Dr. John M Shamma'A MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. John Shamma'A is a gastroenterologist in Morgantown, West Virginia and is affiliated with West Virginia University Hospitals. He received his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 36 years. Dr. Shamma'A accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 4 doctors at West Virginia University Hospitals who specialize in Gastroenterology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: General Gastroenterology

Hospital Affiliation

West Virginia University Hospitals
High performing in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Education & Medical Training

George Washington University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1978–1981

George Washington University
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 1981–1983

Emory University School of Medicine
Class of 1978

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Gastroenterology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

WV State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Utility of upper endoscopy and colonoscopy in evaluating gastrointestinal luminal wall thickening found on computed tomography.
Karim, M.S., Miranda, M.C., Shamma'a, J.M., Goebel, S.U., Sundaram, U.

Endoscopic approach to capsule endoscope retention.
Roorda, A. K., Kupec, J. T., Ostrinsky, Y., Shamma'a, J. M., Goebel, S. U., Sundaram, U.

Fistula involving portal vein and duodenum at the site of a duodenal ulcer in a patient after previous extrahepatic bile duct resection and brachytherapy.
Povoski, S. P., Shamma'a, J. M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance 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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