Colonoscopy is a procedure in which the lining of the large intestine is examined for abnormalities, such as polyps or colitis.
Upper Enodoscopy (EGD) examines the lining of the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract in order to evaluate symptoms of persistent upper abdominal pain, reflux/GERD symptoms, nausea, vomting, or dysphagia (difficulty swallowing).
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy examines the lining of the rectum and the distal portion of the colon.
Hemorrhoidal Banding is an effective, nearly complication free, and well tolerated in office procedure to treat symptomatic hemorrhoids.
Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreaotography (ERCP) is a specialized technique used to study the ducts of the gallbladder and pancreas. It is often used in patients who have gallstones obstructing their bile duct.
Capsule Endoscopy is a non-invasive and reliable way to investigate the small intestine for obscure gastrointestinal bleeding and for Crohn’s disease.
Lactose Breath Test is a reliable and non-invasive test that can determine whether a patient that is suffering from bloating, abdominal cramping, and loose stools is in fact intolerant to lactose.
HALO procedure/ Radio Frequency Ablation for Barrett’s esophagus is a newer technique (approved in 2007) in which radio frequency ablation is applied during an upper endoscopy to the esophageal area that is affected by Barrett’s esophagus in order to eradicate the Barrett’s esophagus (a known precancerous condition of the esophagus).
Gastroenterology Disorders Treated:
- Abdominal Pain
- Alcoholic Liver Disease
- Anal Fissure
- Barrett’s Esophagus
- Celiac Disease
- Crohn’s Disease
- Chronic Bloating
- Difficulty Swallowing
- Esophageal Cancer
- Esophageal Strictures
- Fatty liver disease
- Gas in the Digestive Tract
- Gastric Ulcers
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
- Gastrointestinal/Rectal Bleeding
- Helicobactor Pylori
- Hepatitis A, B, C
- Hiatal Hernia
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Lactose Intolerance
- Primary biliary cirrhosis
- Ulcerative Colitis
- Weight Loss (unwanted)