Dr. Lester Salwen, MD

Dr. Lester Salwen, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
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Age 65
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Dr. Lester Salwen, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Greenville, SC and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania in 1980 and specializes in gastroenterology.

890 W Faris Rd Ste 100

Greenville, SC 29605

Contact Information

(864) 455-2888

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Locals (any local)
  • MagnaCare
  • 4 More

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Dr. Salwen's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Salwen treats Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Salwen treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Salwen treats Abdominal Disorders more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Salwen treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Stomach Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Salwen treats Stomach Diseases more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Salwen treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Salwen's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anemia
Autoimmune Diseases
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Benign Tumor
Biliary Atresia
Blood Disorders
Cancer
Celiac Disease
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cirrhosis
Colitis
Colon Cancer
Colon Cancer Screening
Colon Disorders
Colon Polyp
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Constipation
Copper Metabolism Disorders
Crohn's Disease
Dehydration
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diarrhea
Diverticulitis, Intestinal
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Dysentery
Dysphagia
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enteritis
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophageal Varices
Esophagitis
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastric Ulcer
Gastritis
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastroparesis
Heartburn
Hemochromatosis
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatitis C
Hernia
Ileus
Indigestion
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Ischemia
Intestinal Obstruction
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Lactose Intolerance
Liver Biopsy
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Malnutrition
Manometry
Megacolon
Nausea
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Non-Neonatal Jaundice
Pancreatitis
Peptic Ulcer
Pyloric Stenosis
Reflux Esophagitis
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Unexplained Weight Loss
Viral Enteritis
Viral Hepatitis
Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Biography

Dr. Lester Salwen, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Greenville, SC and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania in 1980 and specializes in gastroenterology.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

  • Tufts
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Beth Israel Medical Center-Petrie Campus
    Residency Hospital
  • Beth Israel Medical Center-Petrie Campus
    Internship Hospital
  • 1980
    Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
    Medical School
    1980

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Dr. Salwen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Salwen

4.4

Based on 11 reviews

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1 Star
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Locations

GHS Gastro & Liver Center

1
  • Call
  • Fax
  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
GHI PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Fidelis Care
Fidelis Care HMO
Locals (any local)
MagnaCare
MagnaCare PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty
United Healthcare

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