Dr. Julia Wattacheril, MD

Dr. Julia Wattacheril, MD

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Transplant Hepatology  |  
Female  |  
40 y/o
(3)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Wattacheril's clinical specialties include all aspects of transplant hepatology, general hepatology and gastroenterology with emphasis on metabolic liver disease and obesity. She specializes in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease as well as all forms of hepatitis, chronic liver disease, and liver cancer in addition to liver transplantation. Her research interests include hepatic steatosis, insulin resistance, and metabolic liver disease in adults. Her current grant concentrates on the proteins and lipids that signal the transition from steatosis to steatohepatitis.

Columbia University Medical Center Surgery

622 W 168th St

New York, NY 10032
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • Locals (any local)

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Dr. Wattacheril's Experience

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Dr. Wattacheril's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Transplant Hepatology
  • Board certified in Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine and Transplant Hepatology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Transplant Hepatology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis D
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Biopsy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Baylor Affiliated Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Baylor Affiliated Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Vanderbilt Affiliated Hospitals
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wattacheril has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wattacheril's Reviews

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Dr. Wattacheril's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
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  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Wattacheril accepts 23 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Locals (any local)
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • QualCare
  • SelectHealth
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare

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