The Hemorrhoid Institute is the leading hemorrhoid treatment facility in the Coachella Valley. By using a state-of-the art painless, non-surgical hemorrhoid treatment, The Hemorrhoid Institute provides patients with lasting relief from hemorrhoids without sedation, surgery or down time. Dr. R. Jeffrey Heilpern, M.D., MRCP, is a gastroenterologist and director of The Hemorrhoid Institute. He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. Dr. Heilpern, who has practiced in the Coachella Valley since 1986, specializes in the treatment of patients suffering from acute and chronic GI issues, offers non-surgical and pain-free treatment of hemorrhoids, treats GERD and performs colonoscopies and upper endoscopies. Graduating first in his class with distinction from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, Dr. Heilpern first practiced with the Foreign Office of Great Britain and remains a member of the United Kingdom's Royal College of Physicians. Dr. Heilpern is a practicing physician with Internal Medicine Specialists, and a staff physician at Eisenhower Medical Center. We provide Infrared Coagulation (IRC) which is a non-invasive, non-surgical hemorrhoid treatment, ensuring a safe, painless treatment of hemorrhoids with no special diet or preparation required. Most insurance plans cover Infrared Coagulation (IRC) and are accepted by The Hemorrhoid Institute. If you have specific insurance questions please contact The Hemorrhoid Institute at (760) 904-4392.