The team at Elkhart Gastroenterology looks forward to providing you with the highest quality gastroenterological care and endoscopic services utilizing state-of-the-art technologies. We offer innovative, comprehensive and compassionate care to each and every one of our patients. Thank you for choosing Elkhart Gastroenterology.
Meet Our Medical Staff
Burton Boron, MD
Dr. Boron is Board Certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine with years of experience in the Elkhart area. He graduated from Rush Medical College in Chicago, completed an internal medicine residency at Northwestern University in Chicago, and a gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Illinois Hospital in Chicago. Dr. Boron joined the Elkhart General Medical Staff in 1987.
About Our Practice
Our practice specializes in the screening and treatment of diseases of the intestinal tract, liver, esophagus, stomach, gallbladder biliary system, pancreas, small and large intestines and rectum. We see patients with the following conditions and for the following reasons:
- Abdominal Pain
- Celiac Disease
- Colon Cancer Screenings
- Crohn’s Disease
- Pancreatic Disorders
- Gastroesophageal reflux
- Irritable Bowel
- Liver Disease and Transplant
- Ulcerative Colitis
Procedures and Testing Options
- Upper GI Endocopy (EGD)
- Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
- Capsule Endoscopy
Patients are seen by appointment only. The receptionist is available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Hours vary on Thursdays. To schedule an appointment, please call 574-389-7362.
We try our best to stay on schedule, however, emergencies sometimes arise. If we are seriously delayed, we will try to notify you prior to your appointment. Please help us stay on schedule by arriving on time for your appointment.
What to bring to your first appointment
- Your insurance card
- Physician referral forms (if required by insurance)
- Prescriptions or over-the-counter medications you currently take
- Pertinent information about your medical and surgical history
- Any recent X-rays or relevant medical records you may have
Canceling an Appointment
If you are unable to keep your appointment or are going to be late, please call the office as soon as possible. This courtesy allows us to better serve our other patients.
If you have an urgent problem during normal business hours, please call the office and speak to the nurse.
If you have a life-threatening emergency, call 911 or go directly to a Hospital Emergency Room. For all other emergencies after normal business hours, you may call the answering service at 866-641-8124. The answering service will take your name and phone number and contact Dr. Boron, who will return your call as soon as possible.
If you need a refill on your medication, call our office at 574-389-7362, 24 hours in advance. Please provide your name, phone number, date of birth, physician, prescription and which pharmacy you want the prescription filled. No narcotics are refilled after office hours.
Fees are determined by the time spent and vary with the severity and complexity of your medical problem. Please feel free to ask any questions you might have concerning fees.
Payment/co-payments are due at the time of your office visit. You may pay by cash, check or credit card and, if necessary, we can arrange a payment plan. For questions regarding your bill, please call 574-389-7362.
Medicare, Medicaid, Anthem and most major insurance is accepted. If you have insurance we will file your claim for you. Please be sure to have your current insurance card available. If we are a participating provider for your insurance, you will be responsible for your co-pay, deductible or percentage, at the time of your office visit. If we are not a participating provider, or you do not have insurance, payment is expected in full at the time of service.
If you have questions regarding your bill, please call 574-389-7362.