Dr. Keith Berger, MD

Dr. Keith Berger, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(12)
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Dr. Keith Berger, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Virginia Beach, VA. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 41 years. Read his story

1301 First Colonial Rd Ste 201

Virginia Beach, VA 23454

Contact Information

(757) 412-4919

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Stomach Diseases
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more than 96% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Berger's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Berger "I have practiced gastroenterology in Virginia Beach for the past 36 years, started and run (2) GI practices, the first for (20) years and the more recent (Center for Health) for the past 16 years. I have performed over 40,000 colonoscopies. In the 1980's, our GI were the first to perform GI procedures in the office rather than the hospital setting, making the procedures less costly and more 'patient friendly.' In 2001 we introduced propofol anesthesia (a much more effective and safer alternative to conscious sedation) to office based GI procedures. This resulted in a much better patient experience, safety, and acceptance. I am a graduate of Harvard University, Duke Medical School and Yale Medical School. I am board certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. My other interests are communication, Leadership development, and reinventing Healthcare."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Berger "We are a highly specialized, 'hi-tech' practice utilizing the latest technology for GI procedures such as colonoscopy and endoscopy.  HOWEVER, equally important to us is the quality of your experience when you are in our office. We believe in the 'old fashioned' approach to medicine, just like my father, Dr. James Berger, and his father practiced. We take whatever additional time you need to answer ALL of your questions and put you at ease.  One of our patients shared her experience with us, saying that she felt like she was 'the only patient in the office.'  We strive to have EVERY patient feel this way.  We are committed to 'putting the care back in healthcare.'"
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Specialties

  • 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*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Constipation
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophagitis
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Indigestion
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Anoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sigmoidoscopy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Harvard
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Duke Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Duke University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Duke University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Yale Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Berger has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Berger's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Berger to family and friends
5.0
based on 12 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Berger Says:

We always seem to get great reviews on our practice.  I think it is because we treat EVERY patient as special, no matter what their issue or situation, and we really do LISTEN to our patients.  They have the experience of real personal attention, and I think it matters to them.

Dr. Berger's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • 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
Patient Comments (5)
in Virginia Beach, VA |
Dr Berger is fantastic, so caring, procedure on time, informative, helpful staff, genuinely nice person and knowledgeable. Felt completely confident and in good hands.
in Virginia Beach, VA |
Dr. Berger is the best. His staff is great. He is very thorough in all of his medical care.
in NC |
I highly recommend Dr. Berger to one and all who need to have a colonoscopy. He and his staff are truly interested in securing your privacy and making this experience as pleasant as humanly possible.
Virginia Beach, VA |
I have been a patient of Dr. Berger's for years. I have always been treated with kindness, professionalism and respect. Dr. Berger and his staff are great at keeping me informed regarding his findings and treatment plan.
in Virginia Beach, VA |
I was referred to Dr. Berger initially by a number of highly recognized practitioners in the VA Beach medical arena, and I have been one of his PTs for many years. Dr. Berger is truly one of the most personable, caring specialists, and certainly one of the most highly credentialed and proficient, Gastroenterologists in whose care I am privileged to be! His staff is SUPERB as well!!
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Dr. Berger accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    Southern Health PPO
  • 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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Hospitals where Dr. Berger has admitting privileges

Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital
1060 First Colonial Rd
Virginia Beach, VA 23454
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