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Dr. Grace Gathungu, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterology* Age 53
Dr. Grace Gathungu, MD
2.8 (6 Ratings)

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Dr. Grace Gathungu, MD is a Pediatric Gastroenterology Specialist in East Setauket, NY.
Dr. Grace Gathungu, MD
2.8 (6 Ratings)
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Dr. Grace Gathungu, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterology* Age 53
East Setauket, NY
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23 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Dr. Grace Gathungu, MD is a Pediatric Gastroenterology Specialist in East Setauket, NY.

About

Dr. Grace Gathungu, MD is a Pediatric Gastroenterology Specialist in East Setauket, NY and has 23 years experience. They graduated from HOWARD UNIVERSITY / COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES / MUSIC DEPARTMENT. They currently practice at Practice and are affiliated with Mather Hospital, Peconic Bay Medical Center, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, Saint Joseph Hospital, Stony Brook Southampton Hospital and Stony Brook University Hospital. Dr. Gathungu has experience treating conditions like Constipation among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Gathungu received an average rating of 2.8/5 from patients and has been reviewed 6 times. Their office is not accepting new patients. Dr. Gathungu is board certified in Pediatrics and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Constipation
Manometry
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Constipation
Manometry
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Abdominal Pain
Chronic Gastritis
Diarrhea
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Dysphagia
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Nausea
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Vomiting Disorders
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Acute Gastritis
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
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Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Bile Duct Obstruction
Celiac Disease
Crohn's Disease
Cyclical Vomiting Syndrome
Cystic Fibrosis
Dehydration
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Dysentery
Enteritis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Eosinophilic Gastritis
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophagitis
Food Allergy
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastric Ulcer
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastroparesis
Gastroptosis
Heartburn
Hemochromatosis
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Ileus
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Indigestion
Infectious Diarrheal Disease
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Malabsorption Carbohydrate
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Ulcer
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Jaundice
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Lactose Intolerance
Malnutrition
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Non-Neonatal Jaundice
Proctoptosis
Rectal Prolapse
Reflux Esophagitis
Splenomegaly
Ulcerative Colitis
Unexplained Weight Loss
Viral Enteritis
Vitamin_Deficiency
Colon Cancer Screening
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Gallbladder Scan
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Impedance Testing
Liver Biopsy
Liver Function Test
pH Probe
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Ultrasound, Endoanal
Ultrasound, Esophageal
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing

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  • Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Elect Choice (Open Access) EPO
    Managed Choice (Open Access) POS
    Open Choice PPO
    Premier Care Network APCN Choice (OAMC) POS II
    Premier Care Network Plus - Innovation Health
    Savings Plus of Metro, NY
    Select
  • Blue Card PPO
  • National EPO
  • Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Flex Connecticut EPO
    Passage HMO
  • GHI CBP
    HIP Prime HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Empire Hospital
    Empire Hospital/Medical (Trad)
  • BluePPO HSA PPO
    SimplyBlue/Simply Blue Plus PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • MVP Health Plan EPO
  • Freedom
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  • Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Nexus Open Access
    Options PPO

Locations

  1. 1 Advanced Pediatric Care Stony Brook Children's
    4 Technology Dr Ste 250, East Setauket, NY 11733
  2. 2 Parkway Imaging & Diagnostic PC
    450 Waverly Ave, Patchogue, NY 11772
  3. 3 Advanced Pediatric Care Stony Brook
    500 Commack Rd Ste 104, Commack, NY 11725
  4. 4 Rm Massage Therapy PC
    269 E Main St, East Islip, NY 11730

Patient Satisfaction

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gathungu
2.8
Based on 6 Reviews
5 Stars (2)
4 Stars (1)
3 Stars (0)
2 Stars (0)
1 Star (3)

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Mar 29, 2020
Excellent, she is knowledgeable ,caring and has a great bedside manner
William — Mar 29, 2020
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Specialties*
Pediatric Gastroenterology
Pediatrics
Specialties*
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • HOWARD UNIVERSITY / COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES / MUSIC DEPARTMENT
    2001
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Pediatrics and Pediatric Gastroenterology
Board Certifications
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Grace Gathungu, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Gathungu's profile.

Dr. Grace Gathungu, MD is affiliated with Mather Hospital, Peconic Bay Medical Center, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, Saint Joseph Hospital, Stony Brook Southampton Hospital and Stony Brook University Hospital.

Yes, Dr. Grace Gathungu, MD holds board certification in Pediatrics and Pediatric Gastroenterology.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Mather Hospital

    75 N Country Rd, Port Jefferson, NY

  • Peconic Bay Medical Center

    1 Heroes Way, Riverhead, NY

  • Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center

    1000 Montauk Hwy, West Islip, NY

  • Saint Joseph Hospital

    4295 Hempstead Tpke, Bethpage, NY

  • Stony Brook Southampton Hospital

    240 Meeting House Ln, Southampton, NY

  • Stony Brook University Hospital

    101 Nicolls Rd, Stony Brook, NY