Huntsville Hospital Digestive Disease Center

420 Lowell Drive, Suite 204 • Huntsville, AL 35801 • (256) 536-9031
8337 Highway 72, Suite 302 • Madison, AL 35758 • (256) 265-5835
1120 S. Jackson Highway, Suite 201 • Sheffield, AL 35660 • (256) 314-2250
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Physicians

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Prasad Vankineni, MD, FACP
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Suresh Karne, MD, PhD
Jason Kinzel MD web
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Keta Vaidya MD
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Prasad Vankineni, MD, FACP, has been a gastroenterologist in Huntsville since 1983. He completed his residency and fellowship at Cook County Hospital in Chicago.

Suresh Karne, MD, PHD, completed his gastroenterology residency training at Yale University School of Medicine. He has provided gastroenterology care in Huntsville since 2001.

Jason Kinzel, MD, is originally from Boston, Massachusetts. He completed his gastroenterology Fellowship at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He has been providing gastroenterology care in Huntsville since 2013.

Rami Hawari, MD, attended medical school at Jordan University of Science and Technology. He completed his gastroenterology fellowship training at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.

Joseph Brasco, MD, attended medical school at Medical College of Wisconsin. He completed his Internal Medicine residency and gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Illinois in Chicago.

Keta Vaidya, MD, attended medical school at Drexel University in Philadelphia, then completed a residency at Boston University Medical Center and a fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.

Huntsville Hospital Digestive Disease Center has been serving North Alabama for more than 30 years. Since 1983, DDC has been a proud member of the American Board of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology where certified membership is recognized throughout the world as signifying a high level of physician competence. We would like to extend our most heartfelt thanks to the community and loyal patients who have helped us grow and expand to better serve you.

Services

  • Colon Cancer screening
  • Digestive disorders
  • Esophageal conditions
  • Gallbladder problems
  • Liver diseases
  • Pancreatic disease
  • Stomach disorders
  • Hepatitis C treatment

Scheduling appointments

Office visits are by appointment only. Appointments may be scheduled by contacting the clinic at (256) 536-9031. Be prepared to provide:

  • Current insurance information
  • Mailing address
  • Daytime/evening/cell phone numbers

On the day of your appointment, please allow time for registration. In addition, please bring the following items to your appointment:

  • Current insurance card and photo identification
  • Current medications or a complete list of medicines with doses, including all over-the-counter medications, herbs and vitamins
  • Method of payment

Canceling appointments

To cancel an appointment, please notify the clinic at least 24 hours in advance. This is an important courtesy to others waiting to schedule an appointment.

Insurance

Most insurance policies are accepted including Medicare, Medicaid, Tricare and Blue Cross/Blue Shield.