you know why I'm having these symptoms?
  • Do you think I have IBS? Could it be another condition?
  • Now that you've examined me, what's the next step? Should I take any diagnostic tests or get blood work done?
  • What kind of results can I expect from a GI-related test?
  • What treatments are available for my symptoms or my condition?
  • How will I know if treatments are working? When should I stop one treatment and start another?
  • Are there any side effects of treatments that I should be aware of when I start treatment or medications? How can I minimize my risk of side effects or complications?
  • Is there anything I'm doing or eating that might be causing symptoms? Are there any changes I could make that would help?
  • What can I do to manage my condition?
  • Can my condition be cured? Or will I need to manage it?