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Alex Befeler, M.D.

Hepatology
Gastroenterology
Gastroenterology / Hepatology

Contact Info:

Office:

618-542-2146

Fax:

618-542-2514

Website:

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Facility/Office:

Marshall Browning Hospital Specialty Clinic
900 N. Washington St.
Du Quoin, IL 62832

Education:

Medical School
University of Chicago Medical Center

Residency:

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
1995

Fellowship:

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Certification:

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
American Board of Internal Medicine (Gastroenterology)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Transplant Hepatology)


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More/Other Information:

Dr. Befeler's special interests include Liver Transplantation, Chronic Liver Disease, and Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis.
Affiliated with Saint Louis University

AWARDS
Best Doctors 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009
Best Doctors Inc., as listed in St. Louis Magazine

All physicians and mid-level providers furnishing services are independent contractors and are not employees of Marshall Browning Hospital with the exception of E. Clay Travis, MD; Michael Thorpe, M.D.; David Dickinson, DPM; Kelli Bean, FNP; Mariah Charles, FNP; Danielle Klump, FNP; Kathy Laird, APN; Ariele Loiacono, FNP; Elizabeth Harbison, FNP; Michael Staff, PA-C; Heather Rice, PA-C; Bianca Bottiaux, PA-C; and Heather Burns, RD/LDN, CDCES, CPT. Emergency Room physician services are provided by Integritas Emergency Physician Services. Hospitalist services are provided by Integritas. Radiology services are provided under the auspices of Cape Radiology and pathology services are provided by SEMC Pathology. Interpretation of cardiology diagnostic testing is provided by Prairie Heart. Specialty Clinics physicians holding clinics at Marshall Browning Hospital are independent contractors and are not employees of Marshall Browning Hospital. Anesthesia services are provided under the auspices of G & G Anesthesia.

INDEPENDENT PHYSICIAN FEES ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE:

Independent physicians providing services at Marshall Browning Hospital bill for their services separately and the Hospital Financial Assistance application does not cover nor apply to fees charged. Independent physicians include but are not limited to emergency room physicians (Integritas Emergency Physician Services), radiologists (Cape Radiology), anesthesia (G & G Anesthesia), and pathologists (SEMC). All specialty clinic physicians also bill for their services separately and the Hospital Financial Assistance application does not cover nor apply to fees charged with the exception of the following physicians: Endocrinology Clinic: Issa Abed, M.D.; Gastroenterology Clinic: Roshani Desai, M.D., Hany Elbeshbeshy, M.D., Christine Hachem, M.D., Alex Befeler, M.D., Jason Taylor, M.D.; Pain Management: Paul Juergens, M.D.; Pulmonology: Suhail Istanbouly, M.D.; Rheumatology: Frederick Pfalzgraf, M.D.; Sleep Clinic: Suhail Istanbouly, M.D.

MARSHALL BROWNING MEDICAL CLINIC:

Marshall Browning Medical Clinic and Marshall Browning Family Health Center are hospital-based rural health clinics operated under Marshall Browning Hospital. Eligibility for financial need assistance as determined through the Patient Financial Assistance application will apply to services billed through the Marshall Browning Medical Clinic and Family Health Center.

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