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   Posted 6/15/2009 10:36 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi all,
I recently moved to oregon and am in need of a GI and unfortunately my insurance doesnt cover any GI in network in the area I am in.  I am about 30 nmiles from Medford any tips or suggestions for docs and ins?
Dx with Crohn's 1987, symptoms as early as 1984.
Temp iliostomy February 2007, reversed June 2007, Ovarian cysts, migraines, allergies (incl food allergies) , oral allergy syndrome (diff than true food allergies), Asthma, Gall Bladder removed 1999, Inguenal hernia 1987

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   Posted 6/16/2009 7:30 AM (GMT -7)   
The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) has a "find a physician" tab on their web site.  This could be a list to start with.....
"We can't beat this disease, YET, but we can't let it beat us!"

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   Posted 6/16/2009 8:57 AM (GMT -7)   
You can also contact a major facility (I called the local teaching facility) and request a list of specialist near your area. that is what I did when I moved a bunch of years ago. They won't make recommendations, but mine gave me a list that you could tell was their choice list.
Dx'd '90 (emergency rupture), symptoms ignored long before that, '03 fistulas and bad flagyl reactions, B12 weekly, Pentasa [until I surrender to the bigger meds]
I'm riding on the escalator of life....

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