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Dr. Ben Bradenham, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 68

Dr. Bradenham

Dr. Ben Bradenham, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Richmond, VA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University in 1973 and specializes in gastroenterology.


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(804) 285-8206

Dr. Bradenham accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Humana
Kaiser Permanente
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
Principal Financial Group
Southern Health Services (Coventry Health Care)
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
WellPoint

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Virginia
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. Bradenham's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bradenham treats Irritable Bowel Syndrome more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Bradenham treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Gastritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bradenham treats Gastritis more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Bradenham treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bradenham treats Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Bradenham treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Bradenham's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • ERCP With Spincterotomy
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal pH Monitoring
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Familial Colorectal Cancer
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Megacolon
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Salmonella Food Poisoning
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Sporadic Colorectal Cancer
  • 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

Gastrointestinal Specialists, Inc. is a group of 15 Board Certified Gastroenterologists committed to providing State of the Art, individualized, ethical and compassionate care for our patients. We have more than one hundred and fifty years of combine...

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

Education

1978
Duke Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1975
Duke Med Center
Residency Hospital
1974
Duke Med Center
Internship Hospital
1973
Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
Medical School
1971
Pennsylvania State University
Undergraduate School
1978
1975
1974
1973
1971

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Bradenham's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bradenham

4.0

Based on 24 reviews

5 Stars
70.83333333333333%
(17)
4 Stars
4.166666666666667%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
4.166666666666667%
(1)
1 Star
20.833333333333332%
(5)

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Can you give someone ZERO stars? If so, I would. I've never been so upset by a doctor's office before. Dr. Bradenham and his staff do not care one single iota about your health or well-being. They do not respond to calls or voicemails even in emergencies and ER visits.
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I have been seeing Dr. Bradenham since Feburay of 1996 and i probably would not be here today if not for his services,i can say he is one of the best.
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Dr. Bradenham is diligent in finding the problem and shows readily that he believes in do no harm. Friendly, knowledgeable, and trustworthy. Calls in help when needed. Listens well. Loves his family and treats his staff as a respected team.
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