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Dr. Heidi Kolek, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Female · Age 56

Dr. Kolek

RiverBend Medical Group

444 Montgomery St Chicopee, MA 01020

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(413) 594-3111


Dr. Heidi Kolek, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Chicopee, MA and has been practicing for 23 years. She graduated from University Of Massachusetts Medical School in 1989 and specializes in gastroenterology.


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Dr. Kolek accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Blue with Managed Care Behavioral Health HMO
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Fallon Community Health Plan
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medico
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Neighborhood Health Plan
Network Health
POMCO Group
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts Health Plans
Tufts PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
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. Kolek's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kolek treats Irritable Bowel Syndrome more than 91% of her peers

Dr. Kolek treats this condition more than 91% of her peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kolek treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 89% of her peers

Dr. Kolek treats this condition more than 89% of her peers

Esophageal Diseases
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kolek treats Esophageal Diseases more than 87% of her peers

Dr. Kolek treats this condition more than 87% of her peers

Dr. Kolek's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Megacolon
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

Dr. Kolek's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kolek

4.6

Based on 23 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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She is a heavy prescriber of opiates when other medically feasible treatments are avaiable and preferable.
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Best Gastro Dr.
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I'll follow her anywhere! A dr who has true compassion and covers all different options in treating for the whole person.
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wonderful...very compasionete
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She is such a great doctor. Really cares how you are feeling and tries to make you feel better.
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Very profressional
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About Me

I spend time with patients and make sure they understand what is going on and give them time for questions.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

Education

1996
Norwalk Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1992
Norwalk Hospital
Residency Hospital
1990
Norwalk Hospital
Internship Hospital
1989
University Of Massachusetts Medical School
Medical School
1984
University Of Massachusetts
Undergraduate School
1996
1992
1990
1989
1984

Awards

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Mercy Medical Center

Springfield, MA

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

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