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Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates

Why Choose Our GI Doctors?

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.

For Your Visit

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.

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Gastroenterology News

Myth #3 – Colonoscopies are Too Expensive

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.

How Does Health Insurance Work?

Health insurance is an agreement between you and an insurance company of your choosing. You purchase the plan that best matches your healthcare needs, and the insurance company agrees to pay all or part of your medical costs when you get sick or hurt.

Planning a Procedure on a High Deductible Health Plan

A High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) is a plan with a higher deductible than a traditional health insurance plan. The monthly premium is usually lower, but you pay more health carehealthcare costs yourself before the insurance company starts to pay its share.

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