Dr. Benjamin Guider, MD

GastroenterologyMaleAge 74

Dr. Guider
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates

1111 Medical Center Blvd Marrero, LA 70072

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(504) 349-6401

Dr. Benjamin Guider, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Marrero, LA. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Ochsner Baptist and Touro Infirmary. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Guider to book an appointment.

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  • Offers Telehealth
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  • Hospital Satisfaction
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Dr. Guider's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Diarrhea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Guider treats Diarrhea more than 95% of his peers

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

Diverticulitis, Intestinal
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Guider treats Diverticulitis, Intestinal more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Guider treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Diverticulosis, Intestinal
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Guider treats Diverticulosis, Intestinal more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Guider treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Guider's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Achalasia
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Bravo pH Testing
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Colorectal Polyp
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  • Gallbladder Scan
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Giardiasis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoid Banding
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Impedance Testing
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Function Test
  • Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • pH Probe
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ultrasound, Endoanal
  • Ultrasound, Esophageal
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Wireless pH Testing

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(504) 349-6401

Dr. Guider accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
American Lifecare
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Amerihealth
AmeriPlan
Discount Card
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Benefit Management
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
Buckeye Community Health Plan
Medicare
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS
PPO Plus
PPO Plus PPO
Principal Financial Group
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options
Options PPO
United Healthcare
USA Health and Wellness Network
USA Managed Care Organization
WellCare
WellCare PPO

Dr. Guider's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Guider

2.9

Based on 19 ratings

5 Stars
42.10526315789474%
(8)
4 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
(1)
3 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
47.36842105263158%
(9)
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Great. I have been going to him for years and I would highly recommend him.
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Stay away from this doctor! He literally yelled at me, and gave me some inaccurate information regarding a follow up colonoscopy. Never going back.
What went well
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What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Oct 13, 2019
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My experience with Dr. Guider was nothing short of amazing. Sorry for the folks who did not have the same.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Oct 05, 2019
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Literally didn’t do anything to help with my problem.
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Apr 19, 2019
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Very rude and disrespectful. Not willing to help or do anything to make me feel better. I will not see him again. Absolutely horrible!
What went well
  • Wait times
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
2 people found this helpful
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates' team is committed to excellence in patient care and the development of lifelong relationships with the residents...Read more

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Residency Hospital
Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Medical School
1973
Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Internship Hospital
,

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Benjamin Guider, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Guider has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Benjamin Guider, MD accepting new patients?

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Does Dr. Benjamin Guider, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Benjamin Guider, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Guider frequently treats Diarrhea, Diverticulitis, Intestinal, and Diverticulosis, Intestinal. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Guider treats.

Where is Dr. Benjamin Guider, MD's office located?

Dr. Guider's office is located at 1111 Medical Center Blvd, Marrero, LA 70072. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates

Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates1111 Medical Center Blvd Marrero, LA 70072
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Guider is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Ochsner Baptist

New Orleans, LA

19 Awards Received

Touro Infirmary

New Orleans, LA

73% Patient Experience Rating, 4% higher than the national average

University Medical Center New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

75% Patient Experience Rating, 6% higher than the national average