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Healthcare: Gastroenterology & Digestive Health

Gastroenterology and Hepatology Diagnostics and Treatment

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We provide comprehensive diagnostic services, procedures and treatment for digestive and liver disorders.

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Endoscopic Procedures

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Standard Endoscopic Procedures

  • Esophagoduodenoscopy (EGD)
  • Colonoscopy
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy (flex sig)
  • Video capsule endoscopy (PillCam)
  • Percutaneous endoscopy gastrostomy (PEG, feeding tube placement)

Advanced Endoscopic Procedures

  • Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR)
  • Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD)
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • Cholangioscopy (Spyglass)
  • Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)
  • Small bowel enteroscopy (push, single and double-balloon enteroscopy)
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Cryotherapy
  • EUS - guided coil and glue injections of varices
  • Transoral incision - less fundoplication (TIF)

Bariatric Endoscopy

  • Intragastric Balloon
  • Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty (ESG)
  • Aspiration Therapy (Aspire Assist)
  • Endoscopic revision of previous gastric bypass (TORe)
  • Endoscopic revision of previous sleeve gastrectomy
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Non-Endoscopic Specialized Procedures

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Hemorrhoid Treatment

  • Rubber band ligation
  • Infrared coagulation (IRC)
  • Sclerotherapy

Acid Reflux Testing

  • pH-impedance testing
  • Wireless (Bravo) pH testing

Manometry / Motility Studies

  • High-resolution esophageal manometry
  • High-resolution anorectal manometry
  • Balloon expulsion testing
  • Nuclear medicine gastric-emptying scan
  • SmartPill (to assess motility of the stomach, small intestine, and colon)

Breath Testing

  • Hydrogen-methane breath test (for small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, SIBO)
  • Urea breath test (for Helicobacter pylori)
  • 13C-Spirulina gastric emptying breath test
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Lab Tests

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  • Fecal occult blood test
  • Stool culture
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Imaging Tests

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  • Modified barium swallow study
  • Barium esophagram
  • Upper gastrointestinal (GI) series
  • Small bowel follow-through
  • Barium enema
  • Computed tomography (CT) scan
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP)
  • Ultrasound of the abdomen