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Dr. Thangam Venkatesan, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Female · Age 50

Dr. Venkatesan

Medical College Wisconsin GAS

9200 W Wisconsin Ave Milwaukee, WI 53226

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Dr. Thangam Venkatesan, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Milwaukee, WI and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from Kilpauk Med Coll in 1992 and specializes in gastroenterology.


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Dr. Venkatesan accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Dr. Venkatesan's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Constipation
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Venkatesan treats Constipation more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Venkatesan treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Gas-Bloat Syndrome
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Venkatesan treats Gas-Bloat Syndrome more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Venkatesan treats this condition more than 94% of her peers

Heartburn
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Venkatesan treats Heartburn more than 91% of her peers

Dr. Venkatesan treats this condition more than 91% of her peers

Dr. Venkatesan's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome
  • 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 Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • 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
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

Dr. Venkatesan's Reviews

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4.0

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About Me

Care Philosophy

I am a general gastroenterologist with a research interest in gastrointestinal disorders in women. I am especially interested in cyclic vomiting syndrome which is a chronic disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of vomiting which often can go u...

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

Education

2000
University Cincinnati
Fellowship Hospital
1997
University Cincinnati
Residency Hospital
1996
University Conn Health Center
Residency Hospital
1995
University Conn Health Center
Internship Hospital
1992
Kilpauk Med Coll
Medical School
2000
1997
1996
1995
1992

Awards

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80% Patient experience rating, 11% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)