Dr. Mahendra Defonseka MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. Mahendra Defonseka is a gastroenterologist in Henderson, Nevada. He received his medical degree from University of Colombo Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 37 years. Dr. Defonseka accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: General Gastroenterology

Clinical Interests: colon ca screening, Gastroenterology

Education & Medical Training

VA Medical Center - New Orleans (New Orleans LA)
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1975 - 1976

Coney Island Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1973 - 1973

Tulane University
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 1979 - 1980

St Francis Hospital (Miami Beach FL)
Internship, Transitional Year, 1972 - 1973

University of Colombo Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1970

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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