Thomas C. Fiest, MD
Dr. Thomas C. Fiest is a Board Certified Internal Medicine & Gastroenterology Specialist in endoscopic procedures; and a Partner of Monmouth Gastroenterology of Eatontown, NJ.
Licensed to practice in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, Dr. Fiest is former Chief of gastroenterology, and is currently Chief of Endoscopy at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, NJ. He is a member of the American Gastroenterology Association, the American College of Gastroenterology and the American College of Physicians.
OUR PATIENTS COME FIRST
We combine state of the art medicine with cutting edge technology (typically seen at elite hospitals) to provide some of the highest level care for gastrointestinal, liver disease and colorectal cancer prevention, detection and screening in the Monmouth County area.
- Colon Cancer Screening
- EGD And EGD With Dilitation
- Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)
- Small Bowel Capsule Endoscopy
- 48 HR Bravo PH Study
- Hemorrhoid Treatments (IRC And Banding)
- Esophageal Manometry/Motility
- Anal Manometry
- Barrett's Treatment
- ROSE Procedure
- Remicaid Infusions
EDUCATION AND TRAINING:
Dr. Fiest has been chosen by Castle Connolly as “TOP DOCTOR” in 2003, 2004, 2005,2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010. He was also chosen by New Jersey Monthly as “Top Doctor” in 2007 and 2011. A graduate of Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA., as an undergraduate, Dr. Fiest spent a summer at Ohio State University where he was the recipient of an NIH-URP grant in biochemistry. He earned his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, where two years prior he received a Best Paper award from the American Osteopathic Association of Rehabilitative Medicine. His residency experience includes a rotating internship at the Hospital of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, A Medical Residency at Monmouth Medical Center and Fellowship in Gastroenterology at Jersey City Medical Center integrated with Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center.
- Monmouth Medical Center –Long Branch
- Jersey Shore University Medical Center – Neptune
Monmouth Gastroenterology/ A Division of Allied Digestive Health participates with most major insurance companies, including
- BARNABAS HEALTH
- COMMERICAL UNITED/OXFORD
- EMPIRE PLAN THRU UNTIED
- ERICKSON ADVANTAGE
- FEDERAL BCBS
- FIRST HEALTH
- GEISINGER HEALTH PLANS
- HEALTHNET FEDERAL (TRICARE) SOUTH
- HEALTH NETWORK AMERICA
- HORIZON NJ HEALTH
- MEDICARE ADVANTAGE UNITED/OXFORD
- QUALCARE HEALTH REPUBLIC INSURANCE
- RAILROAD MEDICARE
WHAT IS CIRRHOSIS?
Cirrhosis is a condition in which the liver slowly deteriorates and malfunctions due to chronic injury. Scar tissue replaces healthy liver tissue, partially blocking the fl ow of blood through the liver. Scarring also impairs the liver’s ability to control infections remove bacteria and toxins from the blood process nutrients, hormones, and drugs make proteins that regulate blood clotting produce bile to help absorb fats— including cholesterol—and fat-soluble vitamins. A healthy liver is able to regenerate most of its own cells when they become damaged. With end-stage cirrhosis, the liver can no longer effectively replace damaged cells. A healthy liver is necessary for survival.
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