Dr. Alex S Befeler MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. Alex Befeler is a gastroenterologist in Saint Louis, Missouri. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Marshall Browning Hospital and Saint Louis University Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and has been in practice for 18 years. He is one of 3 doctors at Marshall Browning Hospital and one of 8 at Saint Louis University Hospital who specialize in Gastroenterology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: General Gastroenterology

Education & Medical Training

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1992 - 1995

University of Chicago
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 1995 - 1998

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Class of 1992

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Gastroenterology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Transplant Hepatology

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

MO State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

High-Dose Ursodeoxycholic Acid Is Associated With the Development of Colorectal Neoplasia in Patients With Ulcerative Colitis and Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis.
Eaton, J.E., Silveira, M.G., Pardi, D.S., Sinakos, E., Kowdley, K.V., Luketic, V.C., Harrison, M.E., McCashland, T., Befeler, A.S., Harnois, D., Jorgensen, R., Petz, J., Lindor, K.D.

The predictors of the presence of varices in patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis.
Treeprasertsuk, S., Kowdley, K.V., Luketic, V.C., Harrison, M.E., McCashland, T., Befeler, A.S., Harnois, D., Jorgensen, R., Petz, J., Keach, J., Schmoll, J., Hoskin, T., Thapa, P., Enders, F., Lindor, K.D.

High-dose ursodeoxycholic acid for the treatment of primary sclerosing cholangitis.
Lindor, K.D., Kowdley, K.V., Luketic, V.C., Harrison, M.E., McCashland, T., Befeler, A.S., Harnois, D., Jorgensen, R., Petz, J., Keach, J., Mooney, J., Sargeant, C., Braaten, J., Bernard, T., King, D., Miceli, E., Schmoll, J., Hoskin, T., Thapa, P., Ender

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Insurances Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Access Choice PPO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Select
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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