An anorectal manometry tests the reflexes and strength of the muscles needed to expel a regular bowel movement for those struggling with bowel issues.
Argon Laser Therapy
Argon laser therapy uses argon gas to treat gastrointestinal conditions such as dysphagia, mucosal lesions, or strictures by emitting beams of light.
A capsule endoscopy is a test where a pill with a camera is ingested to capture images of the small bowel to identify the cause of bleeding or anemia.
Chronic Care Management
Chronic care management (CCM) can help patients with at least two chronic conditions get the ongoing care needed for improved health and wellness.
Colon Cancer Screening
Colon cancer screenings should be performed starting at the age of 45 or for anyone at an elevated risk as they can detect and prevent colon cancer.
Colonoscopy is an endoscopic test used to explore the colon's interior to diagnose intestinal symptoms and conditions and test for cancer and tumors.
An esophagogastroduodenoscopy, or EGD, is an endoscopic exam used to view the small intestine and diagnose GI symptoms like acid reflux and heartburn.
Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
Endoscopic mucosal resection is a nonsurgical procedure that allows for the removal of tumors or growths located beneath the gastrointestinal lining.
An enteroscopy is an endoscopic procedure where a thin scope is placed into the mouth and advanced to the jejunum to diagnose various GI symptoms.
An endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography is a diagnostic test used to identify issues with the liver, bile ducts, gallbladder, and pancreas.
Esophageal dilation is a therapeutic procedure to dilate a constricted section of the esophagus to alleviate the symptoms accompanying a stricture.
Esophageal manometry, or a motility study, is an examination done to test how well the esophagus contracts in order to diagnose swallowing disorders.
Feeding Tube Insertion (PEG)
Feeding tube insertion is a treatment where a tube is placed directly into one’s stomach to allow the delivery of liquids, nutrients, and medications.
A FibroScan is an ultrasound-based exam that allows your provider to noninvasively examine the liver and measure the fibrosis and steatosis within it.
Flexible sigmoidoscopy is a diagnostic procedure where a scope is advanced into the lower third of the large intestine to identify any abnormalities.
Hemorrhoid banding is a nonsurgical method of removing hemorrhoids by placing a rubber band around the base to cut off the blood flow to the area.
Pediatric gastroenterologists are doctors who specialize in diagnosing, managing, and treating digestive health conditions in children ages 0 – 18.
A lateral internal sphincterotomy is a surgical procedure to treat a tear in the lining of the anus when other methods of treatment have not worked.