Dr. Stephen Bickston, MD

Dr. Stephen Bickston, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
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Age 56
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Dr. Stephen Bickston, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Richmond, VA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in gastroenterology.

1300 E Marshall St

Richmond, VA 23298

Contact Information

(804) 828-4060

Insurance Accepted

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

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(804) 828-4060

Dr. Bickston accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
KeyCare PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
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

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Virginia
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. Bickston's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Diarrhea
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bickston treats Diarrhea more than 99% of his peers

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

Abdominal Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bickston treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 98% of his peers

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

Dr. Bickston's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy
  • 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
  • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Enteroscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Polypectomy
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Bowel Enteroscopy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Biography

Dr. Stephen Bickston, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Richmond, VA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in gastroenterology.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

Education

1995
Barnesjewish Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1991
Barnesjewish Hospital
Residency Hospital
1989
Barnesjewish Hospital
Internship Hospital
1988
University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine
Medical School
1984
Duke University
Undergraduate School
1995
1991
1989
1988
1984

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • School of Medicine Awards for Excellence in Teaching, Clinical Excellence, 1997, 2004
  • AGAF (Am Gastro Association, Fellow), 2006

Dr. Bickston's Reviews

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3.9

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Dr. Bickston is excellent in his bedside manner in explaining conditions. His knowledge is easily transmitted to the patient and family. He answers questions and is aware of the whole patient and remembers the patient's background at future appointments. He is conservative in exploring treatment options; therefore, I had utmost confidence in him when he arrived at the final treatment option. He explained the risks in detail.
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77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)