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Dr. Andrew Bedford, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 53

Dr. Bedford

Gastroenterology Associates PC

2890 Main St Stratford, CT 06614

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Dr. Andrew Bedford, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Stratford, CT and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in gastroenterology.


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(203) 375-1200

Dr. Bedford accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
EmblemHealth
GHI PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty
United Healthcare
WellCare
WellCare PPO
WellPoint

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No malpractice claims found for Connecticut
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Bedford's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Abdominal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bedford treats Abdominal Disorders more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Bedford treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bedford treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Bedford treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Hemorrhoids
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bedford treats Hemorrhoids more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Bedford treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Bedford's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal pH Monitoring
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Giardiasis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Care Philosophy

At Gastroenterology Associates we are dedicated to providing the highest quality of cost-effective care for patients with gastroenterologic disorders. Our foremost concern is to provide patient oriented care, where the interests of the patient come first.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

Education

1998
Beth Israel Hosp, Harvard Medical School
Fellowship Hospital
1995
Beth Israel Hosp, Harvard Medical School
Residency Hospital
1993
Beth Israel Hosp, Harvard Medical School
Internship Hospital
1992
Tufts University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1988
Cornell
Undergraduate School
1998
1995
1993
1992
1988

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Dr. Bedford's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bedford

4.2

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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I have been a patient of Dr. Bedford's for more than 6 years and have always found him to be compassionate to my specific needs. He is kind and calming - exactly what I need in a physician! I would recommend him to anyone.
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Dr. Bedford is a wonderful and caring doctor. I've been seeing him regularly since 2010 and he has always treaty me with respect and dignity. I, in return respect and trust him with my needs. Great Doctor!
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Dr Bedford is one of the best doctors I have ever been to. He is patient, competent and fully explains issues and options.
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Smug. Incompetent. Worse possible outcome.
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Very friendly doctor, really seems to care about your well being. Would suggest to anyone with a need for a good Gastro doctor.
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