Diagnosis and treatment of digestive issues
Our specialists diagnose and treat conditions of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, pancreas, bile ducts and liver.
Our gastroenterologists have extensive training and experience performing colonoscopies, using a scope to examine the lining of the large intestine. This helps assure that your procedure will be safe, professional and meet high standards of quality. The physicians perform the colonoscopies in the Providence St. Mary Medical Center Endoscopic Unit, the only endoscopy unit in the area recognized for quality and safety by the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
During an upper endoscopy, the specialist uses a scope to examine your esophagus, stomach and duodenum. Our gastroenterologists perform many of these procedures every year. This assures you experience and quality for a more professional, comfortable experience.
Capsule endoscopy allows the specialist to examine the small intestine though a non-invasive procedure. You swallow a vitamin-pill-sized camera that films its journey through the digestive tract, then is eliminated. The technology offers doctor the most comprehensive view of the small intestine possible for the diagnosis of recurrent or persistent symptoms such as abdominal pain, diarrhea, bleeding or anemia.
Our gastroenterologists diagnose and treat a wide range of problems faced by those with stomach and intestinal issues. Our doctors and staff provide expert care in treating abdominal pain, gallstones, ulcers, abnormal bowel movements, heartburn, indigestion, hepatitis and diseases of the pancreas and gallbladder.