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Bhawna Halwan, MD

  • Specialties: Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 516-663-2066
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About Me

Growing up, I always thought there was a certain allure to becoming a physician. My parents were my cheerleaders. Becoming a physician was at the intersection of personal success and helping my community. During the course of my medical training, I was drawn to gastroenterology and hepatology. I was especially drawn to esophageal disorders, which I pursued as an area of further specialization.

I specialize in treating esophageal disorders, such as gastroesophageal reflux disease. I also treat patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and anorectal manometry. Patients are referred to me from all over Long island, and even nationally and abroad, for conditions which include nausea, vomiting, reflux, diarrhea, abdominal pain, constipation, and anorectal problems.

In addition to all general gastroenterology procedures, including upper endoscopy and colonoscopy, I perform motility studies to test for abnormalities in the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, and rectum. We have the most up-to-date and advanced testing equipment for these disorders.

My team and I provide comprehensive, high quality, caring treatment. To ensure that I provide the highest quality of service, I consult with national experts to get their opinions on specific aspects of a condition. I do all of this while maintaining complete patient anonymity and confidentiality.

My goal is to provide every patient with the highest level of care, as if I were taking care of my own family and friends.

I have conducted research on treatment protocols and I participate in industry-sponsored trials, all related to esophageal disorders, gastroparesis, and IBS. Several are currently underway and one is a study of devices to treat esophageal reflux.


Credentials

Positions
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Gastroenterology), 2000
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, Yale-New Haven Hospital, Gastroenterology, 2000
  • Residency, Buffalo General Hospital (Buffalo, NY), Internal Medicine, 1995
  • MD from Federal University Of Bahia, 1991
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Winthrop Gastroenterology

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Mineola, NY 11501

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