Treatment Of Gastrointestinal Problems
A complete gastrointestinal evaluation usually includes:
- specialized (concentrated) studies
- a thorough interview
- physical examination.
In addition, X-rays and blood studies may be ordered and reviewed as indicated. Endoscopy, which is a procedure using a flexible lighted instrument
to inspect the lining of the digestive tract, might also be suggested in order to reach a more accurate diagnosis.
Because we are a group specializing in only the digestive system, each patient also should have a general medical doctor to treat common medical problems. If another physician referred you to our office, a summary of our findings and recommendations will be sent to him or her at the completion of your evaluation. Your personal physician will carry out the treatment plan unless your condition requires continued care.
The most advanced procedures and medication therapies available are used by our entire medical team. We provide a full spectrum of gastroenterology treatment including care for the following:
- Colon Cancer and Polyp Screening
- Crohn’s Disease
- Ulcerative Colitis
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease
- Rectal Bleeding
- Abdominal Pain
- Esophageal Disorders
- Stomach Disorders
- Acid Reflux (GERD)
- Peptic Ulcer Disease (PUD)
- Small Intestine
- Pancreas Disorders
- Gallbladder Disease
- Liver Abnormalities (i.e. Hepatitis)
- Bile Duct Abnormalities
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