Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates is a single specialty gastroenterology and hepatology (liver disease) practice serving the New Orleans area that includes 22 gastroenterologists with three office locations. These physicians, along with three additional local GI doctors, comprise the medical staff of its three affiliated endoscopy centers – MGA Gastrointestinal Diagnostic & Therapeutic Centers. Our centers have received the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy’s Certificate of Recognition of Quality in Endoscopy.
We provide state-of-the-art medical care to patients through the comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal disorders and liver disease. Our GI doctors are experts in all aspects of their specialties.
At Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates, our gastroenterologists know your time is valuable. That's why we provide online access to a variety of forms that patients may complete before their visit. The following documents will help us expedite the check-in process for your appointment. Please take a moment to download and print the appropriate form(s).
Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates accepts most major insurances, including Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna. If your insurance requires authorization for an office visit, please contact your referring physician for that authorization prior to calling for an appointment.
With our online bill pay option, you can securely make a payment for your service online with no hassles.
Have you noticed hospital systems now own a large percentage of medical offices and healthcare facilities in your community? These takeovers may not affect the quality of care you receive, but they may increase your medical bills.
Dr. Abdul Khan of Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates says, "Colonoscopy is one of those test that not only detects cancer early but if you find polyps and you remove it, you can prevent colon cancer.
Do you have concerns about the cost of a colonoscopy? It has been rumored that colonoscopies are expensive, but did you know that most screening colonoscopies are covered under private insurance and Medicare? Read on as we dispel the myth that colonoscopies are too expensive.
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