Essam Youssef Tellawi, MD Gastroenterology

Dr. Essam Youssef Tellawi, MD

Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
Des Moines, IA 50314 (11 other locations)
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Patients’ Perspective

  • Easy scheduling
  • On-time appointments
  • Good bedside manner

About Essam Youssef Tellawi MD

Dr. Essam Youssef Tellawi, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Des Moines, IA, with other offices in Alexandria, VA and Clinton, MD (and 6 other locations). He has 42 years of experience. His specialties include Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine. Dr. Tellawi is affiliated with Medstar Southern Maryland Hospital Center. He speaks Arabic and English.


  • Patients' Choice Award (2018, 2017)

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  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018)

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Dr. Essam Youssef Tellawi has 12 locations

Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center 1111 6th Ave Des Moines, IA 50314
Inova Medical Group Gastroenterology 8101 Hinson Farm Rd Ste 415 Alexandria, VA 22306
Essam Y Tellawi MD PA 7700 Old Branch Ave Ste B102 Clinton, MD 20735
Inova Mount Vernon Hospital 2501 Parkers Ln Alexandria, VA 22306
Parkview Regional Medical Center 11109 Parkview Plaza Dr Fort Wayne, IN 46845
Inova Fairfax Hospital 3300 Gallows Rd Falls Church, VA 22042
Inova Alexandria Hospital 4320 Seminary Rd Alexandria, VA 22304
Novacure Consultants Pc 8101 Hinson Farm Rd Ste 211 Alexandria, VA 22306
Select Specialty Hospital Des Moines 1111 6TH AVE FL 4 DES MOINES, IA 50314
Mercyone Gastroenterology Care Clinic Clive 1601 NW 114th St Ste 342 Clive, IA 50325
Tidalhealth Gastroenterology Salisbury 1640 WOODBROOKE DR SALISBURY, MD 21804 ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS


Dr. Essam Youssef Tellawi has the following 2 specialties

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Essam Youssef Tellawi has the following 10 areas of expertise

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Hepatitis C
  • Colonoscopy
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Celiac Disease
  • Constipation
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Acid Reflux Disease (GERD)


42 Years Experience


Graduated in 1981

University Of Damascus Faculty Of Medicine

Graduated in 1981

Dr. Essam Youssef Tellawi Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Select
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna APCN Open Access Aetna Select
  • Aetna Elect Choice EPO Open Access
  • Aetna Innovation Health Aetna Premier Care Network Plus
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna Premier Care Network APCN Choice POS II OAMC
  • Aetna Small Group Maryland Elect Choice Open Access
  • Aetna Small Group Maryland HMO
  • Aetna VA Innovation Health Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna VA Innovation Health Open HMO
  • Aetna VA Signature Gold HMO
  • Aexcel PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO POS
    • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • Anthem Pathway X Tier Hosp HealthKeepers DirectAccess VA
  • Anthem Pathway X Tiered
  • Anthem Pathway X Tiered Hospital - VA
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS KC SolutionsCAP
  • BCBS KS Blue Choice
  • BCBS KS Blue Choice Preferred Care
  • BCBSA Blue Card High Performance Network
  • BCBSA High Performance Network - Tiered
  • Blue Choice Preferred Care
  • CareFirst BCBS
    • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
    • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
    • CareFirst Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BCBS HealthBlue PPO
  • CareFirst HealthyBlue HMO
  • CareFirst Regional BlueChoice HMO Network
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Cigna Connect - VA
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry DE PPO
    • Coventry Southern Health PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana / ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • MD IPA/Optimum Choice HMO/Preferred POS
  • Medica Choice With UHC
  • Medica Insure
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • MVP Health Plan EPO/PPO
  • Pathway X Tiered Hospital and Dental Prime
  • Sagamore Plus
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC MD IPA/Optimum Choice HMO/Preferred POS
  • UHC Nexus Open Access
  • UHC Optimum Choice Preferred POS
  • UMMS Choice
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Compass HMO
  • Wellmark Alliance Select
  • Wellmark Blue PPO

More about Dr. Essam Youssef Tellawi

Dr. Tellawi graduated from the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine in 1981. He works in Des Moines, IA and 11 other locations and specializes in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Tellawi is affiliated with Medstar Southern Maryland Hospital Center.

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