Dr. Thiru Arasu, MD

Dr. Thiru Arasu, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(26)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Thiru Arasu, MD is a pediatric gastroenterology doctor who practices in Brandon, FL. He is 67 years old.

205 S Moon Ave Ste 103

Brandon, FL 33511

Contact Information

(813) 324-2613

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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Diarrhea
very high
more than 99% of peers
Constipation
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vomiting Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Pediatrics
2

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Encopresis
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Giardiasis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Malnutrition
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Megacolon
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Nausea
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Salmonella Food Poisoning
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Pyloromyotomy
  • Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Madras Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Wyler Chldns-U Hlth Scis/Chicago Med Sch
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Riley Chldns Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Arasu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Tamil

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Arasu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Arasu to family and friends
3.0
based on 26 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Arasu's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Odessa, FL |
Stay away! All this doctor does is come in sit in a chair say yes and no to the arnp. I took my son in with chronic abdominal pain, gas, and cramping after constipation 2 weeks ago and he stated there is nothing he can do. IBS does not exist in small children according to him and I left there with...more
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in Seminole, FL |
Dr. Arasu saved my life when I was a teenager. No one could figure out why I was nauseated every single day for five years. He found the 17 ulcerations throughout my GI tract and cured me. I can never thank him enough. I hope to see him again one day to thank him in person. Wonderful doctor!
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Tampa, FL |
I was treated by Dr. Arasu for Crohns Disease from 12 to 18 years old. He was always kind and gentle. He treated me with respect and never talked down to me. I would recommend him to everyone.
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in Davenport, FL |
I took my 17 year old daughter in to see him because she was having pain every time she ate. He was so gentle and so understanding of her pain. He tried medication, but when that did not work he did test on her to figure out the point of her pain and found out it was her gallbladder we scheduled...more
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in Dade city, FL |
Stay away from this office. First this doctor has never even touched my son to check him out, he leaves it up to his ARNP. All he does is come in and sit in a chair and fold his arms and says yes or no to whatever the ARNP has come up with. Also he is never on time and average wait time is about...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Arasu accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    Blue Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
    Group Plan PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    United Healthcare
    United Healthcare EPO
    United Healthcare HMO
    United Healthcare PPO
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Arasu has admitting privileges

Brandon Regional Hospital
119 Oakfield Dr
Brandon, FL 33511
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Florida Hospital Tampa
3100 E Fletcher Ave
Tampa, FL 33613
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Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital
501 6th Ave S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701
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St. Joseph's Hospital
3001 W Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Tampa, FL 33607
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St. Joseph's Women's Hospital
3030 W Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Tampa, FL 33607
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