Dr. Jay Cherner, MD

Dr. Jay Cherner, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
(17)
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Dr. Jay Cherner, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Alpharetta, GA. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 33 years.

3330 Preston Ridge Rd Ste 200

Alpharetta, GA 30005

Contact Information

(770) 410-1600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
high
more than 86% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
high
more than 85% of peers
Anal or Rectal Pain
high
more than 84% of peers

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Cancer
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Cirrhosis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Colitis-Like Hematochezia
  • Collagenous Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colonic Diverticulosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Polyp
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticular Diseases
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Epigastric Pain
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Erosion
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hematemesis
  • Hematochezia
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatic Encephalopathy
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Pancreatic Insufficiency
  • Pancreatic Pseudocyst
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pruritus Ani
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ulcerative Proctosigmoiditis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Zenker's Diverticulum
  • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

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Procedures

  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteroscopy
  • Esophageal pH Monitoring
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Radiofrequency Ablation for Barrett's Esophagus

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

1 Sanction
  • Disciplinary action in another state (12/21/2000)
    Action Taken: Surrender
    Summary: Dr. Jay Arthur Cherner, Lic #139737

    The physician did not contest the charge of having been disciplined by the Georgia State Board of Medical Examiners for failing to respond appropriately to a patient's condition.

    License surrendered

    State: New York
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Wesleyan University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Montefiore Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Montefiore Medical Center Of Albert Einstein College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Digestive Diseases Branch Of National Institute Of Arthritis, Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes Of Health
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Emory University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Cherner has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Cherner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cherner's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cherner to family and friends
3.8
based on 17 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Cherner's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Cumming, GA |
I was recommended by a co-worker to Dr. Cherner for the dreaded colonoscopy. His office staff and nurse were very courteous and made me feel at ease. Dr. Cherner was very pleasant and took the time to discuss all my concerns and also ended up scheduling a Endoscope to stretch my Schatzi ring due...more
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Dr. Cherner accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice Option POS
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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