Conemaugh Physician Group Welcomes Gastroenterologist


Conemaugh Physician GroupConemaugh Physician Group — Gastroenterology recently announced Mayurathan Kesavan, MD to its practice. Dr. Kesavan joins the practice of Dr. Gebran Abboud and Dr. Vani Paleti and will see patients over the age of 18. Dr. Kesavan is board certified in Internal Medicine.

Dr. Kesavan earned his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degrees at the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. He completed an Internal Medicine residency followed by a Fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Staten Island University Hospital of Northwell Health, in New York. He is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterological Association, and American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

“Gastroenterology is a nice balance of medicine and procedure,” says Dr. Kesavan, who will be performing colonoscopy, endoscopy, and additional GI procedures. “I like to get to know my patients and understand their lifestyle. It’s better to understand the patient’s issues and tailor treatment to their specific needs. A broad-based approach isn’t always effective so I personalize the care I provide to my patients to provide the best quality of care.”

“Dr. Kesavan brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our team,” says Dr. Gebran Abboud, Conemaugh Physician Group – Gastroenterology. “His expertise will allow us to continue providing exceptional care to our patients while expanding the services we provide.”

Dr. Kesavan looks forward to what Pennsylvania has to offer. “I’m an outdoor person,” he says. “My wife and I enjoy hiking and traveling. Johnstown is a beautiful city with a lot of nature to explore.” Dr. Kesavan’s wife is a Family Medicine resident at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.

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