Digestive Health Care in St. Louis

Tariq Hassan MD

Gastroenterology and Hepatology


Outpatient Office Location

2870 Netherton Dr, St Louis, MO 63136


To see Dr Tariq Hassan as a new or follow up out patient come to this location. Please  have old records  from Dr Hassan's old office sent to him  well ahead of your visit by using the  electronic google forms link on this web site in the " Important documents " section below. You can also print the form , sign it and send it to ESSE health , 100 Village square, Hazelwood, MO 63042, in person , or via US mail or fax it to 314 355 9484. You can also have the form mailed or sent to you electronically by text or email by calling the new office 314 529 0661.

Directions: From 270 East, take Exit 30, New Halls Ferry, at the ramp turn left onto new Halls ferry, in 0.2 miles turn right on Mehl Ave, then take first right onto Netherton.

From 270 West take Exit 30 New Halls Ferry, turn right at the ramp onto new Halls ferry, in 0.2 miles turn right on Mehl Ave, then take first right onto Netherton.

Link to Google Maps

Endoscopy and Colonoscopy Center (For procedures)

100 Village Square Shopping Center, Hazelwood, MO 63042

We are located in Hazelwood MO.

From 270 East take the McDonald Blvd  exit, turn left over Highway 270 then right on Brown road. 100 Village square is about two miles East on your left hand side.

From 270  West, take Lindbergh North Exit 25 B then right on Lynn Haven, left at the first traffic light , cross Lindbergh then left into village square. We are a single story building next to Royal Bank.

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Getting Ready for a Colonoscopy

Tariq Hassan MD Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Compassionate Healthcare

Dr. Tariq Hassan is Board Certified by American Board of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.  He completed his Gastroenterology fellowship training at Beth Israel-Deaconess Hospital , Harvard Medical School , Boston , Massachusetts in 1996. Dr Tariq Hassan has been providing gastroenterology services in North county since 1999.

He treats a wide range of disorders of the digestive system including Acid Reflux (GERD), Irritable bowel Syndrome , (IBS), Diverticulitis , Ulcerative Colitis, Crohns Disease, Ulcers of the stomach and intestine, ( Peptic Ulcer Disease) Pancreatitis, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C.

Patients request evaluation for symptoms of heartburn, difficulty swallowing, abdominal pain , diarrhea , constipation , change in bowel habits, nausea vomiting, weight loss, vomiting blood or passing blood in stool.

Colonoscopy

A colonoscopy at age 50 years for both men and women can help remove small tumors called polyps that can other wise can develop into colon cancer. Colonoscopy is covered by Medicare , Medicaid, private insurances , and most patients can set one up even if they  don't have a primary care doctor.

Colon cancer does not cause any symptoms in early stages and when symptoms like blood in stool , abdominal pain , weight loss occur , cancer can have spread making treatment and cure difficult. Most people (80%) do not have polyps and only need to have a colonoscopy every 10 years. People with polyps and those with first degree family members like parents or siblings with colon cancer should have a  colonoscopy every 5 years.

Paperwork for Colonoscopy

Insurances accepted

Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Coventry Advantra, Essence, Exclusive Choice, Health Link, Medicare, Medicaid, Tricare, United health Care, Humana. Subject to change. Call staff to check if your insurance is accepted. 


Community Service

Dr.  Hassan volunteers at SALAM Free clinic, UCC St. Peter's Church , 1425 Stein road, West Florissant, St Louis MO 63135. Phone 314 521-1172. Open every Saturday 11 am-1 pm. Walk in , No appointment needed.

Volunteers in Medicine West County Clinic 119 Baxter shops, Manchester MO 63011. For appointment call 636 207-5970 Open Sunday 2pm to 4 pm.

Since schedules sometimes change at short notice, see any available physician and then ask staff to make next appointment on day Dr Hassan is working.

Link to Volunteers in medicine

Procedures

Procedures Performed

Colonoscopy, Upper Endoscopy, ERCP. 


 


Riverside Surgery Center

Dr Hassan performs Upper endoscopy and Colonoscopy at Surgery Center at 100 Village Square ,Hazelwood MO 63042

Dr. Hassan sees inpatients at the following hospitals:





Christian Hospital





DePaul Hospital





St. Luke's Hospital

Contact Us

Digestive Health Care

Email:       colonage50@gmail.com

2870 Netherton Drive , St Louis MO 63136

Phone Number (314) 529-0661 Fax (314) 529 0687

Hours

Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm