Dr. Charles Cattano

Gastroenterology
York
38 years experience male

Locations

WellSpan Gastroenterology

York

Address

2350 Freedom Way, Suite 200, York
Directions

Fax

7177413075

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Carefirst Inc

Coventry Health Care

Golden Rule Insurance Company

HealthPartners

UnitedHealthcare

USAA Insurance

Medicare

Medicaid

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

Tricare

AmeriHealth

Aetna

About

Bio

Dr. Cattano is the Immediate-Past Chief of Medicine at Anne Arundel Medical Center, a Johns Hopkins affiliated hospital in Annapolis, MD. A Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP), the American College of Gastroenterology (FACG), and the American Gastroenterological Association (AGAF), he has repeatedly been voted by his peers the "Top Doc in Gastroenterology" at both local and state levels. Additionally, he has enjoyed HealthTap's "Top Gastroenterologist in the Nation" ranking for many years running. Dr. Cattano is highlighted in over a dozen Who's Who directories, served as Principal Investigator for numerous clinical trials, and is a longstanding member of Mensa. He completed in 1989 two fellowships simultaneously in adult gastroenterology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and in Metabolic Diseases at Children's Hospital in Philadelphia, preceded by residency at Northwestern University in Chicago, and medical school at SUNY-Upstate in Syracuse. He has served on faculties of Duke University and University of Pittsburgh. Currently, he consults nationally in clinical gastroenterology, internationally on pharmaceutical development, and adjudicates for multiple states, the Veterans Administration, and Social Security regarding peer review and quality determinants. He loves to teach, serves on numerous speakers panels, and has contributed to leadership and health programs at the rank of Captain in the US Air Force's auxiliary, Civil Air Patrol. Dr. Cattano holds active medical licenses in DE, MD, PA, NC, VA.

Specialties
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Gastroenterology

Licenses

United States: Delaware, Maryland

Doctor Q&A

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Good question but...: feeling full of "gas" may reflect malabsorption of food (like gluten, lactose), intake of poorly digested food, or choosing foods known to promote gas ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
IBS or more ?: Abdominal distress as described, particularly if recurrent or persistent, is not to be ignored--its a warning sign that something may be wrong inside ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Left sided pain?: Causes of abdominal discomfort as described may be identified by first addressing signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved. In females: vag ... Read More

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Mar 23, 2013
Dr Cattano provides thoughful, interesting, accurate and understandable responses on Healthtap. He is providing an excellent service to the public. I learn by reading his input. I recommend Dr. Catta...Read More
Apr 1, 2013
I enjoy reading Dr. Cattano's responses on HealthTap -- they teach me something every time. He's a wonderful physician and contributor here -- highly recommended!
Mar 12, 2014
A concise answer, compassion and experience is what you will get when Dr Cattano answers one of your questions. Such a great value to the HealthTap community!
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LERD seems to be getting better. I'm having a whole bunch of tests done before I retry PPIs. Was on PPIs for two weeks, and it seemed to make reflux worse but it was of non-acid variety. Actually, ...Read More
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mommyonthego I always end up with diarrhea and a sour burp that taste like egg.no what I do.it's more often then not. I am rarely able to have bowel movements. They are not frequent unless I get the s...Read More
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THANKS FOR RESPONDING. SINCE THE PERFORATION WAS MISSED AND IT DRAINED FOR 36 HRS, I NOW HAVE SEVERE SCAR ADHESIONS, DEVELOPED ARDS 2 DAYS AFTER ON RESPIRATOR FOR A WEEK. THEN WENT BACK IN FOR 2 LITER...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

State University of New York Upstate Medical University, NY
Graduated 1982MD

Residency

NORTHWESTERN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Awards

FACP
FACG
AGAF

Affiliations

Association of Socially Active Physicians (ASAP)
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